Electric fireplace ratings part 4 continues our reviews with a look at the Dimplex, Dreamflame, Elgin & Hall, Even Glow, Evonic Fires, Fiamma, Fireplace X, Firesense, Flamelux, and Flamerite brands.
These units are a part of the GLEN DIMPLEX GROUP of Ireland. The brand offers a wide variety of models including built-in, plug-in, and wall mount styles. The OPTI-V units provide a very realistic fire with their inner glow logs and the sound of a crackling fire. They are sold at many retailers but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. Some of the models include "purifireair" treatment system to filter and improve the air quality of the home.
This brand is made in China and features a wide variety of models to fit the décor of your room. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
ELGIN & HALL--elginandhall.co.uk----<1*
These fireplaces are made and sold in the U.K. The brand is a part of the BE MODERN GROUP of companies. They are available in a 1kw or 2kw heating capacity. The flame only setting allows you to enjoy the views of the fire without overheating the room. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee on the fires.
The REFLECTIONS model features a beveled mirror surround and is wall-mounted. The unit has two heat settings and a remote control but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is made in the U.K. by CK FIRES LTD. They offer a wide selection of fires including floor-standing (suites) and wall-mounted models. They use LED technology but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
The MISTI-FIRE units use a misting engine and LED technology to produce a faux fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
These units are from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES. They offer linear models, portrait style, and portable models. The 21E model is a portrait style that is designed to be installed in a pre-built cabinet or in the wall. It has a built-in audio system that can be connected to an ipod, mp3 player, or your phone. All of the fireplaces feature easy "plug-n-play" installation but their guarantee is not very good compared to other brands.
This brand offers wall mounted units with a remote control. They are available at many discount retailers or can be purchased directly from their website but the warranty is not very good.
These fireplaces are made in China by HOMESTAR CORP. They feature LED technology and are available in a variety of styles. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.
This brand is made in the U.K. and sold throughout Europe. The Valliant model features an open fuel bed of either pebbles or coal but the guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. They offer wall mount as well as wall mantel (suites) in traditional or contemporary styles.
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