How to build a frame for an electric fireplace insert. Fireplace inserts do come with manufactures recommendations on how to frame out the opening for the fireplace insert. Custom made electric fireplace mantelnice project for troy. The electric plugin fireplace i ordered is a 50 inch insert.
We added a box frame so the fireplace wouldn. Todays project how to build a diy fireplace with electric insert is such a great way to add warmth and coziness to a room. Yes friends im sharing how to make a fake fireplace with a diy mantel using an electric fireplace insert that works with or without heat.
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Create a cut list for your fireplace frame. After much deliberation we decided not to spend thousands of dollars on a gas fireplace but to install an electric fireplace insert which was on sale. You dont need to frame with metal studs for a fireplace insert.
Pick a fireplace shape and size. Do i need to use metal studs to build the front wall for a gas fireplace insert when i already have the old firebox in place. This is a mantel that was painted white for a electric furnace insert.
Simple construction techniques are used to make a custom. Planitdiy is a source for inspiration ideas and how to advice to help you plan and complete your diy projects and connect you with your local independent home improvement retailers. The basement was already heated so we felt that an electric fireplace would provide sufficient heat to take the chill off and add to the ambiance of the room.
5000 btu 1500 watt 24 inch wide built in vent free electric fireplace insert with electronic ignition and. The idea came to design and build a custom surround for the electric fireplace. Electric fireplace inserts.