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Wood-Burning Stove

Wood-burning stoves, also known as log burners or wood burners, are much more efficient at heating your room than traditional wood-burning fireplaces. The fire is self-contained within the stove, and the flames can be seen through a glass-paneled door. Wood-burning stoves are usually inserted into...

Do Electric Fireplaces Give Off Heat? (Or Are They Just For Show? )

Electric fireplaces are becoming more and more popular as other traditional forms of fireplaces are being penalized due to their lack of green credentials. Electric fireplaces can prove to be a worthwhile investment with electricity being a readily available supply of energy for the majority of...

Decide Which Room The Electric Fireplace Will Be Located

Before buying an electric fireplace, you should have a clear understanding of which room in your home you want the fireplace to be located. This will help you narrow down a perfect place for an electric fireplace and prevent any problems trying to find a place for a fireplace further down the...

What Is A Fireplace Hearth ?

A fireplace hearth is the area located at the base of the fireplace on which a fire is built, or a fireplace insert or stove is placed.  The hearth is made from a non-combustible material and typically extends out into the room and to the sides from the fireplace opening. A fireplace hearth...

Built-in Electric Fireplace Inserts

Built-in electric fireplace inserts are great if you’re looking for a more permanent option for your entertainment center. These types of inserts typically comes as a direct-wire option meaning that they will need to be wired into your home electrics, although some models can come with a...

Is An Electric Fireplace A Space Heater(Summary)

In terms of heat, electric fireplaces work much like space heaters. Whether the heater is infrared or fan forced, an electric fireplace uses many of the same components found in a space heater. An infrared electric fireplace will use a quartz bulb to generate heat in the same way an infrared...

How To Install An Electric Fireplace Insert (In Existing Fireplace)

Electric fireplace inserts can help to transform an old wood burning masonry fireplace into electric or provide a focal point for a bespoke installation such as an entertainment center. Electric inserts can be easier to install compared to other types of fireplace insert because of their minimal...

Can You Plug An Electric Fireplace Into A Regular Outlet ?

It’s not recommended to plug your electric fireplace into a surge protector, power strip or extension cable, but can you plug an electric fireplace into a regular outlet? The majority of electric fireplaces can be plugged straight into a regular home outlet without any other requirements. Our...

Do Electric Fireplace TV Stands Give Off Heat?

Most electric fireplace TV stands give off heat, but a small number of models may not produce supplementary heat and instead offer more realistic flame effects. Always check the model of electric fireplace TV stand for confirmation that supplementary heat is provided before purchasing. Electric...