Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Review

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Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert

Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert

Those of you who have an existing fireplace opening in your home and don’t fancy the mess or high costs involved with owning a real fireplace, getting an insert like the Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert could be the perfect solution. Here you have a warm fireplace in the comfort of your living room without the threat of wood smoke choking your perfect evening. It is a breakthrough product by Dimplex and deserves its place as one of the best in its line.

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  • Easy installation
  • Remote control with on and off capability
  • 120 volts
  • Plugs into standard power outlet
  • 4692 BTU’s


Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert

Easy to install and operate

The Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Heater, is the brainchild of Dimplex North America Limited (itself one of the very best in the world of electric heating). This spectacular company offers a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial products. It is this very wide reaching range which allows Dimplex North America Limited to create such innovative products as the Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Heater.

With no less heating power than 1500 watts, the Dimplex DFI2309 uses ground breaking flame technology to produce some of the most realistic and exquisite flames one could hope for. For those who have qualms about bringing a stranger into the house and pay him just to assemble something, have no fear as this little unit is a breeze to install, even into the existing contours of your home, be it masonry or a steel fireplace opening, since there is no need for a ventilation system. There gas lines are in no way required. All that is needed after installation is a safe power supply; then it is just a matter of adjusting the unit to suit your aesthetic preferences.

The Dimplex DFI2309 Heater comes predominantly in the colour black. This wonderful little piece of furniture will give you no assembly troubles as it is delivered fully assembled and ready to fit into the space you allot for it. It has a plush black frame glass on the front, a mesh curtain made of metal which is retractable, a naturalistic log portrait and embers which looks realistic enough to cook your dinner over. This model also comes with an on or off flame effect which operates from 3 standard 40 watt candelabra light bulbs.

1500 watt power

The Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Heater also comes with a thermostat to control room temperature automatically according to your wants. The powerful machine forces air into the air heater and can warm a room as large as 150 to 600 sq. feet in minutes. That lazy boy chair of yours need never be left empty during those long, cold evening because the unit comes equipped with a remote control and with chimney sounds to make every evening an event to remember. Nothing but the very best LED technology has been used to accentuate the sight of the fire beautiful fire.

Remote control for convenient operation

Apart from these features, you will also be exposed to the extraordinary visual and audio effects crackling logs. The energy efficient of this product is so high that it can last nearly 100,000 hours. The fireplace can be controlled using the extremely simple to use Multi-Function Remote Control: all its buttons are well labelled and easy to use. On the fireplace, the volume can be pushed up/down within the 5 preset volume levels and the visual flame intensity can also be adjusted in the same way.

Consumer Feedback

In terms of pros and cons the Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Heater has received mostly positive feedback from consumers. Many users have praised how realistic the flames look in comparison to a real fire. The remote control makes it easy to turn on and off. Its quick heat-up time makes it very convenient for heating a room quickly. Consumers are pleased with how quick the fireplace is to install.

Some users have complained that the fireplace doesn’t produce enough heat due to the power of the motor. The remote control doesn’t control the heat setting; therefore you need to change the heat setting on the unit itself.

Final Thoughts

It is hard to look for another fireplace insert when the Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Heater already does so well. Its ease of operation and real log fire effect make it a fantastic alternative to a real fireplace.

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