Stove Ratings part 25, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Stove ratings part 25 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the IBC, ILD, Inis, and Invicta brands.

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

IBC-------- ibc-heiztechnik.de -------1* 

This brand is made in Germany and available in Europe. They feature nostalgic tile stoves with a cast iron firebox. They offer an ornate look and feel with old world craftsmanship but the manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy for the units.

ILD------------ildstoves.com----------2*

These stoves are clean burning and have large windows for viewing the fire. The brand is a part of JOTUL GROUP but the warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.

INIS------------inisstoves.ie----------1*

These wood stoves are made in Ireland by PRECISION ENERGY LTD. They are basic units with clean burn technology and they are available in six different colors. They also offer boiler stoves which can be connected to the homes central hot water heating system. The guarantee on the firebox is not as good as other brands.

INVICTA--------invicta.fr--------------1*

These stoves are made in France and are available in a wide variety of styles. The POW-WOW model has an ultra-modern look and feel to it and is made of durable cast iron. The units are clean burning but the warranty on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands.

IRON DOG------  iron-dog.com  ------1*

This brand is from BRUNNER and is made in Germany. They offer cast iron units with traditional styling. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

IRON STRIKE--ironstrike.us.com-----1*

This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed by the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. They offer a variety of models using Thermal Fin Technology which provides for more heat transferred into the room. They offer an optional variable speed blower but the warranty on parts other than the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.

ITALIAKALOR----italiakalor.com--------1*

The DEMETRA stoves feature a ceramic body and include a stainless cook stove. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

ITALIANA------italianacamini.it---------1*

This brand offers units that feature enameled cast iron construction and large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

J.A. ROBY--------jaroby.com----------1*

These units are made and sold in Canada. They offer a range of models with traditional cast iron styling. The units use wood gasification technology for clean and efficient burning. They also offer units with a built in oven for cooking. The units are available through dealers or hardware stores but the warranty is not good when compared to other brands.

JARRAHDALE-----jhc.com.au-----------1*

These stoves are made and sold in Australia. The 2-way INNOVATOR has two doors with windows for viewing the fire from both sides. They offer a variety of models but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.

JAYLINE---------jayline.co.nz----------1* 

This brand is made and sold in New Zealand. The WALLTHERM stoves use gasification technology for clean burning. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

JETMASTER-----jetmaster.co.uk-------1*

This brand is made in the U.K. They offer clean burning stoves with large windows for viewing the fire. The guarantee on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands.

JIDE-------------jide.be----------------1*

These stoves are made in Belgium. The TERMATECH line offers a variety of models with a modern look and feel. They are clean burning and offer large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not as good as a lot of other brands.

JOLLY MEC---  jolly-mec.it  -------------1*

These stoves are made in Italy and sold throughout Europe. The Jolly 5000 is a basic stove and the warranty is not as good as many other brands. They also offer models with built-in humidification for better indoor air quality.

JOTUL------------jotul.com-------------1*

This brand is made in Norway and features air wash to keep the glass doors clean. They are made of cast iron and use dual combustion for clean efficient burning. The warranty on the heat chamber is not as good as many brands.

JYDEPEJSEN----jydepejsen.dk---------1*

This brand is made in Denmark and sold throughout Europe and the USA. They offer a wide selection of styles from the minimalistic (CUBIC) models to the elegant with lots of glass (EOS). They use dual combustion technology for clean burning but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KARMEK ONE-----karmek.it------------1*

This brand is made in Italy and is available throughout Europe and in Chile. The MIGNON has a traditional look and feel combined with a large window for viewing the fire. The GENEVA has more modern styling but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their units.

KENSAL------kensalstoves.com------1*

This brand is from the STOVAX GROUP and is available in the U.K. and Ireland. The stoves feature cleanburn technology combined with a traditional look and feel to the units. The guarantee on the firebox is not as good as other brands.

KENT------------kent.co.nz-----------1*

These wood stoves are made and sold in New Zealand by ABER GROUP. They offer a variety of models that are clean burning and have large windows for viewing the fire. The warranty on the units is not as good as many brands. 

KINGSTAR------kingstarfires.com-------1*

These stoves are made and sold in the U.K. They offer a variety of models in both traditional and contemporary styles and feature air wash systems to keep the glass clean. The guarantee on the units (especially the firebox) is not very good when compared to other brands.

KOPPE---------ofenkoppe.com---------1*

This brand is made in Germany and is available throughout Europe. They offer a variety of stoves with a modern look and feel in standard as well as balanced flue (sealed combustion) models. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

KRATKI----------kratki.eu--------------1*

These stoves are made in Poland and are sold in Europe. They offer a wide variety of models with both traditional and contemporary styling. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KRETZ-----------kretz.cz---------------1*

This brand is made in the Czech Republic and is sold throughout Europe. They offer basic standard units as well as ceramic models. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

KUMA---------kumastoves.com---------5*

The TAMARACK model is a non-catalytic unit that is for smaller homes (typically 1700 ft2). It can have a pedestal base or traditional looking legs and is designed as a combination radiant/convection stove. The ASHWOOD model is versatile as it offers a variety of options to customize it for your home. The WOOD CLASSIC model is typically for homes of up to 2500 ft2 while the SEQUOIA is a catalytic stove for larger homes. The stoves are backed by a very good warranty.

LACUNZA--------lacunza.net-----------1*

This brand is made in Spain and is sold throughout Europe. They offer a variety of models but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

LEDA------------leda.de----------------1*

These stoves are made in Germany and offer modern styling in a variety of models. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

LINCAR---------lincar.it----------------1*

These wood burning stoves are made in Italy and are available throughout Europe. They offer a wide variety of models but the manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

LINE----------linestoves.com-----------1*

This brand is made in Bulgaria and is sold in Europe. They offer a variety of clean burning models with large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

LINEA VZ------lineavz.it----------------1*

These stoves are made and sold in Italy. They offer a limited number of models and their website is not much help.

LOGAIRE-------logaire.co.nz------------1*

This brand is a part of the GLEN DIMPLEX GROUP and is made and sold in New Zealand. The TALISMAN model includes a large radiant cooktop and has an old country look and feel to it. They also offer multi-fuel units that can burn coal as well as wood. The warranty on the units (especially the firebox) is not as good as many brands.

LOGFIRE--------logfirestoves.com------1*

These stoves are available in four sizes and have a modern look and feel to them. They have large windows for viewing the fire and use outdoor air for combustion which saves energy. They offer a double sided stove which is great for a home with a large open floor plan. They are only sold through dealers and their website does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

LOHBERGER----lohberger.com---------1*

The COOKME units have a cooking surface on the top and a large window for viewing the fire. The KEOMA XL has an ultra modern look and feel and offers optional stone top plates for heat storage. They are made in Austria and sold in Europe but the warranty is not as good as some other brands.

LOPI----------lopistoves.com---------1*

This brand is from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES. They offer a wide range of units in different sizes and with or without cooktops. Their GREENSTART hot surface ignition system makes it easy to start the fire and the hybridfyre combustion provides for clean burning. The guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.

LOTUS--------lotusfires.com----------1*

This brand is a part of the STOVAX GROUP and is available in the U.K. and Ireland. The stoves feature contemporary design and are clean burning but the warranty on the firebox is not as good as other brands. 

MAJESTIC----majesticproducts.com----2*

These units are from MONESSEN HEARTH SYSTEMS CO. and are available in the USA and Canada. The DUTCHWEST series offers EPA certified clean burning units with a traditional look and feel. They are refractory lined for enhanced radiation of the heat into the room. Their airwash system keeps the glass cleaner for better viewing of the fire. They offer both catalytic and non-catalytic stoves but the warranty is not as good as some brands.

MASPORT----masportheating.co.nz-----1*

This brand is a part of the GLEN DIMPLEX GROUP and is made and sold in New Zealand. They offer a variety of models to fit your home's decor. The warranty on the units (especially the firebox) is not as good as many brands.

MASTERFLAMME--masterflamme.cz----1*

These stoves are made in the Czech Republic by HS FLAMINGO SRO. The units use outdoor air for combustion which saves energy. They are available in three sizes but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands. 

MAX BLANK---  maxblank-kaminofen.com  --1*

This brand is made in Germany and is available worldwide. They offer a wide variety of units and feature dual combustion technology. The guarantee on the units is not very good.

MBS---------------mbs.rs--------------1*

This brand is made in Serbia and is sold throughout Europe. They offer a variety of models with a traditional look and feel and large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

MBZ ITALFUOCO--mbzitalfuoco.it-------1*

These stoves are basic units with a traditional style and ceramic panels. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

MCZ--------------mcz.it----------------1*

These stoves are made in Italy and sold throughout Europe as well as in the USA. They offer a wide selection of models to fit any application. They use sealed combustion and have a single lever for control of both primary and secondary combustion air which makes for easy adjustment. They offer an optional humidifier to improve the home's indoor air quality. The warranty (especially on the heat exchanger) is not very good.

MENDIP------mendipstoves.co.uk-------1*

These stoves are made in the U.K. and are sold throughout Europe. They offer a wide selection of styles in both traditional and contemporary. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

METRO--------metrofires.co.nz----------1*

This brand is made and sold in New Zealand. They offer a variety of models including clean burning as well as rural units and feature large windows for viewing the fire. The guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.

MILAN--------dallas.co.nz---------------1*

These stoves are made and sold in New Zealand by DALLAS METAL INDUSTRIES LTD. They offer a variety of models in both clean burning and rural units. They feature large windows for viewing the fire but the warranty on the firebox is not as good as many brands.

MONESSEN--monessenhearth.com-----1*

The WINDSOR line offers clean burning stoves using non-catalytic combustion. The guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.

MORSO---------morsoe.com-------------1*

This brand is made in Denmark and offers a wide variety of units. They have a dealer locator on their website but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands. 

MULBERRY--mulberrystoves.com-------1*

These stoves are made in Ireland and sold in Europe. They are cast iron units with a traditional look and feel to them and have an air wash system for keeping the glass clear. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

NAPOLEON-napoleonfireplaces.com---1*

This brand is from WOLF STEEL LTD. The units are available with a pedestal base as well as models with Queen Anne style legs. They offer optional blowers and outside air kits. The 1450 INDEPENDENCE model has a more basic appearance and is more economically priced. Although the firebox is guaranteed for life, the warranty on the other parts is not very good when compared with many other brands.

NECTRE---------nectre.com-----------1*

These stoves are made by PECAN ENGINEERING and are sold through authorized dealers in Australia. The LE RANGE offers fours sizes of stoves with traditional styling. They have large windows for viewing the fire but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands. The N60 has a more modern look and offers tiled sides for better heat storage.

NESTOR MARTIN--nestormartin.nl------1*

This brand uses dual combustion for clean efficient burning. They have a programmable remote control with a built-in thermostat and have rear or top vent connections. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

NEWMAC----newmacfurnaces.com------1*

These wood stoves are made in Canada and are sold throughout North America. The NCM 120E/NC100E units are EPA certified clean burning but the warranty on the firebox is not as good as many other brands.

NEWTON-----trianco.co.uk-------------1*

These stoves are made in the U.K. by TR ENGINEERING LTD. They offer both contemporary and classic models featuring their triple burn system to lower emissions. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for the units.

NIPPA-----------nippa.com-------------1*

This brand offers two sizes of basic stoves. They have a blower to circulate the heat throughout the room but the guarantee on the units is not very good.

NORDICA EXTRAFLAME lanordica-extraflame.com ---1*

These stoves are made in Italy and the brand offers a wide variety of elegantly styled units. The FUTURA is an automatic stove with a majolika exterior. They are clean burning and have a large window for viewing the fire. The guarantee on the units (especially on the firebox) is not as good as many other brands.

NORDPEIS-------nordpeis.eu-----------1* 

This brand is available in Europe and offers a wide variety of models to match the decor of any home. All have dual combustion technology for clean burning. They offer many units with a modern look and feel and some with traditional styling. The warranty on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.

NORRLANDS-----pelletstove.cc---------1*

These stoves are made in China and are available in three sizes. They have a traditional look & feel but use advanced clean burning technology. The warranty on mechanical parts is not as good as many other brands.

NORSEMAN-barbequesgalore.com.au--1*

These stoves are made and sold in Australia. This brand offers five sizes of units that are lined with firebrick for combustion efficiency. The "SILHOUETTE" models feature a wide curved window for great views of the fire and a three speed fan for enhanced air circulation. The warranty (especially on the heat exchanger) is not as good as many other brands.

NUNNA UNI-----nunnauuni.com--------1*

This brand is made in Finland and is sold in Central European countries. They offer a variety of clean burning stoves made of soapstone. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands.

ODIN-------------odin.it--------------1*

These stoves are available in a variety of models and feature soapstone construction for heat storage. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

OLSBERG-------olsberg.com-----------1*

This brand is made in Germany and offers a wide variety of models with modern styling. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

OLYMBERYL----  hi-flame.com  ------1*

This brand is made by HI-FLAME and offers stoves with traditional styling. The guarantee on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands.

ORANIER-------oranier.com-----------1*

These stoves are made in Germany and sold throughout Europe. The ROTA TRE has a modern round look with three windows for viewing the fire. The guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

OSBURN----- osburn-mfg.com ---------1*

This brand is from STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL INC. They are available in a variety of sizes and have an optional outdoor combustion air kit available. The SOHO model has a ultra modern look and feel and can be customized to match your home's decor. The units can be purchased online but the warranty is not as good as many brands.

PACIFIC-----pacificenergy.net---------5*

These units are made in Canada and are available in the U.S. as well. They offer a wide variety of styles, sizes and either steel or cast iron construction. The units use wood gasification technology for clean and efficient burning. They have a "Build-My-Stove" feature on their website where you can customize the units to suit your home. They also have a dealer locator by state/province and the units are backed by a very good warranty.

PANADERO------panadero.com---------1*

This brand offers a variety of models in both traditional and contemporary styles. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on their units is not very good.

PARKRAY-----hunterstoves.co.uk------1*  

This brand is sold in the U.K. and Ireland. The Consort range offers a variety of units including a unique double-sided stove. They are multi-fuel units with a traditional look & feel. They use clean burning technology but the guarantee on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands.

PERGE-----------perge.fr---------------1*

The AMBEL range offers stoves with large glass doors for viewing the fire. They use outside combustion air for energy efficiency but their website is not much help and does not have a warranty policy.

PEVEX-----------woodstoves.co.uk------1*

These wood stoves are made in the U.K.  The SERENITY RANGE units can burn smokeless fuel as well as wood and have a lined firebox for better combustion. They have large windows for viewing the fire but the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

PHEBO STUFE----phebostufe.com-------1*

This brand is made in Italy and features ceramic stoves. The Demetra has a built-in stainless steel oven as well as providing space heating. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee.

PLAMEN---------plamen.hr--------------1*

This brand is made in Croatia and is available in Europe. They offer basic cast iron stoves with a traditional look and feel to them. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

PLATONIC--platonicfireplaces.co.uk----1*

These stoves are made and sold in the U.K. The NOA & BORA FLEX stoves offer modern styling and large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

PLEASANT HEARTH-ghpgroupinc.com--1*

These units are from GHP GROUP INC. and offer small, medium, and large units with either a pedestal base or with legs. They are non-catalytic EPA certified clean burning units that are available online or through many hardware/home improvement centers. They have a brick lined firebox for even heat distribution as well as an air wash system to keep the glass clean for fire viewing. The units offer an optional variable speed blower which is standard on most other brands. The warranty on the heat exchanger is not very good when compared to other brands.

PORTWAY---portwaystoves.com--------1*

This brand is a part of BFM EUROPE LTD. and is available in the U.K. and Ireland. The multi-fuel units can burn coal, briquettes, and peat as well as logs and feature traditional styling. They are clean burning and offer a direct vent kit for energy savings. The units are made of durable cast iron but the warranty on the stove body is not very good when compared to other brands. The PORTWAY 2 is a clean-burning traditional stove for burning wood only. 

PRITY---------  prity-bg.com  --------1*

This brand is made in Bulgaria and is sold throughout Europe. They offer basic stoves with traditional styling but their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

PROMETHEUS  kamini-prometey.com  -1*

These stoves are made in Bulgaria and are sold throughout Europe. They offer basic stoves with traditional styling but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

QUADRA-FIRE ----quadrafire.com------3*

This brand is from HEARTH & HOME TECHNOLOGIES. The ADVENTURE series offers steel stoves with their SMART BURN TECHNOLOGY which uses a programmable thermostat. The system replaces all of the manual controls with electrical controls to automatically adjust the operation of the stove for ultimate efficiency and comfort. The MILLENIUM series uses their patented four point combustion technology for clean efficient burning. They offer an optional variable speed convection blower kit as well as an outside air kit and are backed by a good guarantee.

RAIS-------------rais.com------------1*

This brand is made in Denmark and is available in Europe, North America, and Japan. They offer a wide variety of models but the warranty is not as good as many brands. The HERA combines modern styling with a firebrick lined chamber for efficient burning.

REGENCY---- regency-fire.com --------4*

This brand is from FIREPLACE PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL LTD. and is available worldwide. They use dual combustion and have stainless steel air tubes for durability. They are available in three sizes and are backed by a very good warranty.

RENFYRE----countrymaidstoves.com---1*

These units are available in four models with either traditional styling or a more modern pedestal base. They are EPA certified for clean burning and have an air wash system to keep the viewing glass clean. The warranty on the units is not very good.

RICHARD LE DROFF  supra-richardledroff.com  1*

This brand is made in France and is sold through dealers. They have a very modern look and feel to them but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good compared to other brands.

RIKA-------------rika.at---------------1*

These stoves are made in Austria and sold throughout Europe. They offer a variety of models including some with electronic control of the combustion air. They are made of cast iron with a ceramic coating to provide a slower more sustained heating of the room. The guarantee on the units (especially the heat exchanger which is the most critical part) is not very good.

ROKOSSA--  rokossa-energy.com  -----1*

These stoves have a modern look and feel and are available in a variety of models. The IG1 A units have large windows for viewing the fire and offer a large selection of surfaces and finishes. The brand is a part of the SPARTHERM GROUP. Their website does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

ROMOTOP-------romotop.com----------1*

This brand is from ARADA LTD. and is available throughout Europe. They offer a wide variety of units that can burn logs or ecobriquettes. Some of the units feature a central air inlet (CAI) to bring combustion air in from outside the home which can provide a significant fuel savings. The AVILA TURN, STROMBOLI, and BUSTO models feature a unique ability to rotate the unit to provide a view of the fire. They have a dealer locator map on their website.

RUEGG---  ruegg-cheminee.com  ----1*

These stoves are made in Switzerland and are sold throughout Europe. They have a very modern look and feel to the units with large windows for viewing the fire. Their website is not much help and the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.

SAEY----------saeyheating.com--------1*

This brand is from SAEY HOME & GARDEN and is made in Belgium. The units are available throughout Europe as well as in the United States and South Africa. The units feature cast iron construction for durability but with a modern look and feel. The units use a closed combustion system for added efficiency and safety. They have a dealer locator by country with links on their website but the guarantee on the units is not very good.

SAXON----barbequesgalore.com.au---1*

These stoves are made and sold in Australia. This brand offers three sizes of units that are lined with firebrick for combustion efficiency. They also feature a three speed fan for enhanced air circulation in the room and a bay window for excellent views of the fire. The warranty (especially on the heat exchanger) is not as good as many other brands.

SCAN------------scan.dk------------1*

This brand is from JOTUL and is made in Denmark. They offer a variety of models featuring air wash and dual combustion for clean efficient burning. They offer an optional outside combustion air kit for energy savings and have modern styling.

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