As soon as it got crisp this year, I immediately I thought back to last year’s gas bill. Sigh! Our house has two fireplaces–one for the main floor and basement and one of the upstairs. The one upstairs we’ve fixed a few times and it keeps on breaking. In denial of the impending need for a new heater, I looked at fireplaces. Although the idea of having a traditional hearth with wood burning was romantic, we chose an electric fireplace because of its convenience and eco-friendliness. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the journey of how we chose our new electric fireplace, highlighting the key factors that influenced our decision.
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- Aesthetic Appeal
Our desire to upgrade our living area was primarily motivated by the desire to improve the aesthetic appeal. We wanted to have a fireplace as a focal piece that would add warmth and charm. The chimney is the main feature of our home’s exterior but it does not have a fireplace inside. We were able to see the original plans for our house and they had been designed…