Electric fireplaces are modern fireplaces that create light with bulbs that look identical to real flames. Electric fireplaces are available in large number of models. When compared to other types of fireplaces, electric fireplaces are found to have many advantages. They are:
When compared to traditional fireplaces electric fireplaces are much easier to install. Electric fireplaces don’t require a chimney as they do not produce smoke. A person can buy an electric fireplace and can install it, by himself easily without the need of expert. An electric fireplace can be installed and used anywhere as they don’t need any alterations.
Generally electric fireplaces run by consuming electricity, which is easily accessible and relatively inexpensive and it is the main advantage of electric fireplace when compared to the traditional fireplaces which run on wood.
In an electric fireplace, flames can be turned on and off quickly and easily, and the level of the flames can be controlled. Electric fireplaces can be set to produce little heat, but they can also provide some warmth. The glass of electric fireplaces stays cool even during heating process, this reduces the chances of getting burned accidentally on touching.
They are mostly portable and can be easily moved from one room to other in a house or apartment. The other advantage is that they need no ventilation like the traditional fireplaces.
An electric fireplace is very eco-friendly. Electric fire places enabled with solar panels are found to be more environmental friendly, as they reduce the consumption of electricity.
An electric fireplace is easy to clean because it does not create ash and waste. They need low maintenance, with only the light bulbs needing to be replaced. To prevent fireplace from scratches avoid using abrasives while cleaning. Regularly clean the firebox and controls with a brush.