Review of Vermont Castings --- Defiant Encore -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
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): 330 | House Size (Sq feet): 3300
Bought in 1992 , Price Paid: $1,400.00
Location : Diamond Springs, CA 95619, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store - Placerville Energy Cente
Efficent woodburning unit.
Only lasted eight seasons. Back interior wall burned out, floor plate burned out, other parts cracked or warped.
New units have firebrick interior back wall. Might help with short lifespan of unit.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004