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Best Wood Stove

Wood-burning stoves are designed to provide efficient heating while providing the ambiance of a log fire. They require less firewood; produce minimal ash and almost no smoke. They come in different sizes and styles and can produce enough heat for a single room or your entire home. When choosing a wood stove, make sure you look for the EPA certification label that rates the amount of emissions the stove produces each hour. A wood stove can provide your home with heat, even in the event of a power outage. The wood stoves on this list are suitable to heat small homes or large family areas, and represent the best wood stoves on the market to help narrow your choice.

Vogelzang Mountaineer Wood Stove with Blower VG650ELG

The Vogelzang Mountaineer Wood Stove with Blower Model VG650ELG has a beautiful satin-black finish with pewter accents and an elegantly designed ceramic glass feed door. It is perfect for larger homes, and can warm the entire house with a single load of wood. The door glass measures 19 inches wide by 8 inches high, allowing for a magnificent view of the fire within. The 3/16 inch reinforced steel plated firebox is lined with firebrick to help insulate the stove and extend its life. The Mountaineer wood stove uses an air wash system that draws the air from the top of the stove and across the viewing glass. This prevents the buildup of soot and tar that could block your view of the flames. The firebox is 23 inches wide by 14 inches deep and can hold wood logs as large as 22 inches in length. A single load of wood can create 104,000 BTUs; enough heat to warm 2,000 square feet for several hours. This wood burning stove is 30 inches high, 28 inches wide and 20 inches deep. It has a large, easy to clean, ash pan tucked from view underneath the stove. The Vogelzang Mountaineer Wood Stove comes with a one year manufacturer's warranty.

Napoleon 1100PL Deluxe Small Wood Burning Stove

The Napoleon Deluxe Small Wood Burning Stove Model 1100PL is a beautiful stove that not only heats a large area, but makes a handsome addition to any room. Its painted black finish will complement any decor. The exterior of the stove is customizable from the feed door to the legs that support it. You can choose between black, traditional steel, satin chrome-plated, or 24 karat gold-plated legs. The edge of the decorative viewing glass is plated to match the legs. You can install a clear glass in the elegantly arched feed door, or add an intricately designed web across the face. The tip of the cool-touch handle will match the trim around the door. Not only do the decorative side shields on the stove add to its style and functionality, they evenly disperse the heat throughout the room. Not only is this stove beautiful, it is also functional; producing 55,000 BTUs to warm up to 1,600 square feet of space. It has a variable speed blower to help with the heat circulation, a single level burn control that regulates the primary and secondary air to produce a cleaner burn, and you can add and ash drawer to help catch and dispose of the ash. The Napoleon wood-burning stove stands 33 1/4 inches high, is 25 1/2 inches wide and 22 1/2 inches deep. Its fully lined firebox measures 18 inches wide by 12 inches high and 13 1/2 inches deep. It can accept logs up to 18 inches long, provide you with seven hours of burn time and comes with a lifetime limited warranty.

US Stove APS1100B Plate Steel Pedestal Heater

The US Stove Plate Steel Pedestal Heater Model APS1100B is a wood-burning stove with an understated but refined style that can fit practically any decor. It is perfect to heat large family rooms and open cabins. Its firebrick-lined firebox has brass details on the exterior along with a brass feed door handle. Its large viewing window stays free from soot with the help of U.S. Stove’s innovative air wash system. This system keeps the glass clean, so you can easily monitor the flame. This wood burning stove produces 60,000 BTUs, enough to heat a 1,100 square foot area. The stove stands 30 1/2 inches high, 23 1/2 inches wide and 27 1/2 inches deep. It can accommodate wood logs between 16 and 18 inches long. This pedestal stove includes a blower to increase its efficiency and comes with a one year manufacturer's warranty.

Century Heating The "WHISTLER" Wood-Burning Stove DB05152

The "Whistler" Wood-Burning Stove by Century Heating Model DB05152 is the perfect addition to any home. It can heat a smaller house, or supplement a larger home’s heating system to save on energy costs. It comes with a heavy-duty firebrick-lined steel firebox, and its large ash pan is easy to clean. It uses an efficient air wash system, and you can control the amount of air inside the firebox at the damper to control the burn. The door opening is 22 1/2 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches high, making it easy to start a fire; you can use logs up to 21 inches in length. With its variable speed blower, this wood stove quickly heats the air in 1,500 square feet of space using 110,000 BTUs. It has a 22 3/4 inch wide by 14 inch deep firebox, and the entire unit stands 36 inches high, is 29 1/2 inches wide and 27 3/4 inches deep. The “Whistler” wood burning stove comes with a five year limited warranty.

Vogelzang Durango Wood-Burning Stove with Blower TR008

The Vogelzang Durango Wood-Burning Stove with Blower Model TR008 is a great stove for large homes when looks are not important. It is perfect to use as your sole source of heat. The 2.2 cubic foot brick-lined firebox is steel plated with 3/16 inch steel, and constructed to be airtight. Its feed door is made of cast iron, and is gasketed to hold the heat inside the box. This wood burning stove burns longer and more evenly. With Vogelzang’s Turbo Burn technology, it produces a higher level of performance, lower emissions, and a hotter fire by delivering air through cross drilled reburn tubes to ensure complete combustion. The stove provides a clean and powerful burn for up to 12 hours. It can heat 1,800 square feet of space with the help of the built-in circulating fan. The stove is 17 1/2 inches wide by 34 inches deep and 23 inches high, large enough to burn logs up to 26 inches in length. The door features a window to check the flame, and a spring handle remains cool to the touch. The Vogelzang Durango wood-burning stove comes with a one year manufacturer’s warranty.

Cecilia Harsch
Hi, my name is Cecilia Harsch, a former “Big Box” manager, specializing in home appliances. From portable heaters to ceiling fans and from wine coolers to over-the-range microwaves, my goal is to help you, the consumer, find just the right product to fit your needs. The biggest and most expensive may not always be the right choice and that’s where I come in. I can answer your questions before you ask them and give you the information you need to consider when making that final purchase. If it washes, dries, cooks or cools, I can find the right product for you.
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