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Review of Esse 100 stove

Esse 100 SE

Andrew Lyons 3 years ago

Recently installed an Esse 100 SE. Firstly I chose this stove as it met my requirements perfectly and it looks really great. Heat output is only 5kW but this meets the needs of my living room perfectly. My fireplace is quite large so I needed a large stove so that it didn't look out of place in the space. Plus it has a large glass window. I paid 100 for a log store underneath and it also raises the height of the stove.

Controls work very well and the airwash system is very controllable.

The only 2 negatives are the warranty of 1 year which is a let down. And the stove handle gets very hot - however they do supply a glove.

Overall rating:

5 flames

Build Quality 5 flames (avg 3.9)
Quality of finish 5 flames (avg 4.2)
Value for money 4 flames (avg 3.8)
Ease of use 5 flames (avg 4.1)
Ease of lighting 5 flames (avg 4.3)
Firebox size 4 flames (avg 4.4)
How well does the airwash work 5 flames (avg 3.9)
Controllability 5 flames (avg 3.8)
Handle operation 5 flames (avg 3.8)
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames (avg 3.9)
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames (avg 3.9)