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Touchstone Forte Steel 40-Inch Recessed Electric Fireplace with Mesh Screen (#80048)

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A Traditional-Looking Fireplace with Modern Features

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You want the warm, cozy feeling of a traditional fireplace but don't have the time or money for all the upkeep.

A real fireplace is a beautiful addition to any home, but it can be a hassle. Not to mention, they can be dangerous if not used properly.

Touchstone Forte Steel 40" Recessed Electric Fireplace w/Mesh Screen is the perfect solution. This electric fireplace is designed for recessed-in-wall installation and features unmatched realistic flames with a non-reflective metal screen front for a traditional look. Plus, there's no need to worry about chimney cleaning or wood stacking with this fireplace - just plug it in and enjoy!

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What's Included: Electric Fireplace, Log Set, Glass Crystals, Remote Control,  and User's Manual

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Touchstone Forte 40-Inch Recessed Electric Fireplace Video:


  • Forte Steel 40-Inch Electric Fireplace with its front heating vent is designed for recessed mounting in wall but can also be wall-mounted
  • Slim frame with a large 31" x 17" fireplace display area showcases Touchstone's industry-leading realistic LED flames
  • Tallest Flame Display compared to other Touchstone fireplaces
  • Unmatched realistic flames display with 5 flame settings and 3 flame color options (orange, blue, and blue-orange) 
  • The built-in 5100 BTU heater adds supplemental heat to a room up to 400 square feet. The heater has two heat settings (high and low).
  • The metal screen front remains cool to the touch, for added peace of mind when using the fireplace around children or pets.
  • Dual-mode operates with or without heat for only flame effect so you can enjoy your fireplace all year round.
  • Black Frame, Log set, and crystals are included 
  • Built-in timer mode for shut-off in 30 minutes to 7.5 hours.
  • We recommend placing your Forte Steel at least 8" below your ceiling or 8" below your mounted flat screen television for safe clearance from the heater.
  • Plugs into a standard 120V outlet
  • Watts: 1,500
  • BTU's: 5,000
  • Room Coverage: 400 ft.
  • Voltage: 120v
  • Amperes: 12
  • Fireplace Dimensions: 26" H x 40" W x 5 5/8" D
  • Recessed Dimensions: 25 5/16" H x 32 1/2" W x 5 1/4" D
  • Rough Opening Dimensions: 25 9/16" H x 32 3/4" W x 5 3/4" D
  • Fire Dimensions: 17 1/8" H x 30 7/8" W 
  • Fireplace Weight: 44.8 lbs.
  • Warranty: 1 Year 


  • Electric Fireplace - 1 pc.
  • Log Set - 1 set
  • Glass Crystals - 1 bag
  • Remote Control - 1 pc.
  • User's Manual - 1 pc.



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Touchstone Home Products, Inc. ("Touchstone") warrants that its fireplaces and all mechanical parts related thereto (Product) shall be free from defects in materials and workmanship and shall be suitable for form, fit and function for one year from the date of purchase.


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