Electric fireplaces are very elegant and very easy to use, simply plug it in the regular household electrical outlet, switch it on and then enjoy the beautiful ambience and warmth. They are easy to use hence very convenient and efficient. They are more hygienic compared to the other types of fireplaces. They do not produce soot, smoke residue and even ash. Electric fireplaces are also much safer because they do not produce any carbon emissions and other toxic gases hence environmentally friendly. They are very flexible too and come in various styles ranging from the traditional looking ones to the modern porch high tech designs. Electric fireplaces do not require a ventilation system and can be used in rooms without chimneys, in flats and apartments too. Installation is very easy unlike the modern wood burning fire places. They also have very low installation cost and energy consumption is minimal. Most of them are portable too and best suited for in door use .They add a lot of charm to a room and warmth. They are controlled by a remote which allows you to adjust the settings on the electric fireplace from the comfort of your seat. Electric fireplaces have an in built thermostat to provide temperature readings while adjusting the settings.
It is also easy to accessorize depending on the style and also décor of the room as well as the tastes of the user ranging in color and finishes. Another benefit of electric fireplace is that it can be used in warmer climates as well as the cold ones. They can operate with or without heating. They are various models of the fireplaces and some are sophisticated with in built features such as wine cooler and also media storage. Others have in built cabinets, shelves and stand to support your screens. Some are wall mounted and their advantage is that they do not occupy any space on the floor and are ideal for small living spaces. They can be mounted on the wall by use of drywall studs and also bracket. They also add romantic touch to bedrooms. They also incorporate electric fireplace heaters. On the contrary they can be dangerous and have some shortcomings. They are more expensive than the other types of fireplaces. The