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The Best Electric Fireplace in 2022

We’ve conducted extensive research and testing on various models of wall mounted electric fireplace before writing this article to help you in your search for the best electric fireplace insert for your home. We have reviewed the top contenders and given you our take on which one is worth buying. So, without further ado, let’s get started.

Electric fireplaces are gaining popularity as a cozy way to add ambiance and warmth to rooms in winter. Cozy is the best word to describe how outdoor fires feel in the winter. It’s warm, it’s dramatic, it’s filled with glowing logs and crackling flames, and most importantly of all, it feels cozy. Admit it; you want to get comfortable on a cold or dreary night, and an electric fireplace is an excellent way to do just that. 

Furthermore, electric fireplaces are also safer than their traditional counterparts. They are not prone to catching fire, and they do not require any assembly or maintenance. An electric fireplace is practically maintenance-free as long as you pay attention to basic safety rules when using it.

There are many benefits to having an electric fireplace in your home, but with so many different models on the market, it can be hard to pick the right one for everyone’s individual needs. That is why we have written this article and reviewed 10 of the most popular models available.

The Sideline 50

The Touchstone Sideline® 50 Electric Fireplace has a sleek matte stainless steel frame and a beautiful multi-color flame show. There is no smoke or gas, and there is no mess.

The adjustable heater offers extra heat to a room. The flame shows can be experienced with or without heat, making them suitable for any environment.

The stainless steel electric fireplace is easy to install for homeowners and contractors—no need for venting. The fireplace may be plugged in or hardwired. The Sideline 50 is ideal for a wall, faux mantle, or cabinet. It's easy to install with wall mounting brackets for multiple location options.Touchstone's electric fireplaces are powered by flame. This top-notch LED flame show will exceed your expectations. This electric fireplace creates realistic-looking flames to create a comfortable ambiance. The flames have the same soothing effect as real flames, but without the mess or scent. You can remotely regulate the flame colors, intensity, and heat. The Sideline® Stainless Steel 50 has five flame intensity settings, ranging from a dim glow to an all-out blaze.

Key Feature:

  • Heats 400 sq. ft (5,000 BTUs)
  • 5 flame intensity settings, 5 flame colors
  • Unrivaled life-like LED flames in a slim frame
  • Elegant stainless steel frame for a modern look

The Cube 2025WM

The Cube 2025WM is our leading pick for the best electric fireplace in 2022. It’s a beautiful, modern design that can be used indoors or out, and it’s one of the most reliable models on the market. It features remote control operation and an easy set-up process. We love its safety features, which give you a sense of peace of mind when using it.

The Cube 3 sided electric fireplace is unique! The magnificent flame presentation and unique media options may now be seen from practically every angle. In addition, its performance is impressive, and its appearance is beautiful, which we love.

The Cube has two flame sets, ambient canopy lighting in 11 hues, and our proprietary flame presentation lets customers choose between red, yellow, or orange flames using a remote control. Colorize the ornamental media in the tray below. Cycle through a 13-color rainbow. The possibilities are endless when combining flame colors and canopy lighting.

Use the supplied 6-piece log set and sable glass media to customize The Cube further. Additional media options are available for purchase. The Cube is available in three different forms and may be used in any room, including restrooms. The Cube also features an optional speaker and leg bases.

Key Feature:

  • Heater/Fan
  • No heat or no flame
  • Hardwired 4800 BTU thermostat
  • Perfect for zone heating 400-500 sq ft.
  • Sable glass media and a 6 piece log set
  • Modern flame presentation: shift from yellow to orange to red using a remote control.

38 TRD

This 38 TRD electric fireplace is an excellent choice for a small living room. The stunning TRD-38 electric fireplace from Amantii's classic series is inspired by timeless elegance and superior quality with multi-function modern technology.

The TRD-38 looks great in any area. This electric fireplace's heater and vents are hidden in the interior top of the device for a clean look. Enjoy the magnificent flames of your TRD-38 conventional fireplace year-round, even when the heat is off.

This fireplace is one of our favorites because it has an authentic look and feel. Its high-quality construction gives it a distinguished look, and its finish gives it a touch of elegance. This gorgeous 38-inch electric fireplace is safe to use indoors and outdoors. It will add warmth and elegance to any home or outdoor space.

Key Feature:

  • Indoor/outdoor use
  • Hardwired thermostats
  • 1200W 4096 BTU heat output
  • Hidden venting for a clean face
  • Flame can operate without heat
  • 2 flames Ambient canopy lighting in 13 hues enhances media exposure

Sideline Infinity 3 Sided 60 (Alexa/Google Compatible)

Get a full view of the exquisite flames! That's why we love the 60-inch Touchstone Sideline® Infinity 3-Sided Electric Fireplace so much. Four installation options are available: front and side glass visible, right or left buried, or entirely recessed with front glass. An easy to install mounting bracket is included.

The superior LED flame display simulates a wood or gas fireplace without the clutter or smell. You can easily change the flame colors and intensity using the touchscreen or remote control. 60 color schemes, 10 flames, and 6 flame bed colors to match your mood and style.

Warm-up your space with more heat. The Sideline Infinity Fireplace instantly warms a 400-square-foot space with two heat settings, a thermostat, and an 8-hour timer. While not intended to be the primary heat source in the room, the Sideline Infinity will help warm it up. The front heat vent is on the unit.

The Sideline Infinity glass front and sides are safer than a wood-burning fire. So you may enjoy the relaxing flames in every season, with or without heat. The Sideline Infinity provides a sleek, modern fireplace aesthetic to any area. The fireplace can be hardwired or plugged in with a mounting bracket. There is a foundation in the wall or frame with two glass sides and a front view: touchscreen, remote control, smartphone app control, flames, flame bed, and heat.

Key Feature:

  • 3 flame speeds and 8 hour timer
  • Wi-Fi, Smartphone compatibility
  • 5 flaming and media bed light levels
  • Use Amazon Alexa or Google Home to control
  • 6 flame color options and 10 media bed color options

SYM-34 Symmetry Series

The Symmetry Series is a beautiful, eye-catching electric fireplace that fits nicely with any decor. Because of how its logs are designed, the flame and glowing embers look like they are floating in midair. It has an elegant cherry finish, and the 6 luminous glass doors make it seem like your living room is part of a cozy log cabin in the woods.

The fireplace can be mounted to a wall or set on a table or mantelpiece. The built-in heater will keep the room at a comfortable 68 degrees no matter what time of year it is. The SYM-34 electric fireplace is a revolutionary new electric fireplace! Choose between Amantii's original diffused flame style or a unique realistic flame style in the Symmetry series.

Unobtrusive heat vents or red flashing heat grills are absent from the Symmetry clean face display. Simply change the flame color from blue to purple, violet, orange, or yellow with the remote.

Key Feature:

  • 2 stage heaters
  • A flame without heat
  • Hardwired thermostats
  • Hidden venting for a clean face
  • Produces 4800 BTU of heat, enough to heat 500 sq.
  • Ambient Canopy lighting in 13 colors for media decoration


If you want the biggest and baddest electric fireplace for your home, then look no further than this model from Amantii. At 88 inches wide, this thing fits into medium-sized living rooms or family rooms. This model has a deep indoor version and a unique outdoor version with a different look.

It has a stylish black steel surround that adds to its high-end looks. The fireplace is incredibly efficient, and it uses a mix of convection and radiant heating to heat the room. The remarkable BI-88-DEEP-XT has an 18" tall viewing area! Our other Panorama variants are 6" shorter. You get an excellent log set, ICE media, pebbles and stones, black glass and vermiculite embers with it. It has a deep media tray and comes with a lot of other things.

The Panorama Series comes in various lengths and depths and can be installed with your choice of finishing material incorporated straight into the glass for a "clean face" look or with the standard black metal surround. Panorama fireplaces can be used indoors or outdoors.

With the bright flame set, you can effortlessly change the flame color from red to orange or yellow with your remote.

Key Feature:

  • 2 stage heaters
  • A flame without heat
  • Two-flame DEEP models
  • Canopy lighting with 13 colors
  • Stunning 17 3/4′′ viewing area
  • All models can be used indoors or outdoors
  • Produces 4800 BTU of heat, enough to heat 500 sq.
  • Full frame Glass is a popular finishing material for fireplaces

Ivory 80002 50

This model from Touchstone is the perfect choice for an individual who wants a design that fits in with any décor. The Ivory Electric Fireplace is a stunning 50" wide electric fireplace with realistic flames and a contemporary white frame. The electric fireplace mimics the look of a fireplace without smoke or fire. In a 400 sq. ft. space, the Ivory has two heat settings (high and low). The flame can also be utilized without the heating feature. The Ivory comes with simple installation instructions.

The Ivory now has wood and crystal flame sets. You can go for a traditional log hearth or a more modern crystal hearth. Both are in the box. The ivory flames will impress you. See the flames on this device in our video tab on this page. Use it during the day or night to relax and enjoy the realistic flames. Most people will assume the Ivory is a real gas fireplace. The Ivory without the heat turned on. A fascinating flame can be enjoyed on cool summer evenings or cold winter nights. With five settings, the Ivory flames can be dim or bright. You can adjust the flame intensity to suit your mood or the environment—the supplied remote controls all the flame settings.

The Ivory has two heat settings and can heat up to 400 sq. ft. rapidly. The heater isn't meant to be the main source of heat in your room or home. It is designed to warm a cool evening or a room a few degrees. The heating element heats up rapidly and can be used in conjunction with your primary heating source to create a warm and comforting environment. The unit's side or the remote control controls the heat setting. You can also set the Ivory to turn off in 30 minutes to 7.5 hours using the timer feature.

Key Feature:

  • 2 heat levels (high and low)
  • Brackets for wall mounting
  • Dual heat mode, low and high
  • Remote heat and flame control
  • Timer mode for 30 minutes to 7.5 hours


This is one of the top models on the market and is worth looking at. The Amantii 72-TRV-XT-XL – 3-Sided Electric Fireplace features a realistic flame effect along with variable heat output to allow it to be used as both a heater and a fireplace. It comes with a screen designed to be mounted on a wall like a traditional fireplace.

The magnificent 72-TRV-XL XT Amantii electric fireplace has a 22" tall viewing area! Our other Tru-View variants are 6" shorter. Customize the look of your fireplace with its deep media tray and spectacular 15 piece wood collection.

The TRV-XL XT series works well as a corner electric fireplace. outdoor-rated There are 15 pieces of wood logs, ICE media, pebbles, stones, black glass, and vermiculite embers.

Key Feature:

  • Indoor or outdoor use
  • The viewing area is 22” tall
  • Perfect for 400-500 sq ft zone heating. 4800 BTU
  • Flame Display Modern flame display: Modern, multi-colored flame presentation adjusted from Yellow to Orange to Red with a remote control

48 TRD

The stunning TRD-48 indoor/outdoor electric fireplace from Amantii's Traditional Series is inspired by timeless elegance and superior quality. TRD-48 looks great everywhere. For a clean look, the heater and vents are hidden on the inner top of the unit. 

There are 10 pieces of birch logs in the TRD-48. Enjoy the magnificent flames of your TRD-48 conventional fireplace year-round, even when the heat is off. Ambient canopy lighting transforms media. Colorize the ornamental media in the tray below. Cycle through a 13-color rainbow. The possibilities are endless when it comes to combining flame colors and canopy lighting.

Key Feature:

  • Hardwire ready thermostat
  • Remote for heater and flame
  • Indoor/Outdoor Use Approved
  • Unlike gas and wood, but no pollutants
  • 1200W 4096 BTU heat output Heats 400 sq ft
  • 2 flames Ambient canopy lighting in 13 hues enhances media exposure

Sideline Elite Smart 100

This model will fit into any room, even the largest ones. What's cooler than a big fireplace? A big fireplace that lights up, so you can see it throughout the night! This is the Sideline Elite Smart. It has a realistic flickering flame and an LCD screen that lets you control it.

The Sideline Elite electric fireplace has WiFi-enabled smart technology at the same affordable price as our popular Sideline range. The Sideline Elite electric fireplace now has smart-home features. The Sideline Elite Wi-Fi boasts a realistic flame that you can control with Alexa or Google Home voice commands. Touchstone's Elite line is called that for a reason. With unparalleled flame quality, a large-format display, several color options, and a durable design, these are smart consumer and contractor favorites.

The Sideline Elite looks and feels like a fireplace without the smoke. The Sideline Elite has two heat settings (high and low) and can heat up to 400 square feet. The fireplace's flame can also be used without heating. The Sideline 100 Elite comes with easy-to-follow installation instructions. This model is a mid-price range product, going for under $2,200 at the time of writing. It's not cheap, but it's nowhere near as expensive as it was before.

Key Feature:

  • Included are driftwood and crystals
  • 5 flaming and media bed light levels
  • Wide 96" x 14 3/8" flame viewing area
  • Voice control with Amazon Alexa or Google Home
  • 3 flame speeds and timer up to 8 hours Plug-in or hardwire
  • Six flame color options and ten media bed color options (750W/1500W)

The market for electric fireplaces is growing. These products are becoming more popular with the latest advances in technology and smart home integration. We recommend that you take our guidance and select a fire pit that best meets your needs.