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

Wood furnace ratings part 2 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Brunco, Charmaster, Clayton, Daka, Drolet, Energy King, Firechief, and Hitzer brands.

BRAND-----------------INDOOR--OUTDOOR

BRUNCO-------------------<1*---------NA

This brand offers wood/coal units in three sizes. They feature induced draft combustion and a secondary heat exchanger to increase efficiency. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. brunks.com

CHARMASTER----------------1*---------2*

The CHALET model is designed for smaller homes and includes a coil for domestic hot water production. The EMBERS is an outdoor wood furnace with a standard three speed blower. The units are backed by an average guarantee. charmaster.com

CLAYTON-------------------<1*---------NA

This brand is from US STOVE. The 1802G is designed as an add-on furnace and is lined with firebrick. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. usstove.com

DAKA-----------------------<1*---------NA

These furnaces can burn wood or coal and can be purchased online from the manufacturer. They are basic units and the warranty is not very good. dakacorp.com

DROLET----------------------4*----------NA

These furnaces are made by STOVE BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL and are available at retailers in the USA and Canada. The TUNDRA & HEATMAX units are EPA certified clean burning units with a refractory lined combustion chamber. The HEATPRO wood furnace is for larger homes and has an adjustable plenum to host from six to ten heat runs. They have a window for viewing the fire and are backed by a good guarantee. drolet.ca

ENERGY KING----------------<1*---------NA

These units are made by RJM MANUFACTURING INC. and can burn wood or coal. They offer three sizes to match the size of your home. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands. energyking.com

ENGLANDER-----------------<1*----------NA

This brand is available in the USA and Canada. The 28-3500 model is a basic fire brick lined unit with manual draft control. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good. heatredefined.com

FIRECHIEF------------------<1*----------3*

This brand is from HY-C manufacturing and is sold at many farm/home stores. They feature wood gasification combustion to meet EPA standards and offer four sizes of indoor add-on units and two sizes of outdoor units. firechiefwoodfurnace.com

HITZER---------------------<1*----------NA

These furnaces can burn wood or coal and are available in the USA and Canada. They offer two sizes and an optional domestic hot water coil. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. hitzer.com

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