Wood fireplace insert ratings part 11 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Renfyre, Reverso, Saxon, Seguin, Sierra, Stanley, Summers Heat, and Supra brands.
This brand only offers one model. The 2700 is EPA certified for clean burning and has an airwash system to keep the viewing glass clean. An optional blower is offered but the warranty on the unit is not very good.
These units are made in Canada and are sold through dealers in the USA and Canada. The MMX-I features stainless steel secondary combustion chambers for clean burning and durability. The units have a variable speed fan to circulate the air throughout the room and an air wash system to keep the glass clean for viewing the fire. The warranty on the units is not as good as most brands and they have a very limited dealer network.
These fireplaces are made and sold in Australia. The BLACKWOOD models feature a three speed fan for enhanced distribution of heat throughout the room. The warranty on this brand (especially on the firebox) is not as good as many other brands.
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This brand is available in Europe and Northern Africa. They offer a wide variety of units but the warranty (especially on the firebox) is not as good as many brands.
The 4700TEC models have a bay window for good views of the fire and an air wash system to keep the glass clean. They are catalytic units so the combustor needs replaced periodically. They have a blower to circulate the heat in the room but the warranty on the units is not very good.
These units are made and sold in Ireland. The CARA is available in three colors and features a large viewing glass with air wash for great views of the fire. They are available as standard models or as units with outdoor air combustion but the warranty on the units is not as good as most other brands in the industry.
This brand is from ENGLAND'S STOVE WORKS and is available in North America. The 50-snc13I units are non-catalytic and EPA certified for clean burning. They have a blower included for air circulation throughout the room and an air wash system to keep the glass clean for viewing the flames. The warranty on the units is not as good as most brands.
These fireplaces are made in France and sold throughout Europe, Asia, and South America. They have a wide selection to match any home's decor but the warranty on the firebox is not very good.
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