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Review of Lopi:Travis Industries --- Declaration -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only

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Review of Lopi:Travis Industries --- Declaration -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Date Reviewed: 2009-12-15 11:45:10

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): 224 | House Size (Sq feet): 1600
Bought in 2009 , Price Paid: 3800
Location : Milford, MI 48380, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Brighton Stone

Likes: Burns well and the blowers really deliver the heat without being too noisy. Looks good. Seems well-built.

Dislikes: It cost a lot but I think I can save enough on propane to pay it back over as little as 2 winters.

Comments: I had a Lopi Declaration installed into an existing stone fireplace December 2009. The total price including tax and installation was about $4500. This included a 22\' flexible chimney lining. Overall I\'m really happy with this stove. At first the blowers didn\'t kick on but the installer came back and connected a wire that should have been connected all along and things are working well now. I have propane-fired baseboard heat that I have set to regulate at 66 when people are home in the evening. I had the stove going with blowers on last night and it got the thermostat up to 71 in a couple hours. I have only been using it a week but so far efficiency seems good. I couldn\'t believe the flames actually looked like the pictures in the catalog.

* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004