What is a Fireplace Insert?

Not sure if a fireplace insert is right for your home? Not even sure what it exactly is?

In the guide below, Supreme Fireplace & Hearth provides all the details about fireplace inserts for wood, electric, and gas fireplaces. 

What is a Fireplace Insert?

Unlike traditional fireplaces, fireplace inserts are fireproof boxes that are normally closed off in steel or cast iron to trap the heat. Essentially, they’re designed to increase the efficiency of an existing fireplace. 

When installed properly, fireplace inserts are a great source of heat and are more efficient than traditional fireplaces. 

Electric Fireplace Inserts

Since electric fireplace inserts require no ventilation, they’re the least complicated option for inserts. They also allow you to adjust the flame size and can be used with or without the heat component. This can be especially beneficial during a humid Indiana summer, where you can strictly use the fireplace for ambiance; not heat. 

Most notably, electric fireplace inserts are cost-efficient and can significantly lower your utility bill, as well as installation and maintenance costs. As the more energy efficient heating option, they’ll also reduce your carbon footprint. 

Additionally, electric fireplace inserts come in a range of sizes and designs to best suit your taste. 

If you have an existing masonry fireplace, consider installing an electric insert from Supreme Fireplace and Hearth. Contact us today for more information.

Wood Fireplace Inserts

If you have a drafty, open wood fireplace, you can update it with a wood burning insert. 

These inserts dramatically increase the heat output and wood burning efficiency, while maintaining the unmatched ambience of a wood fireplace.

Check out the EPA certified wood burning fireplace inserts we offer, and give us a call when you’re ready to take your fireplace to the next level. 

Gas Fireplace Inserts 

The third option is a direct vent gas fireplace insert. These inserts use a high-temperature glass panel to separate the hot area of the gas insert from the inside of your home. 

The benefits of a direct vent gas fireplace insert are vast, and include:

  • A more realistic looking flame
  • Zero heat loss
  • Increased indoor air quality

Depending on your home, the direct vent gas fireplace insert could be the perfect fireplace for you (and benefit your home in the long run). 

Check out the direct vent gas fireplace inserts we offer

Is a Fireplace Insert Right For Your Home?

Fireplace inserts are easily installed into homes with the right team, and can be the best option for your fireplace needs. 

Whether you want a wood, gas, or electric fireplace insert, Supreme Hearth & Fireplace is proud to be the best company in Wabash Valley for all your home’s comfort systems.

View our current specials and contact us today to take your fireplace to the next level!

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