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How To Install An Electric Fireplace Insert

Electric fireplaces are a great way to add some extra warmth and atmosphere to your home without having to deal with a real fire. Not only do they look realistic, but electric fireplace inserts can also provide some heat on chilly days or evenings. Installing an electric fireplace insert is a relatively easy process, and in this blog post we will walk you through the steps involved. So if you're thinking of adding an electric fireplace to your home, keep reading!

Choose the right electric fireplace insert for your needs

When it comes to electric fireplaces, there is a wide range of inserts to choose from. Some inserts are designed to be placed into an existing fireplace, while others are freestanding units that can be placed anywhere in your home. There are also electric fireplace inserts that double as space heaters, providing both warmth and ambiance. So, how do you choose the right insert for your needs?

  • Consider the size of the unit. If you have a small space, such as a condo or apartment, then a compact insert is ideal. For larger spaces, such as a living room or family room, a larger insert will provide more heat and atmosphere. 
  • Think about the style of the unit. Do you want a sleek and modern look, or a more traditional design? There are many different styles of inserts to choose from, so take some time to browse the options before making a decision. 
  • Consider the features that are important to you. Some inserts come with remote controls, timers, and adjustable temperature settings. Others feature built-in speakers and LED lighting. Take some time to think about which features would be most useful to you before making your final decision. With so many options available, choosing the right electric fireplace insert can be a challenge.

But, by considering the size, style, and features that are important to you, you can narrow down the options and find the perfect insert for your home.

Amantii - 26″ TRD – Electric Fireplace Insert

The Amantii Traditional Series takes inspiration by it’s timeless yet elegant style and exceptional quality. The stylish TRD-26 electric fireplace is stunning in any room. The heater and vents are concealed in the inner top of the unit and allows for a true clean appearance. Enjoy the brilliant flames of your fireplace even while the heat is off for ambiance during every season.

  • Heater is located in inner top of the fireplace, thus allowing the heat to cascade down over the top of the glass.
  • Approved for Indoor and Outdoor Use
  • Flame sets. Ambient canopy lighting in 13 colors illuminates media like never before
  • Can produce up to 1200W 4096 BTU heat, Heats approx. 400 sq ft
  • Zero emissions, compared to gas and wood, but with traditional looks
  • 2 stage heater Flame operates with our without heat
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Read the installation instructions carefully

Before you begin installation of your electric fireplace, be sure to read the installation instructions carefully. This will help you to avoid any potential problems that could occur during the installation process. In addition, it is important to make sure that you have all of the necessary tools and materials on hand before you begin. Once you have reviewed the instructions and gathered all of the necessary supplies, you will be ready to begin installing your electric fireplace. follow the instructions step-by-step, and do not hesitate to contact a professional if you have any questions or concerns. With careful planning and attention to detail, you can ensure that your electric fireplace is installed correctly and safely.

Measure the space where you want to install the electric fireplace insert 

When you are deciding on an electric fireplace insert, it is important to measure the space where you want to install it. You need to make sure that the fireplace will fit in the space and that there will be enough clearance on all sides. You also need to consider the height of the fireplace. If you have a fireplace with built-ins on each side, you need to make sure that the fireplace insert will not be too tall or too short. The best electric fireplace inserts are ones that are specifically designed to fit in a wide range of fireplace sizes. By taking the time to measure your space and choose the right fireplace insert, you can ensure that your electric fireplace will look great and function properly.

Dimplex - Deluxe 23" Electric Fireplace Insert

Reclaim the charm and warmth of your old unused fireplace, with this elegant and functional electric insert. Offering meticulously handcrafted LED inner glow logs along with gently glowing embers that mimic the real thing. Specifically designed to easily fit into many existing wood fireplace opening, this sophisticated electric insert brings new life to any room without the dangers of open flames, wood or propane.

  • The fireplace insert is a great choice for your home because it is 100% efficient and has no harmful particulates or emissions.
  • You can enjoy the ambiance of the flame with or without the heater for year-round comfort and enjoyment. 
  • Feel safe and comfortable knowing that your fireplace insert is 100% efficient and doesn't produce any harmful emissions. 
  • Enjoy the beauty of a flickering fire all year long, whether you're using the heater or not!
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Unpack and inspect the electric fireplace insert

If you're looking for a fireplace that will make a statement in your home, then an electric fireplace with built-ins on each side is the way to go. Not only do they look amazing, but they're also the best electric fireplace on the market, hands down. When you unpack and inspect your fireplace insert, you'll be impressed by the quality and craftsmanship. The attention to detail is what makes this fireplace stand out from the rest. From the beautiful woodwork to the intricate design, it's clear that this fireplace was built to last. Plus, with its realistic flames and heat output, you'll never know the difference between this and a real fireplace. Whether you're looking for a focal point for your living room or a way to add some extra warmth to your home, an electric fireplace with built-ins is the perfect choice.

Gather the necessary tools and materials 

A fireplace insert is a great way to add warmth and ambiance to your home. But before you can enjoy your new fireplace, you'll need to gather the necessary tools and materials. Here's what you'll need to get started: 

  • An electric fireplace insert. You can find these at most home improvement stores.
  • A power drill. This will be used to install the fireplace insert.
  • A screwdriver. This will be used to secure the fireplace insert in place.
  • Wire cutters. These will be used to cut the wires for the fireplace insert.
  • A level. This will help you ensure that the fireplace insert is level when it's installed.
  • Fireplace grates. These will help keep the fireplace insert in place and prevent it from sliding out of position.

With these tools and materials, you'll be able to easily install your new electric fireplace insert. Just follow the instructions that came with the fireplace insert, and you'll have it up and running in no time!

  • 2 Flame sets. Ambient canopy lighting in 13 colors illuminates media like never before
  • Can produce up to 1200W 4096 BTU heat, Heats approx. 400 sq ft
  • Hidden venting allows for a true clean face appearance.
  • Zero emissions, compared to gas and wood, but with traditional looks
  • Hard wire ready Thermostat hard wire ready
  • 2 stage heater Flame operates with our without heat
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Cut a hole in the wall where you want to install the electric fireplace insert

Houses are all unique in their own way, and one feature that can really set a house apart is the fireplace. Fireplaces come in all shapes and sizes, and there are now many different ways to incorporate them into your home. One popular option is the electric fireplace insert. Electric fireplace inserts are easy to install and can add a touch of luxury to any room. To install an electric fireplace insert, simply cut a hole in the wall where you want the fireplace to be. Then, insert the fireplace into the hole and connect it to an electrical outlet. That's it! In just a few minutes, you can have a beautiful and functional fireplace that will add value to your home.

Connect the electric fireplace to an appropriate power source

Most electric fireplaces come with easy-to-follow instructions that will walk you through the process of connecting the fireplace to an appropriate power source. In general, you will first need to make sure that the power switch on the unit is in the "Off" position. Next, locate an outlet that is close to the fireplace and insert the plug into it. Once the plug is inserted, flip the power switch to the "On" position. You may also need to use an extension cord to reach an outlet. If so, make sure that the cord is rated for use with electrical fireplace inserts. Finally, once the power is turned on, you can adjust the settings on the fireplace using the controls on the unit. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your electric fireplace insert is properly connected and ready to use.

  • Perfect for zone heating. Approx. 400-500 sq. ft. 4800 BTUs
  • 100% efficient and creates no harmful particulates or emissions.
  • Enjoy the ambiance of the flame with or without the heater for year-round comfort and enjoyment.
  • Feel safe and comfortable knowing your family is warm and safe near a fire.
  • Know that you're helping the environment by using a green product.
  • The fireplace insert is the safe choice for your home
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Install the surround and mantel, if desired

If you're looking to add a fireplace to your home, you have a few different options. One popular option is an electric fireplace insert. These inserts are easy to install, and they can give any room a warm and inviting feeling. Plus, electric fireplace inserts are relatively inexpensive, so they're a great option if you're on a budget. Best of all, electric fireplace inserts provide all the benefits of a traditional fireplace without any of the hassle. So if you're looking for a way to add some charm to your home, an electric fireplace insert is definitely worth considering.

Test out the electric fireplace 

There's something special about electric fireplaces that draws people to them. Perhaps it's the fact that they offer all the beauty of a traditional fireplace without any of the hassle. Or maybe it's the fact that they can be used in homes where a real fireplace is not an option. Whatever the reason, electric fireplaces are becoming increasingly popular. If you're thinking about getting an electric fireplace, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

  • First, you'll need to choose between a fireplace and a fireplace insert. Fireplaces are stand-alone units that can be placed anywhere in your home, while inserts are designed to be placed inside an existing fireplace. 
  • Second, you'll need to decide on the size and style of your electric fireplace. Will it be a traditional wood-burning fireplace, or a more modern design? 
  • Third, you'll need to choose the right location for your electric fireplace. It's important to find a spot where the unit will be safe and out of the way of foot traffic. 

Once you've considered all of these factors, you'll be ready to test out the electric fireplace of your dreams!

Amantii - 30″ TRD-INSERT - Electric Fireplace Insert

The Amantii Traditional Series takes inspiration by it’s timeless yet elegant style and exceptional quality. The stylish TRD-30-INSERT is stunning in any room. The heater and vents are concealed in the inner top of the unit and allows for a true clean appearance. Enjoy the brilliant flames of your fireplace even while the heat is off for ambiance during every season.

  • Zero emissions, compared to gas and wood, but with traditional looks
  • Remote control for flame and heater
  • 2 Flame sets. Ambient canopy lighting in 13 colors illuminates media like never before
  • Can produce up to 1200W 4096 BTU heat, Heats approx. 400 sq ft
  • 2 stage heater Flame operates with our without heat
  • Hidden venting allows for a true clean face appearance.
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Finish installing the electric fireplace

The fireplace is one of the most important features in any home. Not only does it provide warmth and comfort, but it also serves as a gathering place for family and friends. When installing an electric fireplace, it is important to take the time to do it right.

  • The first step is to install the fireplace insert. This will ensure that the fireplace is properly sealed and insulated. 
  • Next, the fireplace hearth should be installed. This will provide a safe, solid surface for the fireplace insert. 
  • Finally, the electric fireplace insert should be connected to the electrical system. Once everything is in place, you can enjoy the warm glow of your new fireplace.

Enjoy your new electric fireplace! 

A fireplace is a fantastic way to add coziness and warmth to your home. And with an electric fireplace, you can enjoy all the benefits of a traditional fireplace without any of the hassle. Electric fireplaces are easy to install and maintenance-free. Plus, they come in a variety of styles to suit any décor. Whether you're looking for a classic fireplace hearth or a modern white fireplace, you're sure to find the perfect fit for your home. So go ahead and enjoy your new electric fireplace – your home will be feeling warm and cozy in no time!

Installing an electric fireplace insert is a great way to improve the look and feel of your home, while also providing supplemental heat. If you’re thinking about installing an electric fireplace insert in your home, be sure to read our guide first! We cover everything from choosing the right model to ensuring that your installation goes as smoothly as possible. Let us help you make your home warm and cozy this winter with an electric fireplace insert!