We bring you this review of some of the most realistic electric log set heaters in the market today that are not well constructed and impressively functional for heat provision on demand, but also perfect for creating and mimicking that real fire experience.
Dimplex Revillusion Electric Fireplace Log Set Heater
There is no reason why your fireplace should look drab in this day and age. An unsightly fireplace is often inevitable over time owing to high usage and the nature of the fuel used such as wood or coal.
The Dimplex Revillusion Electric Fireplace Log Set is nothing short of revolutionary. That’s because the unit is constructed in such a way that fits right into your wood-burning fireplace and conjures up a realistic fire experience.
The logs easily pass for real logs because the craftsmanship includes both real and synthetic log sections to better sell the realness of the logs. The unit also comes with a metal grate that further enhances the realistic look.
This insert generally has a dark hue and therefore blends well into the cavity of a dark fireplace. The darkness in the firebox is great as it makes successfully disguises the artificial look of the unit.
The Dimplex Revillusion is incredibly easy to use because it comes fitted with a power cable. Place the unit into your firebox, connect the cable to the nearest wall socket, and switch on the log set via the control panel on the unit or use the provided handheld remote control and you are ready to enjoy your fireplace. The log set flame brightness can be adjusted and so can the warmth of the unit.
Other than the aesthetic beauty, part of the reason this log set is fabulous is the fact that you can use it all year round. The heating functions independently from the flame and can therefore be turned on to run together with the flames or turned off when you need the flames only; instead of cranking up the central heating thermometer when watching TV in the living room, you can simply opt to turn on the heat on this unit and enjoy localized warmth and comfort.
This log set will improve the ambiance of your space, lower your heating cost and enhance the comfort level in your surroundings. The log set can heat a room as big as 400 sq. ft.
- Dimensions 19 x 25.62 x 13 inches
- Made from resin and metal
- Item weight is 12 pounds
- Adjustable flames and heat with handheld remote
- Controlled through a control panel or handheld remote
- Up to 400 sq. ft heat coverage
The Dimplex Revillusion Plug-In Electric Fireplace Log Set is a great economic option that can be used in place of wood or coal fuel types. If you have a gas fireplace whose chimney has become faulty and too expensive to repair, fear not! Your fireplace can still remain safely functional and aesthetic with the help of this log set; and all at a fraction of the cost.
Duraflame Juniper Infrared Electric Log Set Heater with Crackling Noises
This Duraflame Juniper Electric Log Set’s construction is excellent and the realist nature of the unit is refreshing. The beauty of this set lies in the realist log heap which is lighted by energy-saving LEDs to simulate fire.
Moreover, it is worth noting that what sets this particular log set apart from the rest is that it incorporates speakers that deliver realistic crackling noises as the fire rages which further adds to a realistic fire experience.
You can use the remote control to increase or reduce the intensity of the flames. This unit also incorporates a powerful heater and fan that blows heat to warm larger rooms of up to 1000 sq. ft.
The challenge with wood or coal-burning fireplaces is that they can be hard to manage in terms of keeping the firebox and the surrounding area clean for the long haul. For spaces such as the home or commercial spaces such as hotels and restaurants where aesthetics and a clean look are imperative, this unit delivers beyond a reasonable doubt.
That is because of the unit’s realistic look, independent powerful heater, and the fact that it will conveniently work with existing wood, coal, or gas fireplaces without changing much if anything at all. That also makes the switch not only convenient but also very economic.
- Dimensions 20.52 x 8.73 x 14.4 inches
- Made from plastic and metal
- Equipped with Crackling fire sounds
- Item weighs 16 pounds
- Flames and heat can be used independently
- Comes with a control panel and handheld remote
- Heat coverage is up to 1000 sq. ft
With this unit, you can rest assured that the beautiful stonework façade in and around your fireplace will remain pleasantly clean. The unit also serves to cut on your heating bill as it can warm living spaces independently and on-demand as opposed to using the central heating for that purpose. The unit is durable as it has been finished with powder coating that preserves the clean look and also prevents rust from forming on the metal fire grate.
Turbro Eternal Flame EF23-PB Electric Fireplace Logs
That’s why the Turbo Eternal Flame EF23-PB Electric Fireplace Logs is an excellent option for saving time and money in the long run.
Installation is seamless. That goes for different scenarios; whether your fireplace is brand new, reclaiming an old one, or remodeling and converting from a wood, coal, or gas fireplace. This unit will work just fine for all the above scenarios. All you have to do is place the insert in the recess of the fireplace cavity, connect the power to the nearest electric socket and your unit is good to go.
You can adjust the settings to your liking through 3 adjustable brightness levels for the flames that help you achieve a bright roaring fire for large gatherings or a soft glow for more intimate encounters. The heat is independent and can be set to warm the room when the flames are on. You also can opt to have the heat off even though the flames are on for ambiance.
- Size 23 x 9 x 13 inches
- Constructed from resin and metal
- The product weighs 15 pounds
- Independently adjustable flame and heat settings
- Control panel and handheld remote included
- Heat coverage is up to 400 sq. ft
When looking for a log set that will transform your fireplace area and offer a clean look, it is hard to go wrong with this unit. The faux pinewood embers are made from a durable resin that effortlessly delivers a rustic and traditional style. The light flickering on the wood makes you wonder if you are looking at a real fireplace.
Pleasant Hearth Electric Crackling Natural Wood Log Heater
Ideal for a smaller fireplace the Pleasant Hearth Electric Log set features has a pleasant design that heaps your fireplace cavity with burning logs that have an exceptionally realistic look.
In this design, the construction has omitted the use of a fire grate. For a smaller fireplace, this design is sensible because it accentuates the logs and fills the firebox of your fireplace adequately without making it feel crowded.
This design features real American Birch logs with a randomly glowing energy-saving LED technology ember bed complete with realistic fire crackling noises.
The fire experience feels very real and can be personalized through manual control. That allows you to adjust the flames and heating to suit your mood, need, and preference.
Installation is quick and simple. That means that you can seamlessly integrate this unit with any fireplace. That can take the form of replacing an existing wood grate, gas grate, burner, or log set.
- Size 10 x 20 x 10.25 inches
- Made from real American Birch logs
- Equipped with fire crackling sounds
- Lightweight at 7.5 pounds
- Independent heat and flame
- Controlled manually
- Good heat coverage for a small room
For those with a smaller fireplace and are looking for an authentic look and feel alongside convenient heating and a hassle-free fire, this unit is a great buy.
Duraflame DFI030ARU Infrared Quartz Log Set Heater
When shopping for an electric log set insert, you will have to consider the size of your fireplace cavity as well as the size of the room where the fireplace is. Why? That’s because those considerations will help you determine the best-suited log insert heater to get. You want a unit that covers the cavity convincingly. At the same time, you want a unit that has a strong enough heater and fan to warm the space appropriately when there is a need.
Consumers who have living spaces that are approximately 1000 sq. ft and sizeable fireplaces will find the Duraflame DFI030ARU Quartz Log Set Heater to be a good fit.
That’s because the unit is well crafted with a remarkably realistic look and incorporates a powerful fan and heater capable of covering a maximum area of 1000 sq. ft.
The size of this log set also works for medium-sized to large fireplace cavities.
- Dimensions 20.51 x 8.66 x 12.6 inches
- Made from plastic and metal
- The weight of the product is 14 pounds
- Independently adjustable flame and heat
- Equipped with infrared heating technology
- Includes control panel and handheld remote
- Heat covers a maximum space of up to 1000 sq. ft
The design is not only convincing but also energy saving which is thanks to the energy-conserving LED technology. A highlight that is worthy of note is the infrared quartz heating that heats your space without drying the air.
Vivohome Electric Infrared Fireplace Insert Log Set
This Vivihome Electric Fireplace Insert Heater is made to deliver a realistic look and pleasant fire experience as you relax in a soothing and inviting ambiance. The heating quality produced by this unit is worth noting because it does not dry up your air causing discomfort. The heat is comfortable thanks to the quartz heating technology.
The provided remote control, in addition to the unit’s control panel, means that you have multiple control options to ensure that the fire and heat settings are suited to your liking for varied occasions. For instance, the flame can be adjusted across 5 different settings for the desired brightness or dimness.
This unit presents a neat and convincing look that will effortlessly convert any wood, coal, or gas fireplace into an electric one.
The installation is simple and straight forward which makes this unit a sensible option when you do not want to deal with smoke, clean-ups, and expensive repairs.
- Dimensions 20 x 8.3 x 12.6 inches
- Made from plastic and metal
- Item weighs 12 pounds
- Infrared heating technology
- Adjustable Flames and heat
- Incorporates control panel and handheld remote option
- Can heat large rooms up to 1000 sq. ft
The unit is available in two sizes 20” or 23”, which means you have a bit of flexibility in choosing the dimensions that best work for your fireplace cavity.
Converting your fireplace to an electric-powered one has never been easier. With all the above Realistic Electric Log Set Heaters options to choose from, you can anticipate a cleaner fire, more flexibility in flame and heat control as well as major savings on your heating bills.