Heat Up Your Living Space with a Red-hot Fireplace

Turn up the heat! Whether you're cosy in a condo or sprawled out in the suburbs, we've got your style

Credit: Maxwell Fireplaces

WS54 SEE THRU by Town & Country

Get double exposure with Town & Country’s modern, see-through gas fireplace. This handcrafted, luxury fireplace adds a sleek, architectural element to your living space with its widescreen format, and the adjustable light settings can be modified to match any mood. $7,500; Maxwell Fireplaces

Legend G3.5 Gas Insert by Valor

Choose between a traditional log or a beachside rock set in Valor’s highly customizable gas fireplace insert. The large viewing area is available lined with red brick, black enamel, fluted black brick or a ledgestone liner. And with four surround options (black, brushed nickel, vintage iron or bronze), it becomes the perfect accent in any room. $3,100; Vancouver Gas Fireplaces

LED Fires by Dynasty

Dynasty’s wall-mounted, electric fireplace fits like a glove in your small space. Its ambient LED glow adds interest to otherwise simple spaces. $1,499; Dynasty Fireplaces

Citi by EcoSmart

Bring the heat – city-living style. This compact, free-standing, bio-ethanol-burning fireplace is your answer to small-space design conundrums. The glossy white finish stands out when arranged as a centrepiece or blends seamlessly into backgrounds when nested in a corner. The best part: since it’s portable, you can take it with you when you move. $2,854; Vancouver Gas Fireplaces

Victory Direct Vent by Vermont Castings

Tired of cleaning up after your wood-burning fireplace? Rejuvenate your living room with a contemporary gas fireplace insert that marries style and function. Control the burners, flame height, accent lighting and fan all at the touch of a button. From $3,000; Fireplaces To Go

Tuscan Modern by Amantii

For an ultra-modern accent in your living room, look to Amantii’s electric fireplace with its hand-cast, concrete surround. It can be built in, nearly flush with the wall, or mounted for a more eye-popping look. From $1,999; Fireplaces Unlimited

Horizon HZ33CE Gas Insert by Regency

Retain your original mantle’s woodwork or masonry while turning your fireplace into a home heater with Regency’s gas fireplace insert. The minimalist design puts the focus on the flames and the bed of stones that spans the width of the fireplace. From $2,049; Vaglio Fireplace

Originally published in BC Home & Garden magazine. For regular updates, subscribe to our free Home and Garden e-newsletters, or purchase a subscription to the magazine.