Collection: Fireplace Inserts

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The Great Fire Company has the perfect fireplace insert for your home. Our inserts make your fireplace warmer and better-looking. Also, we have inserts that burn wood, gas, or use electricity, so you can pick the one that works best for you.

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What Are Fireplace Inserts?

A fireplace insert is a box that goes inside your fireplace to make it heat better and look nicer. It fits right inside your fireplace opening and uses your chimney to let smoke out. You can get fireplace inserts that burn wood, gas, or use electricity. With a fireplace insert, you get the cozy feeling of a fire while also heating your room better and wasting less energy with the home fireplace setup.

Types of Fireplace Inserts We Sell

We have three main types of fireplace inserts: ones that burn wood, ones that use gas, and ones that run on electricity. Each type is good for different things, so you can choose the one you like best.

Wood-Burning Fireplace Inserts

If you love the smell and sound of a real wood fire, a wood-burning insert is perfect for you. These inserts burn wood better than regular fireplaces, so you get more heat while using less wood. Many wood-burning inserts have special features that make the fire burn cleaner and waste less heat. With a wood-burning insert, you can snuggle up to a crackling fire and really warm up your space.

Gas Fireplace Inserts

Gas fireplace inserts are super easy to use. They look just like a wood fire, with fake logs and glowing embers, but you start them with the push of a button. You can get gas inserts that vent outside or ones that don't need a vent. With a gas insert, you get heat right away without having to mess with wood or ashes. Lots of gas inserts let you adjust the flame height and heat, so you can make your fire just how you like it. If it’s an outdoor place, you can also select outdoor fire pits from our collection.

Electric Fireplace Inserts

Electric fireplace inserts are great if you want a fire without any fuss. They use electric heaters to make heat and often have pretty fake flames that look like a real fire. Electric inserts are a snap to put in - you just need an outlet. They're really efficient and you can use them with or without heat, so they're great for any time of year. We also have a variety of stove fireplace furnaces.

How to Pick the Right Fireplace Insert

When you're choosing a fireplace insert, think about how much heat you need, what look you like, and what kind of setup you have. If you have lots of firewood and you like building fires, a wood-burning insert could be just right. If you want heat fast without any work, a gas insert is super convenient. And if you want something easy that you can put anywhere, an electric insert is a great fit.

Make sure to measure your fireplace opening and pick an insert that fits well, so it looks good and works its best. Look for inserts with high efficiency ratings so you get the most heat for your money. And check for cool features like adjustable flames, remote controls, and thermostats to make your fireplace even better.

At The Great Fire Company, we want to help you find the ideal fireplace insert for your home. Our friendly experts are happy to answer questions and help you choose. With our big selection of top-notch fireplace inserts, you're sure to find the perfect one to make your home cozy and inviting. Shop with us today and see how wonderful a fireplace insert can be!

Fireplace Insert FAQs

What is a fireplace insert and how does it work?

A fireplace insert is a self-contained unit that fits inside an existing fireplace to improve heating efficiency. It consists of a firebox enclosed in cast iron or steel with a glass front, and uses a closed combustion system to burn fuel more efficiently than traditional fireplaces.

What types of fuel can fireplace inserts use?

Fireplace inserts can use various fuels, including wood, gas, pellets, coal, and electricity. Each fuel type has its own benefits and drawbacks in terms of efficiency, convenience, and aesthetics.

Are fireplace inserts safe to use?

Yes, fireplace inserts are safe when professionally installed and properly maintained. They produce less smoke and emissions compared to traditional fireplaces. However, the glass front can become hot, so caution is advised.

How do I choose the right size fireplace insert for my fireplace?

Measure the width, height, and depth of your fireplace opening to ensure a proper fit. Take pictures of your fireplace from different angles to help your dealer understand your setup and recommend the best insert size for your needs.

Can a fireplace insert help me save money on heating costs?

Yes, fireplace inserts are much more efficient than traditional fireplaces, converting 60-80% of fuel into usable heat compared to only 5-20% for open fireplaces. Using an insert in conjunction with your primary heating system can help reduce overall heating costs.

What is the difference between wood, gas, and electric fireplace inserts?

Wood inserts burn real wood and require a chimney, offering an authentic look and feel. Gas inserts use natural gas or propane, providing convenient and efficient heating. Electric inserts are the easiest to install and operate, with no venting required, but lack the ambiance of real flames.

How do I maintain and clean my fireplace insert?

Regular maintenance for fireplace inserts includes cleaning the glass, removing ashes, and having the chimney inspected and cleaned annually. Gas and electric inserts require less upkeep compared to wood-burning models.

Can I install a fireplace insert myself, or do I need a professional?

We highly recommended an NFI Certified professional to install your fireplace insert, to ensure proper fitting, venting, and adherence to local building codes and safety regulations. Improper installation can lead to efficiency and safety issues.

What are the key features to look for when selecting a fireplace insert?

Consider factors such as fuel type, size, heating capacity, efficiency rating, ease of use, and style when choosing a fireplace insert. Look for models with adjustable heat output, remote control, and air circulation features for added convenience and comfort.

Are there any special considerations for installing a fireplace insert in an older home?

When installing an insert in an older fireplace, have the chimney inspected for proper lining and structural integrity. You may need to add a chimney liner to ensure compatible venting and prevent safety hazards. Consult with a professional to assess your specific situation.