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Review of QuadraFire --- 4300 steptop -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2017-02-25 15:43:37

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): 2700
Bought in 2016 , Price Paid: 2600
Location : Flippin, AR 72634,
Purchased from: Fireplace Retail Store -

Likes: Easy starting, front to back loading, great capacity, big glass, short clearances to walls. Love the mechanical start-up timer. Effective controls.

Dislikes: stick-on control labels
don't know about the ash collection in the pedestal – we ignore it.
New house and we wished for better design help regarding outside air delivery from the manuf's online resources as we were building and before we purchased unit.

Comments: No blower on ours, 30' of straight pipe above and 40' of mostly 6" pipe to reach outside air. We were concerned about our air delivery design thru our crawlspace and out the foundation wall but it works great – probably because our high roof required a lot of chimney pipe and establishes a lot of draw. Only one 90degree elbow in our outside air pipe. We have a pedestal model because we've only been operating intermittently this winter to complement our geotherm system, but it's lovely and produces considerable heat.

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