Affordable Fireplaces for Your Home Design

No matter what size or style home you have, adding a fireplace to your home design will create a warm and cozy living space. Traditional fireplaces are not the most energy efficient, but you can still enjoy the comfort and warmth of a fire without wasting energy by installing an electric fireplace or insert instead. Here are three beautiful built-in electric fireplaces that are also affordable to operate:

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The Kendal Electric Fireplace from Dimplex® has traditional grace and elegance. Take a look at our collection of traditional house plans for beautiful homes that complement this fireplace.


This Dimplex® Kendal electric fireplace is beautifully crafted and operates at a low cost.  You get the look and feel of a fireplace without having to retrieve wood.  The Kendal electric fireplace operates for pennies an hour, four cents with flame only and nine cents with the heat cycling at fifty percent.  With high-efficiency and beautiful craftsmanship, this would make a beautiful centerpiece to any room.

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The Modern Flames® Home Fire series is a more contemporary fireplace. With sleek lines this hearth will look perfect in any of our contemporary house plans.

The Home Fire series from Modern Flames® operates with a low energy LED flame.  Unlike the Dimplex® model, this fireplace is sleeker with a more contemporary fit and finish. This fireplace can be used with or without heat, so the ambiance of a fire can be found enjoyed all year around.

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The Lennox® Ravelle™ fireplace comes with a variety of facing and insert options, making it perfect for any decor. Take a look at our collection of French country house plans for design ideas.

The Lennox® Ravelle™ fireplace is a high-efficiency, furnace-rated fireplace.  With everything from white to black arches to nickel, gold, and black inserts, this fireplace is a stylish fireplace that will meet high heating demands. This is perfect for anyone who wants lots of options and can’t quite find the perfect fireplace for their decor.

The charm of a fireplace is enthralling, but it doesn’t have to be expensive. Consider an electric fireplace and make sure you get the most for the cost of your heating bill.  These beautiful fireplaces are energy-efficient and perfect for your home and any style home.  Take a look at any of Direct from the Designers’ specialty collections and you are sure to find the right match for your vision.