An electric fireplace is a great option for those who don’t have a lot of time to clean and maintain a fireplace and chimney! A classic fireplace requires regular maintenance like cleaning up the leftover ash from a fire once it has gone out ,which is crucial to ensure that the wood-burning fire continues to burn safely in your home.However, you wil not have these worries if you choose an electric fireplace for it replicates the appearance and motion of fire and heats your personal spaces in a similar manner as a space heater.