When purchasing a fireplace, most buyers consider getting one that offers aesthetics and provides warmth and coziness, especially during cold months. Both gas and electric fireplaces are great. But your choice between the two will be mainly determined by how you intend to use your fireplace.
Let’s look at some factors that could make an electric fireplace your best choice.
The primary advantage of an electric fireplace over a gas fireplace is that they are cheaper to install and operate. So you do not have to own a home to install a fireplace. You can easily install a free-standing electric fireplace if you live in a rental apartment or a condo. They are portable and do not have any ventilation requirements. Hence you can move with it when you relocate to a new home.
Besides the cost and convenience, an electric fireplace will offer you the versatility you need. You can customize them to fit the décor of your home in your bedroom or living room. Moreover, you can control the temperature with remote control.
Watch the linked video above to find out the benefits of a gas fireplace.