Stove ratings part 19 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Firenzo, Fireplace, Firestorm, Flame, Flamebox, and Focgrup brands.
This brand is made in New Zealand and is sold through authorized dealers there. The CONTESSA has traditional styling and a cast iron top plate for cooking. The KOMPACT DIVA has more modern styling and is for smaller homes while the VIKING AG is for larger homes. They offer clean burning as well as rural models but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
These units are made in Hungary and are sold in parts of Europe. They offer a wide variety of units in steel, ceramic, or soapstone. The units have wood storage in the bottom of the units. They can be purchased at many DIY stores in Europe.
This brand is made and sold in the U.K. They offer three sizes of stoves and have an airwash system to keep the glass clean. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
FLAME------- flame-intl.com ---------4*
This brand is made in Canada by STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL and is sold in the USA as well.
The X.T.D. units (shown here) are EPA certified models with a traditional look and feel to them. The stoves are only available in two sizes but they have an air-wash system to keep the glass clean for viewing the fire. They offer an optional variable speed blower and a good warranty but the units are only sold through dealers.
This brand is made in Portugal. The CUBEBOX is a clean burning unit with a large window for viewing the fire and an integrated log store. The guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
These stoves are available in a wide selection of models but their website is not much help. The guarantee on most parts is pretty good but the warranty on the firebox is not when compared to other brands.
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