Gas fireplace ratings part 15 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Metalfire, Modus, Monessen, Montigo, Napoleon, and Nectre brands.
These fires are made in Belgium and are sold throughout Europe. The AVENUE collection offers a variety of high efficiency closed gas fireplaces with large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These fireplaces are custom made in the U.K. They offer a wide selection with a modern look and feel to them. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee policy.
These brand only offers vent free gas fireplaces and they are only sold through authorized dealers in the USA and Canada.
This brand is from CANADIAN HEATING and offers a wide selection of standard fireplaces and also offers custom built units. They are available in the USA and Canada but the warranty (especially on the firebox) is not as good as many other brands.
The ASCENT units feature a modern clean face design for impressive views of the fire. They have a back-up control system which allows operation even in the case of a power outage to the home.
The VECTOR range (shown here) offers two sizes of linear fireplaces which have an LED ember bed where you can choose your color. Their eFire app allows you to control every aspect of your fireplace from your smartphone for convenience. They are only sold through authorized dealers but they are backed by a great warranty.
This brand is made by PECAN ENGINEERING PTY LTD and is sold through authorized dealers in the USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, the U.K. and New Zealand as well as in Australia. The LEGEND is a direct vent unit with a ceramic fiber lined firebox. The unit has electronic ignition and control with an optional remote but it is for natural gas only. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
We continue our gas fireplace ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products. You can continue to browse our list but, if you are looking for a specific brand, you can enter its name in the search box at the top of the page.