• Fireplace Information

    Decorative vs. Performance

    While researching which fireplace suits your home the best, it is important to note that there are two types of gas fireplace products to choose from – decorative and performance based. Decorative Fireplaces/Heaters Decorative fireplaces, such as electric or LED heaters, are installed primarily for visual appeal but in fact provide very little heat. Most don’t offer a look that would come close to a realistic firebox and flame, but do offer an easy installation by plugging right into a standard wall outlet. Performance Fireplaces Performance based fireplaces are both aesthetically pleasing in design and “heater-rated”, engineered to effectively heat your living space. All Valor fireplaces are designed with performance…