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Who doesn’t like curling up next to a roaring fire? It’s one of our greatest pleasures during the fall and winter months—assuming you have a fireplace, that is. But if your home doesn’t have an existing wood burning fireplace and you’ve looked into the process of adding one, you likely already know that this can be an expensive and time-consuming process. Luckily, there are other options. If you’re open to the idea of forgoing a traditional fireplace and chimney for a more portable option, then an electric fireplace is a good alternative.
If you’re considering going the electric route, there are a few things to keep in mind according to Josh McCormick, vice president of operations for Mr. Electric, a Neighborly company. “Some electric fireplaces are more substantial than others and have unique features and differences in how they operate,” he explains. Unlike traditional gas