Stove Ratings part 15, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Stove ratings part 15 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Ecoforest, Eco Ideal, Ecomaxx, Edilkamin, and Efel brands.


This brand is made in Spain and is sold throughout Europe. The ARLES range offers stoves with modern styling and large windows for viewing the fire. They have a thermostatically controlled blower to distribute the heat throughout the room. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.


This brand is from HUNTER STOVES LTD. and offers six models with traditional styling.

The units feature triple burn technology for clean burning and have an airwash system to maintain clear views of the fire.

They are made and sold in the U.K. but the warranty on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.* 

The CLASSIC RANGE offers economically priced stoves that are clean burning. The PREMIUM RANGE models have built-in HEPA air filtration and an optional hot water booster. The stoves are made in Canada by STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL and are sold in Australia. They can be purchased directly through their website.*

This brand offers stoves in both classic and modern styles that are available in Europe. The MODO 2 is a unique stove for mounting in the corner of the room. The TALLY range offers units with an automatic closing door that has an integrated shock absorber for smooth operation. They offer and optional ducting kit to supply warm air to other rooms and have wood storage in the bottom of the units. The units are only available through authorized dealers in Europe and their website is not much help.*

This brand offers cast iron stoves that are manufactured in Belgium. The S-SERIES units feature "woodbox technology" for enhanced combustion and precise control of the burn rate. They offer an optional remote control. The HARMONY models have a more traditional look and feel to them. The stoves are available in Europe and through dealers in the USA but their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

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