Woodstove Buyer's Guide

John Gulland shares a detailed woodstove buyer's guide, including types of woodstoves, cast iron or steel, woodstove emissions, heat output and the top ten reasons to heat with wood.



Most stoves now feature airwashed glass doors. This is Woodstock Soapstone's Keystone stove.
Most stoves now feature airwashed glass doors. This is Woodstock Soapstone's Keystone stove.
PHOTO: WOODSTOCK SOAPSTONE
The Mansfield, from Hearthstone Woodstoves, features steadier heat output from soapstone panels.
The Mansfield, from Hearthstone Woodstoves, features steadier heat output from soapstone panels.
HEARTHSTONE WOODSTOVES
This Pacific Energy Vista fireplace insert can transform a traditional open fireplace into an efficient wood heater for your home.
This Pacific Energy Vista fireplace insert can transform a traditional open fireplace into an efficient wood heater for your home.
PACIFIC ENERGY
This little Jotul stove is just $599 (2001).
This little Jotul stove is just $599 (2001).
HEARTHSTONE WOODSTOVES
The Winter Warm fireplace insert is made by Vermont Castings.
The Winter Warm fireplace insert is made by Vermont Castings.
VERMONT CASTINGS
This is the Energy King high-efficiency Silhouette fireplace model.
This is the Energy King high-efficiency Silhouette fireplace model.
ENERGY KING
This is the beautiful Waterford Stanley cookstove from Regency Fireplace Products International.
This is the beautiful Waterford Stanley cookstove from Regency Fireplace Products International.
REGENCY FIREPLACE PRODUCTS
This Jotul F500 woodstove is mounted into a traditional fireplace.
This Jotul F500 woodstove is mounted into a traditional fireplace.
JOTUL











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