Wood fireplace ratings part 4 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Deville, Di Lusso, Don-Bar, Enerzone, Ferlux, Firefox, Fireplace X, Flame, and Flamebox brands.
This brand is made and sold in France. They offer a wide selection of units to choose from and optional external combustion air ducts as well as optional blowers. They are zero clearance units but the warranty on the firebox is not very good.
This brand is from HUNTER STOVES LTD and offers clean burning fireplaces. They are available in standard as well as portrait style units but the guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
DON-BAR --- don-bar.com -----------1*
These units are custom made in Canada and are available worldwide. The 9000 series is a freestanding unit with glass on four sides. It quickly becomes the focal point of any room. The 7000 series is wall mounted and has glass on three sides. The units are backed by a very good guarantee.
ENERZONE-- enerzone-intl.com -------3*
This brand is made in Canada by STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL. The SOLUTION 2.5ZC model is an EPA certified unit that has self cleaning glass and heat activated twin blowers. It uses B vent and offers a fresh air kit as well as a forced air option. The units are sold through dealers and backed by a good warranty.
This brand is from Spain and offers basic fireplaces in cast iron or steel. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.
These are open fireplaces that are made and sold in Australia. They are zero clearance units but the warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.
These units are from TRAVIS INDUSTRIES. The ELITE series features catalytic units (which require more maintenance). The fireplaces have a traditional look to them with their arched front. The units have a variable speed blower to distribute the heat throughout the room and an air wash system to keep the glass clean for viewing the fire. The warranty on the units is not very good.
FLAME---- flame-intl.com ------------3*
This brand is made in Canada by STOVE BUILDER INTERNATIONAL. The MONACO units have a 75,000 btu/hr output which can heat many homes when attached to their optional forced air duct kits. They feature self cleaning glass and twin blowers for good air circulation. The unit uses B venting and offers an optional fresh air duct kit. The units are sold through dealers in North America.
This brand is from Portugal. The SQUARE model is available in three sizes and has large windows for viewing the fire. The guarantee on the firebox is not very good when compared to other brands.
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