Review of HearthStone --- Homestead -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into masonry 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): 500 | House Size (Sq feet): 2200
Bought in 2001 , Price Paid: $1500
Location : Chippewa Falls, WI 54729, USA
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -
Installed in finished basement. Heats whole house after I cut hole and installed grate in upper floor above stove. Stove doesn't blast us out of the basement, low burn lasts all night if you fill firebox with good hardwood. Soapstone stays warm long after fire dies down. Expensive, but should pay for itself in a couple of Wisconsin winters.
Glass will blacken most of the time on low burn. But cleans off easy with windex.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004