Electric fireplaces are a convenient way to add the warmth and ambiance of a fireplace, without the needs to a chimney, venting, or plumbing. They usually provide a choice of heat-only, flame-only, or both.
An electric fireplace is essentially an aesthetically-pleasing heater. They can be placed inside existing conventional fireplaces that can no longer be used for open flame. The electric fireplace is plugged into a wall outlet to provide heat.
Electric fireplaces are more advantageous than conventional fireplaces because they are portable and do not require chimneys. The electric fireplaces do not require any remodeling prior to installation.