Fireplace and Gas Logs Reviews
Wood Burning Fireplaces
Superior TM-4500 True Masonry Wood Burning Fireplace
This Fireplace is one of the most realistic-looking, large-sized factory-built Fireplaces on the market today. In fact, Superior's TM is one of the biggest zero clearance fireplaces in the industry. With its rugged refractory interior, massive screen opening and stylish design, the TM easily provides the custom built masonry look that most homeowners desire.
Superior's TM gives builders what they want too, including all the cost saving advanTAGes of factory built zero clearance construction. With beautiful features like these, the Traditional Masonry fireplace makes a grand display in every home. We rated this fireplace 5 Stars for its large, beautiful opening as well as its high quality.
Monessen HWB800HB Radiant Wood Burning Fireplace
If you're looking for a large, elegant woodburning fireplace, you can't get any larger than this 60-inch monster from Monessen. The HWB800HB's clean face design, with no visible smoke baffle, creates an authentic masonry look when the facing is installed right up to the edge of the firebox.
The fireplace interior has brick reinforced with steel mesh for added strength. A tilt-up, heavy-duty grate allows for easy ash cleanup; dual gas knockouts provide for a gas log lighter or a vented gas log installation. Unit has an optional outside Air kit for increased heating efficiency. Recessed screen pockets allow a full view into the firebox. This unit also features a 25-year warranty.
Rated 5 Stars for quality, beauty and elegance in the largest residential woodburning appliance available.
Monessen 320DV4742NVA Direct Vent Natural Gas Fireplace
The Monessen 3000 Series Direct Vent Gas Fireplace offers the latest in innovative design and technology. With its beautiful large glowing ember bed and premium ceramic fiber logs, the 3000 delivers unmatched flame realism to bring the beauty and warmth of a wood burning fire into your home instantly. Universal venting design allows for top or rear venting, which utilizes 4" x 6 5/8" rigid or flexible vent pipe. The unit has a variable Hi/Lo flame control for finite adjustMent for perfect comfort. And with 30,000 BTU input, it will provide comfortable heat in even larger areas. For quality, beauty and excellence, our staff rates this fireplace 5 Stars.
Continental CDV36NTR Direct Vent Natural Gas Fireplace
This fireplace allows you to change the height of the flame and the speed of the fan, making the valve and fan last longer. It also has a variety of appearance options, including the bay window and brass trim, but the best looking fire in a direct vent fireplace makes this a 5 Star on our list.
This can also be converted to LP. Rated 5 Stars for quality, versatility and low cost.
Empire DVS-42RF-NG Direct Vent Natural Gas Fireplace
Empire Comfort System's Tahoe Direct-Vent Fireplaces are simple, elegant and complete. The Tahoe 42 arrives as a decorative unit, but convert easily to a heater-rated system. The Tahoe includes the exclusive Slope Glaze Burner and Charred Oak Log Set. Heat-resistant, tempered glass covers the hearth opening. Louvers at the top and bottom help circulate the warmed Air, and all controls are discreetly concealed behind the lower louvers. You can replace your Tahoe's standard flat black louvers and frame with polished brass or high-gloss black. These accessories are sold separately, so you can create the look that's right for your room.
Take charge of your fireplace with the battery-operated remote control, battery-operated thermostat remote, electric remote control, wall thermostat, or wall switch. The optional FreshAir System blends warmed Air with outside air to continuously freshen your indoor air.
Empire Comfort Systems, Inc., has manufactured safe, reliable heating systems for more than 70 years. They take pride in their reputation for quality products, backed by the best sales, service, and distribution network in this industry. The Tahoe, by White Mountain Hearth, combines the proven technologies with exceptional artistry and craftsmanship to add beauty and warmth to any home. Our staff rated this unit 4 Stars for versatility and quality.
Monessen DFS3224NVA Vent Free Gas Fireplace
This Smartline Fireplace System provides outstanding design flexibility with high heating efficiency, and warm, comfortable suppleMental heat without the hassles of wood. Its glowing coals, and dancing yellow flames and one of the most realistic ceramic fiber log designs in the industry, project a superior realism not often found in most gas fireplaces.
Featuring a millivolt control valve with on/off switch and manual variable flame height adjustMent, this fireplace will add warmth and beauty to your home. The 2-in-1 flexible face easily converts from a circulating to a radiant face, and the new air duct design allows Blower operation with the radiant face plates installed. This unit's flexibility, great looks and high quality give it a 5-Star rating.
Empire VFHS-20R-N Vent Free Fireplace
This Vail vent-free fireplace offers just the right combination of ambiance, efficiency and convenience. You can warm up to the comforts of the Vail 20 vent-free fireplace in virtually any room in your home.
The modulating hydraulic thermostat model ships as a 20,000 BTU fireplace that's large enough to be enjoyed in any great room or family room. Or, choose to convert the unit into a 10,000 BTU fireplace that's suitable for use in a bedroom (where allowed by code). The millivolt model is 20,000 BTU's and offers a variety of control accessories. The optional automatic Blower maximizes heat distribution, and the ceramic brick liner accessory adds the look of real masonry. Standard equipMent includes flat black louvers and a polished brass frame.
To help you create the desired look of your room, the Vail 20 vent-free fireplace is available with a full or corner cabinet mantel with bases in five finishes to match your room's decor. This unit's small size makes it a nice addition to a smaller room, which is nice; the realism takes a bit of a back seat to size and function, however, so our team rated this unit with 3 and 1/2 Stars.
Vented Gas Logs
Peterson 24 in. Designer Golden Oak Vented Gas Logs
The Peterson Real-Fyre G46 Series vented gas logs provide a natural wood-like fire with maximum ease, efficiency and economy. Real-Fyre Gas Logs are produced from superior ceramic refractories. They are manufactured to exacting specifications and the highest standards. All Real-Fyre log sets are detailed with high definition bark and natural colors for authentic wood realism. Many also have hand painted highlights that match nature's beauty and variety. Real-Fyre Gas Logs burn cleaner than smoke-producing firewood, reducing pollution. Their beauty and warmth provide comfort and pleasure for as long as you own your home.
A Real-Fyre Gas Logs set, blazing or not, becomes the focus of any home as it always presents an attractive log stack. Texture and visual impact mark Real-Fyre Gas Log sets. When lit, by natural or propane gas, they invite fireside warmth. The G46 series is specially designed for metal fireboxes, which tend to be shallower, requiring a more compact burner control arrangement. This log set rates 4 Stars with our staff.
Peterson 24 in. Charred Split Oak Vented Gas Logs
Peterson's advanced burner systems create dancing flames, maximum glowing effect and provide radiant heat into the room. Steel rods hidden inside logs add solid strength for maximum reinforcement, ensuring the longevity of the logs by shielding them from breakage. Laboratory tests prove Real-Fyre Gas Logs with interior heat chambers not only radiate more heat more efficiently... they also ensure a cleaner burn. Real-Fyre gas logs are produced from superior ceramic refractories, and are manufactured to exacting specifications and the highest standards. All Real-Fyre log sets are detailed with high definition bark and natural colors for authentic wood realism. Clean-burning and realistic, these logs rate 5 Stars with our staff.
Vent-Free Gas Logs
Monessen DEB24NH Vent-Free Gas Logs
Then the 24 in. Hi/Lo Remote Ready Natural Gas Aged Hickory Multi-Log Set by Monessen is the log set for you. It looks great - burning or not. With up to 38,000 BTU's of heat. The yellow flame dances and the front log glows, creating a look so real that you have to take a second look... and a third... and a fourth... earning this set a 5 star rating.