Gas stove ratings part 8 completes our reviews with a look at the Thermocet, Tulikivi, Universal Innovations, Valor, Vantage Hearth, Vermont Castings, Wanders, Warmington, and Yeoman brands.
These stoves are made in the Netherlands and are available in Europe. They have traditional styling but a balanced flue for energy savings. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These stoves are made in Finland and are available throughout Europe and North America. They offer a variety of models featuring soapstone for rapid warming and a higher heat capacity than natural stones. The warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is made in Ireland and offers vent free gas stoves. The MANHATTAN has a modern look and feel while the PROVENCE has traditional styling.
This brand is from MILES INDUSTRIES LTD and is available in North America. The MADRONA cast iron stoves feature classic looks as well as a state of the art remote control system. The E-PILOT system allows for lighting the pilot with the remote control and the remote control also has a built in timer function as well as a thermostat. The warranty on the units is not as good as many brands.
This is another brand from FMI PRODUCTS LLC that offers both vented and unvented stoves. They are cast iron units with a traditional look and feel to them, They feature a dual burner system and remote ready controls although a remote is not standard equipment with them. The warranty on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
This brand is a part of MONESSEN HEARTH SYSTEMS CO. and is available in North America and Asia. They offer direct vent models as well as vent free units but the warranty is not as good as many brands.
This brand is made in the Netherlands and is available in Europe. They offer wall mounted units as well as the traditional free standing units and have large windows for viewing the fire. The units are direct vent for efficiency and safety but the warranty is not very good.
These stoves are made and sold in New Zealand. They are not very stylish but have a large window for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
YEOMAN--- yeoman-stoves.co.uk ----<1*
These units are available in the U.K. They are available in either conventional flue or balanced flue models and offer either coal or log effects. They offer both traditional and contemporary styles of units but the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.