The 5 Best Electric Fireplace Inserts

Electric fireplace inserts are an efficient way to heat the heart of your home. They come in a variety of styles, with a variety of features. To choose the best electric fireplace insert for you, decide what’s important to you. Are you looking for realistic flame? How about that cozy crackle sound that real wood fires provide?

At Portable, we pride ourselves on offering high quality fireplaces and inserts, at the best prices guaranteed. We’ve gathered this list of our best electric fireplace inserts, with different styles and unique features, so you can keep toasty all year-round.

1)25” Dimplex Acrylic Ice Contemporary Electric Fireplace Insert

This stunning insert features shimmering acrylic ice embers that create a multi-color adjustable light display. The heat radius reaches up to 1,000 feet, ideal for heating living areas. The front of the box remains cool to the touch, making this insert a safe choice for families. Sustainable and energy efficient, this insert costs pennies to run and its LED lights require zero upkeep.  Enjoy the calming flame effect with or without heat, for a soothing visual experience any day of the year.

2)23” Real Flame Infrared Electric Fireplace with Logs

Enjoy cozy comfort and control with this sleek fireplace insert. The flames on this insert can be used with or without heat. Switch up the mood of the room by changing the flame color from a hot orange to a cool blue. You’ll love the color options on this insert.  The six different temperature settings are programmable. This insert is designed to fit inside most standard fireplaces and looks the part with realistic glowing embers and logs.

3)16” Opti-myst Cassette

16" Opti-myst Cassette
16″ Opti-myst Cassette

Unique ultrasonic technology is used to create the illusion of smoke and 3D flame. The easy-fill water tank offers up to 17 hours of continuous use. Using light, the mist reflects against the decorative rocks creating a stunning illusion of smoke and flame. Meanwhile, the heating element can be turned on or off for an energy efficient addition to your home’s ambience.  Simply place the cassette inside your existing fireplace or mantle and plug it in; no remodeling or special equipment required.

4)23” ClassicFlame Spectrafire Plus Infrared Insert

Infrared quartz technology allows this stylish contemporary fireplace insert to efficiently heat your home, while maintaining comfortable humidity in the air. The Layered 3D flame effect offers a realistic fireside experience, with customizable flame, color, temperature control.   Installed with Safer Plug™ fire prevention and automatic shutoff keep you and your family safe and warm.

5) 24” Dimplex Revillusion Built-in Firebox with logs

Capture that old world charm with this insert by Revillusion. Faux bricks surround the logs and glowing embers, while flickering light dances off partially frosted acrylic. Adjustable flame brightness and color allows you to enhance your experience, including midnight mode for extra coziness.  This fireplace insert can be used alone for an instant transformation or hardwired into a 120V circuit. You’ll love watching the realistic, dancing flames without having to build and monitor the fire yourself.

Our top picks are just a few of the great fireplace inserts we offer. To find more great deals, be sure to check out our full catalogue. We are proud to offer free shipping and price matching! Spend chilly nights outside enjoying the fresh air with a patio heater or firepit. We are always updating our catalogue with new models and sales you won’t want to miss.  If you have any more questions about electric fireplace inserts, contact our sales team.

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