Stove Ratings part 2, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Stove ratings part 2 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the ADF, Aduro, Aga, Albicalor, and Altech brands.

BRAND----------WEBSITE----------RATING

ADF---------------adf.pt----------------1*

This brand is made in Portugal and offers standard, double-sided, and corner stoves. The 820NM-RS model features modern panoramic styling and a large wood storage box. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

ADURO-----------aduro.dk--------------1*

These stoves are made in Denmark and are sold throughout Europe but they have a limited dealer network. They offer a wide variety of models and feature aduro-tronic controls which is a mechanical control that automatically regulates the combustion air to the stove. The units have large windows for viewing the fire but the warranty on the firebox is not as good as many other brands. Their ADURO SMART RESPONSE app works with a wireless unit and two sensors to optimize the combustion process for clean and efficient burning. 

AGA-----------agaliving.com---------1*

These stoves are made in the U.K. and are available worldwide. They offer a variety of models and are made of cast iron for durability. They have a traditional look and feel to them and have an air wash system to maintain clear views of the fire.

The STRETTON models (pictured here) are available in standard as well as smoke exempt models for burning in smoke control areas. While the guarantee for most parts is good, the warranty on the stove body is not as good as many brands.

ALBICALOR---albicalor.pt------------1*

This brand is made in Portugal and offers traditional cast iron stoves. They offer models with or without a fan to distribute the heat but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

ALTECH-----altechfireplaces.com-----1*

This brand is made in Holland and is sold throughout Europe. The TORUS series offers clean burning stoves with soapstone in a cast iron frame. This makes them easier to transport and install. The ECLIPS range offers clean burning stoves with modern styling in an oval shape. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

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