Enjoy romantic and restful flames anywhere inside or outside your home with this portable gel fireplace from Wesley. It features a metal construction with a black painted finish and copper edges that will fit into modern and traditional decor styles....more
Several years ago we bought a ventless fireplace which is not portable and resembles a standard fireplace design with a mantle and wooden uprights, sides, etc. That fireplace has worked so well for us that we talked about adding another, in a different room, this year. Instead, we decided to purchase this portable one, after seriously considering a wall mount. This little beauty arrived yesterday, alongwith a carton of gel fuel cans (sold separately). We're already in love with it. We fired up this charming little gizmo in our kitchen and had a flickering fire while we ate our dinner. Then, this morning, I carried it into our bathroom, lit the fuel, and in practically no time, the chill was gone from the room and I showered in complete comfort and luxury. As Florida residents we do not have long bone-chilling sustained winters, however, we do have enough weeks of non-tropical temps that this purchase makes sense to us. And, since it's portable and small, we can easily store it away if we choose, over the hot summer months, and deight in relighting it when our temps are effected by the artic blasts. Haven't tried the candle option yet, but anticipate that it'll be fine. (My husband thinks we should tell Jim Cantore about this fireplace.) If you are hestitating to purchase one, yet feel drawn to it, have no fears. You won't be disappointed. Easy set up: remove it from the box, mount the glass guards with their small cushions, light the gel fuel, and enjoy.
This is a cute little firebox. It gives very little heat. The fire is not pretty. The gel smells and made my head hurt. I placed it in an area that was big enough for the fumes to dissipate in the air, The order was still unpleasant.
If you are looking for a large fireplace that puts out a lot of heat, this one is not for you. But if you are looking for "atmosphere" and fun to look at, this is perfect. My husband put it out by our pool and we thoroughly enjoy looking at the flame, along with the water from our pool fountain.
We also bought a box of the canned "flame" that you will need for the fireplace, and they really do last 2-3 hours. Very satisfied with the purchase.
I love this little fireplace! I have it in my dining room right now but plan on putting it out on the porch this summer. It is nice to have an actual fire but since the gel cans are expensive I will use it with pillar candles form time to time. I didn't really notice this from the picture but the glass is not very high and the flames sometimes go higher than the glass so you should have good clearance from nearby items.
We went into this purchase knowing this product would not be heating rooms. We didn't want it to. We got it for ambiance. We have a large screened in porch that fits this perfectly. On nice evenings we fire it up and sit, watch the river until the sun goes down. We really enjoy our fireplace. The gel cans are a little tricky, but if you use common sense, they won't be a problem.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? matched
Please tell us about the quality of the product. great quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
After reading the reviews, I knew the product was not huge in size. I also did not expect a lot of heat to be generated with it. That being said after looking at portable fireplaces for a while on multiple web sites, I finally took the leap with this and could not be happier. I had a visual in mind and to me this particular unit was bigger than what I had envisioned. It does not give off heat but it does provide ambiance which was what I wanted. The gel can do not last that long but they crackle nicely and help the atmosphere. I am very pleased with this purchase.
If you are looking for a fireplace to heat yor space then dont buy this one. I purchased this to mount on my front porch railing that I built for a fire effect to look at and this is perfect. The flames look nice when you are sitting outside so I am satisfied with the purchase for the intended use.
I am very interested in this item, but would like to know if it's waterproof? I would like this in my patio, but would like to know if i need to move it in and out from home during rain season?lc31573lc on Jul 2, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello lc31573lc, the Upton Home Wesley Indoor/ Outdoor Portable Fireplace should not be left out in the weather, it is designed for a covered patio. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 8, 2014
With respect to the gel fuel...What size is recommended? I see that the gel fuel comes in 7 oz and 13 oz cans. Thankswwwango on Mar 17, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello wwwango, This fireplace is beautiful! We recommend using our product FireGlo gel fuel which is the 13-ounce cans, item 10390140. I hope this information helps. Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 19, 2014
Hello fcdizon , This item will have a ship weight of approximately 22 pounds. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 17, 2013
The item isn't close to 22 lbs.misteso on Feb 18, 2014
Hello, jemima6. Hope your day is going well. This item has not be tested as a heat source; it was designed purely for an ambiance affect. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 17, 2013
Do you have a location in the united states where this item can be picked up ? I would like to have this item shipped to Canada, but I see that this product cannot be shipped to international destinations (which makes me sad !) I am in Ontario.oatisandbeans on Jan 29, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Enjoy romantic and restful flames anywhere inside or outside your home with this portable gel fireplace from Wesley. It features a metal construction with a black painted finish and copper edges that will fit into modern and traditional decor styles my shipping it a friend in the USA.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 1, 2013
Can this fireplace by place against or near a wall, or is it designed for center floor?evaughnjohn on Jan 23, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Yes, this unit is meant to be portable and not against a wall. It doesn't need to be in the center of any particular room but we would recommend not using against a wall.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 25, 2013
Can this fireplace be placed inside an existing fireplace with or without a flue?
Obviously some type of gas is emitted from a liquid substance. How does the science of where the fumes go work?twinbunksfortwinboys on Jan 9, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This item is not designed to be put into anything, we do not recommend putting this item inside another fireplace.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 9, 2013
1. Which type of fuel does this require (i.e. which gel product type, of which you sell two on Overstock, is required)?
2. In the product description, on the left, it states "No assembly required,", on the right, under Assembly, it states "Assembly required". Which is correct?
thank youiannyc on Jan 7, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your interest. Since no fuel type is stipulated, the choice is yours. We apologize for the confusion regarding assembly. None is required. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 8, 2013
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