Electric fireplaces are a very popular form of fireplace thanks to their relatively low cost to purchase and install, ease of use, realistic looking flames and decent heat output.


However, as electric fireplaces run on electricity there can be a number of downsides to using electric fireplaces compared to other types of fireplace.


So what are the main pros and cons of electric fireplaces?

Electric Fireplace Pros

    Many different types of electric fireplace available. There’s a whole range of electric fireplace available to suit your needs, including:


    Electric stoves

    Electric TV stands

    Wall mount

    Electric mantels

    Electric inserts


With so many different types of electric fireplaces available for every situation you’re bound to find an electric fireplace that will suit a specific location in your home.


Easy to set up. Many electric fireplaces simply need to be plugged into one of your standard home electrical outlets and they will work straight out of the box.

    Ease of use. With electric fireplaces there’s no setting up requirements, or downtime if you get it wrong. Simply press a few switches and you can be enjoying both the flames and heat in no time at all.