Should I get an electric or wood burning fireplace?

January 9, 2021

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  1. Whether you get an electric or wood burning fireplace comes down to understanding each option’s appeals as well as drawbacks.

    Pros of an electric fireplace

    • It is relatively less expensive than a wood-burning fireplace.
    • It is easy to install, use, and maintain.

    Cons of an electric fireplace

    • They are useless when the power is out.
    • They are not as authentic-looking as wood fireplaces.

    Pros of a wood-burning fireplace

    • You can try many variants of wood to give the home different colors and pleasant smells.
    • A real fire has a unique appeal in its warm glowing appearance and sounds.

    Cons of a wood-burning fireplace

    • It gets bulky and cumbersome sourcing and storing your wood by yourself.
    • It is rather inefficient at heating the home.
    • Requires more attentive monitoring and more rigorous maintenance.

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