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Fireplace Features: Do Electric Fireplace Inserts have Fans?

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If you are getting an electric fireplace, you may be wondering, “Do electric fireplace inserts have fans?”. The answer to that question is yes in some cases. However, the fans are not there for the reason that you might be thinking. The answer to the question of “Do electric fireplace inserts have fans?” is very different from the answer to the same question about conventional fireplaces.

Unlike conventional fireplaces, they are simply there to allow a blower to circulate warm air into the room. This MagikFlame electric fireplace buying guide will tell you everything that you need to know about fans for electric fireplaces in addition to the tips in this blog post.

In this post, you will learn:

  • What types of fans you will find in an electric fireplace or space heater
  • What the fans in an electric fireplace will be used for behind the glass doors
  • How to choose between a product with an infrared heater versus other types of heating elements
  • Why you should pick an electric fireplace over one with a wood burning stove or a natural gas fireplace
  • Why choosing an electric powered fireplace reduces the hassle
  • What will the simulated glass logs look like, and how this makes the flames appear different than they do on flat-screen products
  • Whether or not the simulated flames generate heat
  • The answer to the question of “Do electric fireplace inserts have fans?”

Do Electric Fireplace Inserts Have Fans That Are Similar To Ones You’re Familiar With?

If you have an electric fireplace, you may be wondering what type of fan will be in it, and the answer to that question depends on the specific product that you choose. However, they will generally be designed to move air over the heating element prior to being distributed back into the air.

If there is a fan, it will generally not impact the volt number that your fireplace requires. Furthermore, the presence or absence of a fan will not influence whether or not the product is able to create a realistic flame. However, all electric powered products will not need a fan for venting, which is because the flame effect is generated by LED lights.

Will You Be Able To Change The Fans In An Electric Fireplace?

The answer to this question will depend on the specific type of electric fireplace that you have. In some cases, you will be able to change the fan to one that is more powerful or uses less electricity. However, changing the fan is more difficult for some products. If you have any questions about changing the fan of a specific product you have, call customer support for assistance.

What Are The Fans Made Out Of?

The fans can be made out of metal, but other products use a plastic fan. In most cases, the material that the fan is made out of will not make any difference in its efficiency. Also, it does not make any difference in the flame effect of your firebox. The flames in your electric firebox are generated by LED lights rather than the fireplace heater itself.

How Is The Air Distributed If The Product Does Not Have A Fan?

If your electric fireplace does not have a fan, the air is not likely to be distributed as efficiently. This can reduce the total output of your new electric fireplace, but the extent of the reduction varies considerably from one product to another.

However, that does not mean that the air will not be distributed throughout the room at all. In fact, heat will still be radiated out from the heating coils, and air currents in your home will distribute the heated air.

Are There Other Ways To Facilitate Air Distribution?

You can facilitate air distribution by opening doors to rooms near the fireplace. If you open doors to adjacent rooms, it will improve the overall effectiveness of the fireplace. However, the temperature in the room that the electric fireplace is in will not rise as much as it would otherwise.

This is not the only way that you can distribute the heat. Installing a fan in rooms that are located adjacent to the fireplace will draw the heated air into these zone heating areas. While the airflow from the fan will make the room feel cooler, you can shut it off when you enter. So, this can be a highly effective way to distribute air throughout your home.

Furthermore, it’s best to make sure that the fireplace is placed on the lowest floor of your home. That’s because warm air tends to rise, and cold air tends to sink. As a result, a fireplace that is located on the first floor will be far more effective than one located on an upper floor.

Also, the fireplace mantel can allow an electric heater, propane or natural gas heater, or wood fireplace to distribute heat throughout your home more effectively. This can make a plug-in fireplace more effective as a supplemental heat source, which is due to the airflow from it occurring slightly above floor level.

Is The Fan One Of The Most Important Factors In The Effectiveness Of The Heater?

While the fan is an important factor in the effectiveness of electric heaters, it is not the only factor to consider, and it is not the largest factor to consider. In fact, the size and temperature of the heating coils that are used are considered to be the most important factors to consider. This buying guide will give you information about why our products are better than what you’ll find on Amazon and may be an improvement over your existing fireplace.

Why Do Some Electric Fireplaces Have Fans While Others Don’t?

There are several reasons why some electric fireplaces do not have fans. Some of them are too small to have room for a fan, which is why some tabletop fireplaces do not come with a fan.

What Are The Differences Between The Fan In An Electric Fireplace And An Electric Furnace?

Both of these products are likely to use a fan, but the fans in an electric furnace will be much more powerful. That’s because they are designed to push large amounts of warm air through ducts, which will be used to heat all of the living space in your home. In fact, there will be multiple fans, which are used to push air into multiple ducts. In addition, there usually are fans located within the duct system to push air to all of the vents in your house.

How Powerful Are The Fans That Are Used In An Electric Fireplace?

This varies significantly from one product to another. However, they are usually around as powerful as a tabletop fan, but they can be significantly stronger in larger electric fireplaces. For instance, all of the products that we offer have a somewhat stronger blower than most other electric fireplaces, which is due to the larger size of a full-size fireplace compared to a small space heater.

Can You Adjust The Fan In An Electric Fireplace?

That depends on the specific type of electric fireplace that you have. Some electric fireplaces will allow you to adjust the intensity of the blower, and others will even allow you to adjust both the intensity and direction of the fan. This can allow you to direct the heat to certain parts of a room, which can ensure that the fireplace is directing heat towards people.

In some cases, the fan’s intensity and/or direction can be adjusted with a dial. However, in other cases, there will be numerical settings that you can choose from. Furthermore, some electric fireplaces automatically change the fan setting when you change the heat setting, and it is not possible to control the fan alone.

Where Can The Fan Be Found?

The fan will generally be found near the heating element. This is usually a different part of the fireplace than where the simulated flames are displayed. In most cases, it’s near the bottom of the fireplace. In many cases, a fan can be found on both the front and back of the fireplace, which allows air to be brought in and sent over the heating element.

Do The Simulated Flames Provide Any Heat?

The simulated flames do not generate any heat. The realistic flame is purely a visual display, and the heat is generated by the heating coils underneath the display screen. This means that you will have the highly unique experience of actually being able to touch the fire without getting burned. This certainly is not possible with a real flame. However, the glass logs add an exceptionally realistic touch to the simulated fire.

You Won’t Have To Worry About Chimney Cleaning

Electric fireplaces do not release any form of emissions, which means that you won’t have a chimney that needs to be regularly cleaned. Not only does this create an expense, but the creosote that builds up can cause fires if it is ignored for too long. In fact, failure to properly clean a chimney is one of the most common causes of house fires in the US and many other countries.

Is Anything Released By An Electric Fireplace, Such As Steam?

Nothing is released from an electric fireplace other than warm air. While many people have the misconception that electric fireplaces release some sort of exhaust, this is not the case. Not only is there no combustion, but there are no chemical reactions that take place in the fireplace at all.

This means that there is not any sort of vapor that is released, and the product will not produce any form of waste. So, if you’re wondering, “Do electric fireplace inserts have fans to get rid of exhaust?”, the answer is always no.

If You Think You See A Fan On Your New Electric Powered Fireplace, It May Not Be What You Think It Is

Typically, you will find a grate on an electric fireplace. However, it might not be a vent. Even if you have a vent-free fireplace, there still will usually be a grate over the area where the coils are located. This is there to prevent burns that result from someone accidentally touching the heated material underneath.

However, you will often find a similar grate on a product that does include a fan, which causes it to need an intake vent and another vent for heat output. This is not something that you will notice on a product that uses infrared quartz.

How Can You Tell If It’s Actually A Vent?

If there is a fan inside of the fireplace that you choose, you will notice that there is a noticeable airflow of heated air coming from the grate that it’s being released from. If you do notice this, you can be sure that the product does have a fan, and the grate is actually covering an outflow vent. Typically, you will find this on products that are designed to heat smaller rooms rather than ones that are built for heating a larger area.

Why MagikFlame Offers The Best Electric Fireplaces On The Market

If you need an electric fireplace, MagikFlame offers an exceptional selection to choose from. Not only are there many different types of products that you can choose from, but all of them are affordably priced. This means that you won’t have to break the bank to get a stylish, high-quality fireplace for your living room or anywhere else in your home. 

How MagikFlame Is Built Makes The Products Able To Provide More Heat Than Our Competitors’ Products

Our fireplaces are designed to offer a whopping 5,200 BTUs, which is far more than most electric fireplaces. In fact, a typical freestanding electric fireplace will only generate around 1,000-2,000 BTUs, and the strongest wall mounted electric fireplace products will only offer around 4,800 BTUs. In fact, you would have a difficult time finding another brand that offers an electric fireplace that offers more than 5,000 BTU. Furthermore, the amount of heat that is generated is adjustable.

Our Products Come With A Warranty

Another key advantage of MagikFlame is the fact that we offer a warranty. This will cover damage to your electric fireplace that occurs during the first year. Most other manufacturers of electric fireplaces will only offer a warranty for the first 30-90 days. Some do not even offer any sort of coverage at all, which means that you’re on your own if anything malfunctions early on. Not only will we pay for repairs during the first year, but we will even cover replacement of your product if necessary.

We Offer Exceptional Customer Support

Another thing that sets our products apart is the fact that our customer support representatives are exceptionally knowledgeable and easy to talk to. So, you can count on them to answer any questions that you have about problems that come up, installation, and anything else related to MagikFlame products. This includes our payment plans and financing as well. You can reach us easily by phone, email, or online chat.

We Offer An Exceptionally Realistic Simulated Flame

Our simulated flames make use of highly complex patterns, and they are generated with LED lights rather than conventional light bulbs. Not only that, but MagikFlame reviews often talk about how our simulated flames are exceptionally realistic. Furthermore, there are 30 different settings on the electric fireplace insert that you pick from, which all come with crackling log sounds that are adjustable. Also, changing the settings is easy, and it’s possible to change them with a remote control.

Our Fireplace Insert And The Rest Of The Machine Will Be Built To Last

If you are looking for a fireplace that will last for many years to come, the products offered by MagikFlame are among the best to choose. The MagikFlame story includes the fact that we have many years of experience in the industry.

This means that all of our products are built with the highest quality materials, and they are also manufactured to the highest standards of quality. Every part of our products goes through an intensive quality control process (including the fireplace insert), and reviews of our products will show you that our products are likely to last for an exceptionally long period of time.

We Offer Tips On Decorating The Room That Your Fireplace Is In

In order to create the right atmosphere in your living room or den, it’s important to use the right home decor. Luckily, you can browse photos on our website to figure out what will be best for your home. This can make it easy to come up with a design that will be perfect for you and the entire family, which will incorporate the 5,200 BTU electric fireplace insert on our dimplex, mounted, and freestanding products.

We Offer Luxury Products And Exceptional Financing

We offer our luxury products with financing partner to deliver low interest financing. This is not something that you would be able to find from most other sources of electric fireplaces.

The fact that our products can be placed near your tv stand, come with a log set, are capable of creating an exceptional ambiance, can heat a room that’s many square feet, do not require a flue, and all the other exceptional attributes of our fireplaces makes them a better value than other infrared electric fireplace options. Not only that, but it would be difficult to find a gas fireplace that offers such an exceptional value along with a thermostat that can be changed with a remote control.

Buy Our Products Today From Our Website

You can order our products online — shipping costs are low. This is something that sets us apart from other vendors of electric fireplaces. If you are interested in what we offer, it’s easy to browse the selection on our website and place an order.

Furthermore, our powerful electric fireplace insert can heat an exceptionally large number of square feet. In fact, they can be even more powerful than a traditional fireplace, including some dimplex models and freestanding options. So, check out our website and pick out one of our products for your home. 

References

https://fireplaceuniverse.com/do-electric-fireplaces-have-blowers/

https://www.lowes.com/n/buying-guide/electric-fireplace-buying-guide

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