Review of Dutchwest --- 2478 -- 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): | House Size (Sq feet): 1450
Bought in 2005 , Price Paid: 1250
Location : Salem, Ohio , USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -
Nice looking stove that heats very well. I get good heat output and long burn times.
Unfortunately, the materials are not very durable. The fountain needed replacing after 3 years at a cost of $400. The refractory parts are deteriorating rapidly. I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS STOVE.
Some people have complained about the everburn system but if you have good draft and dry wood there shouldn't be an issue. It's too bad the internals are not more durable.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004