Review of Jotul --- f500 -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into masonry 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): 450 | House Size (Sq feet): 3000
Bought in 2006 , Price Paid: 1675.00
Location : auburn, n.y. , u.s.a.
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - hearth and home
pipes stay very clean burning 1 -2 face cords per month.great heat, lights very easy leaving ash door cracked open.holds good coals up to 8 hrs.extra large double doors.glass is beautiful touch.
air damper works poorly won\'t slide smoothly. glass needs daily cleaning.ash pan small must empty daily when running full time.
this stove replaced upland 207 that stove blew us out of house for 20yrs. 85 plus dreeg\'s.the jotul is much more controlable i can hold 75-78 when its 0-10 outside.i use 10-15 face cors per year.I HIGHLY RECOMEND THIS STOVE for serious wood heating.i took air damper apart did some milling works better.my inside stove pipe is 5\' verticle with 1 90el then into block flue lined chimney has a whirl sound when burning 350-500 which seems to be good stove temps.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004