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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): 1600 | House Size (Sq feet): 400
Bought in 1993 , Price Paid: $1500
Location : Durango, CO 81301, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Durango Stoves and Spas

Likes: Pellet stove is very easy to load and a good consistent source of heat. Pellets are easy to buy and two tons would get us through a cold winter. Easy to light and quick to generate heat.

Dislikes: Stove required too much cleaning to keep it running efficiently. COuld not run above the "3" setting of 1-5 settings or would overheat and shut down. Electronics would malfunction if stove not kept clean of fly ash.

Comments: I intend to buy a pellet stove in our new home, but will not buy a Whitfield.

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