The Forte 40 Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace 80006

37 reviews
Sale price $499.00
Regular price $749.00

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SKU: 80006
Product Details
  • Designed for flush mount, recessed wall installation with heat vents on the front.
  • Includes remote control for flame color, flame intensity and heat settings.
  • Includes faux log and crystals.
  • Slim frame with a large fireplace viewing area.
  • Life-like LED flames cannot be rivaled by competitors.
  • Supplemental heat up to 400 square feet (5,000 BTUs)
  • All-season flame display can be enjoyed with the heater turned on or off.

The Forte® Electric Fireplace is a 40-inch wall mount electric fireplace that combines the top-rated features of the Sideline Electric Fireplace Series. It offers a realistic LED flame display, built-in heater, and cool-to-the-touch front, making it the perfect size for a build-out accent wall. We see this as a great option for retrofitting in existing fireplace openings where customers no longer want to use gas or wood burning.

Wi-Fi Enabled, Compatible with Amazon Alexa® and Google Home®

Control the Forte Electric Fireplace from your lounge chair using the included remote control or Smart mobile app. Connect it to compatible smart home devices through the app for added convenience. Discover more about setting up the WiFi features. The wireless remote control requires AAA batteries (not included).

Unmatched Realistic Flame

The Forte® Electric Fireplace's true-to-life flame is powered by energy-efficient LED bulbs. With 5 flame settings and 3 colors, you can easily adjust the flame intensity to match your room's lighting or mood.

Multiple Flame Colors

The Forte Electric Fireplace offers customization with three flame color options and five intensity settings. Enjoy the cozy ambiance of realistic flames in orange, blue, or blue-orange hues. The Forte is equipped with 10-color ember bed options that operate separately from flames. The remote control ensures convenient operation for your preferred lighting and heat levels.

Built-in Heater, Year-Round Use

Enjoy the beauty and warmth of a fireplace without the open flame or cleanup. The built-in heater warms up to 400 sq. ft. with 2 heat settings. The heat-free option allows you to enjoy the realistic flames in any climate or season.

Easy Installation

Streamline your space with the Forte® Electric Fireplace. This wall-mount masterpiece boasts a button-free, vent-free design for a sleek look. Installation is a breeze with multiple mounting options. Get complete instructions in the manual or call 800-215-1990 for assistance. Elevate your ambiance with the Forte® Electric Fireplace.

TV Mounting Above the Fireplace

For safe clearance from heat vents, mount the fireplace at least 8 inches from the ceiling. Leave 8 inches of space between the fireplace and a flat-screen TV for TV mounting.

Product Features

  • 3 Flame color options and 5 level variable flame speed
  • Pulsating 10-color ember bed
  • WiFi App (Alexa and Google Certified)
  • Thermostat with auto-off overheat protection
  • Built-in timer mode for shut off in 30 minutes to 7.5 hours.
  • Remote control for heat and flame setting (batteries not included)
  • Flames no heat - heat no flames capability
  • Designed for recessed mounting in wall

Featured on HGTV channel 100 Day Dream Home Series
The versatile Forte Electric Fireplace is featured in several episodes of 100 Day Dream Home. Read the blog post and see the fireplace accent wall styles.




  • Frame Color: Black
  • Fireplace Dimensions: 40 inches wide x 26 1/2 inches high x 5 5/8 inches deep
  • Recessed Dimensions: 32 1/2 inches wide x 25 5/16 inches high x 5 1/4 inches deep
  • Rough Opening Dimensions: 32 3/4 inches wide x 25 9/16 inches high x 5 3/4 inches deep
  • Fire Dimensions: 30 7/8 inches wide x 17 1/8 inches tall
  • Part number: 80006
  • Watts: 1,500
  • BTU's: 5,000
  • Room Coverage: 400 ft.
  • Fireplace Weight: 44.8 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 60 pounds
  • Voltage: 120v
  • Amperes: 12

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Shipping, Warranty & Returns
Free U.S. Ground Shipping
Applies to Sideline® Electric Fireplaces up to 60 inches and Encase® Wood Mantels

This drop-off delivery is handled the same as any Ground shipment (FedEx® or other) and will be left at the point of delivery. This delivery may arrive when you are not home, so please make any necessary arrangements in the event of your absence or inclement weather. Touchstone Home Products is responsible for the delivery only to the point that the Fireplace is dropped off.

Visit the Touchstone Shipping page for full details.

Optional U.S. Ground Priority Shipping

If you would like priority shipping, please call us at 800-215-1990 to request a quote.

Free Freight Lift Gate (LTL) Shipping
Applies to Sideline® Electric Fireplaces 72" and up, Chesmont and Infinity® Electric Fireplaces, Encase Surround Fireplace Mantels

The LTL delivery will be made to your curbside. Similar to most ground shipments, signature may not be required. Be aware of any possible issues with a drop off delivery if you are not home, or if the weather is an issue.

You are responsible for unpacking your Touchstone electric fireplace, disposing of packing material and placing/installing the product in your house.

Shipment Tracking

We will send you an email or SMS (depending on your selected communication preference) with your order shipment tracking information, so you can check with the shipping carrier directly to track your shipment.

Shipping to Canada

We ship to Canada. You will be responsible for all duties, brokerage fees, taxes and additional shipping charges. Visit the Canada shipping page for more information.

Return Policy

Please visit the Return Policy page for all the details.

Warranty and Product Protection

STANDARD 1-YEAR WARRANTY (INCLUDED WITH FIREPLACE PURCHASE) Replacement of any non-functioning electronic parts and Free phone tech support.

Extend Your Warranty

Extended warranties are available for an extra fee, as shown in options.

1-YEAR EXTENDED WARRANTY 1-year extended warranty (continuation of warranty for 1 calendar year AFTER expiration of manufacturers warranty). Replacement of any non-functioning parts and free phone tech support.

2-YEAR EXTENDED WARRANTY 2-year extended warranty (continuation of warranty for 2 calendar years AFTER expiration of manufacturers warranty). Replacement of any non-functioning parts and free phone tech support.

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Nicole F.
United States United States

Love our inserts!

We have a fireplace that opens up into the living room and the dining room. We bought 2, forte 80006 40” inserts and just love them. They were just a tad short but nothing a little crown molding painted black couldn’t fix. Everyone that comes over goes nuts over them. Great packaging and super easy install! The Forte 40 Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace 80006 The Forte 40 Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace 80006 Review
Marlo SVG verified by SHOP
United States United States

Great quality

Alex K.
United States United States

Overall good product.

My only feedback is the fire sound device upgrade is a waste of $$. You can’t hear it unless it’s right next to you and also it’s manually controlled which defeats the purpose. I thought it would be integrated with the fireplace somehow.

United States United States


We originally had a brick, traditional wood burning fireplace. I was sick of the look and needed a change!! Not to mention how much work a wood burning fireplace is. Who wants to chop wood in the freezing cold, stoke a fire while relaxing and watching a Christmas movie?! My husband built around the brick and completely remodeled our fireplace. The Touchstone Recessed 40 inch 80006 Forte makes it look so modern and love the fact that I can have the fire “burning” without the heat. It makes my living room sooooo cozy!! The Forte 40 Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace 80006 Review
United States United States

Love it

Placed this into my existing wood fireplace. Needed to provide wooden frame, but now looks built in. Used river rocks instead of provided stones for a more natural look! Love it Great alternative to more expensive gas insert!

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