Stove ratings part 27 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Jolly Mec, Jotul, Jydepejsen, Kensal, Kent, and Kingstar brands.
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These stoves are made in Italy and are sold throughout Europe. The EASY models are basic wood stoves with large windows for viewing the fire and electronic controls with a remote for convenience. They have integrated log storage for convenience and use outdoor air for combustion which saves energy.
This brand is made in Norway and features air wash to keep the glass doors clean. The F 373 ADVANCE (shown here) has very modern styling with views of the fire from three sides. The F 45 GREENVILLE has a more traditional look but still is clean burning. The warranty on the heat chamber is not as good as many brands and they are only available through dealers in Europe, North america, and Australia.
This brand is made in Denmark and is sold in Europe and the USA but through a very limited dealer network. They offer a wide selection of styles from the minimalistic (CUBIC) models to the magnificent with lots of glass (ELEGANCE). They use dual combustion technology for clean burning but their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
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. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the firebox is not as good as other brands.
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.
These stoves are made and sold in Ireland by O’Rourke Fireplaces Ltd. 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.
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