Skip to content

Water Vapor Fireplaces

water vapor fireplace

Discover the enchanting world of water vapor fireplaces, a realm where innovation, elegance, and the most realistic flame imitation merge to redefine the concept of a fireplace. Our collecti. . .
Show More >

water vapor fireplace

Discover the enchanting world of water vapor fireplaces, a realm where innovation, elegance, and the most realistic flame imitation merge to redefine the concept of a fireplace. Our collection of water vapor fireplaces (also called "ultrasonic water vapor fireplace" and "steam electric fireplace"), represents the pinnacle of fireplace technology. These fireplaces are not just about providing warmth; they are about creating an atmosphere that elevates your space into something truly magical.

What is a Water Vapor Fireplace?

A water vapor fireplace is a type of electric fireplace that uses ultrasonic technology to create a realistic-looking flame effect without actual fire. Here’s how it works in simple terms:

Water as Fuel: Instead of wood, gas, or traditional electric heating elements, a water vapor fireplace uses plain tap water. The water is added to the unit’s reservoir.

Ultrasonic Technology: Inside the fireplace, there’s a component called an ultrasonic atomizer. This device vibrates at a high frequency to turn the water into a fine mist, similar to the mist you see around a waterfall or fountain.

Light and Mist Interaction: The fine mist is then illuminated by LED lights or other light sources within the fireplace. These lights are designed to flicker and vary in intensity, creating an effect that looks remarkably like real flames.

Safe and Clean: Since the “flames” are actually just water mist and light, there’s no heat, smoke, or harmful emissions. This makes water vapor fireplaces incredibly safe, especially for homes with children, pets, or in public spaces where real flames might pose a risk.

Visual Appeal: Water vapor fireplaces are praised for their realistic flame appearance. They can provide the ambiance of a real fireplace without any of the mess or hazards associated with burning wood or gas.

In essence, water vapor fireplaces are great for creating a cozy atmosphere with the visual appeal of a real fire, all while being environmentally friendly and safe for indoor use. They’re a modern solution for anyone who loves the look of a fire but wants to avoid the complications and maintenance of traditional fireplaces.

Benefits of Water Vapor Fireplaces

Water vapor fireplaces offer a range of benefits that make them an appealing choice for many homeowners and commercial settings. Here’s why they might be a good option:

1. Safety

One of the biggest advantages of water vapor fireplaces is their safety. Because they use water mist and lights to simulate fire, there are no real flames, which eliminates the risks of burns and fires. This makes them safe to use around children, pets, and in public spaces.

2. No Emissions

Water vapor fireplaces do not produce smoke, soot, or harmful gases like carbon monoxide. This makes them an environmentally friendly option and also means they don’t require venting or a chimney, simplifying installation and reducing maintenance.

3. Ease of Installation

These fireplaces can be installed virtually anywhere because they don’t need a chimney or flue. They only require an electrical outlet to operate, which means they can be placed in locations where traditional fireplaces cannot, such as high-rise buildings or basements.

4. Highly Realistic Flame Effect

Modern water vapor fireplaces use advanced technology to create a flame effect that is remarkably realistic. They can closely mimic the look and movement of real flames, providing the cozy ambiance of a traditional fireplace without any of the drawbacks.

5. Humidity

Because they emit water vapor into the air, these fireplaces can help maintain a comfortable level of humidity inside the home. This is beneficial during dry months when indoor air tends to become too dry due to heating.

6. Adjustable Features

Many models come with adjustable settings for flame color, intensity, and even sound effects to simulate the crackling of a real fire. This allows for customization according to mood or decor.

7. Cost-Effective Operation

Water vapor fireplaces can be more cost-effective to operate than traditional wood or gas fireplaces because they use water and electricity. There’s no need to buy wood or pay for gas, and the energy consumption is generally low.

8. Versatility in Design

They come in a variety of designs and sizes, from freestanding units to built-ins and water vapor cassettes that can be used to design almost any fireplace you can dream up. Multiple cassettes can be connected to create a super long ribbon of flames - impossible to do with any other fireplace type. This versatility makes them suitable for a wide range of interior designs and applications.

9. No Storage or Cleanup Required

Unlike wood-burning fireplaces, water vapor fireplaces do not require storage space for fuel (wood, pellets, or gas), nor do they require regular cleaning of ash and soot. Maintenance generally involves occasional refilling of the water tank and basic cleaning to keep the unit functioning properly.

10. Year-Round Use

Since they don’t actually produce heat, water vapor fireplaces can be used year-round without overheating the room. This is particularly beneficial for creating a cozy atmosphere even in warmer months.

Do Water Vapor Fireplaces Produce Heat?

Many of our water vapor fireplaces offer an optional heating feature. This allows you to enjoy the beautiful look of a realistic fire while also warming your space. These models are perfect for anyone who wants the visual charm of a fireplace without giving up practicality. They heat up areas efficiently. Similar to a standard electric fireplace, they have electric heaters that are perfect for zone heating and can heat around 400 sq.ft . Use the filters on our collection page to find water vapor fireplaces with heaters, and check the product pages to ensure they can heat the space you need.

Where to Buy Water Vapor Fireplace

Finding the perfect water vapor fireplace is easy within our collection as we constantly update what all the manufacturers have in stock and remove out-of-stock or discontinued products. We offer a variety of models, each designed to fit seamlessly into your living space, whether it's a residential setting or a commercial environment.

Overall, water vapor fireplaces offer a unique combination of safety, convenience, and aesthetic appeal, making them an excellent choice for modern homes and commercial spaces seeking the ambiance of a fireplace without the complexities of traditional options.

Whether you're drawn to the mesmerizing mist of a water fireplace with heat, the convenience of an electric water vapor fireplace, or the stunning visuals of an LED water vapor fireplace, our collection offers the perfect blend of innovation, safety, and style. Shop now and transform your space with the captivating allure of a water vapor fireplace.

If you need some inspiration, check out our  ideas for creative water vapor fireplace installations.

Our water vapor fireplaces were featured on the Bar Rescue TV Show!: click here for details.

Click Here to Learn More About Water Vapor Fireplaces.

< Show Less