Instantly retrofit your existing fireplace by adding both flame effect and heat with this Pleasant Hearth Electric Insert. Energy efficient LED technology powers this log set, and it's easily installed by plugging into any 120 Volt outlet. Add instant ambience to your fireplace and heat a room up to 144 sq.ft. at the same time. Remote control included.
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84%of customersrecommend this product73 of 87reviews
Rating Breakdown89 reviews
84%of customersrecommend this product73 of 87reviews
We received our fireplace insert just in time for Christmas and it is spectacular! You need only open the box, position the insert where you want it to be, plug it in, and then turn it on. It even has a remote control for both the amount of firey light and the level of heat you desire. It adds the perfect luminescent glow and has four levels of heat for any occasion! It has already decreased our amount of heating fuel we are using. Even our chimney mouse loves it! We can't wait for summer, so we can have the look of a roaring fire without the heat, because the two elements, heat and firey appearance are separate of each other! LOOK FOR YOURSELF!!!! WE LOVE OUR NEW FIREPLACE INSERT!
Pros: Durable, Easy to Clean, Lots of Features, Easy to Use, Sturdy, High Quality, Easy to Install, Looks Great, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, dazzling
I purchased this unit to sit inside my existing fireplace mantle. The back is higher than expected and needed some fine tuning to get inside. This has a nice finished look to it. The heat is slightly less than advertised in my opinion. Although it kicks off and on like a heater should, the fan blower does not put out much heat. The most disappointing is the lighting. You just can't see it. Lit by a string of very small yellow LED lights, it is just washed out. No ambiance at all and no way to replace or upgrade the lighting to make brighter. If you just need a heater for your fireplace for a smaller room, this will do.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Sturdy, Good Size & Weight
Cons: poor lighting and heat.
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Response from By GHP Group Inc. Support, October 21, 2014By GHP Group Inc. Support, October 21, 2014
We are sorry to hear that you are not completely satisfied with your unit. Please feel free to give us a call at 877-447-4768 and we can resolve this issue with you. Thanks.
I just love this electric insert. It looks very real and I can have a "roaring" fire with just the flick of a remote, without the clean-up of ashes!! The heater does not exactly put out a lot of heat but it will take the chill off the room. And, it's a lot less expensive than having a gas insert installed.
Pros: Easy to Install, Good Size & Weight, Great Value
We have used it every day since we have gotten it even when it has been in the high 70s. We only use the flame, no heat on those days. We took the back off and it fit great into our fireplace. I just wish I would have known it came without the back also. That product was not available when I looked for it before my purchase, but I received an e-mail with suggested products that "I might like".
28out of28found this review helpful.
Review 6 for 23 in. Electric Fireplace Insert
from Knoxville, TN
Age Range:65 or over
Home Improvement Profile:Other
There must be something better
PostedFebruary 9, 2015
No, I do not recommend this product.
This was really nice for two months. Something wrong with the heater. Fan problem; fan may come on and throw heat out and shortly (a couple of minutes or less) it cuts off. Most of the time it does not come on, so no heat at all. Probably a fan problem? Otherwise it looks very nice but it is very expensive to just sit there and look pretty!!! Very disappointed in its short use.
the 23in electric fireplace insert we ordered is GREAT! I was afraid it would look too fake, but they did a good job making it look real, and we can use it all year long because it has on/off heater with a remote controllor so you don't even have to get up!!!! This is way better than fake logs or a DVD on the tv. We live in Florida so it is perfect!!!!
Pros: Easy to Use, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Easy to Work With, Quiet, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Great Value, Lots of Features, High Quality, Economical, Reliable
Cons: realistic flame, no clean up or smell, use all year long, is also a heater
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Review 8 for 23 in. Electric Fireplace Insert
heat didnt work
PostedApril 7, 2015
No, I do not recommend this product.
I returned this after I opened it and found that the heat didn't work. Its a big unit and it displays very nice.
We removed our old propane gas logs and replaced with this fireplace insert. Now I can have a "fire" anytime I want without the "dirty" mess of propane. Now I "burn" my fireplace all the time (with or without the heat option). The installation was as easy as 1-2-3. Product is well made and fit our situation perfectly. The ONLY thing I would change is I wish it crackled more like a real fire.
Pros: Easy to Use, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Easy to Work With, Great Value, Reliable
I love this concept. However, my electrician highly recommended that I have an outlet solely for this product which I cannot do due to the way the house is set up and the cost for the new wiring. Therefore, I need to return this product. This truly saddens me!
This product performs well, looks great, and is priced right. It does not make a crackling sound, but for me that is a plus, as I like to watch TV while it is on. The flames are realistic looking.......pictures do not do it justice. The remote control feature is awesome. It was well protected in the packaging when it arrived. Overall, one of my better purchases.
Pros: Performs Well, Quiet, Good Size & Weight, Great Value, High Quality, Economical, Light Weight
It looks surprisingly realistic. The only sound is from the heater fan and only when the heat function is selected.
Other reviews mentioned low heat output. I found it low at first but left on for over 30 minutes or so, it does build up enough to be comfortable in my 200 sf space. 400 sf maybe a stretch. Higher fan capacity would distribute more heat faster with a little more noise but it would be the user's choice to pick a lower quieter setting after the room is comfortable.
When I bought this fireplace insert, I wasn't thinking about the remote control. It turned out to be a much appreciated convenience.
Pros: Easy to Use, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Quiet, Stylish, Light Weight
Cons: could use higher fan settings to heat faster
Shipping was on time, easy unpacking and already to put in fire place. The electric heater is great and the remote tops it off! Looks great!
Pros: Durable, Easy to Clean, Lots of Features, Easy to Use, Sturdy, High Quality, Easy to Install, Looks Great, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design
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Review 17 for 23 in. Electric Fireplace Insert
PostedSeptember 25, 2014
Very noisy, has a loud hum to it, then is even noisier when you turn the heat on. Power cord should be longer, ours sits in the fireplace and the outlet isn't that close.heat doesn't come on all the time, it actually turns off. I don't know if this is suppose to happen, there is nothing in the manual about self-heat-control so I'm calling the company in the morning
I had a fireplace inspection which revealed a warped fire box. To replace it was going to cost thousands. I love having open fires in my fireplace so it was a sad day. I can't afford to pay to have it fixed right now. So I went online to homedepot.com to find something to fill that spot in my heart that longed for a fire on a nice winter evening. I found this product. I was not sure it would do the trick. I was afraid it would be tacky. (Yes, it IS a bit tacky..). But I found this product to be fun. At first, I really longed for my "real" fire. But, after using it, and seeing my kids (who are young) turn it on every day when they got home from school, I realized that it was a very nice addition to our home. From a distance, it looks like a fire. And even close up, there is a certain comforting look about it. I like to sit in a big overstuffed chair right next to the fireplace and read. The slight glow is nice. I don't think the heater really puts out much heat (if it is left on for 3-4 hours.....I can feel the heat a bit). But I really got it for the feel of having a fire. I like that I can use this during the summer too. So, the bottom line for me is that I found this item to be a fun addition to our living room. It isn't real and I don't expect anyone to be fooled. But it works for me. And I plan to keep enjoying it.
No assembly was required -- in case you are wondering. Came right out of the box ready to go. The only con I would say is that the cord is too short. Ridiculously short actually. Come on people -- really? I still have yet to find a black extension cord that will do the job and am using an orange one! Yikes. Also, relating to delivery -- I ordered online and it was delivered in 2 days. No lie. It was very quick.
Blessings to you.
Pros: Easy to Use, Easy to Install
Cons: cord way too short, doesn't provide significant heat
The price is a little steep for this unit, but that is the only con. I'm actually glad we sprung for the more expensive one considering how great it looks in our fireplace compared to others I've seen. Since putting it in we've received several compliments. It looks as close to a real fireplace on and off as you can get.
Pros: Easy to Use, Performs Well, Easy to Install, Easy to Work With, Quiet, Stylish, Good Size & Weight, Good Shape, Lots of Features, High Quality, Reliable