The fireplace gives a special coziness to any living space, makes it comfortable and original. But it is not possible to equip a fireplace for a resident of an apartment building. And for the owners of private houses this is a rather large-scale and expensive event. Therefore, an electric fireplace with a 3D flame effect can be an excellent alternative to a real fireplace. It will warm you on cold autumn and winter evenings, and an imitation of live fire will become a wonderful element of decor and make any interior unique.
An electric fireplace with 3D has some more advantages over a natural fireplace. For example, an electric fireplace is more acceptable in any living space from the point of view of fire safety, because it does not need to be heated with wood and make sure that the sparks from the fire do not ignite the interior elements, you do not need to provide a special place for storing firewood and accessories for the fireplace.
Electric fireplaces are easy to use - all you need to do is plug the fireplace in and you can enjoy the warmth and the beautiful view of the blazing hearth. In some models, it is also necessary to add water in order to generate steam and create a smoke effect when burning.
An electric fireplace perfectly heats the room, but at the same time it is safer than a real fireplace, as it will not allow you to burn yourself with a fire if handling carelessly. In addition, thanks to the control panel and remote control, you can adjust the heating and brightness of the fireplace to your own preferences.
Now, various manufacturers offer many options for electric fireplaces, designed in accordance with different styles - the hearth can be made of stone, wood, ceramics or various artificial materials, skillfully imitating all of the above. Also, the color solutions in which the fireplaces are executed can be different. Usually it is white, matte black, gray, steel or brown. So choosing a fireplace that suits your individual unique home interior will not be difficult.
Where to locate
One of the most original ways to place an electric fireplace is to install it in the bathroom, on the loggia or in the bedroom.
It is considered traditional to place a fireplace in the dining room, living room opposite a comfortable corner sofa or a large dining table. This setting is most conducive to family or friendly cozy get-togethers or a romantic evening with a loved one.
A modern electric fireplace with a 3D flame effect has several operating modes and this is its indisputable advantage. It can work as a heater, but without turning on the 3D effect, or, on the contrary, delight you with its decorative look, but not generate heat. This approach is the most environmentally friendly, since it allows you to use electrical energy wisely.
There is also a basic function in which both the heating and the 3D effect work. At the same time, in some models, a function is provided that allows you to adjust the intensity of heating and the brightness of the "flame".
Wall mounted electric fireplace with 3D will be the perfect solution for small rooms or offices. Wall mounted electric fireplaces in the interior look original and unusual. The best options for installing wall-mounted fireplaces indoors are found in high-tech, modern or minimalist interiors.
The undoubted advantage of a wall-mounted fireplace is its compact size. As for the shape, today manufacturers offer a wide assortment - here there are square, rectangular, oval and round models of fireplaces.
To make the 3D effect of the flame as close to reality as possible, electric fireplaces are equipped with a special steam system, which, in combination with the work of halogen backlight lamps, creates the feeling of smoke when burning wood. In such electric fireplaces, the fire looks the most realistic.
For small rooms, for the office of the head or for the interior, made in the style of "modern" or "hi-tech", a built-in electric fireplace can be an excellent solution. It can be built into a wall or furniture.
Suspended models of electric fireplaces look original in a high-tech interior.
Electric fireplaces, which are equipped with built-in audio systems, are very popular. When the 3D effect is activated, these fireplaces emit the sounds of wood crackling while burning, which further enhances the sense of realism and gives the impression that you are sitting in front of a real fireplace. In addition, such audio systems contain recordings of various musical compositions to create a romantic or friendly pleasant atmosphere.
As mentioned above, there are a great many different models of electric fireplaces with a 3D flame effect at the moment. Let's dwell on the most popular of them, these fireplaces have already proven themselves well on the market and continue to be popular with buyers.
One of these models is the Vulcan-3D fireplace. Its flame looks very natural - there is a smoldering wood effect, a burning sound effect, and a steam effect that creates the illusion of smoke.
Another popular fireplace model is the Helios fireplace. This manufacturer has both floor-standing and built-in models that are equally popular with different groups of buyers. A characteristic feature of the models is the ability to switch between modes of combustion effects and heating modes. In addition, such a fireplace cannot be turned on without adding water, which protects it from malfunctions associated with incorrect turning on of the fireplace.
The Danville Chrome Opti-Myst fireplace from Dimplex features an original design and chrome body. In addition, thanks to the built-in thermostat, the owner can control the intensity of the heating.
Another popular Dimplex fireplace is the Silverton model, which combines two functions - a 3D flame effect and air humidification. Due to its very compact size, such a fireplace can be installed anywhere in the living space, thus creating a completely unique home cosiness and comfort with your own hands.
The Bingham 3D flame fireplace has an impressive size and is therefore the most similar to a real fireplace with a live flame. It is equipped with a thermostat and is perfect for large and medium sized rooms. As for the placement of the fireplace in the interior, various options can be provided. For example, you can build such a fireplace into a drywall niche, place an electric fireplace on the wall, or simply put it in a place convenient for the owner of the room.
The cost of an electric fireplace is influenced by many factors such as size, appearance, manufacturing company, functionality, power,
The most budgetary and compact model of an electric fireplace with a 3D effect costs about 6 thousand rubles.
A large electric fireplace, made in an interesting design solution, combining a built-in audio system, a control panel, the functions of separate switching on of heating modes and a 3D flame effect, as well as the function of humidifying the air can cost about 60 thousand rubles or more.
Buyers note the safety of electric fireplaces with a 3D flame effect, their compactness and even mobility compared to real fireplaces. They can be placed in rooms with small children and not be afraid that children will be burned by the flames trying to examine them. There is no need to look for a special place to place a wood burning stove, a special protective screen that can be installed when the firewood is actively burning to protect the surrounding interior from sparks, as well as other accessories for the fireplace, such as a poker, tongs, a broom and a scoop, a serviter, bellows or a fan …
Electric fireplaces are easy to clean - it is enough to simply wipe them with a cloth from dust, and models that require a flood of water should be cleaned from limescale with a special brush once or a couple of times a month.