Electric Fireplace Design Ideas
Check out our favorite modern electric fireplaces.
A modern electric fireplace should have the ability to either blend into your current design scheme or provide a ‘pop’ of modernity making it a room focal pint and conversation piece.
Touchstone 80002 50-Inch Modern Electric FireplaceNeptune 35 Inch Curved Modern Electric FireplaceClassicFlame 50-Inch Modern Electric FireplaceNapoleon 50-Inch Modern Electric FireplaceAmantii 50″ Modern Fireplace w/ Flame Effects
Here are the main criteria we used for our selections:
- It has to look good. We looked at the over all style and design aesthetics.
- It has to work well. We looked at performance in terms of flame effects and heat production.
- Buyers have to love it. We looked at overall actual buyers satisfaction and the reviews.
- Backed by a solid maker. We looked at the reputation of the manufacturer.
We jumbled that altogether and made our selections. We hope you have an enjoyable browse in the right direction to purchase an electric fireplace that will fully meet your needs and your budget.
#1. Modern Electric Fireplace Review
Touchstone Modern Electric Fireplace (Best Seller)
The Touchstone Ivory White (also available in Onyx black), is a 50 inch modern wall-mounted electric fireplace. It is the one hanging in our bedroom…and we LOVE it! Check out the current discounted price by clicking the images below.
Touchstone 80002 Ivory Wall Mounted Modern Electric Fireplace – 50-Inch Wide, Log or Crystal Media – Both IncludedTouchstone 80001 Onyx Black Wall Mounted Modern Electric Fireplace, 50 Inch Wide Log or Crystal Media – Both Included
The Touchstone electric fireplace has been an Amazon bestseller for a long time with over 415 reviews and 300 answered questions. It has been picked apart by master nit-pickers and gotten rave reviews. Why? Because it looks really good while doing its job very well. It’s great realistic flame effects create a cozy, romantic ambience and soothing effect, while providing supplemental heat if needed to really make things snug..
The clean lines and design of this modern wall-mounted electric fireplace allow you to options: a black modern electric fireplace or a white modern fireplace. It really depends on your preferences and how the fireplace would fit into your design scheme because other than the color of the frame, they are identical. This electric fireplace heater has clean modern lines. It is very fashion forward and will be a welcome focal point in almost any decor.
As is befitting an Amazon bestseller, the buyer ratings and reviews were outstanding. In fact in our full review when we did the pros and cons section it was very difficult to find ‘cons’ on this fireplace.
The Touchstone 50” wall mounted electric fireplace is a great combination of value and function at a very reasonable price point. We happen to love the clean contemporary styling cues. If you want soothing, cozy mood and ambiance, this fireplace will fit the bill and nudges ahead of the competition at the low to mid-range price point. We liked it so much we bought one for our bedroom.
Touchstone 80001 Onyx Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace, 50″ Wide, Logset & Crystal, 1500W Heat (Black)Touchstone 80002 Ivory Wall Mounted Heated Electric Fireplace – 50-Inch Wide, Log or Crystal Flame – 1500W – White
#2. Modern Electric Fireplace Review
Neptune Curved Modern Electric Fireplace Wall Mounted
This modern electric fireplace heater is unique and it is the only one we have chosen that has a curved viewing area. This fireplace is more rectangular than linear – it is 35′ wide vs the others being 50 ” wide. It offers great value at a very reasonable price point.
We have not yet performed a complete review of this electric fireplace. It has 35 + reviews on Amazon and a 4.5 star rating. Read buyer reviews by Clicking Here. This fireplace often retails for under $200 making it a contender in the budget category,
Most customers felt that this Neptune electric fireplace was a very good value for money.
This modern electric fireplace with heat is rated to heat a room of up to 400 square feet. It has only 2 settings high and low. The flames can be viewed without heat being on There are no fancy colors or special effects, the flame, the logs, and the embers are striving for realism. Most buyers felt the flames and glowing embers are very realistic looking and love the ambience it creates.
This fireplace is a wonderful blend of good looks, performance, and creating a nice ambience for a low to mid-level price point. It is a worthy contender for your consideration.
#3. Modern Electric Fireplace Review
47″ Modern Wall Mounted Electric Fireplace With Infrared Heat
We chose the Fleicity electric fireplace by ClassicFlame to give an infrared heat option – which heats a larger space than conventional forced air electric fireplace heaters. We loved the rock media flame bed and modern electric fireplace design.
Spoiler Alert: This fireplace has multiple flame settings and colors. It also features different color sidelights. This fireplace has those ‘special effects’ many folks are looking for.
This is a modern, linear wall mounted electric fireplace that has a contemporary look. The flame effects are mesmerizing and it is something that everyone will enjoy looking at for hours. The flames are realistic and the infrared heater will heat most rooms very well without drying out the air.
#4. Modern Electric Fireplace Review
Napoleon NEFL50FH Allure Linear Wall Mount Electric Fireplace, 50
The Napoleon modern electric fireplace is a beautiful example of a linear electric fireplace . It is flat out designed to be a modern room decor focal point. It features a contemporary crystal media bed rather than the more traditional faux logs.
It is designed with a front discharge heat with thermostatic heater. The beautiful flame effects have3 flame color options – orange or blue or a combination with adjustable brightness settings . It is a slim electric fireplace with a 5″ depth. It adds luxury where traditional fireplaces can’t go, and it can even be fully recessed into the wall (due to front heat discharge. This gives a modern, custom look.
32″ Inch Napoleon NEFL32FH Linear Modern Wall Mount Electric Fireplace50″ Inch Napoleon NEFL50FH Allure Linear Modern Wall Mount Electric Fireplace100″ Inch Napoleon NEFL100FH Allure Linear Modern Wall Mount Electric Fireplace
#5 Modern Electric Fireplace Review
Amantii White Modern Electric Fireplace
This fireplace adds the ‘WOW’ factor and elegance to any type of space, either a home or office. This fireplace adds Wow factor and elegance to any type of space, either a home or office. This unit also has the ability to be either wall mounted or built-in to a wall to create a custom finished look. It has a striking white class surround that blends seamlessly with almost any room decor.
In addition to a realistic representation of flame colors, with just a click of your remote you can easily change the flame color from blue to purple to violet to orange or yellow (check image below). There are 13 colors of surround back lighting available only on WM-BI model. The flames rise from large glass chunks, clear & blue diamond fire glass media creating a fire and ice look, rather than traditional logs.
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Electric Fireplace Accessories
There are 3 accessories you may want to consider, the first for added functionality, the second for added aesthetics and pleasure.
1. Consider Electrical Socket Protection. Safer Socket has five tiny thermostats strategically placed inside the unit monitor the temperature of the plug to make sure it is operating at a safe temperature. Should there be a rise in plug temperature which could lead to an electrical fire, Safer Socket will automatically shut off the device. Click on Image below for Safer Socket.
2. Add Fire Crackle Sound. The sound effect of fire crackling is only available on very high end fireplaces, but we have you covered. For about $30 you can add this sound machine, The box is about 2 1/2 ” x 3″ and can attach to the fireplace out of sight. Click on Image below for Fire Crackler Sound System.
3. Wire Covers. Wires and cables dangling from your electric fireplace can really detract from the effect? This Cord Cover Kit makes it a snap to hide wires. It’s very easy to install and can be painted to blend seamlessly into any wall.
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