Dimplex Review: 10 Most Realistic Electric Fireplace Inserts
Dimplex has been a leader in the electric fireplace industry since 1995 when it developed the first electric fireplace with a truly realistic, "wood burning" flame effect.
Today, Dimplex manufactures some of the most realistic electric fireplace inserts and fireplaces on the market.
Additionally, Dimplex Multi-Fire XD Series Fireboxes offer a more contemporary look and the ability to change from a realistic flame imitation to a variety of colorful mood settings available.
These models offer many features from an air filtration system that removes mold, pollen, dander, dust and other allergens from indoor air, to ceramic heaters that quietly operate with or without flame to warm spaces up to 1000 sq. ft.
In this article, we've listed the most realistic, life-like Dimplex fireplace inserts to help you choose which one would best suit your budget, needs, and style.
10 Most Realistic Electric Fireplace Inserts:
Price - Under $1,000.
This electric firebox boasts the brand's patented flame technology, giving you a highly realistic experience with patented LED inner glow logs and pulsating ember technology.
In photo: Dimplex 33" Deluxe Built-in Electric Firebox
It allows the logs and embers to glow in concert creating an unmatched realistic fireplace experience.
This electric log insert is popular for it's larger, brighter, and more random flames coming from within the logs. It is the only electric log insert that allows you to see through the flames to the back of your fireplace.
It also has two choices of log sets, the fresh-cut or birch logs options for a charming, naturalistic-looking fireplace.
Price - Around $1,700.
These 2 Revillusion fireboxes are pretty much the same but with slightly different proportions. Use them to build a custom fireplace or insert into an existing old fireplace.
They come with an optional weathered concrete backdrop, and the fresh-cut or birch logs choices for the log inserts. You can also customize the firebox glow with a choice of warm hues, plus midnight mode.
Price - Around $1,300.This is a popular compact size realistic electric fireplace insert. Beautiful flame representation and realistic look like in all Revillusion Series Inserts are the main selling point of this best seller.
This model has the same optional weathered concrete backdrop, and the fresh-cut or birch logs choices for its log inserts.
Price - Under $500.
These two fireboxes are pretty much identical. The difference between the DFI2309 and the DFI2310 is that the DFI2310 has pulsating LED lights in the logs which adds to the realism.
These Dimplex fireplace logs are hand crafted and molded from real wood logs. They look incredibly realistic and pulsating LED lights inside the logs and embers to create a natural fireplace-like glow.
With its optional heat setting, you can also enjoy this fireplace insert's stunning visuals and aesthetics all year round.
Price - Around $1,100.
This firebox is popular for 3 main reasons:
- Ease of installation - it can be simply plugged into a standard household outlet and doesn't require extra trim.
- Incredible realism - in addition to realistic electric flame technology, it has pulsating embers and LED inner glow logs molded from real wood logs.
- Air purifying system - built-in air treatment system filters airborne allergens and particulates.
Price - Around $1,300.
A multi-flame technology is what sets this firebox apart. It allows you to adjust the speed of the flame to create the perfect atmosphere to suit your mood and
adjust the interior lights within the firebox in order to enhance the visibility of the logs.
The flames and embers build slowly into an intense fire when turned on and fade slowly when turned off for added realism.
Price - Around $1,200.
Another self-trimming firebox in another popular size. This model, likewise, has the brand's patented flame technology giving the fire its depth and dancing flame, a Dimplex signature.
Price - Under $900.
This electric insert is popular for it's large flame viewing area and a mesh screen that adds to the realistic look & comfort. It's also the safer choice since it has no flame heat or emission, and a glass front that remains cool to the touch.
As you see, there are a lot of Dimplex inserts to choose from, so we are confident that you will find the one that fits your project just right. Whichever one you choose, you can be confident that the quality and functionality is top notch!
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