Gas Logs Ratings part 2, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Gas logs ratings part 2 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Golden Blount, Hargrove, Hearthsense, Heat & Glo, Heatilator, Heatmaster, Isoflames, Italkero, Jetmaster, and Kingsman brands.

BRAND-------------VENTED-----VENT FREE

EIKLOR FLAMES----------5*------------NA 

These units are available in the USA and are custom built. They feature durable stainless steel burners and are backed by an excellent warranty. They can be purchased directly from the manufacturer if there is not a retailer within 35 miles of your location. eiklorflames.com

GOLDEN BLOUNT---------2*------------3* 

This brand features basic gas log units that are backed by a pretty good warranty. Their website is not much help. goldenblountinc.com

HARGROVE----------------3*------------4* 

The basic models have a standing pilot which wastes gas but they offer an optional electronic pilot kit which is recommended. They also offer an optional remote control with variable flame height to set the right mood in the room. The units are backed by good warranties. hargrovegaslogs.com

HEARTHSENSE-----------NA-----------<1*

This brand is from PROCOM HEATING INC. They offer two sizes of basic gas logs with piezo ignition. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. usaprocom.com

HEAT & GLO-------------<1*------------NA 

This brand is from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES and is available throughout North America. The units are sold through authorized dealers and the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. heatnglo.com

HEATILATOR-------------<1*------------NA 

This brand is from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES and is available throughout North America. They offer a variety of models that are sold by authorized dealers and the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. heatilator.com

HEATMASTER------------<1*------------2* 

This brand features a wide variety of styles to choose from but their website is not much help. heatmaster.com

ISOFLAMES--------------<1*-----------<1*

Their stadium burner features remote electronic ignition but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. earthcore.co

ITALKERO---------------<1*------------NA 

The FOCUS log sets offer modulating control with a remote. They are made in Italy and are available in four sizes. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products. earthcore.co

JETMASTER--------------<1*------------NA

This brand is made in the U.K. The log sets are designed to convert their wood fireplaces to burn gas but their website is not much help. jetmaster.co.uk

KINGSMAN--------------<1*-----------<1* 

These units have variable flame control to help to regulate the temperature and offer an optional remote control. The warranty on the units is not very good. kingsmanind.com

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