Stove ratings part 9 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Cashin, Castelmonte, Century Heating, Ceramiche Savio, and Charnwood brands.
CASHIN--- cashin-stoves.com ------1*
This brand is made in France and is sold in Israel as well as throughout Europe but only through their limited dealer network. They feature cast iron stoves with traditional styling and clean burn technology. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
These stoves are made in Italy and are sold throughout Europe. They use standard technology but have very ornate (tiled) exteriors. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good when compared to other brands.
CENTURY HEATING-- century-heating.com --1*
This brand is from STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL and is sold in many home improvement stores in the USA as well as on their website. They offer both traditional or pedestal style units that have an air wash system to keep the glass clean so you can enjoy the view of the fire. They offer an optional blower but the warranty on the units is not very good when compared to other brands.
These units are made in Italy and are available worldwide. The units feature a cast iron firebox with ceramic tile surrounding it. They have an electronically controlled fan and use double combustion for clean efficient burning. The units are very beautiful and are backed by a good guarantee.
This brand is from A J WELLS & SONS LTD. and is made in the U.K. The brand offers a wide variety of units with either contemporary or traditional styling.
The ARC model (shown here) has a large window for viewing the fire and is clean burning. The unit is DEFRA exempt for burning in smoke control areas and offers an optional log store stand.
They have a dealer locator by country but it is a very limited network. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.
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