20 Best electric fireplace

An electric fireplace is simply an electric heat heater that replicates the warmth of a traditional wood-burning fireplace. Most electric fireplaces are placed in standard fireplaces, which means that they can no longer be utilized for traditional burning wood. The change however does not mean that the fireplace has no place in your home. In fact, it has become a great feature for many homes and has even been approved by the government as a viable energy alternative. This type of fireplace offers the opportunity to use less fuel while heating your home efficiently during the colder months of the year.

Ameriwood Home Lamont Mantel Fireplace, White,1815096COM
2,984 Reviews
Ameriwood Home Lamont Mantel Fireplace, White,1815096COM
  • Made of laminated MDF and particle board, the crisp white finish is accented by the dark gray marble effect around the electric fireplace insert | Dust and wipe with a dry cloth and if needed, a damp cloth may be used sparingly
  • Product dimensions – 12.6” D x 69.3” W x 44.7” H | Shelve dimensions (each) – 8.2” D x 17” W x 9.6” H | BTU – 4600 | Power requirement – 120V | Weight limits (lbs.) – Center top shelf (30) / Side top shelves (15 each) / Side shelves (15 each) / Lowest shelves (25 each)
  • The fireplace is not originally designed, nor was tested to support TVs | 2 adults are recommended for proper assembly, Room Placement: Flat wall
  • Elegant 3 tier Altra Lamont mantel fireplace brings a bright, beautiful new look to your living room or family room with its white and dark gray faux marble finish
  • The 26” electric fireplace insert offers a touch pad adjustment on the front of the insert and a remote control to change the temperature, flame brightness and heat setting
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Ameriwood Home Farmington Electric Fireplace TV Console for TVs up to 50', Rustic,1794096COM
5,553 Reviews
Ameriwood Home Farmington Electric Fireplace TV Console for TVs up to 50", Rustic,1794096COM
  • Two adults are recommended for proper assembly | Made of laminated MDF and particleboard, the weathered medium brown finish adds a rustic appeal to your living room or entertainment space
  • Item dimensions – 47.68” W x 15.68” D x 29.12” H | Weight – 95.04 lbs. | Amps drawn – 11.6 | Flat paneled TV max weight – 55 lbs. | Flat paneled TVs up to 50” | Heats rooms up to 400 sq. ft.
  • TV Console is equipped with multiple storage spaces for your DVDs, video game systems and cable box
  • If you pressed the FIRE icon button it is possible that the frequencies pre-programmed in the scanner do not include your area | These Pre-programmed frequencies are generally common Police/Fire frequencies
  • Console comes with a 23” electric fireplace insert with a remote control (batteries included) to create the perfect room temperature using LED lights | Clean and Care- Dust and wipe with a dry cloth and if needed, a damp cloth may be used sparingly
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Ameriwood Home Chicago Electric Fireplace TV Console for TVs up to a 50', Espresso,1764096PCOM
2,717 Reviews
Ameriwood Home Chicago Electric Fireplace TV Console for TVs up to a 50", Espresso,1764096PCOM
  • The Ameriwood Home Chicago Electric Fireplace, TV Console gives you the perfect combination of storage with an added fireplace bonus
  • The TV Stand supports up to a 50” flat panel TV with a maximum weight of 70 lbs. and is constructed of laminated particleboard and MDF with an espresso finish
  • Top divided open shelf is great for keeping your cable box or Blu-Ray player and the 2 side cabinets have 2 additional shelves behind glass doors for books and DVDs. The 18” fireplace insert plugs into a standard 120V outlet and can heat a room up to 400 square feet. The insert can be used with or without heat so you can still enjoy the flame effect in the summer
  • Complete your living room with other items from the Ameriwood Home (sold separately)
  • The Stand ships flat to your door and 2 adults are recommended to assemble. The Stand can hold TVs up to 50” wide or 70 lbs. The divided top shelf will hold up to 30 lbs. The 2 shelves behind each door can support 20 lbs. Assembled dimensions: 31.77”H x 47.24”W x 15.87”D
R.W.FLAME Electric Fireplace 50 inch Recessed and Wall Mounted,The Thinnest FireplaceLow Noise , Fit for 2 x 4 and 2 x 6 Stud, Remote Control with Timer,Touch Screen,Adjustable Flame Colors and Speed
4,112 Reviews
R.W.FLAME Electric Fireplace 50 inch Recessed and Wall Mounted,The Thinnest FireplaceLow Noise , Fit for 2 x 4 and 2 x 6 Stud, Remote Control with Timer,Touch Screen,Adjustable Flame Colors and Speed
  • 【Attractive and Practical Design】 50"L x 18.11"H x3.89 "W ,The thickness of the new style is only 3.85 inch while the old one is 6 inch. And it opearates the same as the old one. Also we redesign the location of main power and power cable, which makes the new fireplace more attractive and practical.
  • 【MULTI OPERATING MODES】: Touch screen and remote control;12 flame & LED flame bed color modes;5 flame speed modes;5 flame brightness levels; Specially automatic flame design(the flame color and brightness changed
  • 【ENERGY SAVINGS】: 750W & 1500W modes can be adjusted accordingly for both warm and energy saving purpose. The supplemental zone heating is for up to 400 square feet.
  • 【SAFETY & COMFORT】: ETL Certificate Approved. It also has auto-heat kill safety to avoid the superheating. The heat is good for maintaining the natural humidity within the air without making the room too dry.
  • 【Warranty & Customer Service】: 1 year warranty, feel free to contact us whenever you have questions, satisfied solutions would be provided. You will be amazed at the customer service you receive after the sale! ORDER NOW and consider buying one set for your sweet home. Let R.W.FLAME electric fireplace warm your home and life.
Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control, Navy - DFI-5010-07
244 Reviews
Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control, Navy - DFI-5010-07
  • Durable, metal construction
  • Powerful infrared heater warms up to 1,000 Sq. Ft.
  • 5 adjustable flame brightness settings
  • Use with or without heat for year-round operation
  • Multi-function remote control included
HOMCOM Electric Fireplace Heater, Freestanding Fireplace Stove with Realistic LED Log Flames and Automatic Timer, 750/1500W, Black
988 Reviews
HOMCOM Electric Fireplace Heater, Freestanding Fireplace Stove with Realistic LED Log Flames and Automatic Timer, 750/1500W, Black
  • VINTAGE GLASS DOOR FIREPLACE: This vintage electric fireplace finish in mid-century style and decorated with a glass door, this fireplace projects warmth both in its classic design and its function.
  • BEAUTIFUL AMBIENCE: Use the freestanding electric fireplace with the heat function or independently for an attractive visual with adjustable brightness, providing the ambiance of a gentle rolling fire all year long. Heat space up to 215 sq. ft.
  • ADJUSTABLE HEAT SETTINGS: This electric fireplace heater features 2 heat settings (750W/1500W) with an adjustable thermostat for optimum comfort that you can control.
  • PROTECT FROM OVERHEATING: A thermal cutoff switch is included to prevent the freestanding fireplace from overheating and turns the unit off automatically in the unlikely event of falling over.
  • NO MESS OR WALLET DRAIN: Our compact electric fireplace is a budget-friendly and clean-energy alternative to woodburning fireplaces, providing the warmth and visual ambiance of real flames, but without the cost and clean-up.
Vitesse 50 inch Electric Fireplace Wall Mounted Led Wall Fireplace Floating Fireplace Recessed Electric Fireplace Inserts,Adjustable Flame Color Electric Fireplace Heater with Remote Control,Black
325 Reviews
Vitesse 50 inch Electric Fireplace Wall Mounted Led Wall Fireplace Floating Fireplace Recessed Electric Fireplace Inserts,Adjustable Flame Color Electric Fireplace Heater with Remote Control,Black
  • Multiple Install Methods: This electric fireplace not only can be Recessed or semi recessed in wall, but also can be Wall Mounted, perfect fit for 2’ x 6’ stud wall. Product Size 50"Wx18.11”Hx3.86"D. The thickness of the upgraded electric fireplace is reduced to 3.86 inch and won’t be obtrusive on the wall. It can be installed in the living room or bedroom, but it needs to be kept away from other appliances
  • Energy Savings: 750W and 1500W modes can be adjusted accordingly for both warm and energy saving purpose. The supplemental zone heating is for up to 400 square feet. ETL Certificate Approved. It also has auto-heat kill safety to avoid the super heating. The heat is good for maintaining the natural humidity within the air without making the room too dry
  • Perfect Flame: Full spectrum LED colors for a unique ember bed display 12 flame colors,5 flame speeds,12 ember bed color lighting options.Ultra High Intensity Led lights with large display allows the flame to show burn high enough, flames emerge slowly from the source and then get pulled to the top of the fireplace where they flash in the heat of the top of the fireplace
  • Multi-Function: Remote and touch screen make it more convenient to control every function of electric fireplace, power switch, 1 to 8 hours timer control, independent switch of heating and flame,adjustable flame color and speed, sleep mode function
  • 1 Year Worry-Free: Free replacement or parts for any quality problem within 1 year. Just feel free to contact our staff if you have any issues with this product
SEI Furniture Dakesbury Faux Stacked Stone Electric Fireplace, Gray
19 Reviews
SEI Furniture Dakesbury Faux Stacked Stone Electric Fireplace, Gray
  • Classic electric fireplace w/ stacked faux stone surround; Includes firebox
  • Supplemental heat for a cozy feel in a room up to 400 square feet
  • Fits standard wall outlet, no additional electrical equipment required
  • Use without heater for year-round enjoyment
  • Overall: 50” W x 14.5” D x 40.25” H; Materials: Poplar, engineered wood, polyresin, metal, resin, glass
Bennett Infrared Electric Fireplace TV Stand, Farmhouse Ivory - ASMM-017-2866-S404-T
36 Reviews
Bennett Infrared Electric Fireplace TV Stand, Farmhouse Ivory - ASMM-017-2866-S404-T
  • RUSTIC BEAUTY — a distressed farmhouse ivory finish and a faux-stacked stone fireplace surround distinguish this shabby chic electric fireplace TV stand; a charming and functional upgrade to your space
  • ABUNDANT STORAGE — declutter the focal point of your space; two open center shelves for your electronics and French door-style cabinets hold your DVD collection and more
  • EFFECTIVE HEAT— an integrated 28” infrared firebox produces 5200 BTUs of supplemental heat to warm areas up to 1,000 square feet; practice “zone heating” to warm the room you’re in without cranking up your thermostat
  • LUXURIOUS AMBIANCE — stunningly real LED flame effects flicker from a glowing log set and ash bed; enjoy the experience of a woodburning fire with or without the heat for fireplace leisure 365 days a year
  • EASY OPERATION — the included remote control adjusts the heat and other features from virtually anywhere in the room
SEI Furniture Redden Faux Stone Convertible Electric Media Storage Corner Fireplace, Fresh White
126 Reviews
SEI Furniture Redden Faux Stone Convertible Electric Media Storage Corner Fireplace, Fresh White
  • Electric fireplace offers remote controlled heating up to 400 square feet while lifelike flames and embers burn inside a brick style interior
  • Display and store items with one open media shelf and four tapered shelves inside LED lit curio and place a flat pane TV that measures up to 50 inches wide overall for cozy viewing
  • Crisp white finish combines with white faux stone for transitional style with rustic touch
  • Corner convertible fireplace conveniently plugs into a standard wall outlet with a six foot cord and installation is not required
  • Free standing fireplace piece weighs 102 pounds and requires assembly
DIMPLEX Sierra 72' Linear Electric Fireplace, Model: SIL72, 120V, 1400W, 11.7 Amps, Black
187 Reviews
DIMPLEX Sierra 72" Linear Electric Fireplace, Model: SIL72, 120V, 1400W, 11.7 Amps, Black
  • Three interchangeable media options for the base - log, pebbles or crystals included
  • Alternate between eight ember bed and flame colors
  • Automatic room temperature control allows for a consistent comfortable setting, remote included
  • Touch screen
  • Versatility to be built-in to the wall, mounted on the wall or used with a table stand. Framing dimensions: 64. 4"W x 18. 5"H x 6. 5"D
HEARTHPRO 5-Sided Infrared Stove Fireplace Heater | Electric Fireplace Stove Heater Freestanding Indoor, Realistic Flame Logs Effects and Overheating Safety (Cream)
125 Reviews
HEARTHPRO 5-Sided Infrared Stove Fireplace Heater | Electric Fireplace Stove Heater Freestanding Indoor, Realistic Flame Logs Effects and Overheating Safety (Cream)
  • Classic & Innovative Design: Beautiful Electric fire place heater Wood Stove is compact and durable. The traditional 5-sided Electric fire place logs are lightweight design, better than wall mounted electric heater and best choice for your home.
  • Reliable : This large electric fireplace stove is made with strong and durable material and gives gorgeous look of fire crackle logs. Clear glasses on 5 sides are Safer and give 180 degree view of Realistic Flame.
  • Cozy & Comfortable : Realistic flame effects and Infrared heating technology provides indoor comfort. your small fireplace in comfort of your home.
  • Economical & Faster : This portable fireplace heater is for indoor or outdoor use and Infrared Flame quickly warm up to the 1,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Manual Controls
SEI Furniture Canyon Heights Faux Stacked Stone Electric Fireplace, White
35 Reviews
SEI Furniture Canyon Heights Faux Stacked Stone Electric Fireplace, White
  • Plug-in electric fireplace; Includes 33" widescreen firebox
  • Offers supplemental heat for up to 400 square feet; Remote control adjusts thermostat, timer, logs, and flames separately with ease
  • Temperature ratings: 62-82 degrees at 4 degree intervals
  • Overall: 60.25" W x 15.5" D x 35.25" H; Mantel: 60" W x 15.25" D x 35.5" H
  • Supports up to: 85 lb. (mantel); Materials: MDF, poplar, veneer, polyresin, metal, resin, glass
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SEI Furniture Gallatin Faux Stone Electric Bookcases Fireplace, Satin Black
429 Reviews
SEI Furniture Gallatin Faux Stone Electric Bookcases Fireplace, Satin Black
  • Electric fireplace offers remote controlled heating up to 400 square feet while lifelike flames and embers burn inside a brick style interior
  • Four adjustable shelves and two fixed shelves readily displays and stores items in the living room, dining room, or bedroom
  • Satin black finish combines with black river faux stone for traditional style with rustic influence
  • No installation is required and fireplace conveniently plugs into a standard wall outlet with included six foot cord
  • Free standing fireplace piece weighs 134 pounds, measures 71.75 inches wide x 18 inches deep x 32 inches high, and requires assembly
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Real Flame 8020E-W 8020E Crawford Electric Fireplace, White
348 Reviews
Real Flame 8020E-W 8020E Crawford Electric Fireplace, White
  • Solid Wood and veneered MDF construction
  • Includes: mantel, firebox with remote control, anti-topple safety device
  • 1400 watt heater, rated over 4, 700 BTUs per hour
  • Assembly required
SEI FURNITURE Rosedale Durango Faux Stone Convertible Hidden Media Shelf Electric Fireplace, Sienna
9 Reviews
SEI FURNITURE Rosedale Durango Faux Stone Convertible Hidden Media Shelf Electric Fireplace, Sienna
  • Heats rooms up to 400 square feet and Contains one cord management opening
  • Traditional style with a Sienna Finish and faux Durango stone
  • Overall dimensions are 45.5" wide x 15.75" wide x 40.75" high(flat); 45.5"wide x 28" deep x 40.75"high(corner)
  • Approximate weight is 93 pounds; supports up to 85 pounds; assembly required
  • Constructed of MDF Particle Board poplar veneer Poly resin stone metal resin and Glass
GMHome 60 Inches Recessed Electric Fireplace Wall Mounted in-Wall Built Heater Log Set & Crystal, 9 Changeable Colors, with Remote, 1500 Fireplace, Black
218 Reviews
GMHome 60 Inches Recessed Electric Fireplace Wall Mounted in-Wall Built Heater Log Set & Crystal, 9 Changeable Colors, with Remote, 1500 Fireplace, Black
  • TWO OPTIONS EMBER BED:This wall recessed electric fireplace equipped with both Log sets & Crystals to create an authentic feel & bring interesting DIY assembly. Different ember bed and flame color to match your mood. Gorgeous realistic dancing flames create an amazing ambiance when have party and family gathering in your home.
  • NINE COLORS OF REALISTIC FLAME EFFECT: Realistic log set &crystal flame effect for perfect ambiance with up to 9 changeable flame color (yellow, green, blue, white, yellow & green, yellow & blue, yellow & white, green & blue, green & white). Adjustable flame brightness-5 setting, from a soft ember glow to a full blazing brightness.
  • ELEGANT TIDY & MODERN FIREPLACE WITH TWO INSTALLATION CHOICES: Front face heat vent allows both flush in-wall recessed and on-wall mounted installation. Black glass panel add a tidy and modern look to your room. Ideal fireplace for living room, bedroom, and office both for warmth and ambiance.
  • TWO HEAT SETTINGS / REMOTE & PANEL CONTROL BOTH OK: Flame effect can be operated with or without heat. Fits for room up to 400 sq ft. 1500W / 5,100 BTU's, high in freeing cold weather and low in not so cold season. All year round ambiances. Enjoy convenient Remote Control for power, color, heat, temperature, timer and so on.
  • ONE YEAR WARRANTY & HASSLE-FREE INSTALLATION: CETL certified, Safety cut-off device for overheat protection, safe for kids and pets; Easy & quick installation, step-by-step instructions provided.
Electactic 60 inches Electric Fireplace Recessed and Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace, Fireplace Heater and Linear Fireplace, with Timer, Remote Control, Adjustable Flame Color, 750w/1500w, Black
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Electactic 60 inches Electric Fireplace Recessed and Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace, Fireplace Heater and Linear Fireplace, with Timer, Remote Control, Adjustable Flame Color, 750w/1500w, Black
  • 【Size Guide and Design】:This series of electric fireplaces have a total of five sizes. The size you are looking for right now is 60 inches. This fireplace’s length is 60 inches, the wide is 3.85 inches, the height is 18.11 inches and the weight is 47.39 LB. The whole machine adopts an integrated body, and the material of the body is made of sturdy metal.
  • 【Realistic Flame】: We hired an excellent design team. We have been revising the design of our products in recent years. High Intensity LED lights with large display allows the flame to "burn" high enough, flames emerge slowly from the "source" and then get pulled to the top of the fireplace where they flash in the heat of the top of the fireplace. Customers can change the color of the log and the flame according to their own preferences and there are a total of 12 matching.
  • 【Flexible Control Modes】: Remote and touch screen make it more convenient to control every function of electric fireplace,power switch,1-8 hours timer control,independent switch of heating and flame,adjustable flame color and speed,sleep mode function. The top independent physical switch design has passed ETL security certification.
  • 【Safety and Energy Saving】: Our fireplace has 750W & 1500W two modes can be adjusted accordingly for both warm and energy saving purpose. The supplemental zone heating is for up to 400 square feet. We have ETL Certificate. It also has auto-heat kill safety to avoid the overheating. The heat is good for maintaining the natural humidity within the air without making the room too dry.
  • 【High quality】: We only make high-quality fireplace products, which are of moderate price and you can use it everywhere, such as sitting room and bedroom. Maybe you only spend a little more, but it does bring you a real improvement in the quality of life.
Homedex 50' Recessed Mounted Electric Fireplace Insert with Touch Screen Control Panel, Remote Control, 750/1500W, Log/Crystal Options
1,828 Reviews
Homedex 50" Recessed Mounted Electric Fireplace Insert with Touch Screen Control Panel, Remote Control, 750/1500W, Log/Crystal Options
  • ☀【Modern Home Decor】: The fireplace brings relaxation and comfort into the home, ideal for family room, bedroom, hotel lobby or anywhere supplemental heat and ambiance is needed. Touch screen buttons together with remote control enable convenient user experience, no matter using it in winter for warm heating or other seasons for decorating.
  • ☀【Efficient Two Heat Settings】: Upper front heater blower (vent at the top). Two heat settings (high 1500W and low 750W) can heat up to 400 square feet room quite nicely. The thermostat can control the room temperature from 60℉ to 97℉ to suit user's preference. The countdown timer can be set to turn off the fireplace up to 12 hours.
  • ☀【Realistic Flame Effect】: Ultra High Intensity LED lights provide very bright and realistic flame effect. Two options for ember bed: Log set or crystal stones to meet your need. 9 different flame color settings cater to your desired ambience. The flame effect can be operated with or without heat for year-round ambience. 5 color intensities to control brightness from bright to dim.
  • ☀【Safe and Energy Saving】: Use LED technology instead of gas or oil, save time and energy as this fireplace produces no messy or harmful things, safe for people and pets. And the Homedex fireplace is CSA certificated and equipped with safety cut-off device for overheat protection. The heat maintains the natural humidity in the air, which will not make the room too dry.
  • ☀【In-wall/Wall-hung Installation】: This electric fireplace is specially created for in-wall recessed mounting. Second choice: wall-hung mounted. Just plug in 110V outlet and enjoy. Please contact our customer service team if you have questions about installation, damage or missing parts.

Electric Fireplace – Can it Be As Effective As a Natural Fireplace?

These types of fireplaces require two types of power to operate – electricity and gas. You plug in an electric fireplace into a standard outlet, and the heat from the fireplace is emitted through the outlet. You can also purchase a unit with a built-in thermostat so that the electric fireplaces works when the temperature outside is cold but you want to keep warm. Some units will also allow you to use both types of power at the same time.

In addition to being able to regulate the heat produced, you can also adjust the ambiance of your electric fireplace. Certain models will have a variable speed fan that will help to circulate the air inside the room. This will help to keep the air clean and prevent some of the smoke particles from getting trapped. You can also increase the amount of air flow to increase the overall heat production of the unit. Changing the ambiance can affect the overall comfort of the unit.

There are many benefits to having an electric fireplace in your home. One benefit is the ease of adjusting the heat settings. Instead of having to manually turn the knob up and down, you simply need to flip a switch on the unit. When you leave a room, simply press the same button to shut off the heating.

Another advantage to owning an electric fireplace with this system is the convenience it provides for those that have small children. Most units are very lightweight so you can simply place it on the floor or in any corner of a room without having to worry about the device getting knocked over or pushed against a wall. This is great for bedrooms where small children are asleep or even in the bathroom if there is someone who is too tall to fit under the unit. If you install a ventless unit in your bedroom, you will not have to worry about leaving any flammable liquids or other materials out in the room.

If you are concerned about your electric fireplace not heating as quickly as you would like, then you should take into consideration the fact that most fireplaces have a system that regulates the speed at which the flames are produced. These systems are usually controlled by a thermostat. With the unit on, you will not be able to manually regulate the fire but you will be able to control the temperature of the air that it produces. In order to increase the speed of the fire, you simply turn up the thermostat until you get the desired warmth level. You can then return it back down to its original setting to automatically return back to the temperature you originally chose.

Another thing to take into account when using an electric fireplace instead of a wood-burning fireplace is to consider having a chimney. Many electric fireboxes come with a built in chimney and a few even have a direct vent. Direct vents allow the smoke from the fire to vent directly outside of the home rather than having it disperses through the home. However, all electric fireplaces come with a fan in case some of the smoke does not vent outside. This is why you need to make sure that the chimney is properly fitted and installed.

The overall cost of an electric fireplace compared to a wood-burning fireplace is actually quite a bit more. This is mainly due to the fact that you no longer need to have a chimney or a flue connected to your fireplace. With a gas fireplace, you still need these things but they are generally cheaper to install because there is no need for ventilation. If you do decide to purchase a gas fireplace instead of an electric fireplace, you should make sure that you buy one that is made from stainless steel to avoid any rusting.