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Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace review

A wall-mounted electric fireplace with LED flame display

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace
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Our Verdict

If you’re looking for a supremely stylish, modern fireplace with a real ‘wow factor’ at a decent price, look no further than the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace

For

  • Easy Installation
  • Great design
  • Pretty flame effect

Against

  • Large power cable

Are you looking for a new electric fireplace? We've researched the latest electric fireplaces, asked the experts, and sifted through thousands of specs, features and user reviews to find the best electric fireplaces around. Here's everything you need to know about the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace.

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace: What is it?

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A wall-mounted electric fireplace with color-changing LED flame display that’ll be the focal point of your room for all the right reasons. It glows with blue and orange flames, has decent features like a timer and remote control, and although it doesn’t give off a tonne of heat, it makes a great statement fireplace. Northwest also make the LED Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace in a smaller size. In this review we’re looking at the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace.

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace: Price

The Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace is on sale at $349.89 from Home Depot and $429.99 over at Walmart. That’s a great price for a model of this quality.

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace: Features

This 54-inch, contemporary wall-mounted LED fireplace from Northwest is one of the sleekest – and biggest – models on the market. With its polished black glass design it’ll be the focal point of your living space. 

With two heat settings you can adjust the temperature from low (750W) to high (1500W) to keep your room warm. It also has a temperature control feature so you can set it to your desired warmth and it’ll keep it there.

Key specs

Dimensions: 54 x 20 x 4.75-inches
Self Assembly: Yes
Heat Settings: 2
Thermostat: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Warranty: 90 days

The fire’s LED flame effect goes from orange to blue (hence the ‘fire’ and ‘ice’ element), and has three settings: low, medium and high. The flame option can be used as a stand-alone feature without the heat option, or both can be switched on. This is a great option if you enjoy the ambience of a fireplace but don’t need the heat output.

The Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace is also equipped with a built-in timer for auto-shut off, and can be programmed to work from 30 minutes up to 7.5 hours.

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace: Design

Northwest 54-Inch LED Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace

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It’s big, so double-check that the room you’re planning to put it in can carry off such a statement piece. It’s a great fit for a commercial reception space, for example, as well as for a living room or home office. 

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace: Performance

This electric wall fireplace uses the latest in LED technology, meaning it’ll be energy efficient and therefore less costly to heat your living space.

The Northwest LED Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace will comfortably heat a room of up to 400 square feet, so it’s ideal for a bedroom, office or living room.

Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace: User Reviews

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92% of customers on Home Depot recommend this fireplace, with one user waxing lyrical about how easy the fireplace is to control and how beautiful it looks.

Another users says the same, but warns other customers to plan how and where to hide the cable, as this fireplace plugs into a socket and you won’t want meters of cable running along the wall. That seems to be the only down side with this model, but it is a big factor in the fireplace’s overall position in the room, and also in its aesthetics.

Several users cite the fact that the fireplace can be used without the heat element, as it creates a ‘really nice ambiance’ in their living space.

Should you buy the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace?

If you’re looking for a supremely stylish, modern fireplace with a real ‘wow factor’ at a decent price, look no further than the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace. There are cheaper and more expensive, similar options but this one is a great buy.

Alternatives to the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace

Not convinced that the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace is the right fireplace for you? You’ll find plenty more options in our best electric fireplaces guide, where we've selected a range of models that excel in different situations, for all budgets. Here are our three top alternatives to the Northwest 54-inch Fire and Ice Electric Fireplace.