10 Best Electric Inserts Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best electric inserts that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good electric insertss, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 electric inserts : Editor’s Pick

10 Best electric inserts Reviews:

1. PuraFlame Klaus Electric Fireplace Insert with Fire Crackling Sound, Glass Door and Mesh Screen, 750/1500W, Black, 33 1/16 Inches Wide, 25 9/16 Inches High

Features :

  • Overall dimensions: Width: 35.04″ x Height: 26.99″ x Depth: 8.78″. For more dimension details, please refer to “User Manual” in “Technical Specification” section
  • 3 flame settings with variable intensity and brightness can be used with or without heat all year long; 100% energy saving LED technology
  • Life-like resin log which is 11 13/16″ high sitting on the grate above ember bed, that’s just what a wood burning fireplace looks like. Traditional antique design with three-sided interior brick wall, glass door and mesh screen makes it more realistic but without the hassle of cleaning dust or ashes
  • Adjustable thermostat; A supplemental heat for up to 400 sq. ft. CANNOT be used as a main heat source; Remote control provided for easy operation
  • Easy to install and uninstall. With flat bottom, the insert can just sit on the floor directly; Plug in and use under a voltage of 120, CANNOT be hard wired. One year warranty but customer service is always ready for help whenever you need

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 26.99
Width 10
Length 35.04
Weight 47.62

2. Homedex 36″ Recessed Mounted Electric Fireplace Insert with Touch Screen Control Panel, Remote Control, 750/1500W, Log/Crystal Options…

Features :

  • ☀【Modern Home Decor】: The fireplace brings relaxation and comfort into the home, ideal for family room, bedroom, hotel lobby or anywhere supplemental heat and ambiance is needed. Touch screen buttons together with remote control enable convenient user experience, no matter using it in winter for warm heating or other seasons for decorating.
  • ☀【Efficient Two Heat Settings】: Upper front heater blower (vent at the top). Two heat settings (high 1500W and low 750W) can heat up to 400 square feet room quite nicely. The thermostat can control the room temperature from 60℉ to 97℉ to suit user’s preference. The countdown timer can be set to turn off the fireplace up to 12 hours.
  • ☀【Realistic Flame Effect】: Ultra High Intensity LED lights provide very bright and realistic flame effect. Two options for ember bed: Log set or crystal stones to meet your need. 9 different flame color settings cater to your desired ambience. The flame effect can be operated with or without heat for year-round ambience. 5 color intensities to control brightness from bright to dim.
  • ☀【Safe and Energy Saving】: Use LED technology instead of gas or oil, save time and energy as this fireplace produces no messy or harmful things, safe for people and pets. And the Homedex fireplace is CSA certificated and equipped with safety cut-off device for overheat protection. The heat maintains the natural humidity in the air, which will not make the room too dry.
  • ☀【In-wall/Wall-hung Installation】: This electric fireplace is specially created for in-wall recessed mounting. Second choice: wall-hung mounted. Just plug in 110V outlet and enjoy. Please contact our customer service team if you have questions about installation, damage or missing parts. We will help you within 24 hours.The working frequency of remote is close to vizio tv, please thought about it before bought if you have vizio tv.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 5
Width 19
Length 36
Weight 40

3. R.W.FLAME 39″ Electric Fireplace Insert,Freestanding & Recessed Electric Stove Heater,Touch Screen,Remote Control,750W-1500W with Timer & Colorful Flame Option

Features :

  • Dimensions: 39″ x 8.98″ x 27.01″. Freestanding & Recessed Fireplace Insert. Easy to be installed and ideal for all kinds of occasions such as home, office, or anywhere heat and ambiance is needed. Uses 120V.
  • MULTI OPERATING MODES: Touch Screen On Front Panel;5 flame & burning logs color modes;5 flame speed modes;5 flame brightness levels;Specially automatic design(the flame color and brightness changed automatically);1 hour to 8 hours timer control;8m remote control operating distance;Sleep modes with all lights down while heating.
  • 2 HEAT SETTINGS & ENERGY SAVINGS: 750W & 1500W for different rooms and weathers which can be adjusted accordingly for both warm and energy saving purpose. It has energy saving LED technology also. The supplemental zone heating is for up to 400 square feet. Can be operated with or without heat.
  • FASHION DESIGN: Two-sided interior brick wall design.Constructed with 7mm thick tempering glass and the black finish, coordinated with gorgeous realistic dancing flames and burning log effect. Give your room a dreamlike ambiance.
  • SAFETY:ETL Certificate Approved.170cm(about 70in) Power Cable. Wall mounted fireplace heater with LED fire & ice flame. It also has auto-heat kill safety to avoid the superheating. The infrared heat is good for maintaining the natural humidity within the air without making the room too dry. ORDER NOW and consider buying one set for your sweet home. Makes the perfect gift for the coming winter and holidays!

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 39
Width 8.98
Length 27
Weight 55

4. R.W.FLAME Electric Fireplace Insert 37Inch with Adjuatble Flame Colors, Log Colors, Flame Speed and Brightness, Remote Control, 750W/1500W

Features :

  • Dimensions: 37″ x 6.5″ x 26.02″. Freestanding & Recessed Fireplace Insert. Easy to be installed and ideal for all kinds of occasions such as home, office, or anywhere heat and ambiance is needed. Uses 120V.
  • MULTI OPERATING MODES: Touch Screen On Front Panel;3 flame & burning logs color modes;5 flame speed modes;5 flame brightness levels;Specially automatic design(the flame color and brightness changed automatically);1 hour to 8 hours timer control;8m remote control operating distance;Sleep modes with all lights down while heating.
  • 2 HEAT SETTINGS & ENERGY SAVINGS: 750W & 1500W for different rooms and weathers which can be adjusted accordingly for both warm and energy saving purpose. It has energy saving LED technology also. The supplemental zone heating is for up to 400 square feet. Can be operated with or without heat.
  • FASHION DESIGN: Two-sided interior brick wall design.Constructed with 7mm thick tempering glass and the black finish, coordinated with gorgeous realistic dancing flames and burning log effect. Give your room a dreamlike ambiance.
  • SAFETY:ETL Certificate Approved.170cm(about 70in) Power Cable. Wall mounted fireplace heater with LED fire & ice flame.The heat is good for maintaining the natural humidity within the air without making the room too dry. Consider buying one set for your sweet home. Makes the perfect gift for the coming winter and holidays!

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 37
Width 6.5
Length 26.02

5. Tangkula 36 inches Electric Fireplace Insert with Thermostat, in-Wall Recessed and Wall Mounted 1500 W Faux Fireplace, Touch Screen Control, 9 Flamer Color, Temperature Control & Timer (36 inches)

Features :

  • Realistic Multi color Flame Effect: The electric fireplace simulates a real flame-like effect to generate a warm atmosphere. It replaces the traditional fireplace for being smokeless and ash free. Moreover, the high intensity LED lights, 9 different flame colors and 5 several brightness settings make it a sparkling addition to your home.
  • Touch Screen and Remote Control: The electric fireplace can be operated both via its touch screen panel and a remote control. Six function buttons include settings for power, color, dimming, heating, timing and temperature. Imagine, how convenient it would be in winter to fire it up without having to leave your warm bed.
  • Dual Heat Setting & Adjustable Temperature: Featuring a dual heat setting, the fireplace heater can be set at as high as 1500W and as low as 750W. Additionally, the temperature can also be tweaked between 62℉ to 82℉. It comes with upper front vents; more effective in warming up your room.
  • Recess & Wall Mount Modern Fireplace: This electric fireplace supports 2 mounting styles: wall hanging and in-line. Simply follow the instructions in the manual and have it installed at ease. Besides, use of superior tempered glass panel with black sheet metal enclosure makes it a safe heating device for your house.
  • Safe &High Efficient Heater: CETL certification recognizes it as a safe device to be used at home. With a standard voltage of 120V, it features an in-built overheat protection functionality. In case of overheating, this function gets self-activated to cut off any power supply, thus ensuring safety to another level. What’s more, a built-timer can be used to operate the device up to 8 hours.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 21.5
Width 5.5
Length 36
Weight 40

6. Valuxhome Electric Fireplace, 36 Inches Fireplace Insert with Overheating Protection, Fire Crackling Sound, Remote Control, 750/1500W, Black

Features :

  • INSERT INSTALLATION: The overall dimension: 35.6″W X 8.84″D X 27.32″H and the insert dimension is 32.23″W X 7.70″D X 26.02″H. 6ft power cable; Use 120V AC
  • MULTI FLAME MODES with LOG SPEAKER: Life-like resin logs, ember bed, 3 colors atmosphere light, variable brightness flame can be set according to your fancy; Log speaker design; Panel & remote control (Keep the distance to the fireplace within 11.5 feet) help you control the heater more convenient
  • TWO HEAT OPTIONS with TIMER: This electric fireplace insert can be operated with or without heat. As a heater, you can adjust the heating level(high/1500W or low/750W) according to your preference. A built-in timer for auto-shut off can be set for 1H to 9H
  • MODERN HOME DECOR: The fireplace insert can be perfectly installed in living room under TV, or entertainment center as a fireplace heater. Also it could be a decorative fireplace with no heat for year-round ambience
  • SAFETY: This electric fireplace uses LED technology, which requires no gas/oil, and smokeless/ashless and energy saving. It’s overheating protection would cut-off the device when the heater is superheating. 1 year warranty and lifetime support by Valuxhome

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 35.6
Width 8.84
Length 27.32
Weight 51.59

7. TURBRO Eternal Flame EF23-LG Electric Fireplace Logs, 23″ Remote Control Fireplace Insert Log Heater, Realistic Lemonwood Ember Bed, Thermostat, Timer, 1400W Black

Features :

  • 🔥Hassle-Free Heat: Having a fireplace used to mean gathering firewood, sweeping the chimney, and dealing with smoke inside your house. Now you can have a flickering fire in seconds with the TURBRO Eternal Flame electric log.
  • 🔥Alternative Heating: Instead of cranking up your furnace thermostat, use the Eternal Flame fireplace insert as a cost-effective additional heater for your living room or den.
  • 🔥Realistic Flames: The 3 adjustable brightness levels of the flames allows you to set the right amount of light no matter the occasion. A bright roaring fire for large gatherings, or a soft glow for more intimate encounters.
  • 🔥Easy to Use: With an adjustable thermostat and simplified control panel you can have these glowing logs installed and blowing out heat in minutes. Use the remote control to adjust the temperature and flame output while seated across the room.
  • 🔥Overheat Protection: Overheating protection automatically shuts the heater off if the internal temperature gets too hot. The TURBRO Eternal Flame heater is CSA certified to be safe for use in North America.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 13
Width 9
Length 23
Weight 15.2

8. PuraFlame Western Electric Fireplace Insert with Fire Crackling Sound, Remote Control, 750/1500W, Black, 33 5/64 Inches Wide, 21 Inches High

Features :

  • Overall dimensions: Width: 35 1/25″ x Height: 26 99/100″ x Depth: 8 39/50″. For more dimension details, please refer to “User Manual” in “Technical Specification” section.
  • 3 flame settings with variable intensity and brightness can be used with or without heat all year long; 100% energy saving LED technology. A sleek look with three-sided interior brick wall and clean glass front trim design, without the hassle of cleaning dust or ashes.
  • Life-like resin log which is 11 13/16″ high sitting on the grate above ember bed, that’s just what a wood burning fireplace looks like.
  • Adjustable thermostat; A supplemental heat for up to 400 sq. ft. CANNOT be used as a main heat source; Remote control provided for easy operation.
  • Easy to install and uninstall. With flat bottom, the insert can just sit on the floor directly; Plug in and use under a voltage of 120, CANNOT be hard wired. One year warranty but customer service is always ready for help whenever you need.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 26.99
Width 8.78
Length 35.04
Weight 46.74

9. Giantex 28.5″ Electric Fireplace Insert Recessed Mounted with 3 Color Flames Adjustable, 750/1500W Wall Fireplace Electric with Remote Control, Standing Fireplace Heater

Features :

  • ☀️【Realistic Flame Effect】: Through a tempered glass, you can watch the life like flame and log in fireplace. Coming with 3 flame color options—orange-red, blue, orange-blue-red mix, this electric fireplace can provide a cozy atmosphere with vivid flames. Also, there are 5 modes of brightness of flames for you to choose. Plus, the flame decoration can be used separately without heating.
  • ☀️【Adjustable Temperature & Time】: With Intelligent thermostat system, the temperature can be set from 62℉to 82℉ to ensure you have preferable warmth. Coming with a timer, the fireplace sets you free by turning on and off at a previous selected time and automatically working from 0 to 8 hours.
  • ☀️【2 Modes of Heat Setting】: You will be provided with 2 modes of settings from our wall-mounted fireplace. Low temperature mode of 750 W (2559BTU) and high heating temperature mode of 1500W (5118BTU) keeps you snug and toasty in winter. No more emission of gas, ethanol, propane, ashes, pollution and woods.
  • ☀️【Safe to Use with Different Ways】: It is convenient to operate the heater both manually as well as by remote control. The remote control with a 3 V lithium cell battery we have prepared for you. And the electric fireplace has gained certification from ETL and is equipped with safety cut-off device for overheat protection.
  • ☀️【Various Installation Modes】: Inserting the electric fireplace into cabinet or wall are all convenient ways to enjoy comfort of a crackling fireplace without taking up too much space. This embedded fireplace will add a touch of sleek and elite into your living room, bedroom and office. Please pay attention to the dimensions of your TV stand and cabinet.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 21
Width 5.7
Length 28.5
Weight 29

10. Masarflame 36” Electric Fireplace Insert, Retro Recessed Fireplace Heater with Fire Cracking Sound, Remote Control & Timer, 750/1500W, Black

Features :

  • INSERT INSTALLATION: Overall dimension: 35.6″L X 8.84″D X 27.3″H; Insert dimension: 32.6”-32.7″L X 8.5”-8.7″D X 26.4″-26.5”H, the electric fireplace insert provides supplemental heat for room up to 400 sq.ft; 5000 BTU; 6ft power cable; Use 120V AC.
  • Multi Flame Modes: Created with LIFE-LIKE RESIN LOGS & EMBER BED with 3 color atmosphere light and 5 variable flame intensity; Three-sided interior brick wall retro style, great replacment for existing old fireplace. Ideal for home,office or any kinds of occasions.
  • Two Energy Saving Heating Option: 750W/1500W 2 level heating option for the fireplace heater, and can be operated without heat for 4 season uses. Requires no gas&oil, smokeless&ashless, 100% energy saving. Front air vent on top of the fireplace heater provide supplemental heating for a room up to 400sq ft.
  • Western Modern Fireplace with Speaker: Realistic dancing flames and burning log effect, built-in speaker simulating the sound of charcoal cracking, give you a real fireplace-experience. Give your room a dreamlike ambiance.
  • Safety & Customer Service: Auto-heat kill safety protection include to avoid the superheating. 1 year warranty,feel free to contact us whenever you have questions, satisfied solutions would be provided. ORDER NOW and give your sweet home a new decoration.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 27.5
Width 9.05
Length 35.6
Weight 51.6

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select electric inserts

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to electric inserts, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best electric inserts for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their electric inserts!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to electric inserts. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a electric inserts, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a electric inserts that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the electric inserts and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their electric inserts online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online electric inserts the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the electric inserts for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online electric inserts are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of electric inserts

Before even thinking about all the different electric inserts available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these electric insertss will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these electric inserts will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer electric inserts every few months. This is because they know that people want the better electric inserts. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good electric inserts tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.