When consumers decide to replace old fireplace inserts the process can sometimes seem complicated and arduous. Fortunately for consumers his post will layout some simple instruction that can make replacing a fireplace insert a very painless process. The first step is recognizing the appropriate category of unit that you need. For most consumers who are looking to replace electric fireplace inserts this will mean searching in the plug-in electric fireplace category. This is the category where consumers can find units designed to slide directly into per-existing mantel packages. The other category that consumers may need to search through is the built-in electric fireplace category. This category includes fireplace inserts that are designed to be recessed into a wall. Regardless of which type of unit you are looking for there are several key steps consumers can take which will help simplify the process of replacing their insert.
For many consumers considering an electric fireplace, confusion can arise when researching the various types of fireplaces availiable. Built-in electric fireplaces are suitable for both new construction and retro-fit applications and fireplace inserts can be permanently built in and hard wired within a wall as well as plugged into an existing socket.