Installation Mishaps: Wall Mount Electric Fireplace

If you’re bringing home a new electric wall fireplaces, lookout for common mistakes to avoid when installing them on your wall. Even the best electric fireplace have their own flaws that must be catered to.

Getting the Wrong Fireplace Model

If you are renting a place, make sure that you purchase a model that can be plugged in. You are more likely to be wanting a model that does not require any professional hard wiring into the system. But don’t worry, the greatest benefit that an electric fireplace has is that it is able to function with just a standard wall outlet. Just be sure that the location that you choose to place your fireplace has a nearby power outlet adequate enough to be plugged in.

Cutting through a Drywall

While most walls mounted electric fireplaces gives off a cool illusion that it is fitted inside a wall, almost all models are angled to fit into the surrounding plate provided when you purchase. It is advised to read and follow the instructions given before having any installation attempts.

Mistakenly Getting a Gel Mode Fireplace

Customers should take note that there are two types of wall mount electric fireplaces. One of them is a combination of both gel and electric. If you originally intended to get one that is strictly an electric model, not to worry as a gel mode fireplace also gives a choice where it can run without gel. Check if the gel mode fireplace requires you to light a gel to get the realistic flame look.  All electric fireplace models don’t require the use of a real flame to keep warm, however, if you are looking for one that gives a realistic looking flame to add some charm for the winter season, the gel mode electric fireplace is the one you’re looking for.