A decorative electric fireplace offers the warmth that real fireplaces provide to make your living space a great place for you and your family to unwind, relax and just enjoy life. When making a large purchase, it pays to be informed. In this article, we'll review the key points that need to be considered when selecting an electric fireplace that'll make for a good addition to your home. Let's start!
Size is an essential aspect that one needs to consider when getting a new electric fireplace. Figure out first how much space you'll be able to allocate for the installation. An electric fireplace is convenient as it comes in various sizes, so you can surely find a model that fits just right in your living room.
Another important consideration is the heat output of the appliance. The main reason you're thinking of buying a wall-mounted or freestanding fireplace is because of its ability to warm up a room. You'd want to know how much heat you'll be able to get out of the appliance as you need your entire space to be cozy and warm during the winter season.
The last important aspect that needs to be addressed is a unit's warranty. Just like with all electronic devices, there's a potential for an issue to arise. It's necessary that you know the type of warranty a manufacturer offers for its product/s to know how much coverage you can get. A good product always comes with a comprehensive warranty to protect the buyer against defects caused by the manufacturer. Remember all the points we've listed above and you'll be happier with your purchase. Now, let's move on to the fun part: shopping! Check out our top picks as they are sure to impress!
Sunbury 58" TV Stand with Electric Fireplace
Available in different colors, this TV stand with an electric fireplace features a contemporary design that will look sharp in any home setting. The electric fireplace can warm up to 400 sq. ft. of space. It makes use of infrared heat in warming the air. Since the entire piece is quite large, we suggest you take measurements of its possible placement within your home.
Serein 48" TV Stand with Fireplace
The Serein TV stand and Electric Fireplace by Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse doubles as a convenient, family-friendly entertainment center. Flanked with beautifully finished shelving, it is the ideal storage for DVDs, books, and decorative pieces. Just like the first placer, the electric fireplace can warm up to 400 sq. ft. of space.
Inglenook 58" TV Stand with Fireplace
This 2-in-1 set of a TV stand and an electric fireplace is perfect if you are searching for an attractive and well-built electric fireplace installed on a stunning TV stand. It comes with a surprisingly affordable price tag even when it's equipped with amazing features including two adjustable interior shelving, a realistic flame effect, and a built-in thermal overload protection.
Rickard 59" TV Stand with Fireplace
Perfect for use in small- to medium-sized homes and apartments, the Rickard TV Stand with Fireplace from Zipcode Design features an electric heater with a space heating capacity of 400 sq. ft. Since the entire piece is in the ideal size for TV stands, you can finally replace that old entertainment stand of yours and freshen up your living room's look.
Portable 3D Flames Electric Fireplace
Love the look and feel of vintage stoves? If so, then you would love this vintage-styled freestanding electric fireplace. Even with its small size, it can heat up to 400 sq. ft. of space. It even features realistic-looking burning logs behind tough glass. This model is very compact that you can just place it wherever you want - yes, even in a corner of your home!
Wendy Standard Electric Fireplace
This mantel-style fireplace comes with undulating faux LED flames. This piece lends a slim profile as well as a mounting depth that's less than 15 inches. It's constructed out of durable manufactured wood with fluted columns as accents that blend in your living space unobtrusively. The fireplace's warm levels can be controlled using a remote control, and the device can be plugged into the standard power outlet.
Silverton Electric Fireplace
Making use of state-of-the-art holographic technology, this electric fireplace with mantel by Real Flame produces heat of up to 4700 BTU. It is enough in warming up a small-sized apartment and giving it an upscale makeover with the mantel's transitional styling and clean lines. The fireplace itself is capable of creating a 3D simulation of logs burning.
Clairevale Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace
If you don’t like the idea of compromising looks and power along with a massive coverage area, we've got exactly what you need: this electric fireplace from Wade Logan which can provide a lavish and luxurious experience. This is a wall-mounted electric fireplace that can require a bit of effort during the installation phase but once it is done, you'll be tension-free for years!
Rena Corner 48" TV Stand with Fireplace
This one's currently on sale, so hurry before stocks run out! The Rena Corner 48" TV Stand with Fireplace by Union Rustic makes use of infrared heat in order to warm your living space without drying the entire area out. It features a fan and two cabinets with tempered glass panels. But, the list of incredible features doesn't end there as this model can also display flames without turning on the heater to make your living room look and feel cozy all year round.
Solvi Simple Electric Fireplace
Another classic take on an electric fireplace with mantel, it has a compact design with clean edges to allow for a quick and easy placement even in small corners and spaces. It has an LED screen that projects realistic flames, a no-heat option, as well as the ability to warm up to 400 sq. ft. of space. It's a regal but humble-looking model that's an excellent option for people looking for a heating source that's quick and easy to assemble.