Plow & Hearth Exclusive Our exclusive Energy Saving Portable Electric Stove will add a touch of warmth to your living room, bedroom or kitchen. With its compact, go-anywhere size, just plug our Electric Stove in and let it heat that particular zone in your house - not your entire home. With this "zone heating" technique, you'll save energy and money.
Styled to resemble woodburning stoves, the doors on our exclusive Electric Stove open for access to hidden controls, and its realistic flame pattern mimics the movements of a real fire. Our Energy Saving Electric Stove can be moved easily from room to room. And, its surface stays cool to the touch, so it's safe around kids and pets.
• Energy saving space heating electric stove • Heats only the room you're in, not the whole house • Realistic dancing flame pattern • Quality cabinet-grade construction with a high-quality enamel finish • Stove surface stays cool to the touch; safe around kids and pets • Temperature and fan controls are discreetly placed behind the doors • Adjustable 1,500W heater generates 4,500 Btu/hr and warms rooms up to 400 sq. ft
Available Colors Black Red
Size 26"L x 15-1/2"D x 28"H
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Comments about Product: Bought this stove last winter. It has been great to take the chill off my lower level family room. I have an in-home daycare and the fact that the stove never is hot to the touch is perfect-kids don't know that though !!
Comments about Product: If you want to enjoy those cold winter nights you will fall in love with this hassle-free electric stove. Great product and trusting company, you just can't go wrong with Plow and Hearth!
Comments about Product: If you want to enjoy those cold winter nights you will fall in love with this hassle-free electric stove. Great product and trusting company, you just can't go wrong with Plow and Hearth!
Comments about Product: I was super excited to order this adorable little electric stove. I admit that some of the reviews had me just a bit nervous as they commented that it had arrived broken. My stove arrived in perfect condition. My son and I screwed on the legs and plugged it in. Perfect! The flames are wonderful and the heat if impressive. I loved it so much that I was tempted to order another. I agree with the other reviewers that the color is more of a wine/burgandy then red. The option of only having the flames without the heat is perfect so I can enjoy it all year round.
Comments about Product: Looks nice and has great atmospheric flame. Does not throw a lot of heat and does not heat an already cold room well. We use it in the evening in the room with a thermostat to keep our furnace from shutting on in the whole downstairs. This works well for saving oil. Don't love the bright red light underneath. But have been missing our wood stove in a new, old home and this is tiding us over for now.
Comments about Product: My family and I are really enjoying out stove/heater fro Plow & Hearth. Good value for the money. Nice to be able to have the fire selection on and not the heater when heater not needed.
Comments about Product: Received our stove yesterday, overall very pleased. The material used for the doors isn't the best quality and we will have to be gentle with them. The heat is sufficient enough to take the chill off of our family room. Pleased with our purchase.
Excellent Alternative to real woodstove and VERY homey
Comments about Product: My sons and I love this product! It is very efficient, looks very realistic and elegant. Fans are a little loud but not too bad. Sound effects might be a nice added feature as would a simple remote control for ON/OFF, Low/Hi.
Comments about Product: this little stove works well and is attractive. it does a good job heating our downstairs area which is about 700 sqft. the top recently began vibrating and making a noise. we put a small weight on top and that helped - we will check to make sure nothing is loose. Otherwise it is quiet and efficient.
Comments about Product: We recently purchased this portable electric stove for our bedroom. It provides excellent heat, is quiet, and saves energy as advertised. We also enjoy the "flames". Only one wish---that it had sound effects.
Comments about Product: The stove looks greats and does a nice job, when it's not noisy. I have to turn the unit on and off a few times before the noise stops. My kitchen dining area was drafty and cold, now it's nice and warm. I was able to get through the holidays without the noise, but, today it started again. Hopefully I can resolve easily with a phone call. I read someone took off the back cover, I may give that a try before I call. When I lift the machine the noise stops, perhaps something is loose. I was a little disappointed with the workmanship. I expected something sturdier and more durable.
Comments about Product: Our first delivery was damaged, we called cust.serv. and they were very,very helpful.
They did just what they said and we got our replacement fast! We love the stove especailly with the cold winter MA is having....
Comments about Product: As far as the stove itself is concerned, it is beautiful! I purchased the red one for my bedroom and the realistic appearance is beyond what I expected. The sides and bottom appear to be painted metal and the top and front are plastic, including the doors which does seem a little disappointing. Although that is not what I expected, the overall appearance is pleasing. The stove seems to work very well and does what I need it to do. I purchased this stove with 25% off so I am okay with the fact that it is mostly plastic, it is still very attractive. That being said, the major problem I have is not with the stove itself, it is with the way the stove was packaged for shipment. It was packaged poorly and therefore was broken when I received it. The front, which is plastic, was broken through.
I called Plow and Hearth right away and the representative was very pleasant and eager to help get me a replacement. Unfortunately, the second stove I received was also damaged. This time the front (same spots as the other stove) and top which is also plastic was broken. I again called the representative and was immediately sent out another replacement. Hopefully the third one is a charm!
The one star rating is not because I am unhappy with the stove it is because I am very disappointed with the way the package was shipped. Had the stoved arrived unharmed I would have given this product five stars!
Comments about Product: I am so pleased with this Electric Heater. I purchased it in the red and it looks great in my room off the kitchen. It adds country charm and warmth. The dogs love the heat and so do I. No need to have tons of throws on us anymore. I have an old lamp and basket on the top and it just fits in perfectly with my décor. I would recommend it highly and I know I will be buying another on in the future for my bedroom.
Comments about Product: I have this cute little stove, I would call it brick red, in a poorly insulated side room. Our previous house had a lovely similarly styled wood stove which I miss very much. I have a sitting area in this new little room and it was always cold. I saw this heater and wanted it immediately. The flame is obviously fake, but it's better than so many others I've seen. It heats our little room and adds a nice coziness. I love it.
Comments about Product: I was skeptical. Would a plasticky, electric "stove" fill the void of not having a fireplace in the house we're renovating? Turns out it totally has! We bought this as a placeholder for the gas fireplace my husband and I intend to install within the next year or two, and I'm tempted to say, "Why bother?" with the fireplace. This cute stove - ours is red - is delightful and affordable. It isn't silent, but if you've ever had a gas fireplace with a fan, it's no louder than that. We have two kids running around the house most of the time, and usually have music playing, so it's rarely ever the case where I'm annoyed by the sound. I will say that ours came delivered with a slight flaw, but I just didn't want the hassle of making a return. It's only visible if you're down on the floor looking up at the stove from below which only applies to our cat. It also only came with one light bulb installed, and it burned out within 2 hours of use. We replaced with two light bulbs and it's worked great for the month since then. Really hoping this works great for years to come! Even if we do still install a gas fireplace, I'll be happy to find an alternate location for this little baby.
Comments about Product: This heater was given as a gift for Christmas to be used in a large 17x22 L-shaped living room! It takes the chill off & the flame is very realistic. So thrilled with the function, design & color black, I will be buying another for my small "bump into everything bungalow". Can finally put away all the blankets & afghans on the sofa & loveseat!
Comments about Product: I am using it in a family room that has 3 glass doors that go out to a patio. I live on a mountain ridge where it is quite cool and the heater really warms the room even when used on low. The heater is fairly decorative however, I do not think that the flames are realistic. I am comparing it with a real fireplace outfitted with a gas log system.
Comments about Product: We used the stove to decorate and heat our basement family room and it worked and looked great! We got lots of compliments about the warm cozy atmosphere. Thanks for providing beautiful, quality products.
Comments about Product: The first stove that came was broken. Customer service was very nice & helpful,they sent a new one right away. The stove is perfect for our chilly bedroom. The color is not red, it is more of a brownish burgandy?? Still very cute though. I did not realize it was plastic I thought it was metal & wish it was. The doors are a little flimsy & the top does not look level, maybe just a defect on mine. Still a nice item for the price & keeps my chilly room just right.
Comments about Product: Received the product twice. 1st unit did not work. The heating unit shut down after 15 seconds which I am certain is an internal safety trip. The company was great and had another unit to us in 3 days. The second unit worked with multiple noises from inside. Once the back was removed to inspect I found that the bracket to hold the front glass in place was completely broken off and resting against the motor allowing the glass to "float" in the front of the box (a finding similar to the first unit). All screws are secured to plastic - all of them broken. We found multiple sheet metal screws in the box (both units ordered) unattached and it turns out these belong inside the unit and were broken off. Both boxes had multiple plastic fragments floating around as did the inside of the unit, again, all broken off. A couple pieces I could not figure out where they went. When the company was contacted, they were quick to blame "shipping". However, after thoroughly examining the product, I am not sure shipping could ever be safe for this product. I will tell you that inspite all that I found wrong with the unit, I was able to "fix it". It did require supporting brackets and longer sheet metal screws along with a small bottle of super glue. The heater does work and appears to work well. Would not recommend this unit however unless you were picking it up directly at the store with significant caution in transport.
Comments about Product: I was very skeptical about buying this sight unseen. Based on the reviews of P&H's excellent customer service (even on units that were broken or inoperable) I decided to take a chance. I'm glad I did. I have a very old place with no insulation around the windows (louver slats throughout) so keeping it warm inside is a challenge. So far we have been very happy with the heater. It looks nice (even the faux embers), it heats the room sufficiently and I got a good deal on it. It does take a little bit to get the room warmed but once it does, it's nice and toasty. During the really cold winter months it may come up a little shy of toasty but it will def take the edge off. So far we've actually noticed it getting too warm a few times. Although the 1st arrived broken and missing parts, P&H promptly sent me a replacement and was very apologetic and accommodating. I would recommend this item and may purchase a 2nd for my bedroom.
Comments about Product: I have to admit I was a bit of a snob with fireplaces and never thought I would have, let alone enjoy, an electric stove but it's nice.
I can put it anywhere I like. It's easy to move around and I can try it here and there. It's actually helpful for me in determining the location of the wood stove because I can experience first hand how it changes where the heat goes in our house.
Although this is homey in our kitchen it gets the room too hot. It is fine though in our larger family room with its 18 foot ceilings.
I do not understand the reviews that say it doesn't throw off enough heat. I would not want to try to heat a house but for a large room it's fine.
Comments about Product: This electric stove was somewhat of a disappointment. It is not inexpensive. It is advertised as being able to heat a 400 square foot but falls quite short. You really have to be within about five feet of the heater to feel its effect. However, it is attractive and gives off a nice glow.
Comments about Product: Ordered two of these, first one came broken, reordered and second one was ALSO broken. Had to repackage and ship them both back. Did order a third one due to insanity!!!! Will not order here again if the third time is not the charm. Only heats a small area on days when temps are above 45 degrees.
Comments about Product: The red is a little darker than the picture online, but would describe it as garnet red not cranberry red as mentioned in other reviews. The legs were very easy to attach to the stove when it arrived and the flame looks very realistic. This stove is a great addition to making my living room look very cozy and will provide supplemental heat this winter.
Comments about Product: This stove looks really nice but unfortunately it is poorly made. Right off the bat, one of the plastic hinges snapped when I opened one of the doors. Then one of the plastic "screws" on one of the hinges on the opposite door snapped. This wouldn't be so bad if you didn't have to open the door to turn the stove on and off! Now I'm going to have to decide if it's worth the hassle to ship it back and try again. Very disappointed.
Comments about Product: handle was broken and tied to the other so someone must of known about this . was able to glue it back on without to much difficulty as it was snapped off cleanly. but that was disappointing. otherwise great heater.
Comments about Product: I've had my eye on this cute little electric stove in black for about a year now. And with winter right around the corner I decided it was time to buy. I've only had it a few weeks and it hasn't been used on a daily basis, but so far when it has been turned on it heats up the room nicely and takes the chill out of the air. It took my husband no time at all to set it up and plug it in!
Comments about Product: My family uses this portable fireplace in our living area, and our kitchen. We love to move it to the place that we are utilizing. It is a beautiful product that we would recommend to anyone looking for a fireplace that is small enough to move around. Wonderful ambiance and great heat for any room.
Comments about Product: This fireplace. Is lovely. The flames are realistic and give a nice glow. I would not expect it to be a main heat source but it will take the chill out of the air. We love the look.
Comments about Product: I bought this a year ago to put on a three season porch in Maine. The stove has allowed us to use this porch throughout the fall, selective sunny winter days and from early spring on. It throws sufficient heat to make it cozy and comfortable and is attractive. It was very easy to set up, plug in and enjoy. I have recommended this to many friends in Maine.
Comments about Product: Using this as supplement heat for our Real Estate Office in Northern Michigan. It arrived with in days of placing the order, easy to put together, started right up and before long I had to remove my sweater :-) We love that it is cool to the touch, our office Cat jumped right up on it after we turned it on, it is quite a sight.
I like it so much I am going to order one for my daughters apartment for Christmas.
Comments about Product: The stove is a great size and very attractive. It has a realistic looking flame, and the heater seems to work fine (live in South Florida, so no real use yet). My only complaint is that it is not red at all, which is the reason I purchased it. It's brownish. I kept it anyway because I like the overall look and size.
Comments about Product: The stove is everything I expected it to be. It heats our living room well and is a good supplement to save on oil heat. Stove and flame effect is very pretty, the whole family likes it.
Comments about Product: We've had the stove in a family room for four years and have been completely happy with it. Two weeks ago the low power switch failed. Since the high power switch works off the low power switch the entire heat function was kaput. P&H could have kissed us off since the unit is 3 years out of warranty. However, I spoke with the customer service folks. They sent me a new switch (totally free of charge). It was a simple swap and we're fully back in business. We'll stay with a company that stands behind its products.
Comments about Product: This looks beautiful in my living room. It was easy to setup only the legs have to be screwed on. We just started using the heat feature. it's just what we needed. People that have visited me, can't get over how realistic it looks. Thank you Plow & Hearth for such a good product.
Comments about Product: This fire place was to replace one we loved but that ceased to work at the end of last winter. Looked at quite a few before deciding on this one. The reviews were very positive. We use this in the living room for decoration, but also to be able to reduce the gas heating cost.
Comments about Product: We love our heater. We are using it in a downstairs room in our cabin. It seems to put off a good amount of heat. It is really cute and the flames are very realistic. We may order another one.
Comments about Product: My folks bring everyone in to look at their new, red fireplace.
They love it and use it for quick heat and think its super cute & cozy.
Nice to warm up a room quickly for two skinny people living in a cold climate!
We are going to purchase one for our house soon and ditch the wood burning stove.
Comments about Product: First let me say that this was a replacement for a heater we had bought 2 1/2 years ago. When it quit working, I contacted Plow and Hearth to see how I could go about having it fixed. They immediately replied that they would replace it free of charge and within a week it had been delivered to my door! We love these little heaters as they keep a room toasty warm, look pretty and don't run up the electric bill. Add to that the great service and what more could you ask.
Comments about Product: Having a corner cabinet built and wanted a small fireplace in the center of the cabinet. This will fit in great for looks and warmth. First stove we received quit after a few days but had no hassle of returning it and receiving another. Very pleased with the company.
Comments about Product: We use this in our master bedroom as supplemental heat as it is the coldest room in our home. I had to repair the metal rod with the aluminumn foil strips as it fell out of the track during shipping. It would be nice if it put out just a little more heat.
Comments about Product: I'm using it as a heat source in a smaller open area and am enjoying the coziness it gives this part of the house. The heat it provides is quite
good and have actually turned it off because it became too warm! Great ambiance!
Comments about Product: We have had our Electric Stove for over 3 years. The lightbulb inside just burned out and the customer service representative explained how easy it is to replace- did it in less than a minute. Our family (young teens and dog) love to sit in a floor chair in front of this heater so much, we always take turns "getting the heater"- except for the dog of course who horns in all the time. We even use it early summer mornings to sit and read while sipping coffee. It's well-built, attractive, whisper quiet and the "flames" are soothing. I never dreamed I would like an electric stove so much- always thought they were too fake looking. The ONLY con is that you really shouldn't expect it to heat a room- just the immediate space around the front of the heater.
Comments about Product: This space heater warms up my bedroom on cold nights and is easily turned off before I go to sleep. My cat is fascinated by the flames and loves the warmth. My husband didn't complain and the red is really maroon which matches some colors I used in the room.
Comments about Product: Always wanted a fireplace in my bedroom. This is perfect. I ordered the red--WOW! The first one had a defect in the heating portion. P & H took care of it and shipped me a new one that works. I have used it to warm up the room and then switch over to the realistic flame. I am so pleased with it plus the price is fantastic.
Comments about Product: Bought this to warm my library in the winter months. Worked fine for a little while, and then the fan started squeaking. Now it sounds like an old junker of a car is running in my library -- not exactly what I'd hoped!
Comments about Product: My Mother and Father in law bought this heater for us 2 years ago for Christmas. We use it in our livingroom. We love it!! The kids love it, and our dogs really love it! Well after 2 years one of the switches went out, then it started smelling like wires burning. My mother n law contacted P and H. They told us to throw out that stove and sent us a brand new one within the week! This is a great company.. I will be buying more stuff from them. Thank you Plow and Hearth!!
Comments about Product: I absolutely love this electric fireplace. It is attractive and heats my bedroom up very fast. The flames are nice to watch. Okay, so it's not a real wood stove, but after have one for years, this has no clean up and adds ambiance to my bedroom. Love it.
Comments about Product: I was pleasantly surprised. This is the best heater of it's type available. After reading some of the reviews about plastic components I was a little worried but the sides and top are metal. The plastic elements blend well and overall it looks like a cast iron stove.
Comments about Product: Love everything about this heater except the lack of a thermostat. Once the room is sufficiently warm, you have to get up and turn it off, then get up again to turn it on to continue heating the room. As a supplemental heating unit it's odd that it doesn't have a thermostat. It's a significant design flaw.
Comments about Product: We bought this for our daughter and husband who live in an old apartment in the Bay area. It looks great, very efficiently heats a cold damp space and is safe for their little dog who loves to lie in front of it. When they moved to a new apartment, it was easy to pack it up and transport it by car. The flame is charmingly mesmerizing to watch. Couldn't be a better product; it's a terrific value, and I am thinking about getting one for my nephews.
Comments about Product: I bought one of these for our breakfast room several years ago. We liked it very much but then the "flame" stopped working, so I contacted Plow and Hearth, and they shipped us a new one. The new one is smaller and not quite the same quality as the first one (for which I paid $300), but it works and is cute.
Our oldest son, who is in the Coast Guard and stationed on the east coast, needed a supplemental heat source for his little rental cottage, and he liked our P and H red electric stove, so he ordered one for himself. He loved it and it made a big difference in his drafty little place. Then Hurricane Sandy hit and he lost everything, including his electric stove. He's hoping they go on sale again soon because he would love to have another one for the rental house he just moved into last week.
We liked ours enough that we ordered one for our daughter for her Christmas gift (before we knew our son needed another one or we would have gotten one for him, too). It was faulty and smelled like burning wiring when she ran it, so she contacted Plow and Hearth, was told to discard that stove and they promptly sent her a new one, which works just fine. Absolutely cannot complain about Plow and Hearth's customer service!!!!
Comments about Product: We have owned this for over a year now, and really love it. Our large bedroom is at the back of the house and gets pretty chilly, this warms it right up.It looks great, and does not get hot to the touch so you can put decorations on top.The only reason I give 4 stars instead of 5 is that it can get noisy sometimes. When it does get noisy I give it a whack on the side and the noise stops right away.Assembly was simple, it basicaly comes put together, you just screw the legs on.I definately recommend this anyone who needs some extra heat in a room, it really does the trick.
Comments about Product: I have been considering a portable stove or fireplace for a few years. This size was perfect for my livingroom. Ordered it and recieved it in 2 days. I was worried that it would arrive damaged,as other reviewers said theirs had,but it was fine. VERY easy to assemble:4 legs & 20 screws.Took me(a "single woman")15 mins. with a ratchet screwdriver. Dont understand how anyone could work up a sweat doing this but whatever.. Anyway, It warmed my room so quickly,I turned my heat down immediately! I truly am surprised by the quality of this item. It looks great too! I would definitely recommend this to a friend.
Comments about Product: Was a little worried ordering this online. First one arrived damaged. Customer Service handled this problem quickly and sent a new one out immediately. Second one arrived in perfect condition. Using it for additional heat in a 350 sq.ft. sunroom with high ceiling and it's perfect. Cool to the touch...looks nice...great price...no complaints.
Comments about Product: I have it in my living room which is very large but it puts out the heat..It looks great, I bought the large red one goes very well with all my furniture..The only complaint is I wish it was bigger..other than that I love it..
Comments about Product: I wrote a review the other day about the noise this stove makes. Plow and Hearth are going to send me another one, and they said to use the box with the pre-paid label for UPS to pick up. I do love the stove (other than the noise) Plow and Hearth has excellent customer service!
Comments about Product: I usually have no problem with spending alot of money on something I know I will like - but, I took a gamble on this product - and am surprisingly happy. It is plastic (which makes sense considering the cost obviously) - and originally I was not sure I would like it - but, it works really well and looks good in my room. I use it in a very large finished basement - and it actually warms up the whole room! It is simple and easy to use and works well.
Comments about Product: The 1st stove arrived damaged, it was picked up and a new one delivered at the same time. Now that I have had this stove for a few months, it has started to make a noise, I am sure it's from the roller flame. Up until then, I loved the stove.
Comments about Product: I live in an all electric senior community, all these units are built on cement slabs, so you feel the evening cold and dampness. This stove with the heat coming out the bottom and across the floor is so comforting as we eat dinner and watch TV. Everyone who has seen it asks where I got it, I hope you get a lot of orders.
Comments about Product: it works for us... we just wanted a decent looking supplemental heat source and this works for us... Would like to leave a review a year from now to see if the quality holds up....to be determined
Comments about Product: Wonderful secondary heat source. Use it in my sunroom that has lots of windows that let in cold air; the electric stove gives off enough heat to keep the cold out.
The thing that is so great about the stove, is that I put my cat's bed in front of it, she curls up and enjoyed the heat.
great that it is cool to the touch, no burns, etc.
easy to move around.
Comments about Product: I purchased this heater a year ago, thankfully, on sale. Even on sale, however, it is not worth the money. I love P & H but this is one item they need to stop selling! Red flags should have gone up when it arrived in a super flimsy cardboard box. You know, the ones that Christmas ornaments often come in? Then because of the flimsy packaging, guess what? It was damaged. Had to send for another one. Why I didn't just return it for my money? Stupid me, it was pretty and I did have hopes it would heat well. However, when the second came (again in cheap cardboard and with a small dent that I decided to just let slide) and I put it together and turned it on, BIG disappointment. Yes, it is attractive and has realistic flame, but it doesn't put out any heat and is very cheaply made! My advice, shop around and don't be fooled by a pretty, red box!
Comments about Product: I HAVE PURCHASED 3 STOVES,THEY ARE VERY INEXPENSIVE TO RUN,I DID GET 2 THAT WERE BROKEN AND THEY SENT A NEW ONE WITH NO TROUBLE AT ALL, IT DID NOT STOP ME FROM ORDERING ANOTHER ONE. WISH I HAD BOUGHT 2 YEARS AGO.VERY AFFORDABLE. I HAD ALL MY FRIENDS AT WORK GO ONE. ALL TOGETHER WE BOUGHT 14 STOVES. I THINK ONE OUT OF 14 NOT IMPRESSED. THANKYOU PLOW AND HEARTH.
Comments about Product: I had purchased a smaller heater and really liked it. Ordered this larger stove for the living room and love the color (not a bright red--kind of brownish red, like tile). Placed it in front of a nonworking fireplace and looks great. Good comments from visitors on looks and warmth generated for a small area or room.
Comments about Product: We recently bought an older home with baseboard heating. Having observed this product in the catalog, and reading the reviews, I was very interested in the stove. Recieved an e-mail offering the product at a 25% savings and placed my order. We have had the product set up in our living room for several days now and have no complaints. Unit does exactly what it is supposed to do and provides an excellent heat source as well as a relaxing and comforting ambviance to the room. We are very pleased with this purchase! Thank you!!
Comments about Product: We absolutely love our new electric fireplace. It not only looks wonderful in our den, but warms up the room which has no central heating in it. It is everything that Plow and Hearth says it is and more. The delivery was right on time just as promised. We are so very happy with everything we have bought from Plow and Hearth. Thank you, Marlene and Chuck
Comments about Product: Very attractive; flame very realistic, beautiful addition to our small kitchen with antique bowls on top of it. First we one we received did not work, called P&H and they immediately, (that very day) they sent another. It works great. Legs were a little difficult to attach. Other than that, it worked like a charm. Checked on other prices at other web sites-this is the most reasonable for what you get.
Comments about Product: Sadly this has to be returned. The stove arrived requiring assembly which on the surface seems simple as the only thing needed is to screw the legs on. After hours with a screw driver, stripping a drill bit and consulting with my handyman it was determined that there was no way to screw the screws into the plastic where they were supposed to go. Back it goes.
Comments about Product: Bought this stove after admiring it for awhile...got it on sale and free shipping. Love the look, love the color. However, way more than just a heat source--it's provided me with an activity--approx. 2 hours to assemble! Had purchased a smaller one last year and assembled it easily--not so much for this one!!! Some screws went in easy, others (majority) not so well. Used both a power screwdriver and a regular one. Finally together, perhaps it doubles as a piece of exercise equipment--broke quite the sweat, no need for the gym today! As far as heating, yes I'm warm, but that's from putting it together! Haven't plugged it in yet. Just satisfied all four legs are screwed on enough to try and stand it up. I've assembled numerous things in the past (entertainment centers, etc.) this is by far the hardest! My mother purchased one too, hopefully that one will be easier. Definitely have a cold beverage handy for yourself or whoever is assembling it!!!!!!
Comments about Product: I have been eye balling this for years and finally decided to get it! We have an apartment with heat and air but I always wanted a little ambiance! It came in perfect condition and is just lovely! We didn't need the heat to be on in the whole house. But I have exotic birds. So we turned it on low to take the chill off, and and it worked wonderfully! It doesn't come with a warranty exactly. But with Plow and Hearth, I know they will stand behind me if a problem should come up!
Comments about Product: The product performs as advertised. However the first shipment was damaged in transit. I called customer service and the staff was efficient and friendly; but most important was the I shipped the damaged item back on Tuesday and had the replacement item on Friday of the same week. Thank you customer service for being so responsive.
Comments about Product: The heater works fine, but the quality of the rest of the stove is very poor. The plastic on each of the four stoves we received was broken; be it a leg, top, or door. When in use, all four emit a high-pitched tweeting noise that causes us to turn it off. Our cat's ears go back when we use them, so we basically have four "decorative accents" that can't be used for heat lest we wear earplugs. Every stove arrived broken.
Comments about Product: My mother purchased for me as a gift, and I LOVE it. We have it in our family room. Not only does it look nice it keeps the thermostat for clicking on!!! Have gotten sooo many compliments from friends when they come over.It was truly the perfect gift!!
Comments about Product: My wife predominantly has our mini-stove set up in our master bathroom to take the chill off when she gets up. It's size allows us to move it to other parts of the home as needed (like our sunroom). We love the attractive looks and will most likely buy a 2d one.
Comments about Product: This is perfect to take the chill out during the early hour morning hours and during the evenings. Its better to use one of these than to heat the entire house. We love it, it too helps savings in energy use and the high fuel bills during the cooler months. It works so well, we purchased 1 for each of our children for Christmas this year, they arrived already and the too are enjoying the warmth from these fireplaces.
Comments about Product: love everything about the stove...mainly the style and the way it heats..used to have a wood stove where this took the place of.
one of my friends is going to order one..
looks great under the big tv in my finished basement (man cave) wife calls it....
Comments about Product: Everything I have to say about this beautiful little heater is PROS not cons. We love the looks of it, the efficiency of it, the way the "fire" is mimicked and the way all our friends and family ask where we got the stove. We love it!
By Officialfamilyputtogether-er! FromSomewhere in the mountains
The BEST, most accurate review! READ IT!
Comments about Product: There is no problem with the color of the stove. It is burgundy, not red. The problem is that the Plow and Hearth pic shows a red stove. It must be disappointing for those expecting a true red color. I love the darker color for my cabin. The fire is really nice looking for a fake. It is a plastic space heater, don't expect forced air heating. The doors are flimsy, but it isn't a big deal.
Lastly, do NOT try to assemble the legs with an ordinary screwdriver. You will strip the screws and be tempted to smash the stove with a hammer into a thousand pieces. Use an electric drill with a phillips screw head bit. Zip, zip, all done! Easy! (From a woman, ha ha!) It really is a beautiful little stove.
Comments about Product: For some unknown reason, my approx. 18 X 13 bedroom in my 1925 brick Craftsman was built without a cold air return and consequently the room is quite chilly, if not downright cold in the winter. This little green heater fits nicely under my window (the top of it is acouple inches above the sill) and the design fits perfectly in with my decor and the sage colored walls. It really is cute and cozy looking; the hue is a deeper green which makes the plastic look more realistic. I expected a little bit heavier gauge construction for the price, but then again, it would have been too heavy for me to move upstairs. Unless you touch it, its hard to tell that its plastic. The doors seem a little flimsy, but so far, so good-still exhibits a tight fit. Others mentioned about the noise factor: yes, the motor does hum a bit, but its not really loud or intrusive. In fact, it sort of lulls me to sleep, but that's just me... My only real concern is that I expected more heating power from it as it takes a while for it to heat the room and I need to keep the door shut. Its never made the room "hot" but much cozier to the point I can actually not wear five thousand layers to be comfortable. I'm sure for smaller rooms it would be more effecient. Otherwise , I'm pleased, have had lots of compliments on it and would recommend it, especially at the sale price. It arrived in great condition within a few days- no nicks or chips. Adds great ambiance to the room.
Comments about Product: We purchased this fireplace to function as the sole heating source for the first level in our townhouse, which does not currently have any mechanism of heating. We have only had the fireplace for three days now, but they happen to be the coldest days we've had so far this winter. The fireplace, on the high setting, has more than adequately heated the entire floor, which is close to 400 square feet and is boardered by a garage and a glass sliding door. In fact, after being down there for about 20 minutes doing some straightening up, I was actually too warm and had to turn the setting down to low, which also served the purpose. There is a quiet noise to the fireplace but we are somewhat used to that because our upstairs heating system is forced air and is actually noisier than this product.
The product IS made out of mostly plastic but unless you are up close touching it, you really can't tell. Apparently, this helps it to remain cool to the touch and I have to verify that it does, indeed, stay cool.
It is also a stylish peice and goes very nicely with my new furniture, which is considered "new country/vintage".
Overall, we are VERY pleased with this product so far and would certainly recommend it. My hope is that it will be energy efficient but Plow and Hearth has told me that if we try it out and it is not, they will return it for a full refund.
Comments about Product: We purchased this fireplace to serve as the sole heat source for the ground floor in our townhouse as it does not currently have any mechanism of heating. We have only had the product for 3 days but it just so happens to have been the coldest 3 days we have had so far this winter.
So far, the fireplace works great and functions more than adequately, on the high setting, to heat the entire ground floor, which is boardered by a garage and sliding glass doors and is just under 400 sq ft. After about 20 minutes of being in the room straightening up, I actually became too warm and had to turn the fireplace down to the low setting, which also provided adequate heat.
Prior to this, this particular floor of our home was absolutely frigid and I cannot believe how cozy and warm it now is with this fireplace! The fireplace is also rather stylish. We bought it in black and it goes very well with our new furniture which is described as "new country/vintage".
It is made almost entirely of plastic but you really cannot tell unless you are up close inspecting/touching the product. My understanding is that the plastic allows the product to remain cool to the touch and I can confirm that it does indeed stay cool and can be touched while running.
Our hope is that it is economically efficient as it claims to be but Plow and Hearth sales person confirmed that I may try it for as long as I'd like and if it is not efficient or if I am dissatisfied in any way, I can return it for a full refund.
So far so good!!
Comments about Product: Very disappointed to find that this was a deep maroon brown, not red. It also has chips in the finish and legs do not fit properly, to the point that my quite handy husband got blisters trying to assemble it and still had several screws not completely in. The flame is not realistic, but it is pleasantly varied, and the heat does work, and the arched design is attractive.
Be warned that the instructions say not to put anything flammable on the top or anywhere nearby, despite how P&H has the stove pictured in the sales photos. Overall a disappointing product, but too difficult to disassemble and return.
Comments about Product: I bought this fireplace to add some extra heat in our basement. It's very cute and functional, but I was disappointed in the condition of the product. When I went to put the feet on the bottom, some of the screw holes were broken and there was a piece of a leg that was already screwed in...as if this was a return and they just sent it back out with new legs. The legs still feel pretty sturdy even with some missing screws, so I'm not going to make the effort to send it back, but it makes me hesitant to ever order from this site again.
If it wasn't for that, I'd give it 5 stars.
Comments about Product: We have had our stove for 2 years and we use it alot in the winter. It is in the living room and definitely heats it up. The only thing we have had to change on it was a light bulb for the fireplace look. If it ever breaks we will definitely get another one! We have the dark blue one.
Comments about Product: Did what we expected. Looked good and worked well.
After a year, the fuse blew. It is hardwired and had to splice in a fuse holder. A few months later, the heater just quit. Could not find a reason. Makes a pretty lamp stand.
Comments about Product: We love having the stove on all winter! our old black lab lays right near the heat source nightly and falls asleep!we love the cozy fire it shows and we are a lil warmer because of it! I would recommend to anyone.
Comments about Product: Love this stove! I put it in dining room and got the green stove, it matches perfect with my hunter green kitchen chairs. The heater works fantastic. Almost did'nt buy it after reading some negative reviews, but you can't please everyone. This stove is NOT all plastic as some reviews state. The sides are metal, I know because I stuck a magnet on it. The door and legs are plastic but it's a thick plastic not flimsy. Not sure about the top. To all the people complaining that its cheap and all plastic, if you want an all metal stove then maybe you should buy a REAL wood burning stove! Like another review, I too had a light bulb wedged in between a log and the glass. I just tipped the stove upside down till it dropped in the back, then unscrewed the small plate in the back and reached in and got it out. Also, mine is not noisy as other reviews stated. Of course it's going to make some noise, anything with a motor does. Bottom line, I highly recommend it! Thank you P&H
Comments about Product: I bought the first stove because I loved the style and wanted to add more heat to the kitchen. It stopped working after a few months of intermittent use. P&H graciously exchanged it for an identical stove, which stopped working after two months of low use and now sits in the attic. Great idea in theory, but in practice, less than desirable.
Comments about Product: Love the look, but didn't heat the 400 sq ft. advertised--only zone heating, and this is my 4th southern (short) winter with it with not a lot of regular use, and heating unit is not working.
Comments about Product: We recently moved from a warm weather climate to a cold weather climate. Outdoor living space was at the top of our list. Adding this electric fireplace to our balcony created just the right atmosphere for the outdoor living space we were in search of. The ability to have it on without heat is allowing us to use it more of the year.
Comments about Product: Good if you have small children in your home, but want a fireplace. Some of the parts are plastic and they do break/chip easily. Unloading the item out of the box, a plastic piece of the foot broke off and I was being careful.
Comments about Product: This electric stove is amazing. I purchased the red one. It's more than I thought. I helps keep the chill off while looking inviting with the flames. I didn't realize that the heater could be turned off, but you can leave the part that looks like a burning fire on. That is fabulous. I liked it so much I bought another and sent it to my daughter. She loves it also. The price is perfect. I'm glad I bought this item!!!
Comments about Product: Two stars because it is NOT RED! It is a true purplish burgundy color, which does not work with my decor and is not as advertised. Perhaps a new batch from the manufacturer was done in this burgundy. Pain in the neck to return because it is a very large heavy item and the box arrived in bad shape. Otherwise, stove seems well made. DISAPPOINTED
Comments about Product: Bought this for our log cabin in Michigan....It is in the U.P. where the winters are very cold....
we are using this fireplace as a decorative piece as well as an extra heat source....We love it on or off....We purchased it in the red....Looks great in our log cabin!!! Thanks for making a great product!!!
Comments about Product: My house has a country charm to it and this heater fits in perfectly. It's beautiful and the "fire" look tops it off. I don't like the plastic housing, but then maybe it couldn't be cool to the touch all over it if wasn't?
Comments about Product: I was so disappointed when I unpacked this little stove yesterday! The photo made it appear to be a fire-engine red (matching the accents in my living room). Instead, it is a brownish-red (oxblood) that doesn't match my decor at all. I will be returning it.
By Ole "tell it like it is, Bettie" FromAthens, GA
BEST PURCHASE I HAVE MADE IN YEARS.
Comments about Product: The product is used on my enclosed double carport. It stands in front of an antique mantle. The "fire" is so realistic you have to look twice to see that it is fake. Everyone that has seen it loves it. To look at it, you would never guess that the stove is not made of iron. This is just a top notch replica of the real thing.
Comments about Product: Not only does this electric stove look awesome in my office, which has a "rustic" decor, I love how it throws heat on my work area without being too hot. It's just right, and it is sure to help keep the cost of heating that room at a minimum!
Comments about Product: I bought it to heat my new sunroom, the size and looks of the Stove was important and it LOOKS perfect... I can't wait to see how well it heats my new room this coming winter ( I've heard nothing but good comments from both the sunroom installer, and contractor.)
Comments about Product: We really appreciate exelent cutomer service, products made in America and Plow & Hearth standing behind all the products they sell 100% satisfaction and replacement waranty.
The quality and safety of product is a blessing.
Thank you so much for providing quality built in the product, I wished for this a good while and what a wonderful surprise, especially with no dissapointments. Will recommend company to everyone!!!
Comments about Product: I was delighted with the stove - it is very attractive and the flame is amazing for an electric flame - it is perfect in my cabin and everyone who has seen it is very impressed.
Comments about Product: This stove looked great, but the door was too plastic-y. [...]the door was broken. I called customer service and they replaced it quickly. Unfortunately, the 2nd one had the exact same problem, it was broken [...] I never ordered another one.
Comments about Product: The stove is great! It puts out small to large amounts of heat, depending on the setting you choose. Visitors compliment that it looks so nice. It does use a LOT of power though.
Comments about Product: We have enjoyed the extra heat, as it is used in our gameroom (where we spend most of our time watching TV) which is over the garage (no insulation!). It just looks so nice, also. I just love it. At first my husband thought I had wasted money until we set it up. Now he loves it as much as I do!
Comments about Product: The fireplace stove is great! We live in a two story townhouse and I can feel the heat all the way upstairs! We run this all of the time! It's very pretty and we're so happy we purchased it!
Comments about Product: Our family bought this electric stove to replace a space heater we were using in our basement family room. We had limited spacing available and this product fits perfectly. It also is a lot fancier looking than our old heater. We got one in red and it goes with the rest of our decor in the room. It does a great job at keeping our basement family room warm. Really do not have anything bad to say about it. It looks great, does what it is suppose to do and is very quiet. Couldn't be happier.
Comments about Product: I have a drafty old 1890s folk Victorian. I put the electric stove in my bedroom between the drafty closet and my bed. It helps, and it fits my idea of Victorian theme. I use low heat for nights that drop below 40 and high heat for sub-20. It took a little while to get used to the fact it made noise, but now it's white noise that kind of helps me sleep. May have to use the no-heat setting in the summer.
Comments about Product: The stove is beautiful and worked well for the first two months. It was a christmas gift to my sister. It has developed an annoying squeak in the motor. As soon as we get it packaged it will be shipped back.
Comments about Product: We looked at all the competition and design-wise, this was the nicest regartdless of price. And this was most often less expensive. Reddish color is so relaistic. People mistake it for a real wood-burning stove. We love it but if, in a smalll romm, (ours was quite large), a thermostat could be helpful.
Comments about Product: We bought the red one, and it looks great in our breakfast room. With an easy chair next to it, it's been a warm place to sit and read or drink a cup of coffee. Winter has been much more pleasant with this stove to warm the atmosphere in our home.
Comments about Product: We love the stove! [...] it warms our 12' by 15' room beautifully. And its been a very cold winter. We also love the ambience it gives our family room.Sincerely Betty Muhlig'Salem, NY
Comments about Product: I bought this stove as a backup heat source because the pilot on our gas fireplace goes out every time the wind blows. It heats up our kitchen/livingroom area very quickly. The design of it is really cute---very old fashioned looking, and the color of the red is not too bright. I was dissapointed that almost everything on it was plastic though. For the price I expected more metal. Overall, I am very happy with it.
Comments about Product: [...] Guess I didn't realize was so much plastic involved in making of product. Really does not give off much heat possibly due to the placement of fan which is underneath. But just to look at, it looks great. Wouldn't really recommend it if your trying to "heat" the room, unless room is very small.
Comments about Product: Use in our sunroom, great and attractive way to provide additional heat when our wood burning stove goes out, this electric stove fills in until we get our wood burning stove going again. Has saved cleaning out and restarting the wood burning stove in the middle of the night, several times. Like the fact that it can easily be moved from room to room also. A positive backup for our tropical plants, which have survived the cold winter without loosing their leaves this year.
Comments about Product: Use in a sitting room with door closed, Keeps it nice and warm. Placed under window, So pretty with flameless candle lantern and votives on top. frame stays cool to touch, heat comes from bottom. Everyone that sees it loves it. Wish it had a remote would get one for bedroom. Very real looking. I purchased the black looks like cast iron. Love it!!!
Comments about Product: We use it as supplemental heat in our laundry room, but I am going to move to my sunroom. I need additional heat out there. It is very pretty and looks great when it is on. The only thing I dislike is that it does not give off anough heat.
Comments about Product: This red fireplace is really a brownish red. Looks beautiful and the flame is realistic. Mine arrived with the glass out of its groove. A friend was able to go through the back and adjust it for me, much to my delight. I did not want to return it! It gives off just the right amount of heat as it is placed in an entryway area where there are drafts. Customer service was understanding of my decision not to send this item back.
Comments about Product: I use this in my living room which is open to the kitchen and den. Unless it's below zero, I can heat with it on low and sometime turning on the overhead fan. Very impressed. It's also easy to move if needed.
Comments about Product: Very happy with the stove. It was a gift for my mother who mostly wanted it for looks and not heating. She leaves it just on flame and we added a remote outlet to make it easier for her to turn it on and off. The remote outlet could also be used if it is left set on low heat but not on high heat.
She loves it!
Comments about Product: Bought one for my dad to supplement heating the living area in his older house. Just by turning it on for a little while when he gets home from work to take the chill out, it has helped immensely. His house heat rarely turns on now, saving him money. On not so cold New England nights, he just turns on the flame for a little ambiance. After speaking with my dad about his new stove, we purchased one for my in-laws for their anniversary. The love it the same.
Comments about Product: Looks great, bearing in mind this is a 'replica' fireplace and not the real thing. Gives off enough heat to warm a small/medium room - definitely no bigger than 400sf. Kid safe - basically a fan heater suspended underneath the fireplace (I don't think this is made clear in the description of the product, but yes, this stove is a glorified fan heater). The flame is almost realistic - good enough.
Comments about Product: The first stove we received was defective. It worked for 2 or 3 seconds then quit and there was a strong electrical odor. Company was very good about replacing it.
The second stove arrived. It worked but one leg was not totally painted. Whoever assembled it dropped a candelabra light bulb inside near the flame. This looked rather ridiculous. Sent it back. Company was very responsive. I just think this stove does not show quality workmanship. We are not asking for a third one!!
Comments about Product: This stove is very pretty. We bought 2 last year, and bought a 3rd one for our hall and stairway. The only thing I didn't like was having to put the legs on. I am out of rooms, or I'd buy another one!
Comments about Product: i bought this as a Christmas gift for my 17 year old daughter's bedroom since she adores cozy fireplaces. We continually enjoy our wood burning fireplace in our family room so when i saw this it seemed a perfect idea for her bedroom. She uses it strictly for charm, not for the heat, but the heater does work great if needed. She has the red one and it is a beautiful deep rich red. We have been thrilled with it!!
Comments about Product: The only thing I don't like is that all these stove types put out about the same heat. Would like one a little more powerful. However, I would buy another if the price was lower.
Comments about Product: This looks great and comfy but it doesn't produce much heat. I wanted it for 200 sq ft but didn't come close to keeping a livable temp but looked great and when used with an oil heater set a nice ambiance.
Comments about Product: The flame mechanism broke. While repairing it, I noticed the angle iron holding it in place was bent causing the rotating flame rod to snap at the rubber contact to the motor. Dealing with P&H about fixing it was a pleasurable experience. You were more than generous with your willingness to replace it. However, I think I fixed it and I don't remember seeing a return postage when I put it together.
Comments about Product: Bought this stove to create an atmosphere in our old farm house we use for guests. It is much more than I figured! Warms the small living area, and the realistic flames give your brain that extra oomph to think there is a real fire. Easy to set up and install heavier than I thought it would be. All in all it really pulled the old house together. buy it. you wont be sorry
Comments about Product: I own two of these stoves (one for master bedroom, one for sun porch) and both have worked well and been attractive additions to my home. They don't put off a great amount of heat, but work well in small areas or closed-off rooms where you just want some added warmth.
Comments about Product: I purchased this stove after having experienced the product at a friend's home. It gives off heat to warm a small area but feel it would be ineffectual in a large room. I enjoy the realistic flame and love the "feel" it gives to a room.
Comments about Product: We live in a 90 year old house, and are pretty frugal with heating in the winter. I use the stove in my home massage studio. I turn it on about an hour before an appointment, and it heats the studio room nicely. The stove is attractive, and adds to the comforting ambience of the studio. Because the heat comes out from the bottom of the stove, I can use the top to place business cards, etc. Very happy with this stove.
Comments about Product: I use this as a supplemental heat source along with my wood stove fireplace insert. The flame is very realistic although not so much with the logs. I love the look although I wish it was made with a little less plastic. Gives the room a nice, cozy atmosphere. One drawback is the heat source on the bottom. We don't have little people so not a problem but I would be aware of this as a parent of small children.
Comments about Product: I live in a 200-year-old house, and even though I've updated pretty extensively, the floors are still cooold -- and propane is expensive on those "too-cold-for-the-heat-pump" days. Anyway, I'm delighted with this little heater for keeping tootsies toasty in the dining room and it looks really good, too. OK, it could put out a little more heat, and the flames still aren't perfect, which is why I ticked "unrealistic flame" -- I'm certainly not fooled -- but they're not awful, and the orange glow is cheery. All in all, as charming, functional and quiet zone or space heaters go, this one is tops. I love the color (they captured the "hot Vermont Casting woodstove red" just right!), it makes for a nice cheerful corner, it's quiet and well-behaved, and I'm pleased as can be and already am recommending it to friends.
Comments about Product: The first stove came broken, it also made a clicking sound and found out that when we took the back off a piece was broken and hitting the rotating wheel that makes the flame. Also the bulb was rattling around in the bottom. The good news is Plow and Hearth sent a new one and it is fine. We live in Florida and just need it every now and then too take the chill off. Great for our needs. I agree that the heat generates from underneath, so you do not feel it as much as other space heaters, it would probably be best in a small room. It is cute though and after all isn't that what matters.
Comments about Product: We purchased first one last December..second one this year. Love them..but turned on tonight in my bedroom. a pop kind of noise..The flame is in dark background, still heats. but we think bulbs have blown or one has..but how to fix.?? [...]
Comments about Product: I'm an employee of Plow & Hearth. I purchased two stoves at the store one for my living room and one for kitchen. They work great, I havent had any problems and I've been keeping them running all day. Keeps the rooms very cozy. They stay cool to the touch, which is good since I have a 9 month old who loves to pull herself up on them. All in all, great purchase.
Comments about Product: I have two of the stoves. They look very nice but they do not give off as much heat as was expected. The heat does not move away from the fireplace. It is okay for a small room with doors closed. One of the stove fireplaces is now making a noise that sounds like a cricket.Both of the stoves fans are loud. If you have a very small room or you just want it for the look, they are great. If you are expecting more don't bother.
Comments about Product: We put this stove in our sunroom. It looks great, but best of all is our oil savings. We set our thermostat at 62 degrees and get a boost of 6 to 8 degrees in a room that is over 16x16.
Comments about Product: I absolutely love the look and atmosphere it provides while giving excellent supplemental heat to a often used room....rather than heating the entire house. I actually ordered two units and am contemplating a third for our vacation home. [...]Over all I am very pleased with the product, and would order more as needed.
Comments about Product: The stove works very well as an additional heat source. I was disappointed with the materials used. Thought for sure there would be more metal and less plastic for the price of the stove.
Comments about Product: Gave the red fireplace to my grandson who is estatic about it. It works beautifully. The flames are so realistic and the heat is plenty for the room. If needed, I would purchase another for myself without a doubt.
Comments about Product: I love this product because it filled my basic requirements (reasonable price, fills hole in my useless fireplace, provides just enough extra heat that is needed at times, looks beautiful with my decor). Unfortunately, since the price is reasonable, the product is not contructed well. Mostly made of plastic, it scratches easily. The plastic "bolts" that hold the cabinet doors on cannot be adjusted and I therefore had to "even them out" by shimming one of the doors to match the height of the other, higher up door. I still like it though. It really completes my room.
Comments about Product: Any way you can make the flame wder and not have it disappear so quickly? Natural flames rise up and do not disappear that quickly.and the fire is too fast. It would be perfect if you could do this and also alllow a crackling noise. This would be the ultimate dream fireplaceI. iF THIS VAN BE DONE IN THE FUTURE CAN THE CUSTOMERS POSSIBLY REPLACE THE FLAME THAT ROLLS UPWITHOUT TOO MUCH HASSLE? MRS. wILLIAMSON [...]
Comments about Product: We bought an elec. stove here last year which we liked. This year, since the stove looked the same in the Plow and Hearth catalog, we assumed it was just a bigger version of the same. It is not. It is not made by Mendota like the former either. I admit we kept it primarily because it is too much hassle to return. The good aspects include a very nice flame for an electric stove, and nice appearance from a distance, however, it is entirely flimsy plastic. The doors feel thin and paper-light. When they are opened, they stick a bit and pull open like a toy. It rattles when started. Instead of using it for hours every day like the one we bought here last year, I am rationing use, with the expectation that it is not going to last long if I use it regularly. It doesn't have the temp. options that the other did either...just a switch for high and low. I'm sorry to say that it is a low-grade import and a downgrade on the part of Plow and Hearth.
Comments about Product: Using daily, it warms our TV room very well. My son wants one for his room. Very cozy and attractive, too. Only negative might be the doors are plastic, not as sturdy as I'd like.
Comments about Product: This little unit is a great value for the money. The two heat settings are great. It looks every bit like porcelain covered cast iron - until you touch it. I never would have believed it was actually a plastic type of cabinet. It fools everyone, and the lightweight aspect makes it a breeze to move around if you want to. If you plug in on a light strip though you will trip breakers on the high setting. They recommend going directly into its own grounded outlet.
Comments about Product: I use this stove in a screened-in porch with glassed- in windows. I can sit out on the porch with the stove on, in the winter, if it is 30 degrees F or above, greatly extending my time on the porch. It is very pretty and a convenient size.
By C&MA FromLocust Hill, VA (1 hr east of Richmond)
Best heater investment ever
Comments about Product: These are the most useful, safe & beautiful electric heaters we've ever owned in our 70 years. Everyone who comes into our home admires them & want to know where we got them. As a matter of fact, just this AM we sent the P&W website to several friends.
Comments about Product: This stove is beautiful. I ordered the "red" one which is a beautiful burgandy color. The flames are very realistic. The unit was easy to set up and we are enjoying it in our downstairs crafting area and it keeps us cozy warm, the dogs like it too! We liked the first one so much that we ordered another one in black.
Comments about Product: This is a nice looking heater that we purchased to go in a room that gets cold in the winter because it is not on the central system. The heater was ok in moderate temperatures--down to about 40 degrees outside. On colder mornings and evenings it seems not be be able to keep up in the room (which measures about 16x20).
Comments about Product: We have a room that we heat with a free standing ,wood burning, fireplace. In the early fall and late spring we feel it is not practical to build a fire. We bought this unit and it fills in nicely.
Comments about Product: We bought this heater for our new four-season sunroom. This is the only heater we have in this room (which is almost 300 square feet). It keeps it very comfortable on average winter days. Struggles a little when its below zero. Kids and cats love to lay in front of it!!
Comments about Product: I am enjoying this stove daily as a charming addition
that also quietly warms the area in which I'm using
it. The size is just right and the fact that it's so portable is a convenience. This compensates for the fact that I don't have a "real" fireplace. So far, very, very good. . . .
Comments about Product: I love my electric stove - the flame is so realistic, it gives off great heat which you can adjust low or high, and it looks just like a real wood stove (mine is black). I find myself mesmorized by the flames just like I do with my fireplace - so soothing! Plus, it's not too heavy - I can move it from room to room if I wish. But it would be even better if it came with a crackling fireplace sound! Perhaps you can download the sound effect onto your IPOD and hook it up to some hidden speakers nearby - voila!
Comments about Product: What I like the most about this fireplace is the looks, the size (very compact), the color (red), the price and it produces enough heat for my diningroom. Most of my guests find it very cute and some of them have asked me where I had bought it so they can buy one too. I bought two units and so far both of them work perfect. The only minus I find is the super light and fragile plastic doors. I am even afraid to open them! Since the doors don't have a glass you can turn the unit on and off through them. The color is a very attractive warm cherry and the flame is very realistic and inviting.
Comments about Product: Use in library/den/office
Heats room readily,can be turned down
Heat can be turned off but still enjoy "flame"
Light bulbs can be easily replaced with energy efficient ones with same "flame" effect.
If we didn't have the tools and could make the adjustments, the one foot with misaligned holes, and screws/screw holes being different sizes, would have been more than annoying.
Comments about Product: The electric stove is adorable and has a powerful heater that is a good distance off the floor - (I have mine in the basement on Berber carpet and it's fine). Yes, the doors are quite flimsy, so I just reach through to press the controls so I'm not opening and shutting the doors. The flames are ok - I wouldn't put this in a formal room as the flames look too unrealistic, but the logs aren't bad - actually the whole look is really cute for an electric fireplace/stove...I think this would look great in a bedroom, basement, sun/screenroom or family room.
Comments about Product: My fireplace came with a broken bulb. Other than that it was easy to set up. I have a 1 year old and use this stove in my home office. The only hot spot is underneath the stove, and my son would have to be on his belly really reaching under to touch the actual hot part of the heater. Overall I feel this stove is very safe to have for young children.
Comments about Product: I'm really pleased with this product. Looks great! Quite realistic. Next best thing to a real fireplace without the mess. It also provides great supplemental heat. I've never turned the heater above low even with wind chills outside below zero. The stove is cool to touch so kids and pets are safe around it. The only drawback I've noticed are the doors. They look fine but they are made of plastic and are flimsy. For adults no problem but for kids not so sure.
Comments about Product: Everything is great about the product. It is very attractive and quite easy to use with the high and low speeds. It heats up the room very quickly
and gives off a warm and cozy feeling.
The only draw back is the price. I have seen a smaller version( slightly different, only one door) for even less the price. Needless to say, I would of bought the one I saw in store for less than even half the price. (if I would have found the cheaper one first) It would pay to shop around. But if money is no object, buy this one. I do love my heater!
Comments about Product: Not only did it enhance a dark corner of my bedroom, it also provided wonderful warmth on cold Connecticut nights! This was a great bargain. It's easy to assemble, realistic and charming. Best present I ever bought myself.
Comments about Product: This is an absolutely beautiful stove. Very attractive design and realistic flame. Our room is is about 15 x 18, an unheated three season room, and this heats up the room extremely well. It actually heats up the room to the point of having to turn the stove off. This was an excellent purchase and we are very happy with it.
Comments about Product: I absolutely love this little "stove". I bought it for my bedroom. We heat with a woodstove and when I close the bedroom door at night, I dont have any heat in there. This fit perfectly. I LOVE it. The flame is a little cheesy, but its still adorable design. I got the red & its beautiful. Works like a charm
Comments about Product: It is cold right now in Florida. We have a wood burning fireplace in our living rom which we love, but we have added the electric stove to our glassed in sun porch which we use as a year round room also. It truly does the job of adding warmth both with heat and ambience for the room. We love it!!!!!
Comments about Product: We love the stove and are so glad to have a good heater in our cottage which has only marginal central heat. It is quiet and because the frame stays cool it is safe for kids and pets.
Comments about Product: This Electric Stove is Wonderful and just the cozy addition to the sitting area of our bedroom. I love it!! I will note, though, that it is cheaply made so only buy it for light use.
Comments about Product: I bought 2 - one for each guest room in our mountain house. We found when we had a fire downstairs, the heat would not come on and the guest rooms would be frigid. Now we just turn on the fireplaces upstairs and guests retire to a cozy, warm bedroom.
Comments about Product: This little stove is very economical to use and it makes me think I have a real fire going close by when I am grading papers or doing lesson plans. This is the second stove I have purchased and I would get another one if I ever needed one again.
The service offered by Plow and Hearth is outstanding. When I needed service on the stove I bought 10 months, they took the old stove back and sent me a new one because they wanted me to be 100% satisfied. Not many companies do that. I was very pleased.
Comments about Product: High Gloss Plastic Cabinet was disappointing since I bought it as a gift. Quit working after a month. Took 6 weeks to be fixed. Then it quit working again. Certainly not worth the price or inconvenience.
Comments about Product: We bought these to help heat our home that isn't as effeciently heated as we would like. The first one we used in our bedroom. It did a great job heating the room and looks great. We even put on television on it until we can get a flat screen in there. We bought a second for the family room and it works just as well there. We have a six year old that loves the heater too, mostly because it doesn't get too hot.
Comments about Product: Our breakfast room needed a little extra heat during the cold Iowa winters and this little stove is perfect, really does the job quickly! I love how it looks in there also, exactly what the space needed! Love the fact that we can just have the fire on for effect if we don't need the heat. My only negative comment would be that I wish the fire were more concentrated in the center, it's kind of 'floaty'
Comments about Product: My old one gave up the ghost, looked around and they all seemed small or big bucks. I have a small room I use a s my study, plenty of built ins and character but no heat. This heated it up pronto and adds to the character of the room, with beautiful flame effect. Easy to assemble. [...] glad I found "Plow and Hearth"
Comments about Product: We live in a home that's almost 200 yrs old, and the front room, which is my office, has always been chilly due to the configuration of the heating system. This little stove/heater is perfect! Plus, for "fake flames", I was surprised at how realistic it looks. Of course, it's not like the real thing, but it beats all that I've seen in stores for looks. Really cute, heats the room, and looks like cast iron, even though it's heavy duty plastic; not flimsy looking. Love it!
Comments about Product: I took advantage of the email special, [...], was simple to assemble (five screws in each of four little legs), and easy to maneuver onto my hearth. The flames are much more realistic than I expected, and the heat is sufficient to warm our den. This means instead of heating the whole house which is costly and makes me miserably hot, we can warm just the one room my cold-sensitive hubby is using. We love it and our five dogs vie for position in front of it!
Comments about Product: Because of my seasonal allergies we could not burn wood in the house. So out went the wood stove and replaced it with this electric stove. We wanted a stove that gave us the feel and look of a wood stove and this unit does that beautifully. It really warms our large open living and dining area. The only drawback is that the doors are a little flimsy so we open them carefully. I do wish it were a little bigger, but overall we are very satisfied.
Comments about Product: Bought this electric stove since added heat is nice in our cold winters but I do not want a fireplace to deal with. This is ideal - extremely realistic flame effect coupled with heat. I agree with others that a remote would have made it perfect and yes, the legs are a bear to attach, but all in all - nice. I am very glad I purchased the larger one as it is not really all that large - it looks the size of a real wood-burning stove making it even more realistic. I am very pleased. My daughter now wants one for her backroom. Adds comfort and ambiance (same as a fireplace does but without the mess).
Comments about Product: Just bought this the other day and it is beautiful! It is functional and decorative! It is well made and easy to assemble. Most electronic fireplaces get so costly, but this one was perfect for my budget! I love it and use it in my living room where we sit so we can stay comfy without always turning on the heat and heating the whole apartment. The fire logs look very realistic with faux flames flickering in the background. My only concern are the doors. The whole unit is plastice that looks like real metal, but the doors look a little more delicate. I'm afraid using the handles to open and close will cause a break in the door, so I grab the doors at the bottom to open and close. Otherwise, a great find!
Comments about Product: We needed something to take the chill out of a large sunroom on those chilly days/evenings in the winter. The black looks fun and traditional which we like - we tried it last night, and in 10 minutes, the room felt warmer. Basically, a heater blows warm air from the bottom.
Comments about Product: I bought this for the living room portion of an average-sized room (half is living space, half is set up like a dining room). Space is very limited, and there's no foreseeable way to put an *actual* fireplace in the room. I really wanted to have the effect of a fireplace, but it had to be in a smaller, more manageable way. This stove is *perfect* for that. I love that you can have just the flame on (without heat) for the ambience, or you can turn the heater on to warm the room when you need to. Our living room is the coldest room in the house during the fall/winter, and rather than have the thermostat set higher than its normal 68 degrees throughout the rest of the house (which would make my kids' room waaaay too hot at night when their door is closed), I can turn this stove on so that the living room is toasty at night.
It doesn't look cheap, the flame is actually quite realistic for an electric device, and I've gotten tons of compliments on it. It's a really nice substitute for anyone who simply can't have an actual fireplace but wants to have the coziness that comes with having one. The *only* possible thing that could make this stove even better would be if there was an authentic-sounding "burning wood crackling" sound when you have it on. (Just throwing that out there in case the manufacturer wants an unsolicited idea.) :)
Comments about Product: I recently purchased the standard electric stove and am completely satisfied with it. I am using it in my kitchen and it is so adorable. It throws great heat and the cozy flame is beautiful at night. Although it is plastic painted enamel, it looks like the real thing! I would highly recommend this item and can't wait to show it off to my girlfriends!
Comments about Product: I have this in front of my fireplace (that I never use) looks great and throws heat...I have a L range and this is perfect for my livingroom...I like the idea that the sides dont get hot...also have one in my office...great and this is a better price then the first one I purchased...
Comments about Product: This heater really is attractive and thankfully it is not bright or cherry red. Finally got the legs on this afternoon, definitely takes an electric drill and one hole was not big enough for the screw. It's been on for about three hours in a 265 sq. ft. living room and it's fairly comfortable but not cozy warm. When they say it heats a 400 sq. ft. room they obviously mean a room that is closed off as opposed to an open room. If you want something that looks good and heats a little, then this is the one. If you're looking for something that heats an open room really well, this isn't the one. For [$] I would have thought the fan would be a little quieter. Nice to know I have something for backup if my main heater goes out, which it has before. It definitely will not be of much use when it gets really cold.
Comments about Product: I saw this on the Plow and Hearth website and fell in love with it. I wasn't sure how it would really be from reviews. I got it tonight and am so pleased with it!! The kids love it and so do the cats. My husband and I placed it in a corner of our country kitchen near our table and we can see the flames flicker while we eat. We have a pellet stove in our den area but wanted something small for the kitchen, clean and operational. This was a great buy and we will enjoy it all fall and winter!!
Comments about Product: I ordered a red stove and loved it when I received it. Was very pretty and did heat up the area I put it in. But... it only worked for 2 months. I have looked all over for someone to fix and cannot get it fixed. I paid 299.00 for it and was very dissapointed that it only lasted that long.
Comments about Product: I have 5 different electric fireplaces throughout my house. If you're looking for a cute, cheerful, not terribly expensive decorative fireplace, this is a good choice. As other reviewers have commented, there is no adjustable thermostat, the casing is plastic (but it looks fine), and there's partial assembly (legs). The color is NOT Christmas or Cherry Red. There are other models with more features on the market in the same price range. I have this one in my kitchen, where it is mostly for decorative use. The glow from the "fire" is cheerful, safer than a fire, more convenient, and seems to warm the room, even without the heater on (that's why I have 5!). Overall, if you like the look, then buy it. If you want higher-end functionality, keep looking.
Comments about Product: This is not the stove in the large size red picture. It is a burgundy stove with a different design and structure. Luckily it matches my decor. The fire is beautiful and looks real. It throws lots of heat. I am very happy with the stove. Plow and Hearth would probably sell more stoves and have less returns with an accurate color description and design.
Comments about Product: Looks great, nice flame simulation, but I was very disappointed in the heating system. The ad reads "adjustable 1,400W heater," which I assumed meant a variable thermostat. No. You manually turn on the "low" switch when you want a little heat and you turn on the "high" switch when you want more. When you are warm enough, you manually turn it off. If you want a decent piece of furniture with nice ambience, this is fine. If you want automatic, efficient heating, look elsewhere.
Comments about Product: I was expecting this product to be metal, not plastic. It is nothing like the ones I have seen in stores or the one I already own. We did not unpack it till we had it at our vacation home. That was when we discovered that it was made entirely of plastic, the doors have no glass, or plastic, in them and the finish was covered with scratches. Our son and his family are going to use it on their covered porch. Not nice enough for inside.
Comments about Product: I purchased the Standard electric stove and received it yesterday. So far it works great. The enamel finish does feel like plastic though. I noticed the Standard stove(which is no longer available)was smaller but more expensive than the Large stove(although it was on sale recently, normal price was $299). [...]. I think the larger, less expensive stove was actually made out of a cheaper material. Other than that, I am very happy with my purchase so far!
Comments about Product: It's so cute! Everyone thinks it's cast iron. Fits my decor. It's redder than the picture (which on my computer is pinkish). Heats one room and is light enough I can move it around when I need it somewhere else. Sweet!
Comments about Product: I used the stove in a Victorian Cottage theme
in my home, but fits in almost in any decor.
It's quite, is well built in construction and I
don't find that a problem in it's heaviness. I
know where I put it, it will stay! The Flames
are truly perfect and the warmth. and a quiet
fan to boot! I'm going to buy another one...
Comments about Product: I ordered this stove on sale at the beginning of summer, so I have not used the heater, except to make sure it worked. I just love the flickering logs, they are very realistic. It makes my living room very cozy, even though it is 100 degrees outside! The red color is awesome! The stove is not heavy and I can move it to another room very easily and look forward to doing that in the winter for the warmth. I have wanted a fireplace since I moved down south and this stove is just perfect!
Comments about Product: I have this cozy little stove in my TV room and I just love it. It is the perfect size and keeps the room warm when watching TV. With this past winter it was especially nice to have that extra warmth. The color also fits perfectly with my décor. I recommend this to anyone who would like to have a cozy warm room without having to heat the entire house while relaxing.
Comments about Product: I have a small kitchen nook off a very large kitchen and in winter time it always has been too cold to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee. Now it not only gives warmth to that area, but year round it is inviting to the eye as well.
Comments about Product: I love that it puts out so much heat without getting hot and that I can have heat, flames, or both. The options are wonderful. I use the "flame" function without heat on rainy nights even in the summer. And I can put items on top without fear of damage since the stove never gets hot. The plastic casing makes "repair" difficult if nicked or scratched. Still my father liked mine so much he got one for his workshop.
Comments about Product: I am very happy with the amount of heat that it puts out. Can take the chill out of my larage room in just a few minutes even on the low setting. I do hope it helps me save on my overall heating bill. Like the way it looks in my room as well.
Comments about Product: Overall this product was worth the price I paid. I just really wish it was temp controlled so it would turn off after reaching desired temp. The appearance of it looked really nice in my lodge themed finish basement.
Comments about Product: I redid a small den area and this stove looks great! The heat output is perfect along with the faux flames - which actually give a nice ambiance. I'd definitely purchase another. I got the Large size in black. Love the matte finish too.
Comments about Product: We use this heater to heat a large basement playroom. It worked well even on the days where the outside temperature was well below freezing. We never had any worries with our children around it either.
Comments about Product: WE have this in our bedroom..It adds great ambience on cold winter days and nights!! Looks great and we get many compliments on it when we show it to family and friends!!! We may buy another for our guest bedroom!!!!
Comments about Product: I love this product, but the heat comes from the bottom of the stove and seems to have melted the underlay beneath my carpet. Other than that, it is absolutely perfect for any room in my house that has tile - and I will place something underneath it on any carpet areas next winter.
Comments about Product: have it set up on sunporch for that extra warmth and love to see the fire going. It looks real and when its dark out it looks even better. I can't think of anything negative to say about it.
Comments about Product: I just love this stove. It fits right into the living rooms old fireplace opening and can be moved to another room when it's needed. Stylish and quiet- the flames look so real they are mesmerizing!
Comments about Product: We love our new red faux woodstove. It is perfect to add some extra warmth to 1 or 2 rooms and looks just like the real thing! It's a great value and exactly what we were looking for! Makes our home even cozier!
Comments about Product: Great little heater for small rooms and to just take the chill off. Not good for long periods of time. We had 2 motors burn out from using 8+ hours. We ended up returning heater since it just did not hold up to our Chicago winters.
Comments about Product: We had looked at electric stoves at some of the "big box" stores and they seemed dinky and fake. This one is as large as a real stove and looks quite realistic, down to the "flames." I have it in my home office instead of a space heater and it adds so much warmth (literally and figuratively). If we didn't have pellet stoves and a fireplace, I'd put them in other rooms as well.
Comments about Product: The cozy look of this stove warms up a room as a casual piece of furniture. A simple touch of a switch and the whole room is warmer. The simulated glow of the fire is realistic and soothing.
Comments about Product: I really like this stove. It's very realistic looking and the flames especially look real. It heats well but unfortunately doesn't have a thermostat or auto shut off. It is more plastic than I was expecting but you don't really touch it that much and it does look very real, like cast iron with real wood flames.
Comments about Product: During this past unusually cold winter in Florida this stove was enough to take the chill out of the family room. It saved us from having to turn on the heat many evenings. Plus the ambiance it created around the holidays was great. The fact the exterior stays cool is also a great bonus when the grandchildren come to visit. Great product!
Comments about Product: I live in Maine, where we know cold. This is a space heater with an nice cover, like other fake fireplaces. This one is nice looking, though the color is burgundy rather than the red portrayed in the catalog. Assembly: just putting the legs on the unit. I like this a lot and my cats love to lie in front of it. I used it in the coldest months, January/February, to save on oil heat, and it was just what I wanted.
Comments about Product: We have a bonus room that is 10 degrees colder than the rest of the house in winter. It is 500 sq feet and this keeps it cozy. We replaced an older one, and it had a remote- we miss that, but its adorable, so thats o.k.
Sometimes the flames go backwards! we just laugh!
Comments about Product: We put our out on the deck in a corner and set it up as a sitting area to reador just sit and have a glass of wine...we are in california and thought it wouldproduce enough heat for 2 people .but must put feet right under the frontof it to feel it. I like the look very much but think the price was high [...] for what we got. The handle was off the door when we took out fo the box,.can't put back on ..did not want to ship back for that so stuck with it.
Comments about Product: The cat bed sits in front of this stove, and it looks cute. It's not enamel, though -- it's actually plastic, which is not what we expected since the product description includes "enamel." I guess that's enamel paint on plastic.
Comments about Product: We bought this as a heat source and to decorate a room. With a lot of use, you can easily add +$20.00 per month to your electric bill. There's a grinding type noise from the electric motor that keeps the flame display turning -- it comes and goes. You can live with it. I'm not sure that it would make a constant heat source but it really adds a 'fireplace feel' to a room. It looks great, the dog loves to doze in from of it and I would buy it again.
Comments about Product: We bought this for additional heat in our 100+ yr. old house. The only heat upstairs is what rises naturally thru vents from downstair's ceilings. We have a natural gas furnace that keeps the downstairs alright, but this little beauty is not only a beauty, but a real worker. Never had to turn it on high. Kept just about the whole upstairs, except one room we had shut off, warm. And, everyone that sees it wants it.Much more efficient & definately cleaner than natural gas, we'll have to buy one or two for the downstairs, this year. thank you..no really, thank you.
Comments about Product: I used it often during the winter to add some extra heat to the room in the chilly mornings. I liked that it not only gave heat and also that it really looked like a fireplace glowing. I am not very keen on the plastic doors, I worry one of my kids will break them.
Comments about Product: We purchased ours for our new 3-season room to use for chilly evenings. The room is well insulated and it worked well even on the coldest winter evenings. Looks great and is safer than a wood or gas heater, especially with kids and dogs.
Comments about Product: This product arrived & looked impressive as it did in the catalog. It was listed as "enamel" I didn't relize that was enamel paint over thin cheap plastic. Again detailing made it look the part. When it operated it continously shut down until the unit cooled. The thermastat was set at the highest & it would still shut down. The plastis would get extremely hot, to a point I felt it was dangerous. Very Disappointed with the unit
Comments about Product: This beautiful red electric stove creates warmth and a comforting atmosphere in a previously "chilly" bedroom for guests. Everyone who has seen it wants to know where I got it. Of course, I refer them all to your catalogue or website. Thank you for this well made and pleasingly asthetic piece of furniture! I love it.
Comments about Product: The product is good looking. It fits in my living room without standing out. I have it in front of my wood burning fireplace and I don't even miss the crackle of the wood burning. It warms up the room so quickly. My kids love it!
Comments about Product: I love my Hearth and Plow fireplace. All winter long my fireplace was on in my livingroom/reading room. I would close the pocket doors, turn on the fireplace and my room was as cozy as could be. I was surprised as I live in an older house that has high ceilings. The ambience of the flame was nice as well.
Comments about Product: This is a well made unit. Very attractive - nicer than the ones I've seen at the stores. The fake flame is very realistic! But it uses a great deal of electricity to operate - my bills for this past winter were 30% higher than usual. Glad I bought it, but I thought it would be more efficient. I suggest it only be used as an additional heat source, not as the only heater in a room.
Comments about Product: We specifically bought the stove for our enclosed porch which can get pretty cool in winter. I love that it's adjustable for both heat levels and fan output. We're thinking about putting another inside our fireplace, replacing the gas logs and allowing us to close the flue.
Comments about Product: This heater is perfect for my finished basement. It's chilly winter and summer so this heater gets alot of use. It's a little noisy at start up, but the noise lessens once it gets warmed up.
Comments about Product: We use this heater for our vaulted ceiling sitting area, which is expensive to heat. We can keep our thermostat much lower and still be quite comfortable with the supplemental heat, which we turn off when we are not in the room. Heats the area up VERY quickly. We recommend this product highly.
Comments about Product: Placed the unit in the Great Room of our basement which is decorated in Southwestern furniture, art and pictures. It just looks great. We have used the heater/fireplace several times to augment the dounstairs heat pump and it immediately takes the chill out so we can settle in for a good movie.