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Review of Napoleon --- 1100C -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Napoleon --- 1100C -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2006-10-08 20:06:17

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

Likes: 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.

Dislikes: 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.

Comments: 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