The Dimplex Opti-V VF2927L – The Most Realistic Flame Effect

The Dimplex Opti-V VF2927L is part of the all new Opti-Virtual series. The Opti V is the most realistic electric fireplace to date with a High Def LED screen. Dimplex makes some of the best electric fireplaces and it seems fitting as founder Dimplex is the original inventor of the modern electric fireplace.

Dimplex Opti-Virtual

The Dimplex Opti-Virtual Duet. Available from Portable starting Mid-September 2014 now! Click to view enlarged HD image.

  • 9/8/2014 Great news! The Opti-V VF2927L 29″ is now available from Portable!
  • The Opti-Virtual VF5452L is also available in a double version that is 54.25″ wide.

Why Choose Dimplex Electric Fireplaces.

The Dimplex Opti V VF5452L is the most realistic electric fireplace to hit the market. It was recently featured as one of The 5 Most Realistic Electric Fireplaces in 2014. The Opti V is the single length version of the Opti Virtual series that is also available in an extended form as the Opti-V VF5452L.

Dimplex Opti-V VF5452L

The Dimplex Opti-V VF5452L uses a high resolution HD LED screen to make it one of the most realistic fires you’ve never seen. Available in September 14′ now!

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Why You Need to Replace Your Old Fireplace with a New Gel Fireplace

Times have changed and many American homeowners are getting smart about their heating options this Winter Season. Don’t let your parents fool you with one of those stories that begins with the cliché “Back in my days” statement. The truth is, in the past you would have to trudge through the blistering cold to gather fresh firewood for your home back in the day. Not anymore.

Advances in heating have helped many achieve a new level of comfort that others have yet to realize! Electric and Gel Fireplaces can provide warmth for your home as you open presents around the Christmas tree without causing any risk of smoke inhalation. But just how do these innovative centerpieces work? Here’s a little background information about gel fireplaces that will teach you everything you need to know!


44.5″ Holly & Martin Huntington Gel Fireplace-Espresso. Update 6/11/2017: We’re sorry, this product is no longer available.

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The 10 Most Posh Fireplaces in the World

Fireplaces add a cozy touch to most rooms in cold weather. While traditional fireplaces provide warmth, those looking for upscale glamour in their fireplaces can choose from some of the 10 most posh fireplaces currently available. These are sure to become talking points among your guests and make your home look richer.

biofuel fireplace

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The World’s 5 Most Famous Fireplaces

Fireplaces have been used by people in cold places from time immemorial. However, when we now think of fireplaces, a few come to mind at once because of their fame and importance. Some of these have been featured in movies while others are part of cultural history.

1. Smoking Room aboard the Titanic

The smoking room in the Titanic featured a beautiful fireplace that has been immortalized in the movie about the ship. The room was used by men traveling in second class. The fireplace in the ship was made of Italian marble and inlaid with mother of pearl. It was the sole fully functional coal burning hearth on the ship. The warmth produced by it is believed to have provided comfort to the men who choose to continue playing cards in the room even as the ship sank.

Smoking Room Titanic

An enhanced image of the Smoking Room aboard the Titanic.

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Modern Fireplaces

Modern Fireplaces are the latest craze in the fireplace industry with many different styles and selections to choose from. The most popular types are the new bio ethanol fuel fireplaces as they offer clean burning with zero smell and are eco-friendly. A modern fireplace can be a simple decorative piece and or an intricate design that will be sure to beautify any dining table and or lounge area for entertainment purposes. Modern fireplaces do burn with real fire so it is important to keep them in a safe location where children will not be able to access and or interact with them.

Irradia Tabletop Modern Bio-Fireplace
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We Now Carry Dimplex Electric Fireplaces!

We are excited to announce the newest addition to our growing selection of electric fireplaces; Glenn Dimplex Home Appliances of Twin-Star International. Dimplex has provided residential, commercial, and industrial heating solutions for over two decades. What makes Dimplex a leader in quality electric fireplaces? For starters, they own thirty patents that cover several areas of electric flame technology.

36.5" Dimplex Purifire Electric Fireplace Insert

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Dimplex: State of the Art Technology

Their fireplaces feature state of the art engineering that you are looking for. Their flames are some of the most realistic on the market. This shows their commitment to innovation. Aside from providing a superior flame illusion, you are able to operate the flames independent of the heating mechanism. That means you can enjoy the ambiance of a Dimplex electric fireplace all year long! Their designs are also very user friendly. They simply plug into any standard household outlet, and you are ready to enjoy.

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A New Curve on Electric Fireplaces

Tired of the flat and straight design of conventional electric fireplace inserts? Well we have a new product that is sure to solve your electric fireplace needs. The patented curved design of our convex electric fireboxes allow for a curved front with full view. The patented design is an exclusive style that revolutionizes the “look and feel” of electric fireboxes. The simulated brick refractory that lines the inside of the firebox creates a natural fireplace appeal that adds to the realism of the electric fireplace. Accent lighting adds to the ambiance and aesthetic appeal of the electric firebox as well. The realistic wood burning flame effect operates with or without heat meaning one can still enjoy the ambiance on a warm summer evening and stay cool!

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The Beauty and Warmth of Modern Fireplaces

Modern Fireplaces are available in a variety of styles that can operate in any home or business. Modern fireplaces serve to add a touch of class and sophistication to any home environment, while providing warmth and ambiance. Most modern fireplaces feature live fire fueled by eco friendly “Bio Fuel” and or “ethanol” all of which burn odorless and vent free. Most of our Wall Mounted Fireplaces are modern fireplaces that are powered by electricity and conveniently provide heat and realistic flame effects at the push of a button from the remote control that is included.

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Electrically-Powered Fireplaces in Your Modern Apartment

People and animals alike have a crucial need for heat and shelter in their domiciles. We have a wide array of methods by which we heat our homes whenever the weather starts to get cold. The development of the electric fireplace marks a definitive high point in the evolution of indoor heating. While early fireplace inserts were little more than tacky and laughable pieces of décor, they are now quite useful and elegant-looking. These fireplace inserts are meticulously designed to look just like traditional fireplaces, but they are much more practical. All that is required is an electrical outlet.

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Rockin’ a Contemporary Fireplace vs Leaning with a Traditional Fireplace

There is so much to be excited about when you purchase a fireplace, be it an fireplaces insert or a traditional one. Without a doubt, fireplaces are convenient and powerful decorations that really make a statement in your home. Not only do they keep you warm and cozy when it gets cold outside, they can also bring unrivaled amounts of class and style to your living room. People who own traditional fireplaces have many options available when it comes to decoration and personalization, and the same goes for electric fireplaces.

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