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  1. Rob From Wisconsin

    Rob From Wisconsin Minister of Fire

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    We just had our offer accepted to purchase a house.
    House comes w/ an already existing woodstove -
    a "Dovre" model. I believe they are European made,
    cast-iron and probably of decent quality. But, my big
    question is whether they are UL-1482 underwritten &
    EPA compliant (unsurance reasons).

    Your input is always appreciated....

    Rob

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  2. seaken

    seaken Minister of Fire

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    Hi Rob,

    Yes, I believe all the Dovre stoves were UL listed. They were a British company. Now they are a part of Quadra-Fire, which in turn is a part of Hearth & Home Technologies. You might get some help from a Quad dealer.

    Sean
  3. Rob From Wisconsin

    Rob From Wisconsin Minister of Fire

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    Thanks Sean...
    Yes, I heard that too, but was unable to find any such info.
    on the Quadra-Fire website linking Dovre to them.
    I'll keep looking....

    Rob
  4. suematteva

    suematteva New Member

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    Rob,

    There was a small dovre dealer about 20 minutes away from here. Remember looking at the stoves back in 01 when we were shopping..Is there any model info or anything else that might help? Will call them.
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    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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  6. suematteva

    suematteva New Member

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    Rob,

    Just spoke with the Dovre Dealer. If it is UL listed should have a tag on back of stove saying such and the Dovre Model..If no tag probably removed or you got an antique on your hands
  7. MountainStoveGuy

    MountainStoveGuy Minister of Fire

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    What model is it? They are belgium made, and indeed quad ownes them. There cast line is still made by dover. Back in the day, quad and dover ran as two seperate companies under HON, they merged quad and dover anc kept heatilator seperate. This was not to long ago...
  8. brian_in_idaho

    brian_in_idaho New Member

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    From the Quadrafire web site:


    http://www.quadrafire.com/aboutUs/index.asp


    I might be having a senior moment, but I think Dovre used to be accessable from the Quad web site, I don't see any links now.

    Bri
  9. MountainStoveGuy

    MountainStoveGuy Minister of Fire

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    Dover was just absorbed. Quads current cast line is dovre. You can still get old manuals from the website.
  10. buildafire

    buildafire New Member

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    Dovre 400 - EPA certified/UL compliant
    Dovre 700 - EPA certified/UL compliant
    Dovre Cape Cod - EPA certified/UL compliant
  11. Rob From Wisconsin

    Rob From Wisconsin Minister of Fire

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    Disected this stove during the house inpsection.
    Turns out that this particular unit carries the
    "Heatilator" name on the back, along with the
    appropriate UL/EPA labeling.
    Was Dovre at one time distributed by Heatilator???

    Rob
  12. MountainStoveGuy

    MountainStoveGuy Minister of Fire

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    Hon insustries ownes three fireplace companies, Heatilator, Quadrafire, and Heat-N-Glo
    Not to long ago, they owned dovre as well, it was there cast line and Quadrafire was there steel line. They merged quad and dovre to what it is today.
  13. buildafire

    buildafire New Member

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    Yep, they were built at the Mt. Pleasant, Iawa plant by the Heatilator production group...
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