Vent-free gas Fireplaces require professional assistance to install. A professional will undertake the installation process in a safe manner and will abide by safety codes. A great feature of Electric Fireplaces is that they come ready from the factory. This makes their installation process an easy affair. You will have to first unpack your fireplace and place it. Some Electric Fireplaces are equipped with glass doors that have to be installed in front of the fireplace. The second step would be to plug your electric fireplace into a nearby socket. You do not have to necessarily make a hole in the wall for your fireplace because many electric models can stand freely and you can place them wherever you desire. They do not require vents or a chimney. A versatile solution for any room Versatility is the best advantage that an electric fireplace has over rival Fireplaces. Size, portability and functionality make them a very popular choice. Some are plug-in models that are portable and can be moved from one room to another. Electric fireplaces are available in different models and you will have to choose the one that suits you best.