Fireplaces once were the primary sources of heat for homes. Now they're more closely associated with decorative, environmental atmosphere. Yet the visual appearance of a crackling fire seems to reduce stress and is considered to provide an aura for romance and intimacy. Most apartment dwellers are deprived of the positive, tranquil moods that are induced by fireplaces. Even those living in brownstones may have inoperable fireplaces. The Dimplex CS3311 is a safe, electric heater that resembles a portable fireplace. It can thermostatically heat a 10 foot by 12 foot room at up to 5,115 btu. Furthermore, this portable, compact unit has a simulated 3D fire simulation within a chamber to deliver the illusion of a natural, crackling fire. Now every home can experience the joy and soothing, spiritual enhancement that a fireplace can bring. With heat on/off settings, this fireplace can elevate moods anytime throughout the year. At approximately 23.5 inches high x 20.3 inches wide x 13 inches deep, the Dimplex CS33116A is a freestanding, portable fireplace that can conveniently move from room to room. Electric powered, there are no fears of possible carbon monoxide fumes. Stable, and dependably safe, the CS33116A is the anywhere fireplace for everyone. When combined with a realistic flame effect and economical operation it's easy to see why electric fireplaces offer the perfect solution to your supplementary heating needs. Besides, the appearance is so soothing that you'll just love watching it while reading, knitting, PC'ing, alone or together with that special friend. Add a fireplace to your home. It's a reasonably affordable major improvement to your state of living.