How to choose a Fireplace

Posted by Andy Cotnam on December 19, 2014 0 Comments

The Ottawa Citizen newspaper recently ran an article about things to consider before choosing a fireplace. The article discuss's different fuel types and the pro's and cons of each. Not wishing to give away the plot but by far the most economical to buy and install are electric fireplaces. Feel free to read for yourself.

http://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/before-you-buy-choosing-a-fireplace-wood-gas-or-electric

Electric fireplaces have come a long way in recent years utilizing the latest technology to improve both efficiency and appearance. The use of LED lighting significantly reduces running costs, especially when the fireplace is only being used to create ambiance. The latest electric fireplaces even produce a crackling sound to mimic the sounds produced by a wood burning fireplace. These are ideal fireplaces for spa's, bars, hotels and restaurants, producing no heat so no liabilities from clients accidentally hurting themselves on the hot fireplace, but adding a spectacular ambiance to a room nonetheless.

Homeowners might consider a more economical wall mount electric fireplace which is a better fit for your budget but with all the benefits of an electric fireplace, ambiance when you want it, heat when you need it.