Stove ratings part 21 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Hamlet, Hampton, Hark, and Harman brands.
This is another brand from ARADA LTD. and is made/sold in the U.K. The units feature secondary burn for clean efficient burning and an air wash system to keep the glass door clean. The HARDY models are for smaller applications while the SOLUTION range offers four sizes of stoves to match the needs of even larger homes. They offer an add in boiler for hot water production and the units are available through farming and country stores in the U.K. but the guarantee on the units is not as good as many brands in the industry.
HAMPTON---- regency-fire.com --------4*
This brand is from FIREPLACE PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. and is backed by a very good warranty. The units have an air wash system to keep the door glass clean and use dual combustion for cleaner burning. The units offer a two speed blower option and are approved for use in mobile homes.
These units are made in Germany and are available throughout Europe. The brand features a wide variety of models in modern as well as traditional styles.
The ECOPLUS models use advanced technology for cleaner burning as well as outdoor combustion air for energy savings. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
This brand is a part of HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES and is available through dealers in North America as well as in France, Ireland, and New Zealand. The TL300 (shown here) features convenient top loading of the wood as well as automatic closing of the damper when the loading door is opened. The units convert to an open fireplace with the optional screen and offer other options for cooking. Their "FireDome" technology provides clean burning as well as an airwash system to keep the glass clean for great views of the fire.
The "HARMAN GOLD" warranty is very good for most parts but the stove body/heat exchanger guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.
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