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Forte 40" Recessed Electric Fireplace TouchStone

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Original Price $799.00
Current Price $499.00
SKU 80006

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The Forte 40" wide Electric Fireplace is a uniquely designed electric fireplace by Touchstone that was made to accommodate customers who wanted to see a narrower edition of our Sideline model. Unlike the Onyx fireplace which is designed to be mounted to your wall, the Forte is designed to be recessed into your wall while also allowing you to use its heating feature. Similar to the Sideline, The Forte heating feature is designed so that the heat is released through the front of the unit. Therefore, recessing The Forte within your wall is not a fire hazard. However, unlike The Sideline, The Forte is much taller and narrower in size making it the perfect shape for smaller walls. Another feature that makes The Forte unique is its stone flame.

While most of Touchstone's fireplace models have an electric flame which rises from a cluster of faux wood logs, The Forte flame rises from a pile of white stones at the base of the unit. Like all Touchstone electric fireplaces, The Forte Electric Fireplace gives you the beauty and warmth of a fireplace without the open flame, smell or cleanup. This electric fireplace heats up to 400 square feet with 5 flame settings and 2 heat settings (1000W and 1500W). A heat-free setting lets you enjoy the realistic flames of the fireplace all year round. Like all Touchstone electric fireplaces, The Forte Electric Fireplace gives you the beauty and warmth of a fireplace without the open flame, smell or cleanup. This electric fireplace heats up to 400 square feet with 5 flame settings and 2 heat settings (1000W and 1500W). 

Product Highlights:

  • Designed with front heating vent so that the unit can be flush mounted into wall
  • Includes white stones and crystal
  • Slim frame that features a large fireplace viewing area with life-like LED flames that cannot be rivaled by competitors
  • Heats up to 400 square feet (over 5,000 BTUs)

Product Features:

  • 2 heat settings (high and low)
  • Designed for recessed mounting in wall
  • Remote control for heat and flame setting (batteries not included)
  • Dual mode, operates on low and high heat
  • If mounting under a wall mounted flat panel TV, mount fireplace at least 12 inches below the bottom of the TV.

Specifications:

  • Frame color: Black
  • Fireplace dimensions: 39.25" wide x 28" high x 5" deep
  • Fire Dimensions: 27.75" wide x 14" tall
  • Firebox dimensions: 37.25" wide x 25.5" high x 4.25" deep
  • Shipping carton dimensions: 41 in. x 8.25 in. x 31.5 in
  • Part number: 80006
  • Watts: 1,500
  • BTU's: 5,118
  • Room Coverage: 400 ft.
  • Fireplace Weight: 50 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 60 pounds
  • Voltage: 120v
  • Amperes: 11 and up

The New Design
Free of distracting buttons and vents, The Forte Electric Fireplace features a streamlined mounting design for easy installation inside of a wall. Mounting is available on the back or sides of the unit. Simple to operate, the fireplace's heat and flame settings are fully controlled by a hand held remote. The 14-inch high glass display showcases the realistic flames beautifully; while small, unobtrusive heat vents on the glass keep the focus on the fire.

Unmatched Realistic Flame
The true-to-life flame sets Touchstone electric fireplaces apart from other brands. With its large 14" high flame display and distinctive contrasting white stone base, The Forte Electric Fireplace's flames are more intense than other electric fireplaces. The flame of The Forte Electric Fireplace is so realistic, friends will think it is a gas fireplace and will be cautious about placing their hands near the flame. Energy efficient LED bulbs power the flame. The Forte Electric Fireplace has 5 flame settings, from a soft ember to a full raging fire which brings the 27" x 14" flame area alive. With a touch of the remote control, you can adjust the flame intensity to match the lighting of your room or your mood.

Heat Setting
The Forte features a classic black glass finish, with 3/4" slots above and below the flame for the fireplace's heater operation. It has two heat settings and is designed to add heat to a room up to 400 square feet. The heating element warms up quickly and creates a cozy setting, especially when used in combination with your home's primary heating source. The heat setting is controllable from the remote control. Versatile for use in any season, you can adjust the fireplace settings to enjoy the flame without the heat in warm weather.

How Does the Forte Electric Fireplace Compare?
Like The Sideline Recessed Electric Fireplace, The Forte Electric Fireplace's design allows both recessed wall installation and wall mounted installation. The heat vents for both units are on the front glass displays so that the heating features can be used when recessed into your wall. The Forte Electric Fireplace has smaller 3/4" heat vents, compared to the Sideline Electric Fireplace's 1" heat vents. Size-wise, The Forte Electric Fireplace is 6.5" taller and 10 " narrower than The Sideline Electric Fireplace, which may make in-wall installation easier in some instances. The Forte Electric Fireplace boasts our tallest flame display, which gives the look of a more intense fire. The base of The Forte Electric Fireplace is accented with stones, while The Sideline Electric Fireplace features wood logs at the flame base.

Mounting and Use
The Forte Electric Fireplace is designed for insertion in your wall. Complete instructions are available in the downloadable manual. Mounting The Forte Electric Fireplace into a recessed position can be accomplished by mounting from the back panel of the fireplace (6 screw holes) or from the side using vertical supports (4 screws). The glass display area is securely held in place by four bracket hooks and four screws. For installation, simply remove this glass cover to access the mounting screw holes. As with all electric fireplaces, Touchstone recommends placement of The Forte Electric Fireplace at least 20 inches below your ceiling. In some instances, customers have placed The Forte Electric Fireplace under a wall mounted, flat screen television. When mounted below a TV, we recommend mounting the fireplace at least 12 inches below bottom of the TV.

The Forte Electric Fireplace can be mounted on your wall, instead of inside it. By removing the glass front, the screw holes for mounting are clearly exposed on the back of the unit, and make wall hanging easy.

Note: before mounting The Forte Electric Fireplace, insert the included white stones onto the flame base tray inside of the fireplace unit.

Product Warranty:

INCLUDED IN STANDARD 1-YEAR WARRANTY (INCLUDED WITH FIREPLACE PURCHASE):

  • Replacement of any non-functioning electronic parts

INCLUDED IN EXTENDED 2-YEAR WARRANTY ($69):

  • 2-year warranty (2 years full replacement)
  • Replacement of any non-functioning parts
  • Toll-Free Customer Service & Support (English & Spanish speaking) includes cleaning instructions for stain removal, cleaning products, and/or assistance from a professional cleaner or a repair technician.

BTUs 5118
Product Depth 5"
Product Height 39.25"
Product Weight 50 pounds
Product Width 28"

Order today and be confident that you will receive your order quickly and easily. In general, heavier Fireplaces and Heating Equipment ship within 3-5 business days and are delivered via freight and curbside. Smaller items that ship non-freight are delivered to your door, like regular Fedex/UPS shipments.

Most packages arrive within a week of shipment. Place your order today and leave the rest to us!

The shipping cost for 2nd Day Air is $135 for all non-freight heating equipment products, and $185 for non-freight Overnight Delivery. You can choose either of these shipping options during your checkout. The best way to get your item quickly is to order online today.

Heavy freight items, such as Fireplaces and Patio Heaters, can only be shipped truckline/freight and cannot be rushed as they travel by 18-wheeler trucks.

Order today and get your order or Fireplace in a few days!

Most custom products (Fireplaces) are made to order and take 7-14 business days to build. This includes custom colors and upholstery.

If you require inside delivery, please let us know in the notes section when ordering or email us afterwards for a White Glove Delivery quote.

Freight shipments are free to commercial addresses only. All residential addresses incur an additional $100 fee due to the stricter carrier insurance requirements.

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, our customer service department can arrange a return authorization within 14-30 days, depending on the manufacturer. Please note:

  • Customized or upgraded order/products are non-refundable.
  • Used products are non-refundable

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions and please review our return policy on damaged items below.

All products that are custom-made, which includes all Fireplaces and Firepits with custom finishes, custom widths and options, premium colors, and leather upholstery are not cancelable or refundable as they are made to order.

Once the manufacturer begins building your product, they have invested in the resources required to build it and cannot cancel the order, nor provide a refund if you choose to cancel.

If your order/box appears to have gotten damaged during shipping, please contact us immediately.

  • Make a note of the damage when you sign for the package.
  • Take photos of the damaged item and email us at support@DecoBlaze.com.
  • Report concealed damage within calendar 5 days of receipt of the merchandise.
  • Immediately report any shortage of boxes--the number of boxes will be shown on the delivery receipt which you sign.
  • Do not discard either the packaging or the item under any circumstance.

Examples of damage to a box are: rips, holes, crush, dings, etc.

We will do our best to expedite a replacement unit/parts to you at no cost. All approved returns need to be issued an RMA number (return authorization number) before being shipped back.

Failure to follow the above procedures or to note damage on the delivery receipt will nullify all shipping insurance and our ability to refund or replace your product. No exceptions.

The fastest and easiest way to cancel an order is to reply to the instant order confirmation you received when you place your order online. Cancellations must be submitted prior to the item shipping, otherwise you will be responsible for all shipping charges and any manufacturer restocking fee.

Please also review exclusions for custom-made orders under "Are custom-made items refundable?"

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, our customer service department can arrange a return authorization within 15 days of the receipt of your merchandise.

  • The product must be returned in new condition in the original boxes with all the paperwork for refunds, credit, or exchange.
  • Shipping charges are not refundable.
  • If you received a free shipping promotion when ordering, the full shipping amount will be deducted when getting a refund or exchange.
  • Some companies allow exchanges only within the return periods (see Absolute Satisfaction Return Policy above, or if you are unsure, please contact us prior to ordering).

Please email us for more information.

Restocking fees vary based on the manufacturer (15-35%). Please reach out to us before placing an order and we will inform you of any restocking fees by manufacturer or brand.

Please email us at support@decoblaze.com for more information or any questions you might have.

Thank you for choosing Deco Blaze today!

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A.T.
Straight forward n basic

As title read, it's exactly what we wanted.

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J.M.
its nice

simple design. was a good choice in living room. looks modern like pics.

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