Review of Napoleon --- 1100C -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
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): 600 | House Size (Sq feet): 2500
Bought in 2006 , Price Paid: $800
Location : Portland, OR 97201,
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Dorothy Tester Sales
This stove practically lights itself. I've delt with many stoves over the years and so far (one month use) this isone of the easiest lighting and most efficient I have used. The simple lever control works great for regulating the stove. The built-in cleanout box is a nice feature.
First few lightings were difficult, but I later read that this was due to the need to cure the brick. Fumes from paint "curing" were almost overwhelming the first time. I seem to lose a small amount of ash each time I use the clean-out box.
First time run on new stove should be on a day when doors and windows can be opened.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004