Electric Fires

Electric fireplaces have become increasingly popular as a stylish and practical heating solution. They offer the warmth and ambience of traditional fireplaces without the hassle of burning wood or the costs associated with gas fireplaces. Canterbury Fireplaces is your leading media wall supplier and installer in Blackburn with Darwen; we offer electric fireplace solutions, making them versatile and suitable for different living spaces.

How to Make Your Electric Fire a Focal Point

How to Make Your Electric Fire a Focal Point

Give your electric fire the attention it deserves; electric fireplaces can easily become the focal point of any room.

  1. Strategic Placement: Position the electric fireplace in a way that it’s visible from all corners of the room, making it a natural focal point.
  2. Surrounding Decor: Enhance the visual appeal of your electric fireplace by selecting complementary decor, such as artwork, a mirror or a stylish mantel.
  3. Furniture Arrangement: Arrange your furniture to face the electric fireplace, creating a cosy seating area that encourages conversation and relaxation.
  4. Lighting: Use appropriate lighting to highlight the fireplace, such as wall sconces or recessed lighting, to draw attention to the area.
Types of hole-in-the-wall Electric Fireplaces

Types of hole-in-the-wall Electric Fireplaces

Hole-in-the-Wall Electric Fireplaces: These are sleek and contemporary, designed to be recessed into the wall for a sleek and modern look. They serve as a focal point in any room and provide both warmth and ambience.

Types of wall mounted Electric Fireplaces

Types of wall mounted Electric Fireplaces

Wall-Mounted Electric Fireplaces: A wall-mounted fireplace is installed on the outside of the wall. Wall-mounted electric fires are a fantastic choice if you’re looking to save floor space. They offer flexibility in terms of placement and are available in a range of sizes and styles to suit your interior design.

Types of Electric Fire SUrround inserts

Types of Electric Fire SUrround inserts

Electric Fire Surround Inserts: Electric fire surrounds are perfect for those who want to maintain the traditional look and feel of a fireplace. They are available in various designs and materials to complement your decor. We offer limestone, marble, wood and stove surrounds.


Our showroom is a theatre for craftsmanship – you’ll view fireplaces that are created by talented designers from industry leading brands. And if you require any assistance or advice, our friendly staff are always on hand to help.

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Benefits of an Electric Fireplace

Electric fireplaces offer a multitude of advantages that make them an attractive choice for heating and ambience. Some key benefits include:

Enhanced Safety
Compared to traditional fireplaces, electric fireplaces offer a safer option. They remain relatively cool to the touch, somewhat minimising the potential for accidental burns or injuries.

Customised Ambiance
With electric fireplaces, you have the flexibility to customise the lighting and images to suit your desired mood and the overall decor of your living area.

Long-Lasting LED Lighting
The LED lights incorporated within electric fireplaces are designed for longevity, eliminating the need for frequent bulb replacements and ensuring reliable performance over time.

Precise Temperature Control
Thermostatic controls and remotes offer precise temperature monitoring and regulation, allowing you to maintain a comfortable and consistent level of heating.

Seamless Integration
Electric fireplaces can be seamlessly integrated into a media wall, enhancing the aesthetics of your living space and creating a visually appealing focal point.

Low Maintenance
Electric fireplaces require minimal maintenance as they do not produce physical flames. This means you can enjoy the ambience without the need for extensive cleaning or upkeep.

Easy to Clean
Apart from routine dusting, electric fireplaces have no extensive cleaning requirements, making them a hassle-free addition to your living space.

Energy-Efficient Timer Modes
Timer modes not only enhance safety but also help reduce energy consumption by automatically controlling the operation of your electric fireplace, ensuring efficient and responsible usage.

Our Process 

Our Process 

Unlike many other businesses that may handle only the supply or installation of fireplaces, we provide an all-inclusive service.  Here’s how it works:

  1. Consultation: Start by reaching out to Canterbury Fireplaces, where you can discuss your needs and preferences with our knowledgeable team. We will help you choose the best electric fireplace style and size for your space.
  2. Delivery: Once you’ve made your selection, the electric fireplace is delivered to your home. Canterbury Fireplaces ensures that your chosen unit arrives in perfect condition.
  3. Installation: The installation process is carried out by experienced professionals who understand the intricacies of electric fireplace setup. They will securely mount or insert your electric fire, ensuring it functions correctly.
  4. Demonstration: After installation, the Canterbury Fireplaces team will provide you with a demonstration of how to use your electric fireplace and remote control, making sure you are comfortable with its operation.


Our family-run business, with a legacy of over 30 years, is dedicated to helping you transform your house into a warm and inviting home. Customer satisfaction stands as the cornerstone of our approach. Our friendly and skilled staff is always ready to lend their expertise at every phase of the process; from the initial consultations to the ongoing post-installation support.

Whether you’re seeking an energy-efficient solution, a beautiful focal point for your living room, or a hassle-free installation process, electric fireplaces, especially when sourced from trusted suppliers like Canterbury Fireplaces, can cater to your needs. Get in touch today!


Have a question about our range of electric fires? Check out our FAQs or give us a call.

Electric fireplaces are designed to provide supplemental heating for your living space. Heat can be adjusted to your desired comfort level, with multiple heat settings available.

Electric fireplaces do not use real flames. Instead, they create the illusion of flames through LED lights and other visual effects. This ensures a safe and efficient heating solution. While the flames in electric fireplaces are not real, they closely resemble the appearance of a genuine fire, providing a cosy and inviting ambience to your living room.

Our commitment to delivering a seamless experience for our customers extends to taking care of the entire installation process. Whether it involves the removal of walls to create space for a striking feature fireplace, expertly managing all required plastering work or the meticulous installation of the fireplace you’ve envisioned, we’ve got it all covered.

Electric fireplaces are known for their energy efficiency.

Here’s why:

Electricity powers the heating element 

LED Lights Simulate the Appearance of Flames


Zoned heating for efficiency 

Reduced Carbon Footprint 

The cost of running can depend on the electric fire purchased and the amount of usage.