World's Best Electric Fireplace: 

Our top selection for an electric fireplace is from SIERRA PRODUCTS INC. This brand is available in North America and offers portable units that plug into a regular electric outlet. They can operate with flames only or with flames and heat and are backed by a very good warranty. 

Other Electric Fireplace Ratings

We continue our electric fireplace ratings with an alphabetic list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.

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

ACQUISITIONS--acquisitions.co.uk----<1*

These fireplaces are made in the U.K. The brand features a wide selection of models but their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. The X-FIRE units can be wall-hanging or mounted in the wall and feature remote controls. They offer frames of granite, limestone, or travertine for an elegant look and feel.

ACW-------americancomfort.com------<1*

This brand is from AMERICAN COMFORT WORLDWIDE & offers portable infrared fireplaces. They have an electrostatic air filter and an optional charcoal filter for improved air quality. The warranty is not very good and the units are not very nice looking but they can be purchased directly online.

ADAM--------adamfires.co.uk----------<1*

These fireplaces are available in a wide selection of models and are available worldwide. The brand is a part of FIRED UP GROUP but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

AKDY------------akdyusa.com----------<1*

This brand offers inserts and wall-mounted models as well as free standing units. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

AMANTII--------amantii.com-----------<1*

The FIRE AND ICE series offers units with multi-colored flames. The brand is sold through dealers but they have a limited network (mostly in the midwest USA and Canada).

ASTRIA---------astria.us.com----------<1*

This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed with the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. The Capella Series combines a traditional look and feel with modern LED technology. The ARCTURUS model offers multi-color flames and has more modern styling. The warranty on the units is not as good as other brands.

ATTIKA------------attika.ch-------------<1*

This brand offers a variety of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units. The fireplaces are made in Switzerland and are available worldwide.

AVALON----avalonfirestyles.com--------2*

These fireplaces are available in North America and are from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES. The 564 has a large glass for viewing and pulsating lights built into the logs and ember bed simulating a burning coal bed. It has a remote control and offers an optional fan. The HIDEAWAY E model is a portrait style unit (taller and more narrow). It has a unique built-in audio system where you can plug in most of your audio devices and enjoy music as well as the views of the fire. The warranty on this brand is not as good as some of the others.

BE MODERN------bemodern.com-----<1* 

This brand is from the U.K. and offers a wide variety of models. 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.

BEST CHOICE--bestchoiceproducts.com--<1*

This brand is made in China and offers a variety of freestanding or wall-mount units. They have programmable controls with a remote and can be purchased directly but their warranty is not very good.

BRITISH FIRES----britishfires.it-------<1* 

Their modern wall-hung units use LED technology. They offer classic floor units as well but their website does not have a stated warranty policy.

BUHLER--------buhlerfurniture.com---<1* 

These fireplaces are made in Canada and are sold throughout North America. They offer a variety of models that are built into entertainment centers. They are sold through dealers and their website is not much help.

BURLEY-----------burley.co.uk---------<1*

This brand is made in the U.K. and features a wide variety of models. They offer traditional as well as contemporary models including wall mounted units. The flame and heat functions are independent allowing for viewing the fire without overheating the room. The fireplaces are sold through stockists in the U.K., Ireland, and France but the guarantee is not very good when compared with other brands.

CAESAR-------caesarfireplace.com----<1*

These fireplaces use LED flame technology and are wall-mounted. They offer a variety of options and sizes and can be operated with or without heat. The guarantee on the brand is not very good when compared to other brands.

CELSI-------celsielectricfires.co.uk----<1* 

This brand is made in the U.K. by BFM EUROPE LTD. and is sold in Ireland and the U.K. The ACCENT models are wall mounted fireplaces with either a curved black or mirror effect fascia and have variable flame speed and mood lighting. The PURAFLAME units are available in either modern or traditional looking styles and have a 3D display of flame pictures with variable flame speed and real fire noises. The ULTIFLAME models use LED projection technology and have a remote control. They are only three inches deep so can be easily installed in almost any location. The warranty on the units is not as good as many of the other brands.

CHEMIN'ARTE-----cheminarte.com----<1*

These fireplaces are made in France and the brand is a part of EFYDIS. They offer a wide selection of styles but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

CHESNEY'S-------chesneys.co.uk----<1*  

These fireplaces use opti-mist log effects for a realistic looking fire. They are sold in Europe but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

ChimneyFree----chimneyfree.com----<1* 

These units are from TWIN STAR INTERNATIONAL. The feature a variety of wall mantel models as well as their ZEN WALL MOUNT unit. The ZEN WALL MOUNT unit offers four different backlight colors, two flame speed settings, and flame effect with or without heat. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

CLASSIC FLAME--classicflame.com---<1* 

This is another brand from TWIN STAR INTERNATIONAL. The brand features a wide variety of models including corner and wall hung units. They use LED technology for longer bulb life. The units are sold at furniture and specialty stores as well as through dealers. The website has no stated warranty policy.

CLAYTON---------vendord.com--------<1* 

These fireplaces are designed by VDG INC. and made in China. They are basic units and are sold at large retail stores such as Walmart. The warranty is not very good.

COMFORT FLAME--fmiproducts.com--<1*

These units are from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which is owned by LENNOX. They offer traditional fireplaces as well as those with the latest LED technology. Their "MicroBrite" LED technology provides a realistic flame while using up to 75% less electricity. The EASTLAKE II models have a more traditional look and feel to them. The warranty on the units is not as good as many brands.

COMFORT GLOW--worldmkting.com--<1* 

This brand offers a wide selection of models including portable, media center, and stone look units.

CRADLE MOUNTAIN-cradlemountainfireplaces.com.au-<1* 

This brand is made and sold in Australia. They offer a wide selection of models including both traditional and modern styles. Their website is not much help and their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.

DECOR FLAME--------------------------<1* 

These fireplaces are made in China and feature adjustable flame controls. They can be operated without the heater for the ambiance without overheating the room. They offer a variety of models but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.

DENKA------------denkae.com---------<1*

These fireplaces are from RDH ELECTRONICS KOREA. They only offer one model but it has three heat settings and traditional styling. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

DIM'ORA--------  dim-ora.it  ----------<1* 

This brand offers a variety of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

DIMPLEX--------dimplex.com----------<1* 

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.

DREAMFLAME----dreamflame.cn------<1* 

This brand is made in China and features a wide variety of models to fit the d├ęcor 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.

EVEN GLOW------nuvatek.com---------<1*

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.

EVONIC FIRES--evonicfires.co.uk----<1*

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.

FIAMMA-----fiammafireplaces.com---<1* 

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.

FIREPLACE XTRORIDINAIR-fireplacex.com--<1* 

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.

FIRESENSE-------firesense.net--------<1* 

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.

FLAMELUX-----homestarltd.com------<1* 

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.

FLAMERITE----flameritefires.com-----<1* 

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.

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 wall-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.

HEAT & GLO-----heatnglo.com--------<1* 

This is another brand from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES. The SIMPLIFIRE range has three models including wall mount, wall mantel, and see through built in units. The units are sold through dealers in the USA and Canada but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.

HOLLY & MARTIN-hollyandmartin.com-<1* 

This brand is manufactured and distributed by SEI. The MOFTA model has two heat settings but the guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.

HOMCOMFORT-------------------------<1* 

This brand is from UNITED STATES STOVE COMPANY. They offer three sizes of wall-hung units that are sold at various discount retailers.

IGENIX----------igenix.co.uk----------<1*

These fireplaces are distributed throughout the U.K. The Hamilton Glass Wall Mounted Flame Effect Fire is a stylish curved wall mounted unit. It has two heat settings and electronic controls with a remote but the guarantee is not very good.

INNOHEARTH----innohearth.com--<1*  

The AMBIANCE CLX SERIES units can be recessed into the wall or wall mounted. They have variable heat and flame settings with touch screen controls. They use LED technology and can be purchased directly from the manufacturer's website but the guarantee is not very good.

KATELL----------katell.co.uk-----------<1* 

These fireplaces are made in the U.K. and the brand is a part of CHARLTON & JENRICK. They feature LED technology and have a variety of units from traditional to modern wall-mounted units. The guarantee for their products is not very good when compared to others.

KUL--------------kul.cc-----------------<1* 

This brand is a part of CONTINENTAL ELECTRIC. They offer a fireplace that can be wall-hung or floor-standing. It has an LCD display and a remote but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

LIFE SMART-lifesmartproducts.com--<1* 

The Lifepro range offers electric fireplaces that use infrared technology. They feature digital controls and a remote but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

LOPI----------lopistoves.com------------3* 

This brand is from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES and is available in North America and Australia. The 21E units are portrait style wall mounted units that use LED flame technology. They have a 1200 watt heater and a fan to circulate the heat. The units are sold through dealers and backed by a good warranty.

MAGIGLO-----magiglo.co.uk----------<1* 

This brand is a part of BURLEY APPLIANCES and are made and sold in the U.K. The Insight Electric is a basic fireplace with manual controls. 

MAJESTIC---majesticproducts.com---<1* 

This brand is from MONESSEN HEARTH SYSTEMS CO. The SIMPLIFIRE models are available in a range of sizes to suit any application. They have a built in thermostat and offer remote control of flame height, ember intensity, and the ambient light. The warranty is not as good as many brands.

MASTERFLAME--homestarltd.com----<1* 

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.

MATCHLESS---matchlessfires.co.uk---<1* 

These fireplaces are from CHARLTON & JENRICK in the U.K. They have a variety of models and feature LED technology but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

MELCHIONI---  melchioni-family.it  ---<1*

The WALLFLAME units are wall-mounted and feature a modern curved glass front. They have two heat settings but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

MODA FLAME---modaflame.com------<1* 

This brand offers a variety of wall-hung models that can be purchased through their website. They do not have a thermostat and the warranty on the units is not very good.

MODERN FLAMES--modernflames.com--<1* 

This brand offers a wide variety of models (wall mounted, built in, and cabinet packages). The CLX SERIES features LED technology and touchscreen controls. They are linear fireplaces and are available in five sizes. The HOME FIRE SERIES offers traditional units in three sizes. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

MUSKOKA-----greenwayhp.com------<1* 

These units are from GREENWAY HOME PRODUCTS LTD and are sold through retailers such as COSTCO and TARGET. They offer a wide range of styles and feature LED technology but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

NAPOLEON--napoleonfireplaces.com-<1* 

This brand is available in North America. The TRANQUILLE range offers wall-hung units that you simply hang and plug in to begin operation. The SLIMLINE range offers wall-mounted linear fireplaces that do not include a heater. The ASCENT models are built-in units with a quiet fan and a modulating control. The unit has four colors of light the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

ORTECH--------ortechindustries.ca----<1*

This brand offers a variety of models including both portrait and landscape units. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

PIFCO------  pifco-products.co.uk  ------1*

This brand is available in the U.K. and offers a wall-mounted glass front fireplace. The unit has two heat settings and can be purchased directly from the manufacturer.

PLATONIC-platonicfireplaces.co.uk--<1* 

The ELECTROSCAPE STANDARD LED  models are available in five sizes and offer an optional 2kw heat output. The brand also offers custom made fireplaces but their guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

PLEASANT HEARTH--ghpgroupinc.com--<1* 

This brand is from GHP GROUP INC. and can be purchased online or through many hardware/home improvement retailers. They offer a large selection of models to match your tastes and feature realistic flames with glowing embers. The units have three stages of flames and five stages of temperature control and all of the functions can be conveniently controlled by remote. The warranty is not as good as many of the other brands.

PORTLAND WILLAMETTE--portwill.com--<1* 

This brand offers a wide variety of units from stand alone fireplaces to built-ins and inserts. They have two heat settings and a remote control. The units are made in the USA and can be purchased directly from their website but it does not have a stated warranty policy.

PURAFLAME----puraflame.com--------<1*

This brand offers a variety of models featuring LED flames and backlights. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. 

PRAGGA---------pragga.com------------<1* 

The AMBIANCE CLX series features wall-mounted fireplaces with LED technology. They have touch screen controls and are available in three sizes but their website is not much help.

QUADRA-FIRE  --quadrafire.com------<1* 

The SimpliFire range offers built-in, wall-mounted, and cabinet models. The brand is from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES but the warranty is not very good.

REAL FLAME----realflame.com---------<1*

This brand offers a variety of wall-hung or floor standing fireplaces. They feature programmable controls with a remote and use LED technology. They can be purchased directly through their website but the guarantee is not very good.

RICHEN-------- electric-fire.com -----<1* 

These units are made in China. They offer a wide selection of wall mantel and wall mounted units. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

ROBINSON WILLEY--robinsonwilley.co.uk--<1*

This brand is a part of GDC GROUP and is made and sold in the U.K. The SUPERECO CLASSIC II fireplace uses LED technology but the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

RUBY FIRES-----rubyfires.com--------<1* 

These fireplaces are sold throughout Europe. They have adjustable flames, thermostatic control, and a remote for convenience. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

SEI---------------seidal.com------------<1*

This brand is imported by SOUTHERN ENTERPRISES INC and offers a variety of models. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

SIERRA-----sierraproductsinc.net-------5*

This brand is available in North America and offers portable units that plug into a regular electric outlet. They can operate with flames only or with flames and heat. They have realistic looking logs and are backed by a good warranty.

SUPERIOR--superiorfireplaces.us.com--<1* 

This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed with the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. They offer standard, portrait, and linear models and feature a full function remote control. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to others.

TESY-------------tesy.com--------------1*  

This brand is made in Bulgaria and is sold in Europe. The WEF 200 SR has two power settings and the flame effect can be on either with or without the heat. The warranty is not as good as many brands.

TOUCHSTONE--touchstonehomeproducts.com--<1*

The EMBLAZON SERIES offers wall length linear fireplaces up to eleven feet in length. They use LEDs and are available with or without heating function. The MIRROR ONYX model is a wall-hung unit with mirrored glass to hide the logs when the unit is not being used. It has two heat settings and the units can be purchased directly through their website. The guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands. 

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