Stove Reviews

Hearth.com Wood Stove and Fireplace Review Section - thousands of ratings and reviews on wood, pellet and gas stoves and fireplaces

Review of Regency --- H2100 Hearth Heater -- Fireplace Inserted Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Date Reviewed: 2014-03-06 00:06:16

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): 350 | House Size (Sq feet): 1550
Bought in 2012 , Price Paid:
Location : Paradise, CA , USA
Purchased from: Stove Dealer - Wood Heat & Spa

Likes: Beautiful stove- love to look at it and watch the burn. Glass stays clean, heats really well for such a small firebox (1.6 cu ft). Convective and radiant heat combine for super warmth. Cooking on the top is easy in a power outage.

Dislikes: None

Comments: 2 winters down with this in a ranch home; learning how to properly load and use this stove took us some time. After 1st winter (bought because it was one of the very few that would fit in our existing fireplace), we knocked out a huge portion of a wall so the heat could move and not get stuck in the closed-in stove room/kitchen. That area was like 100+ degrees with windows open and the rest of the house was cold. Also installed an insulated duct with fan in the attic- one vent above the stove and the other vent at the end of the long hall where bedrooms and bath are located behind the stove. Using 2 ceiling fans on low in winter mode and no more need for space heaters or any other zone heating. Don't even need the blower and as an added benefit to the changes we made, the stove room is quite comfortable now as the heat can travel easily out of the stove room. It was lost space until we made the changes.

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