This fireplace looks way better in person. The color in my opinion is way richer that the photo. It looks grey and black in the online photo advertisement but it is really more of a dark rich brown mantel and trim and the stone has some grey and some brown earth tones to make it look more realistic. It kicks off a decent amount of heat for a smaller room... it says 400 square foot room. I put it in my kitchen to add a little more heat but you can have flames on without the heat in the summer. I am very happy with it. It is on the smaller side but that's great for smaller areas... just double the check dimensions. The only thing that I wish it has is a remote but that's not a big deal for me. I am glad I went to the store to see it in person because the picture here on website doesn't do it justice. It is does not stick out very far from the wall so it gives a more built in look. In my opinion very good purchase for the price.
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