Esse Ironheart cooking range
The Esse Ironheart cooking range is a cast iron and steel 8kw stove with oven, hot plate and possible back boiler for heating radiators and water. The Ironheart has a fire box with a glass door through which you can view the dance of the flames.
The tall legs have got a curve in them. The Ironheart is a multi fuel range capable of burning wood & coal.
- Height: 900mm
- Width: 900mm
- Depth: 600mm
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Stove expert replied: These are great work horses and having had it 10 years meas you are getting good value for your money. I am sure you will be able to find an engineers to assist you with a service so that you can continue to enjoy this for many more years to come as Esse do not offer this service.
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the place out.
Stove expert replied: Good feedback from years of experience, maintaining and cleaning are so important on any stove to get he best from them.
Stove expert replied: Fantastic comments, great combination of heating and cooking in a home. The best of both worlds!
Stove expert replied: What a shame. The first thing to try to resolve is the smoke coming back into the room when refueling, I appreciate this did not happen with the previous stove but stoves do vary and this has a large output so: Have you an airbrick in the room? Is there an extractor also in the room? What height is the flue system this has been installed on? What fuel are you using? If wood is it dry and well seasoned with a moisture content of less than 20%? Have you any other flues in the property? Have you an anti down-draught cowl on the flue system? Is the flue into a chimney or a twin wall system? If a chimney is it lined and insulated? There is likely to be a reason that this is happening and there is normally a way to overcome this, worst case being a flue fan to aid the draw. With regard to the liners they are classed as consumable and are not covered by warranty.
Stove expert replied: Enameling normally provides a hard surface that is hard wearing, if this has not been the case was this taken up under warranty in the two years that comes with this stove? The hard surface will chip if knocked though and this would then not be covered by warranty.
Stove expert replied: These stoves are well known for their solid build quality so this is a disappointing review.
buying an Ironheart but I would recommend looking at the maintenance regime of any stove you might be considering in depth prior to purchasing.
Stove expert replied: Any stove will require maintenance and the amount will vary on several factors:- how much it is used, quality of the product, how it is operated, quality of fuel etc. to name a few. Manufacturers may adapt products to give better life and value and it seems that during the time you have had this stove this has occurred. Loading of a stove should be undertaken with care as liners can become cracked due to impact and this stands for most products that have refractory liners. Great for cooking and provides a good source of heat though..
. Replacement parts almost impossible to get. I''ve requested "H" bolts several times and have been assured by their agent in Canada they will be mailed. When I was first in contact with Ease agent he said I was burning the stove "Too hot" Perhaps I shouldn''''t have lit it, it looked nice when first new.
Stove expert replied: What a shame that this has caused such an issue, spares should be available even if delayed until sent from the UK. The Ironheart has such a good track record and I have never heard of one splitting before.
and is smoky and inefficient which is why buying the correct size stove is important , better to buy a small stove and run it at its maximum output than to buy a larger stove and struggle to keep a small fire in it. I do all my winter cooking and baking on it. Finally buying an Ironheart is a life changer and not for the faint of heart, what with buying, storing, sawing and stacking firewood lighting and cleaning the stove but what it gives back is a wonderful centre piece to any home with heat for all of my home. I do not try to keep it in overnight as this can lead to a build up of creosote, I just put a big log in before I go to bed and in the morning the body of the stove is still warm. Oh one more thing, invest in the best stove fan you can afford as they will warm your house as well as the room where the stove is.
Stove expert replied: Do get the installation checked as these are work horses that normally have very few problems. Condensates can be produced if the flue system doesn't warm up quickly enough, is the flue lined and insulated or do you have a twin wall insulated system? Have you an air brick in the room. What is the flue height? What type of cowl do you have on the system?