The Classic Wood Stove Survives Trend Status
There are quite a few trends to catch the eye of homeowners and when an item is in, no home can be truly complete without that item. Some of these items have included glass bunches of grapes, water beds, velvet paintings, and jetted tubs. Once in a while, a trend will sweep across the country, taking a firm hold and maintaining a consistent presence in homes, long after the initial excitement dies down. Wood-burning stoves fall into this category.
The Impetus behind a Trend
Clearly, growing popularity drives more popularity. As excited consumers share their excitement over a Countryside wood stove, then other consumers are likely to check out the stove for themselves. As word spreads about the benefits of having a wood stove in the home, more and more homes will have the stoves included. Eventually for most trends, the market will become saturated, the item of interest will lose its quality of unique and exciting and popularity will drop off.
What Makes A Trend Last?
So, what is it that makes some trends hang on? When consumers love an item so much that they just keep buying it, then that trend will carry over and may eventually earn the title, Classic. How did wood-burning stoves reach this point? Some of the characteristics that people really love include:
The cast iron appearance
The warmth and versatility provided by the stove
The chance to reduce heating costs
A lasting feeling of personal responsibility and independence
Convenient availability of the fuel, in its many forms
How to Distinguish between a Trend and a Valuable Addition to Your Lifestyle
Of course, if you love glass grapes, then you love them. However, that purchase isnt going to give you much in return for your money other than visual gratification. On the other hand, the consistently popular Magnum 3500L wood stove will provide warmth, lower heating costs, visual appeal, and a certain degree of environmental responsibility for many years to come.
- Additional Information
Features The negative draft combustion allows you to open the door without getting smoke into the home.
Save up to more than 60% on your heating bills
Designed to be installed with a direct vent system
Self Cleaning Firebox
Stove Vents from side wall or vertical termination.
Stove only needs a 1 inch clearance from back, side, and corner.
1 year on electrical
5 year on firebox
Additional Information Heaters Buyer's Guide
Venting Worksheet (pdf)
Product Manual Key Specs Item# 3500L Product Type Wood Pellet Stove Heating Capability (sq. ft.) Supplemental up to 3,500 Mobile Home Approved No BTU Output 10,000 to 56,000 Fuel Type Corn, wood pellets, flex-fuel Burn Time Up to 50 Hours Depth 28" inches Width 28" inches Height 33" inches