Electric FAQs

Q: What kind of electric fireplaces do you carry?

A: Fireplaces ’N’ Fixin’s sells the Napoleon and Amantii lines of electric fireplaces. Options for electric units include wall-mounts, built-ins, inserts with mantels, outdoor units, and media consoles. We currently have several models on display in our showroom.

Q: What are the benefits of an electric fireplace?

Electric fireplaces are a quick and easy feature to add to a room because there is no venting and chimney required. Not only are electrics an extremely easy install, they provide a remarkable realistic flame appearance and up to 5,100 BTUs of heat. They also come with the option of having no heat come from the unit for use as a decorative element only. Electric fireplaces will provide heating for a small room in your home, which allows you to zone heat the areas you use most often. Not only do electric fireplaces provide heat, they are extremely safe as the glass will NOT burn to the touch. All electrics come with a convenient remote control for flame and heat adjustment, as well as an optional wall thermostat.

 Q: Is an electric fireplace best for my home?

If you’re in the market for a new heating source, be sure your choice matches up with the needs of the home. Electric fireplaces are a much cheaper installation without the need for venting and a chimney, and cost as little as 18 cents an hour to operate. Electric fireplaces are great in an apartment, condo, or house and can be a great secondary heating source. Electrics will save space in smaller rooms as they do not take up any floor space. If you are interested in the fireplace as purely a decorative addition for the office, waiting room or home, a wall-mounted electric fireplace is a great choice. In addition, they require no maintenance or cleaning like other fireplaces need each year. If you’re concerned about the eco friendly aspect, all of our electric fireplaces are 100% energy efficient, and are better for the environment as there are no emissions.

Q: Are there limits as to how much heat an electric fireplaces can produce?

A: By federal law, all electric heaters and fireplaces–from a $40 electric heater to a $2,000 fireplace unit–can have no greater than a 1500 watt, or about 5,000 BTUs, of heat capacity, regardless of what an advertiser says. There is no particular brand or style that can be more efficient or economical, as all electric heaters are 100% efficient.

Contact Fireplaces ’N’ Fixin’s today at (740) 635-3766 or stop by our showroom to speak to one of our trained associates about an electric fireplace for your home or office.