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

With our gas logs ratings, you can cut through all the sales hype and find value. It truly is as if you were taking a repairman with you while you shop! We have searched the manufacturers' literature and compared the brands. We have given you our top picks followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.

 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.


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.

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.

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.


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.  

Other Gas Logs Brand Ratings

You can continue to browse our alphabetical list of manufacturers but, if you are searching for a specific brand, you can enter its name in the search box at the top of the page.