When adding an electric fireplace to your home there a several accessory items that may be of use and interest to you, depending on the type of unit your purchase. Here is a break down on the types of accessories you could find useful with your installations.
Safer Socket is a wall outlet protectant that prevents your unit from overheating. It constantly monitors the temperature of the socket and plug and shuts off power should an unsafe level occur. This gives you peace of mind while operating your fireplace.
A fire crackler is a small battery operated box that creates the audible noise of a real wood burning fire. Please it in/around your fireplace to help create the full sensory experience of a wood burning fire.
A wall mounted cord cover is a great option for use with wall mounted fireplaces and TV/Media consoles. Wall mounted units that aren’t being hardwired have the power cord running down from the unit to the nearest outlet. A cord cover can be used to hide the cord and create a more appealing display. On the other hand, with TV/Media consoles, you may consider adding a cord covers if you are hanging your TV on the wall above your entertainment center. You can use the cord cover to conceal the various cables connection your TV to your various electronics & components.
Some built-in electric fireplaces have optional wall controls that make it easy to operate the unit with just the click of a button. Place it on a wall that’s most convenient to you for optimum operation.
Some electric fireplace inserts have trim kits available that allow you to easily fill in any gaps between the insert and the opening of your fireplace. These are convenient to use and create a decorative, finished look for your fireplace.
Some of the more value line electric fireplace stoves do not come with remote controls. A universal On/Off remote allows you to turn the unit on with ease; however you will not have control of any other functionality.
The contemporary styled fireboxes and wall mounted units feature crystal, glass or stone ember beds. These media can be replaced with various colored stones, gems or river rock, depending on the desired look you’d like to achieve.