Review of Fireplace Xtrordinair:Travis Industries --- Model 44 Elite -- Fireplace burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
prior to Nov. 2004*)
Satisfaction Ratings from 5 stars (best) to 1 star (worst)
Satisfaction with unit = ✰✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with dealer = ✰✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with manufacturer = ✰✰✰✰✰
Other Information about the Home and Stove
Room Size (Sq ft): 500 | House Size (Sq feet): 2500+
Bought in 2001 , Price Paid: 3700
Location : Upton, MA 1568, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Brassworks Fireplace Showroom
This fireplace looks amazing. It throws an unbelievable amount of heat. The firebox is huge and takes 24 inch+ logs. The posi-pressure system works as advertised. The blower is very quiet even when on high.
The glass gets dirty quickly, I clean it about once a week, no big deal. No matter how hard I try, small amounts of smoke enter the room when I am reloading it. It costs a lot. I bought this unit in 2003/2004 and I paid about $2925 for the unit, $535 for the doors, and $211 for the face plate. I also paid $775 for the installation, so you can expect to dish out some $$ for this unit.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004