13 best electric fireplaces

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Fireplaces create a special cozy atmosphere in the house. But in modern apartments there is no possibility of installing a classic type with a foundation and a full-fledged chimney, therefore electric models have become the most common option. They differ in size, appearance, power, installation method and functionality. And today everyone can choose an electric fireplace not only to their liking, but also one that will look perfect in various interiors and in rooms of any size.

In the models of the economy segment, the imitation of the flame occurs due to the fan, which makes the pieces of fabric move. The plastic coals are illuminated from the inside and create a special 'glow' effect. Imitation of real fire is used in more expensive models. The liquid crystal screen displays an image that can be changed at your discretion. Often, for the illusion of fire, LED lamps are used, creating the effect of burning out logs. Well, 100% of reality can be achieved with the smoke that is formed with the help of a steam generator and imitation of crackling wood. In this case, the sound can be adjusted or completely turned off.

The specialists of our magazine suggest that you familiarize yourself with the 13 best electric fireplaces, which differ in the method of installation, principle of operation and cost. Professional experts and real users took part in compiling the rating, who helped to highlight all the pros and cons of the models presented.

Rating of the best electric fireplaces

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best built-in electric fireplaces 1 RealFlame 3D FireStar 33 RUB 45,990
2 Electrolux EFP / W-1200URLS RUB 14,000
3 Royal Flame Space 2 RUB 15 900
The best wall mounted electric fireplaces 1 Dimplex Symphony 30+ Sheffield portal RUB 31,900
2 Dimplex Mozart DELUXE RUB 25 110
3 RealFlame Lucca 25 WT + FireField 25 S IR 34 550 rub.
4 Royal Flame Majestic FX + Dublin portal RUB 20,300
5 RealFlame Ottawa WT + Rimini 18 150 rub.
The best outdoor electric fireplaces 1 Electrolux EFP / C – 1000RC RUB 17,599
2 Dimplex nyman RUB 11 900
3 RealFlame Pluton RUB 10,290
The best hanging electric fireplaces 1 Dimplex Modern SP16 RUB 59,900
2 Electrolux EFP / W-1250ULS RUB 16,000

The best built-in electric fireplaces

Built-in models have become especially popular due to the fact that they fit well into any design solution. Electric fireplaces can often be seen in wall niches. They are built into TV stands, tables, wardrobes and other furniture. Recently, models with a bar and wine shelves have become common. The main plus of the built-in type is the saving of free space in the room and giving multifunctionality to things that were initially supposed to be just an interior decoration.

RealFlame 3D FireStar 33

Rating: 4.9

RealFlame 3D FireStar 33

The first place in this category is occupied by an electric fireplace, which produces the effect of a hearth as realistically as possible. This is due to a special 3D simulation technology, while the height of the flame can be adjusted using the control panel. The flickering effect of the coals is due to 7 halogen lamps. Model size: 68,287,030.5 cm. It looks great both in a large spacious room and in a standard living room.

The maximum power is 1500 W, which allows heating up to 30 sq.m. With the help of 2 modes, the user sets the desired temperature at his discretion. In the event of overheating, a protective function is provided, and the fireplace will automatically turn off when such a situation occurs.

Many customers have noted that thanks to the external design in black, the electric fireplace looks very stylish. The built-in steam generator creates a smoke effect and helps to maintain optimal indoor humidity.

Advantages

  • realistic effect of live fire;
  • suitable for integration into standard portals;
  • control using the remote control;
  • 2 heating powers: 0.75 and 1.5 kW;
  • sound imitation of firewood crackling;
  • auto shutdown when overheating.

disadvantages

  • the price is about 55,000 rubles.

Electrolux EFP / W-1200URLS

Rating: 4.8

Electrolux EFP / W-1200URLS

The second place in the rating goes to the electric fireplace from the well-known brand Electrolux. Created with the use of innovative technologies in modern design, it will adorn any interior. The rounded shape and wide width add sophistication to the model, and the ultra-thin depth allows the fireplace to be built into any furniture or niche. The manufacturer offered 4 colors to choose from, which is a definite plus for buyers.

The body is made of MDF, lined with heat-resistant metal tiles inside. Thanks to this design, the risk of burns is eliminated, and you can be calm about the household, especially for small children. Flame simulation and heating mode are independent of each other, but if desired, you can combine the two functions.

Buyers highlighted a modern exterior design, a realistic picture of a fire, its sound imitation, the ability to change modes using the remote control.

Advantages

  • realistic fire effect Real Fire;
  • instant heating of the room;
  • brightness control;
  • decorative mode and heating are independent from each other;
  • function 'crackling firewood';
  • safe use.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Royal Flame Space 2

Rating: 4.8

Royal Flame Space 2

An electric fireplace in an ultra-modern design will perfectly fit into various stylistic directions of the interior, especially in modern and high-tech. Royal Flame has created a model that will allow you to enjoy a realistic image of the hearth and change the types of lights to suit your mood.

The back wall has 3 color modes. The hearth is illuminated in 10 different shades. The remote control will help you change any settings without leaving the couch. Dummies of stones are used as decorative fuel.

According to the reviews, the electric hearth liked the external design. The body is made of high-tech plastic, which is very durable and resistant to damage. The glossy black panel looks very stylish and modern. A realistic effect is added with LED technology, which converts flames into sparks. Many people liked that the fireplace included in the rating can not only be built in, but also hung on the wall, and all the fasteners are included in the set.

Advantages

  • a large selection of firebox and wall lights;
  • remote control included;
  • fast warming up of premises;
  • stylish design;
  • realistic visual effect;
  • economical power consumption.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

The best wall mounted electric fireplaces

Wall mounted models are most similar to traditional fireplaces. They consist of a decorative body and an electrical installation that simulates real fire and creates warmth. The portal is made of various materials, so it will not be difficult to choose a fireplace for any interior style. On sale you can find frames made of wood, plastic, stone, veneer, MDF, gypsum and marble.

Dimplex Symphony 30+ Sheffield portal

Rating: 4.9

Dimplex Symphony 30+ Sheffield portal

The luxurious electric fireplace of the Irish brand will become a full replacement for the traditional fireplace. It will be the central place in the living room, and will allow both households and guests to gather around it. The portal is made of MDF, which imitates mahogany, and decorative elements add status and solemnity.

The visual effect realistically conveys the illusion of a hearth. The embers are smoldering due to the built-in LED lamps. The heating mode can be switched on separately from the decorative electric hearth. The remote control makes it easy to operate the device.

Buyers noted that the power is regulated from 1 to 2 kW, depending on the heating area or the desired temperature. The electric fireplace fits perfectly into the classic interiors of apartments and country houses, and will also become a resting place in public places: hotels, restaurants, sanatoriums. The respondents identified as a plus the presence of built-in filters for air purification.

Advantages

  • noble design;
  • Purifire air filtration system;
  • smoldering effect of coals;
  • 2 heating modes;
  • the most realistic imitation of a fire;
  • control of the remote control.

disadvantages

  • cost within 65,000 rubles.

Dimplex Mozart DELUXE

Rating: 4.8

Dimplex Mozart DELUXE

Another wall-mounted electric fireplace from Ireland is included in our rating. It is made in a combination of colors: black and ivory. The portal is made of MDF and laminate. The universal design allows the fireplace to be installed in rooms with different styles. The real flame effect is the result of the Optiflame system. Firewood is used as a decorative fuel. Heating and hearth work independently of each other.

Maximum power to raise the air temperature in a room up to 25 sq. m is 2000 W. The complete set includes a remote control. The built-in filtration system cleans the air.

According to reviews, the Mozart DELUXE model liked the exquisite appearance of the portal, on which inserts imitate natural gray marble. The fireplace is quite mobile. It can be rearranged, if necessary, or transferred to a dacha or a country house. Rating from experts and buyers: 'excellent'.

Advantages

  • realistic imitation of the firebox;
  • built-in air filter;
  • economical power consumption;
  • heating power adjustment;
  • fire and heating modes work autonomously;
  • remote control panel.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

RealFlame Lucca 25 WT + FireField 25 S IR

Rating: 4.7

RealFlame Lucca 25 WT + FireField 25 S IR

The electric fireplace looks very impressive and realistic, thanks to the backlighting of the front panel with LED lamps. The frame imitates a light wood. The model is suitable for many styles. 4 modes allow you to adjust the brightness of the fire as you wish. The multi-colored flame and the gradual fading of the coals make the hearth as close as possible to the real one. To enhance the effect, you can use the sound simulation of crackling firewood.

In addition to aesthetic pleasure, the fireplace also has good heating characteristics. It will raise the air temperature on especially cold days and will allow you to enjoy the comfort and warmth. An infrared heater is located at the top of the hearth. It does not form a smell, does not burn oxygen, and is absolutely safe for health.

Auto shutdown will occur when overheating. Using the remote control, it is easy to control the process without getting up. Many buyers are advised to purchase this particular model of an electric fireplace.

Advantages

  • realistic projection technology;
  • additional illumination of the hearth;
  • overheat protection;
  • sound function 'crackling firewood';
  • 4 levels of flame intensity;
  • does not affect the health of others.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Royal Flame Majestic FX + Dublin portal

Rating: 4.6

Royal Flame Majestic FX + Dublin portal

We include in the rating an electric fireplace, which conveys the real glow of the hearth and quickly heats up the room. Decorated in light colors, it creates a cozy atmosphere in spacious living rooms and small bedrooms. The panoramic front glass allows you to observe the mesmerizing effect of the flame and realistic dummies of firewood. The front panel is backlit with LED strip.

The height of the flame can be set at your discretion, a total of 5 adjustment modes. The infrared type of heater has undeniable advantages. It quickly creates the required temperature in the room, does not burn oxygen, while using electricity very economically.

Customers loved the embers fading effect when turned off and the crackling sound imitation. The presence of a thermostat, a shutdown timer and protection against overheating and power surges was also highlighted. All respondents recommend this model for purchase.

Advantages

  • classic design;
  • 5 modes of flame height;
  • sound function 'crackling firewood';
  • flickering and fading effects of coals;
  • projection fire technology;
  • safe use.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

RealFlame Ottawa WT + Rimini

Rating: 4.5

RealFlame Ottawa WT + Rimini

A stylish floor-standing fireplace, selected in the rating, looks very elegant in any interior, thanks to the white portal and black electric fireplace. The body is made of high quality MDF. The protective film protects the surface from damage. The color of the hearth frame is bleached oak. Heating occurs in two modes: 750 and 1500 W. The overheating auto shut-off function makes the use of this model as safe as possible.

The flame is displayed using projection technology. Manual control, remote control is not provided. According to reviews, the fireplace, although it does not have additional options in the form of sound imitation of crackling firewood, adjusting the height and brightness of the flame, fading effects of coals, but its functionality is fully consistent with its low cost. At the same time, the noble design looks expensive and presentable.

The electric fireplace is easily installed, if desired, it can be easily rearranged to another place chosen for it. The Ottawa WT + Rimini model is recognized as the best in terms of price and quality ratio.

Advantages

  • 2D flame technology;
  • 2 power for heating the room;
  • overheat protection;
  • realistic imitation of the firebox;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

The best outdoor electric fireplaces

Floor models are stationary and mobile. Depending on their mobility, they are installed in the central part of the room, or they change their location at their discretion. The latest fashion trend has become electric corner fireplaces, which look great in large rooms, and will also be an excellent source of warmth and aesthetic pleasure in small, small apartments.

Electrolux EFP / C – 1000RC

Rating: 4.9

Electrolux EFP / C – 1000RC

The floor-mounted closed-type fireplace has overall dimensions: 59.363.629 cm. The body is made of MDF with black foil. It not only creates a cozy atmosphere, but is also able to maintain the required air temperature in the room up to 20 sq. m. For this, there are two heating modes with powers of 900 and 1800 W. Moreover, the decorative function can work separately from the practical or simultaneously.

The realism of the hearth is created by the Real Fire fire imitation system. The fireplace is characterized by economical energy consumption. In decorative mode, the power consumption is only 55 watts. Switching on and adjustment is carried out manually, the remote control is not provided.

The fuel is hand-painted dummies of firewood, which makes the hearth even more realistic. A corner module is included, making the model very attractive and versatile. Due to its compact size and the ability to install along walls or in a corner, it can be rearranged at any time and place as you wish.

Advantages

  • very accurate imitation of a fire;
  • linear or angular installation;
  • built-in thermostat;
  • 2 heating powers;
  • laconic design;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

Dimplex nyman

Rating: 4.9

Dimplex nyman

Further in the rating we include an electric fireplace in a retro style, which will take its rightful place in the living room or bedroom. An interesting design will surely attract attention. It is made of MDF with rounded corners. The hearth is located behind durable glass, as close as possible to natural.

The live fire effect is created using the Optiflame system. You can admire the flame or turn on the heating function separately from each other. The air temperature rises in 2 modes: full in 2 kW and half in 1 kW. The control panel is located on the body, hidden from view.

Customers noted that the hearth looks very realistic. Many people liked the design of the model, which can be combined with various options for interior solutions. Particularly highlighted were the compact dimensions and low weight, thanks to which the electric fireplace can be rearranged from place to place or transported to the country. Dimplex Nyman has been given the highest marks by users and experts.

Advantages

  • stylish retro design;
  • light weight – 15.7 kg;
  • large heating area – 25 sq. m;
  • complete illusion of living fire;
  • mobility.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

RealFlame Pluton

Rating: 4.7

RealFlame Pluton

The compact electric fireplace is ideal for small spaces. Made of steel, it looks like a rare exhibit and looks very stylish and expensive. The projection technology of simulating a fire recreates a realistic picture as accurately as possible. The complete illusion of the hearth and low cost became the decisive arguments in the selection of this model in our rating. The heating power is set in 2 modes and works independently of the decorative system.

The control panel is located on the body, it is of open type. You can adjust the brightness of the flame as you wish. In the event of overheating or involuntary surges in electricity, the fireplace is automatically disconnected from the power supply.

According to reviews, many buyers opted for this model, thanks to an interesting design, as close as possible to a real hearth, rapid heating of the room, mobility, and low weight (10 kg).

Advantages

  • realism of the flame;
  • economical energy consumption;
  • protective function against overheating;
  • 2 power adjustments;
  • offline decoration mode;
  • steel body;
  • budget price.

disadvantages

  • not detected.

The best hanging electric fireplaces

Hanging electric fireplaces are wall-mounted just like LCD TVs and paintings. They become not only an interior decoration, but also an additional source of heat. They are often used as bedside lamps in the bedroom. The main advantages of fireplaces of this type: they do not get in the way, do not require complicated installation, they can always be moved to another place.

Dimplex Modern SP16

Rating: 4.9

Dimplex Modern SP16

The first place in this category deservedly goes to the electric fireplace of the famous Irish brand Dimplex, whose products have already been presented in our rating above. The framing of the hearth is available in two colors: black and white. It can be quickly mounted on the wall without requiring any special skills. The illusion of flame is so realistic that it is simply mesmerizing. Enhances the effect of shimmering embers.

Heating power to choose from: 1 or 2 kW. The room temperature rises rapidly. If it is necessary to disconnect, the decorative system can work independently. An important feature of the model: when heated, an unpleasant odor is not formed, oxygen is not burned and air is not dried.

Using the remote control, it is easy to switch modes and adjust the brightness of the flame. Shoppers surveyed gave the model the highest scores for its performance. Experts also recommend taking a closer look at Dimplex Modern SP16 if you opted for wall-mounted electric fireplaces.

Advantages

  • stylish modern design;
  • remote control;
  • setting the intensity of the flame;
  • maximum illusion of fire;
  • uncomplicated installation.

disadvantages

  • high price – about 70,000 rubles.

Electrolux EFP / W-1250ULS

Rating: 4.8

Electrolux EFP / W-1250ULS

A wall mounted fireplace creates the complete illusion of a campfire. The sound effect of crackling firewood immerses you in an atmosphere of relaxation and relaxation. At the request of the owner, you can adjust the height and intensity of the flame. You can also set an image with stones or logs. The width of the fireplace is 900 cm, which attracts the attention of everyone entering the room. Ultra-thin, it looks like an LCD TV and almost blends into the wall.

The MDF body is protected from the inside by heat-repellent steel plates. Thanks to this, the risk of getting burned is reduced to zero. Simulate flame can be operated alone or in combination with full heat (2 kW) or half heat (1 kW).

The model looks good in any room. It is purchased for apartments and country houses, hotels and restaurants, offices and hospitals. All buyers noted the optimal combination of quality and cost of Electrolux EFP / W-1250ULS.

Advantages

  • 2 types of fuel: stones and firewood;
  • remote control included;
  • instant heating;
  • flame brightness control;
  • sound imitation of firewood crackling;
  • quick installation.

disadvantages

  • not detected.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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