Wood Fireplace Ratings part 2, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Wood fireplace ratings part 2 continues our reviews with a look at the Arrow, Astria, Atra, Axis, Barbas, Bodart & Gonay, Bronpi, and Brunner brands.

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

ARROW----shamicheating.com----------1*

This brand is made and sold in Australia by SHAMIC SHEETMETAL PTY LTD. They offer two sizes of fireplaces that are clean burning and have a three speed fan to circulate the heat throughout the room. The guarantee (especially on the firebox) is not as good as many other brands.

ASTRIA------astria.us.com---------------1*

This brand is from INNOVATIVE HEARTH PRODUCTS which was formed with the merger of LENNOX HEARTH PRODUCTS and FMI. They offer a wide selection of models but the warranty on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands. The PLANTATION model is a huge fireplace with the Rumsford design for maximum radiant heat output. The units feature herringbone patterned firebrick for a traditional look and feel.

ATRA-----------atra.fr---------------1* 

This brand is a part of JOTUL GROUP and the fireplaces are made and sold in France. They offer a wide selection of models and feature large windows for viewing the fire but the warranty on the firebox is not as good as other brands.

AXIS---- cheminees-axis.com --------1*

These fireplaces are available in a wide selection of models. The brand is a part of SEGUIN DUTERIEZ GROUP. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

BARBAS-----interfocos.com-----------1*

This brand is a part of INTERFOCOS and they are sold in Europe. They offer a wide selection of models but their guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.

BODART & GONAY---bgfires.com  ------1*

These fireplaces are made in Belgium and are available in a wide variety of models. The PHENIX range offers "green" models that feature enhanced combustion and therefore produce less CO emissions. The units have a vertical retractable door to allow for an open fire but the guarantee on the units, especially on the firebox, is not as good as some of the other brands.

BRONPI-------bronpi.com--------------1*

These fireplaces are made in Spain and are available in a variety of models. They feature large windows and an air wash system for good views of the fire but the warranty on the firebox is not very good.

BRUNNER------brunner.de--------------1*

This brand offers a wide selection of cast iron units that are made in Germany. They are available in Europe but the guarantee is not as good as many other brands.

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