Product Review: Dimplex GDS20-1101MA Traditional Electric Fireplace
Price Range: $250 – $300
Who Would Buy This: Traditionalists shopping for a dark looking, traditional-styled electric fireplace with mantel.
- The Dimplex GDS20-1101MA Traditional Electric Fireplace oozes style with its beautifully designed mantel which is finished in dark mocha. Nice design details like the sleek thin lines, carved detailing and fluted pilasters give the mantel a real touch of class.
- At 44 3/8 inches wide and 13 7/8 inches in depth, the mantel is sizable enough to be a great focal point in your living room.
- The 20-inch electric firebox features a 1,440-watts fan-forced heater which has been tested to warm up areas as big as 400 sq ft. The built-in thermostat regulates the temperature to conserve energy and keep your room at an appropriate heat level.
- Dimplex’s exclusive patented flame technology produces a highly realistic flame to add a sublime ambiance to your room without any hazardous fumes from fuels.
- With operating costs as low as 8c/hour with the flame and heating both on, this fireplace has low running costs.
- Included with the fireplace is a remote control with On/Off functionality, allowing you to sit back and operate the unit at your leisure. Two AA batteries are also supplied.
- Some assembly is required to put the mantel together, but it isn’t a difficult task.
Guarantee: 1-year limited warranty.
Value for money?
This particular fireplace is one of our favourites from Dimplex and represents incredible value. The Mocha finish gives it a true classic style and timeless appeal anyone with a sense of tradition will love. If you want to add a touch of classic luxury to your home and still benefit from the modernization of an electric fireplace, this is a great one to go for.