Stovax Riva 55 stove, page 3 of reviews

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

based on 27 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
Stovax Riva 55 stove

The Riva 55 multi fuel stove has airwash & clean burn - there is a riddling grate on the stove and it has a contemporary design.

Technical Data
  • Height: 709mm
  • Width: 632mm
  • Depth: 350mm
  • Flue Diameter: 125mm
  • Fuel: Multifuel
  • Nominal Heat Output: 8kW
  • Efficiency: 84%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4 flames
Value for money 3 flames
Ease of use 4 flames
Ease of lighting 4 flames
Firebox size 4 flames
How well does the airwash work 3.5 flames
Controllability 4 flames
Handle operation 3.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 3 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 3.5 flames

Page 3/3 of reviews for Stovax Riva 55 stove

  • Stovax riva 55

    Kevin Harvey 8 years ago

    Originally we had an open fire grate in a fireplace hole. We looked at getting a Firebelly as we wanted something with a large window. The guy in the shop said look at the Stovax riva 55. He... []

    Stove expert replied: Again a good review for this model, really controllable and easy to use. Good feedback and worth the extra cost.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Riva 55 inset

    John Manders 9 years ago

    We had a Clearview stove at our last house. It worked really well and heated most of the house.This house is much more modern and needed an inset stove. Clearview don't make one of the right... []

    Stove expert replied: the second baffle probably does not get as hot as the first baffle. One should expect more deposits and condensation to form on the second baffle. Perhaps it might be worth getting a moisture meter to check the fuel quality. If the fire is being slow burnt or slumber burnt then this would also contribute.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Stovax riva 55

    Mark Rice 10 years ago

    We replaced a Jetmaster Fire with the Riva 55. We had the chimney lined.I find the stove easy to light and I can keep the glass entirely clean. In fact it's difficult to tell that there's... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • My Riva 55 stove

    Richard Miller 10 years ago

    Very pleased with the fire overall. The balance between the main air supply and airwash takes some getting used to although I guess this is down to the flue configuration. We had some blackening... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Riva 55 stove

    Trevor Willis 10 years ago

    We installed a Riva 55 at considerable expense as a sole heat source for the sitting room in July 2008. I followed the manual faithfully to start with, but despite lots of experimentation and... []

    Stove expert replied: it really sounds like a problem with the chimney here, not the stove.

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • door handel

    Sarah Taylor

    Love the stove but have a problem with where you put the door handle in. There is a guard around the hole that you put the handle in and ours has come out and wont stay back in again. Not sure... []

    Stove expert replied: You may need to order a replacement part or contact the supplier if the stove is not a year old.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • No regrets

    Ian Best

    We bought this fire to replace a Jetmaster like unit six months ago and have no regrets. We were looking for a fire that gave us more control and that we could close down while out and bring... []

    Stove expert replied: Great review and so true, each installation will be sightly different and take the time to learn what is best for you.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

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