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Review of Whitfield --- Advantage IIT -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood Pellets

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Review of Whitfield --- Advantage IIT -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood Pellets
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Date Reviewed: 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

Likes: Keeps my house warm. No mechanical problems thus far. Much nicer than the electric baseboard heat that is in my house.

Dislikes: Pellets expensive and messy. Stove requires constant cleaning. Glass is impossible to keep clean.

Comments: 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