When choosing an electric fireplace, there are many things to consider. The first thing you need to decide is whether you are going to buy a self contained fireplace, one that is used inside an existing fireplace, or a wall unit.
If you buy a built-in fireplace, be sure to measure all the dimensions of your existing fireplace. In this way, you can make sure that the electric fire and the surround you select fit perfectly into your existing home. By choosing this method, you can easily change the appearance of any existing home, making it more traditional, or more contemporary. Recessed electric fireplaces have elegant outlines that can help your medallion look like your original fireplace.
A popular option to enjoy a suite of electric fire in a room that does not have a fireplace is to choose a standalone unit. Some built-in units are also freestanding units that can be used anywhere in a room. These have the advantage of resembling a traditional fireplace. However, freestanding electric fireplaces that look like traditional wood stoves are a very attractive option. These include double or single doors that skilfully hide the controls. They are sure to add interest and appeal to any room where they are used, from the bedroom to the dining room or living room.
Another style of freestanding electric fireplace is that of chimneys completely on top, designed to look like a fireplace with open coals. These can be placed anywhere in the room, including the center. These smart electric lights can be brought into any furnishing scheme to create a smart, warm centerpiece.
One last option in electric fireplaces is wall units. These are actually mounted in any wall you would like; provide you with the available power supply. With them you have the incredible look of a built-in fireplace without any problem. These fireplaces are embedded in the wall and surrounded by elegant and attractive frames that resemble the fireplace's recessed frames. You can choose from charming and traditional frames and shapes for stylish, modern finishes and frames.
Whether you replace your traditional home with an electric fireplace or install an electric fireplace in a room that just needs to be heated, you are sure to be satisfied with your choice. With the variety available, you can place your electric fire suite in any room, and almost anywhere.