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Review of Other --- Chalet -- Central Heater burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2006-11-01 23:02:36

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): 8X8X16 | House Size (Sq feet): 2000
Bought in 2004 , Price Paid: 4200
Location : McMinnville, TN , USA
Purchased from: Direct From Manufacturer -

Likes: Does all it advertises and more. Heats a Tennessee Home easily and cheaply. Puts out tons of heat. Ties easily into central heating system. Very stingy on wood usage. Heats water as well as heats home. Built Charmaster Tough.

Dislikes: BULKY Takes up a lot of floor space. In less cold climates is harder to control it wants to heat too well. Pretty noisy blower. Not as easy to clean and operate as advertised has a fairly high learning curve for best operation.

Comments: I love my Charmaster but if the Temperature is above 45 Degrees it tends to overheat my home. It is bulky but the construction is very safety oriented. When the unit is running its hottest you can put your hands on the sides without fear. Only the front and rear are hot. The Dual smoke exhaust system makes the unit so efficient that you can control how much heat you lose up the smoke stack. This system is the answer for an add on wood furnace.

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