While you probably love that you have hundreds of electric fireplace inserts to choose from, it can also get overwhelming pretty fast. From versatility to heating and the smallest units on up to the largest units, we’ve compiled some of the best the industry has to offer.

Take a look at these nine top rated electric fireplace inserts to narrow down your search today.

For Versatility

Modern Flames 60 inch Spectrum Slimline Built-in Electric Fireplace

Modern Flames Spectrum Slimline

A versatile insert, this linear style fireplace can be recessed or hung on a wall. The slim outer edge trim is a mere ⅝”, which increases the viewing area. Realistic flame effects are LED and feature Hybrid-FX technology. It heats rooms up to 400 square feet and has a variable thermostat. Available in 50”, 60”, 74”, and 100”.

For Classic Realism

Dimplex 45" Built-in Electric Fireplace

Dimplex 45” Built-In

This classic style insert has a whopping 45” viewable area. The realistic logs and embers are some of the best in the industry. You can use it with or without heat and it heats up to 800 square feet. Lifelike flames can be adjusted via remote for brightness. Customize your order for trim/no trim and doors (single pane glass or bi-fold glass door.

For Warmth

Napoleon Ascent 33 inch Dual Voltage Built In Electric Fireplace

Napoleon Ascent Dual Voltage

Simplicity is the name of the game with this model that can be plugged in or hard wired for electricity. The glowing ember bed and lifelike logs accent the LED flame effects, which offer different colors and personal mood settings adjusted to your preferences. Thermostatic heater controls and a quiet fan heat up to 800 square feet (depending on the size of model). Available in 33” or 40”.

For Viewable Area

Modern Flames 96" Landscape Pro MultiView Built In Electric Fireplace

Modern Flames Landscape Pro MulitView

Offering a view of the flames from three sides, this model allows for 12 different install configurations. The top notch LED flame effects are high intensity and can be adjusted. Full spectrum color downlighting and ember bed lighting give you full control over the visual experience. Comes with various ember bed options and a remote control. Wifi enabled for control right from your phone.

For High-Tech Flames

Dimplex 30 Inch Revillusion Built In Electric Fireplace

Dimplex 30” Revillusion Plug-In

Patented Dimplex flame technology, Revillusion, provides a realistic look and adjustable brightness and flicker. An inner glow in the unit and the Mirage Flame Panel provides the ambiance of a real flame for a more lifelike effect. The unit can be operated with or without heat and can heat up to 800 square feet.

For Extra Slim Installation

Remii 55 Inch Extra Slim Built In Electric Fireplace

Remii Extra Slim Built-In

This extra slim design can be recessed into walls as shallow as four inches. You can also purchase this model in a deeper depth or taller height as well. Beautiful “Fire & Ice” multi-colored flame effects make for a realistic yet whimsical experience. It comes with modern glass ember bed pieces that elevate this model in contemporary style. Install indoors or out with plug-in or hard wired installation. Available in 35”, 45”, 55”, 65” widths.

For Small SpacesGreatCo 29" Electric Fireplace Insert

GreatCo 29" Insert

This glowing ember and log insert offers a realistic experience and backlighting for lifelike flame effects that can be adjusted. One of our smallest but can heat up to 400 square feet. Order it with or without trim for flush mounting and simple retrofitting.

For Multi-Room Experience

Napoleon 60 Inch Elite See-Thru Electric Fireplace

Napoleon CLEARion Elite

This two-sided, see through fireplace allows you to enjoy the fireplace from more than one room. It comes with plenty of options that flex with your needs, like transparent, semi-transparent, and opaque glass plus different ember bed materials. The realistic flames can be adjusted to five speeds, 15 ember bed colors, and three flame colors.


For Big Spaces

Modern Flames Landscape FullView 120 Inch Built In Electric Fireplace

Modern Flames Landscape FullView

This huge electric fireplace offers edge to edge flame effect along its huge 120 inch width. The realistic flames come in orange and blue and can be used with or without heat (up to 450 square feet heating range). The glass front remains cool to the touch. Heat can be controlled from an installed touch screen or remote control. Available in 40”, 60”, 80”, 100”, and 120”.

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