When you’re a homeowner, most of the projects you do are probably out of necessity. Maybe the roof sprung a leak, your water heater stopped working, or your kitchen needed an upgrade. However, it’s fun to also complete some projects that aren’t necessities, but make your home a place you enjoy more. Installing an electric fireplace is one of these types of projects, and it’s an easy one to bring into any home.
Unlike wood-burning fireplaces, electric fireplaces aren’t messy and don’t require you have any special supplies on hand to start a fire. Yet you still have the soothing appearance of a burning fire, plus the heat that comes from it. An electric fireplace will often work as an air purifier as well, helping keep your home smelling great and allergen-free. Here are just a few tips to make the process of bringing one into your home go smoothly. [Read more…]