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Review of Fireplace Xtrordinair:Travis Industries --- 44 Artisan Elite -- Fireplace burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2004-12-17 08:42:52

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): 450 | House Size (Sq feet): 3000
Bought in 2004 , Price Paid: 3800
Location : Sussex, NJ 7461, USA
Purchased from: HVAC Contractor - JB Heating/Contracting

Likes: This unit puts out an incredible amount of heat. It pushes warm air down hallways and into rooms at the other end of the home. Posi-Pressure really works. Big viewing area, looks great when glass is not blacked out. Fan works perfect! Air Control is easy to use.

Dislikes: To get the unit running hot, you need incredible amounts of wood, this can cause smoke spillage at times. To burn wood longer, you turn down the air control and the doors get blacked out. Either load more wood or constantly clean the doors, your choice. Overnight burns most certainly will black out the doors.

Comments: A quality unit that performs well. It has a voracious appetite for wood and trying to tame her only results in balcked out doors, run it hot and you'll enjoy it. I love mine.

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