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Feel the warmth of an Electric Fireplace Insert in your home

by Custom Creative 27 Feb 2022

Electric Fireplace Inserts Buyer's Guide

What is an electric fireplace insert?

An electric fireplace insert is a type of fireplace that uses electricity to produce heat and light instead of using traditional firewood. In addition, they can be controlled remotely with a remote control or timer, which makes them convenient year round. The tempered glass-front allows for durability and scratch resistance.

It's cold outside, but your house is warm and cozy. You can enjoy the view of a crackling fire with just one click of a button. The electric fireplace insert is an easy way to add some ambiance into your home without having to worry about messy ashes or smoke. There are many different models that offer features like remote control operation or heat-emitting flames for added realism.

Buyer's guide to electric fireplace inserts

The first thing I think of when it comes to an electric fireplace insert is comfort. They're perfect for those cold winter evenings and can be enjoyed inside or outside your home. Plus, they don't produce any smoke!

Electric fireplaces are often less expensive than their wood-burning counterparts.

If you're considering an electric fireplace, it's important to first understand how they work and what models are available. There are a variety of types and features that will suit your needs.

Pros and cons

Most electric fireplace inserts are designed to be retrofitted into existing fireplaces

An electric fireplace insert is a component that can be installed into your existing fireplaces. Electric fireplaces are designed to create more of a seamless polished appearance for your home or business, and they come in various sizes, finishes and configurations.

The best part about an electric fireplace is its versatility - the product can be used both indoors and outdoors by simply installing it differently depending on where you want to use it!


  • Easy to adjust heat and flame with multi-directional remote control
  • Energy saving timer for year round use


  • Hot to the touch
  • Takes time to build-up the heat generated.

How do electric fireplaces work?

The question of how an electric fireplace insert works is a good one. It's not as simple as you might think. In order to answer the question, it would be best to first understand what an insert is and why they are used in place of a traditional wood-burning fireplaces. An insert can be defined as any type of appliance that can be installed into your existing fireplace opening. This includes gas or electric models. The primary function for these appliances is to provide warmth and ambiance without the need for a chimney or other means of venting exhaust fumes from the home. Inserts should typically have an adjustable thermostat control knob that will allow you to set the desired temperature at which you want it operate at based on your needs and preferences.

An electric fireplace is a device that heats up and emits heat. It works by circulating warm air generated from an electric heating element through a metal grate in the back of the unit, which then passes out into the room via vents on either side. The warmth created by this process can be enjoyed year-round without having to light any logs or use gas for fuel. 

You may have noticed the increasing popularity of real flame electric fireplace inserts. They are a great way to add warmth and ambiance to your home without any hassle or mess. The best part is that they are so easy to install!

Fireplaces are a great way to add ambiance and warmth to any room in your home. But if you don't want the hassle of going outside and chopping wood, or dealing with the smoke that comes with an open flame, then an electric fireplace insert is perfect for you.

Are electric fires expensive to run?

No, electric fireplaces are very cost-efficient. The average home can expect to pay about $2.50 a day for an hour or two of heating by the fireplace. Electric fireplaces are a great way to add an element of luxury and relaxation into your home while reducing energy costs.

Do electric fireplace use a lot of electricity?

Electric fireplaces do not use much electricity. They will typically draw between 100 and 150 watts of power, which is less than a light bulb or your TV.

An electric fireplace insert provides the warmth and ambiance of a traditional fireplace without the mess or hassle.

Do electric fireplaces produce much heat?

Electric fireplaces are known for producing a lot of heat. They can produce up to 2,000 watts of power which is about the same as an electric space heater! Electric fireplaces can produce enough heat to warm up a room by 20 degrees. And, the warmth generated is more consistent than gas or wood-burning fires.

Do you have to worry about ashes and smoke?

An electric fireplace insert will never produce any ashes or smoke. Plus, there is no need to worry about a chimney because the heat goes right into your living room .

Electric fireplace inserts are self-contained and do not produce any smoke or ashes.

Types of Modern Electric Fireplace Inserts

The type of electric insert you choose depends on your needs . You can get a fireplace insert that's flush with the wall so you don't have to worry about it taking up any space in your room . You can also get an electric fireplace insert that's movable, so it offers the same type of ambiance as a traditional fire, but with the convenience of being able to move it from room to room.

There are a variety of electric fireplaces that you can choose from. You have to decide what is going to work best for your needs and wants !

How do I convert my fireplace to electric insert?

This is a great question, and luckily there are many options to choose from! An electric fireplace insert can be installed in the existing hearth of your fireplace. This option will offer an even, safe and aesthetically pleasing installation. Bricks and mortar are not required to install the electric fireplace insert.

Can you put an electric fireplace insert in an existing fireplace?

Yes, it can be installed in the existing hearth of your fireplace. The installation will offer an even and safe result. You won't need bricks or mortar for this option to work, and it will look aesthetically pleasing.

Most electric fireplace inserts are designed to be retrofitted into existing fireplaces.

Electric fireplace inserts come in a variety of sizes, finishes and configurations to suit any need. Most of them can be installed in the existing hearth, and they offer a safe and attractive alternative to gas logs or wood burning fireplaces.

The possibilities are endless with an electric fireplace insert. With a little creativity, you can place the unit anywhere in your home to suit your needs and complement the design of any room.

Best Realistic Electric Fireplace Inserts

The convenience and safety offered by an electric fireplace insert cannot be beat. The best part is you can use your existing hearth so no costly remodeling is needed.

The warmth of an electric fireplace insert will help you to relax and unwind after a long day at work or play. You might be surprised how serene it can make your home feel.

With an electric fireplace insert, you will never have to worry about the safety hazards of a gas powered system. This is great if your home has small children or pets.

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