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I flip the switch and it turns on. Is there something else I should turn on to help blow the heat out? If so, where is that apparatus?

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Simulated gas log fireplaces usually don't have a blower of any type. They depend on the radiant and conducted heat much like there was a real wood fire in the firebox. Look in the manual to determine if a blower was included, but I doubt it because of risk that CO would be propelled into the living space.

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Even though electric fireplaces do not generate flame, most provide the effect of a fire, which ranges from an orange light shined through plastic logs to simulate the appearance of coals burning, to an elaborate flame projection on the doors of some of the free-standing models. If you need a fireplace to heat your home you may want to consider a gas fireplace for better efficiency. If you need a fireplace for more decorative purposes a cheap electric burning unit might better suit your needs. The electric fireplace has experienced a quantum leap from those electric logs with reflective tin foil drums that adorned the hearth while the lava lamps were in vogue. An electric fireplace can add a great deal to a home, in terms of both form and function, and are also very effective at heating up a room.

Electric fireplace heaters simulate the look of a fireplace, but don't actually burn gas or wood like a traditional fireplace. Electric fireplace inserts simply fit into existing fireplaces and provide an artificial fire that creates the warmth and ambiance you want with just a flip of a switch. A modern electric fireplace insert does not require any type of venting system and many units are portable.

Even though these fireplaces do not generate flame, most provide the effect of a fire, which ranges from an orange light shined through plastic logs to simulate the appearance of coals burning, to an elaborate flame projection on the doors of some of the free-standing models. They plug into the wall, and can run on a "flame only" setting, or can be used as a heater, typically with 4,500–5,000 BTU (4,700–5,300 kJ), that can heat a 400 sq ft (37 m2) room. Since there is no real flame or combustion taking place, electric fireplace heaters release no toxic fumes or dangerous gases.

Everyone knows that a fireplace is about more than heat, especially when you're looking at a real fire, when one of the most entrancing things about it is the fact that you can see real flames. Most electric logs use a standard 110 volt power source, and come with various levels of flame of brightness. By choosing a really good set of electric fireplace logs, and particularly those which have a crackling effect and real flames, you can be assured that your fireplace will not be simply a unit in the room to make the room feel warm, but will be something that you enjoy looking at as well.

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My 2 year extended warranty just ended 17 says ago and my electric fireplace (QCM707-32) breaks. The heater portion seems to be the defective part. The blower seems to be out. I can turn on the fireplace...


Simple I should think the thermostats have gone. These are silver round objects with one wire in and one wire out. They have a bimetallic disc inside which flips when a certain predetermined temperature is reached. Sounds like yours is flipping out fairly quickly. Can you hear the fire click just after the element starts turning orange? These thermostats are fairly universal and have a number on them which determines the value. Before investigation definitely unplug the fire as this ill definitely kill you!! You can check the thermostat by disconnecting the wires, and checking the resistance from each terminal when it is cold, it should be an open circuit.....no reading....a simple way to see if it is tripping out very quickly, heat it gently with a hair dryer...if it clicks really quickly......definitely the stat. Also, if there is a trip switch, this would indicate a different fault such as a faulty or burnt wire causing a short circuit. Hopefully this is not the case, especially as it seems you are not blowing a fuse or tripping your fuse box. Good luck. Stats on eBay, same as the type that are used in tumble dryers.

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More than likely, the heater element is overheating and the overload switch is turning it off. It could just be a case that the heating element needs cleaning. As they do become clogged with dust and lint, because they take in cool air at floor level, heat it and send it back out. You didn't mention who the manufacturer of your electric fireplace is, but they all work just about the same way (badly, most of the time). Turn OFF the Master On/Off Switch, unplug the fireplace from the wall and leave unplugged for 12 to 15 minutes. Now, would be a good time to clean the interior, if you want to under take it. Plug the heater back in and turn the Master On/Off switch to the On position. Turn ON and set the heater control. If it returns to normal operation, the problem is solved. If the unit continues to have to be reset (if it's a Dimplex) turn the Master Switch Off, unplug the unit and contact Dimplex USA, Technical Service at 888-346-7539 for more information.

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Any timer will work as long as you don't exceed the voltage. The switch you have now is simply breaking one wire, when you flip the switch it lets the wire complete its circuit, a timer does the same thing and the voltage really has nothing to do with it other than a 220 switch would have to break 2 wires .

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