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Review of Whitfield --- Advantage IIT -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood Pellets
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
prior to Nov. 2004*)
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): 1,200 | House Size (Sq feet): 1,600
Bought in 1997 , Price Paid: 2,000
Location : Lancaster, ma 1523, 01523
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Energy Unlimited
Keeps my house warm. No mechanical problems thus far. Much nicer than the electric baseboard heat that is in my house.
Pellets expensive and messy. Stove requires constant cleaning. Glass is impossible to keep clean.
If I had to do it over again, I would have gone with a propane/kerosene unit (such as Monitor brand) instead of pellets. Pellets are very expensive as compared to more common fuels such as oil, gas, propane, etc.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004