Electric Fireplace Ratings part 5, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

BRAND------------WEBSITE--------RATING

FOCALPOINT---focalpointfires.co.uk----1* 

This brand offers both traditional models as well as wall-mounted fires. The EVOKE electric fire gives you the option of eight different video effects. They are wall-mounted and have a 2kw output but their guarantee is not as good as some of the other brands.

FRIGIDAIRE----nuvatek.com----------<1* 

These fireplaces are distributed by NUVATEK and are available at many retail stores. They are wal-mounted units with either log or pebble flame effects. The Chicago model is a portable model. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. 

GAZCO-----------stovax.com----------<1*

This brand is made in the U.K. and sold there and in Ireland. The STUDIO ELECTRIC INSET models are built into the wall and they have a very modern frameless design. They offer a variety of other built-in models as well as wall-hung fireplaces. The warranty is not very good and requires a service call the first year.

GLAMM FIRE----glammfire.com-------<1* 

This brand offers a wide variety of wall hung fireplaces that use LED technology. They are made in Portugal and are available worldwide but the warranty is not as good as many brands.

GOLDEN VANTAGE--goldenvantage.net--<1*

These fireplaces are imported and their website is not much help. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

GREATCO-------greatco.com----------<1* 

This brand is a part of the OUTDOOR GREATROOM COMPANY and offers five sizes of fireplaces. They have electronic controls with a remote but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

HARMAN-----harmanstoves.com------<1* 

These units are from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES. The SIMPLIFYRE range has three models including wall mount, wall mantel, and see through built in units. They have a standard warranty and include a remote control.

HEALLUX-------heallux.com-----------<1* 

This brand is made in China and features wall mounted fireplaces with two heat settings. They offer units with either log or pebble flame effects. Their website is not much help and doesn't have a stated warranty policy.

HEATILATOR---heatilator.com---------<1* 

This is another brand from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES. The SIMPLIFYRE range has three models including wall mount, wall mantel, and see through built in units. The units are sold through dealers and are backed by a standard warranty.

HEAT SURGE-----heatsurge.com------<1* 

These units are made by ANDONG ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES LTD. in China. They feature Amish built mantels and have three operating settings from flame only to high heat. The Roll-n-GloW EV-3 features a new digital thermostat and a touchscreen control panel. You can order the units online and they have a standard warranty but it can be extended to three years instead of one.

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