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Review of --- kodiak 1700 -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood only
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - Freestanding into metal Chimney
Date Reviewed: 2017-11-06 19:29:49

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): 1500 | House Size (Sq feet): 2700
Bought in 2015 , Price Paid: 2000
Location : lake almanor, california 96137, usa
Purchased from: Stove Dealer - Wolf Creek Wood Stoves

Likes: easy to lite, heats up quickly

Dislikes: Smoke floods into the room when opening door slowly and damper opened fully. Had chimney swept and even tried opening window to create more draft. No help. Extended chimney above roof two feet with wind cap. No help. Chimney is 25 feet tall with direct straight pipe inside room. Nothing worked.

Comments: Contacted Wolf Creek Wood Stoves and he worked endlessly to fix problem. Nothing worked. Contacted manufacturer and they suggested taking out one row of brick baffle in top of stove. No help. After a year and half I demanded my money back since they couldn't fix problem. Manufacturer would only give 1/2 of the money back to Wolf Creek Wood Stove. However, Wolf Creek Wood Stove replaced my stove from a different manufacturer and it works perfectly at no cost to me. Wolf Creek Wood Stoves worked with me to solve the problem without any hesitation. Do not buy an enviro wood burning stove model kodiak 1700.

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