World's Best Vented logs: 

Our top selection for vented gas logs is EIKLOR FLAMES. These units are available in the USA and are custom built.They feature durable stainless steel burners and are backed by an excellent warranty. 

The Top Vent-free Gas Logs:

Our top selection for vent free gas logs is the REAL FYRE brand. The brand is manufactured by RH PETERSON and is sold internationally. They offer a wide selection of models including their modern alternatives. The logs feature a radiant heat chamber for improved performance and the gas logs are backed by a very good warranty.

 Other Gas Logs Ratings

We continue our gas logs ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.

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

APPALACHIAN STOVE---<1*-----------<1*

This brand offers basic models with durable stainless steel burners. The SOUTHERN GLO models are vent-free and are available in two sizes while the HEET model is vented. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. appalachianstove.com

ASTRIA------------------<1*-----------<1*

This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed with the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. They offer a wide selection of models featuring durable ceramic burners but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. astria.us.com

BEST FIRE-----------------2*------------3*

These systems are made by American Gas Logs and they offer a wide selection of models. The standard models are available in 18, 24 , and 30 inch sizes. They offer optional remote controls including a thermostatic remote and are backed by a decent warranty. americangaslog.com

BUCK STOVE------------<1*-----------<1*

These units are made and sold in the USA. They offer a wide variety of models that are sold through authorized dealers but they use basic technology. The PIONEER vented set has a large heat output at 73,000 btu/hr and hi-lo flame control. The website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. buckstove.com

COMFORTBILT--------------1*------------2*

This brand is from SMG HEARTH AND HOME. They offer a variety of models and can be purchased directly through their website. The guarantee on the units is not as good as some of the other brands. mcssl.com  

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

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

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

MAJESTIC---------------<1*-----------<1* 

This brand is a part of MONESSEN HEARTH SYSTEMS CO. and is available in the USA and Canada. They offer a wide variety of log styles but they are sold through dealers and the network is limited. The warranty on the units is not as good as many other brands. majesticproducts.com

MASTER FLAME---------<1*------------NA 

This brand is from ASPEN INDUSTRIES and features manual vented gas log sets with match lit pilots. The SINGLE BURNER models are for their cheaper "builder series" units while the TRIPLE BURNER units are a part of their "elite series" and provide a more realistic fire. The ELITE SERIES also offers optional remote controls with a 50% turn down ratio. The FIVE BURNER model is designed for see through fireplaces (where two rooms share one fireplace). The units are sold through dealers but they have a limited network and their "lifetime" warranty only covers the logs. All of the controls and the burners are only guaranteed for one year. masterflamegaslogs.com

MONESSEN--------------<1*------------1* 

This brand offers a wide variety of styles and offers units with manual starting as well as millivolt ignition. They feature hand painted logs for very realistic looking logs. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. monessenhearth.com

NAPOLEON----------------3*------------4* 

The FIBERGLOW vented models feature electronic ignition and a modern river rock bed. The VERSO models offer a more traditional look and the ability to customize the look due to their reversible logs. The units are sold through authorized dealers and are backed by a very good warranty. napoleonfireplaces.com

PORTLAND WILLAMETTE--<1*---------NA 

This brand offers a wide selection of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. portwill.com

RASMUSSEN------------<1*-----------<1* 

This brand features the ALTERNA line of non-traditional fires. They are available in three sizes and can be purchased online from the manufacturer. The EVENING SERIES offers traditional logs with "charred through" front logs for a very realistic looking fire. The units are made in the USA and are sold through dealers but their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products. rasmussengaslogs.com

REAL FYRE-----------------4*------------5* 

This brand is manufactured by RH PETERSON and is sold internationally. They offer a wide selection of models including their modern alternatives. The logs feature a radiant heat chamber for improved performance and the gas logs are backed by a very good warranty. They offer control options including standing pilot, manual ignition, and electronic ignition with a remote control. realfyre.com

SIERRA------------------<1*------------NA 

These gas log sets feature durable ceramic logs and a bi-flo burner which provides a realistic flame. They offer units with manual controls and logs with electronic remote controls. The warranty on the units is not as good as other brands. sierraproductsinc.net

SUPERIOR--------------<1*-----------<1* 

This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed with the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. the units have ceramic burners which eliminates the sooting that is common with other burners. They offer a wide selection of models but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands. superiorfireplaces.us.com

SUREHEAT----------------NA-----------<1* 

These units are available in three sizes and two styles. They can be purchased online from the manufacturer but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. sureheat.com

VANTAGE HEARTH------<1*-----------<1* 

This is another brand from FMI PRODUCTS LLC and it offers a variety of models. The "FlameBoyant" vented log sets feature highly detailed hand painted logs and a triple burner with an enhanced coal bed. The units feature a durable ceramic burner but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands. fmiproducts.com

WHITE MOUNTAIN HEARTH--<1*-------1*

This brand is from EMPIRE COMFORT SYSTEMS and offers a wide variety of log sets. The warranty on the vented sets is not very good but the unvented is better when compared to other brands. whitemountainhearth.com

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