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5 reasons why you should choose built in electric fires for your home

Electric fires are growing in popularity year on year on year. They allow people who in the past may not have been able to have a fireplace in their home to finally have one. We here at ELB Fireplaces are massive advocates for the built in electric fires Leigh. Here are our top 5 reasons for why you should choose built in electric fires for your home!

  • Safety

If you’ve got a busy family home that includes children and pets, then you may be leaning towards an electric fire. They are able to give out a nice amount of heat without actually heating up. That means no burnt fingers, toes or paws.

  • Long lasting

Electric fires have a longer life span than its wood and gas burning equivalents. Since it runs off electricity, you don’t have to worry about any corrosion or rust issues that can occur in other fireplace styles. As soon as you light a fire, your fireplace will never look or be the same. However, electric fires can be ran for years and still look nearly as good as new.

  • Energy efficient

When you light a gas or wood fire, some of the heat will exit through the chimney or ventilation. But since you don’t need either of those for an electric fire, all of the heat will directly be pumped out into your room with none of it going to waste.

  • Low maintenance

With other fireplaces, you have to regularly clean and maintain them otherwise the build up can become dangerous to breathe in and it can damage the actual fireplace. But you don’t need to worry about that with an electric fire. The only maintenance you really need to carry out is a wipe down of the front with a damp cloth every now and then.

  • Suitable in all homes

As mentioned above, other fires and fire places need chimney, flues and the link. You don’t need any of that to bring an electric fireplace into your home. As long as you have enough room to comfortable house the surround, then you can have a fireplace installed!

Electric fireplaces across Leigh

Here at ELB Fireplaces, we stock a huge amount of stoves, fires and fireplaces. If you’re looking to upgrade your home with a new fireplace, then you’re in the right place!


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