Modern Fireplace / July 19, 2018 / Giuliana Thibodeaux.
You can adjust the flames, and they don't waste heat the way the older models did by trapping it inside, or the way wood-burning fireplaces do by letting most of it escape out the chimney or flue. Contemporary fireplaces demonstrations that something pretty can be completely practical. And convenient. There are no ashes or dead embers to clean out regularly, and there is no need to be able to light a fire with newspaper. If you already have a wood burner, you can get a new gas insert to convert that old fireplace into a better fireplace.
You should make sure that you have a power source close by your fireplace in order to plug in any fireplace blowers you decide to run. Usually, you can expect a blower to require one hundred and ten volts of power. You may need to have an electrical outlet installed so you do not end up with an extension cord running across the floor.
Electric fireplaces are easy to maintain and do not require lots of cleaning. They don't produce ash and waste and are relatively maintenance free. Smoke and ash can also be hazardous to the health therefore these electric units are very favorable in houses with old people and small children.
Dimplex Encore Classic French Oak Electric Fireplace - this exquisite, hand-rubbed fireplace features a burled oak finish that adds an element of sophistication to this classic French design. Occupancy sensors are activated when a person enters the room. It can operate both with and without heat.