Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Freestanding Infrared Quartz Fireplace Review

If you are looking for a fireplace that would fit to your small space and add to its elegance you should really opt for a Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Fireplace. It is designed in such a way that it would fit perfectly to both ultra-modern and traditional houses. The blue dancing flames in a classic black frame is a treat to your eyes.

Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Freestanding Infrared Quartz Fireplace ReviewWith remote controls and thermostat functions the operation of fireplace has been never this easy. Its compact and ventless design allows placing it anywhere in your house.  It also lets you to move its position as per your heating requirements. Yes, it is one of the best freestanding electric fireplace you can have in your home in the winter time.


  • Heats up to 1000 sq. feet
  • Efficiency : 5200 BTUs
  • Dimensions : 21” Length x 14.4” Width x 26.8” Height
  • Weight : 22.4 pounds
  • Zone heating
  • Infrared heating
  • Remote control


The most important feature of this fireplace is zone heating, which makes it highly energy efficient. Safety and attractive design are what make it different from others. Let’s see them in detail.

Zone heating

Why do you waste so much money and energy for heating up your entire house, when you just need to heat up a single room? Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Fireplaces offers you the advantage of heating only the places you really make use of.

Zone heating proves to be efficient in reducing energy wastage. With zone heating you can save a lot on your utility bills.


It is hard to maintain a fireplace when you have small kids or pets in house. There is always a danger of getting burns from fireplaces. Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Fireplaces is what you be looking for in that case. They maintain a cooler surface even after hours of operation. So, the danger of getting hurt from fireplaces can be avoided.

It is provided with a Safer Plug which shuts off the unit automatically when there is a temperature rise beyond a safe limit.

Attractive Design

It serves as an attractive décor with its classic black metal body and wooden door handles. The flame effect with no heat lets you use it round the year to add to the ambience of your room. To add to the realistic looks it is provided with 5 blue flame brightness settings. The glowing logs and embers gives it a traditional look.

Ease of Use

Unlike traditional wooden fireplaces which require constant maintenance, Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Fireplaces puts you at ease with its remote control facility. Thermostat helps in maintaining the temperatures at your comfort level. Digital control is another added advantage of this fireplace. Infrared heating helps in retaining the moisture content without absorbing the air.

Customer Reviews

It works perfectly as a supplemental heater even for large rooms. It is easy to move this fireplace from place to place since it is light in weight. The dancing flames definitely catch the attention of your guests. Remote seems to be real handy and useful. Customers are happy about its simple design letting them install it so easily. Even if you are shifting your house, you can take them along.

Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Freestanding Infrared Quartz Fireplace Review Conclusion

To heat up your small living space Duraflame DFI-550-0 Mason Fireplace is the best choice. If you need a supplementary heating source for your house, this one would fit right. It will also serve as a decorative piece to enhance the beauty of your house. Its flame effect with no heat lets you use it as a decorative unit round the year. A remote control and thermostat function allows you use it like any other electric device. It is the perfect fireplace for zone heating, cutting down your cost of heating.