Wood Burning Inserts

Nothing beats the aroma and authenticity of a timeless wood-burning insert.  Those who prefer this classic option will delight in our wood-burning showroom and our Wood Fireplace Specialists when purchasing a new wood-burning insert.

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A WOOD INSERT

Size:

Depending on the size of your room and how important the fireplace is to serve as a heat source, you’ll want to consider the size needed when purchasing a new wood insert.

Design Style:

Got a special look you‘re hoping to achieve?  Our Wood Fireplace Specialists can help guide you in the right direction.  We carry a wide range of styles from contemporary to traditional and everything in between.

Options:

Depending on your needs, today’s wood inserts come with a wide variety of options. The most common options are either catalytic or non-catalytic. Both are highly effective in heating your home but offer differing performance options. Get in touch with one of our Wood Fireplace Specialists to learn about your different options.

 

THE PROCESS

After doing this for over 35 years, we’ve nailed down the process required to add the warm ambiance of a wood insert into your home.  From start to finish, there are four steps:

Step One: Masonry Inspection
Prior to the installation of a wood-burning insert, you should have your masonry fireplace inspected to ensure compliance with national building codes and look for any serious deterioration.   Customers may need to apply for a wood burning permit through their local municipality.

Step Two: Fireplace & Venting Installation
Now it’s the exciting part!  We have certified professionals who can install your fireplace and chimney.

Step Three: W.E.T.T. Certification (Wood Energy Technology Transfer)
With the installation now complete, a W.E.T.T. certification letter is provided, ensuring that your wood unit has been installed by a W.E.T.T. certified installer to manufacturer’s specifications and national code requirements.

Step Four: Finishing, Mantle Installation & Completion
With the W.E.T.T. certification, you can now re-do the face of your fireplace area to suite your tastes.  We can recommend finishers who do great work and certainly don’t mind passing the names of stone masons, drywallers or mantle designers along to you. Visit our showroom to see some examples and get help with your design.

 

GET STARTED TODAY

The search for your new wood insert starts with R.E. MacDonald Stoves & Stones.  With over 35 years of experience outfitting homes for warmth and ambiance, we can guide you in the right direction and make sure the job is done right.

Our Fireplace Specialists will help you select the wood insert most suited to your style & tastes.  Based on your selection, they can provide a ballpark estimate for you to evaluate your best option.  As we work together, we’ll also provide a more formal estimate, with accurate measurements taken by one of our Specialists in your own home.

So get started today.  Come visit our beautiful showroom or call us at 604.856.1551 for more information.

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We carry all of the popular models from today’s leading manufacturers:

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We provide a complete service for all of our customers, helping them from start to finish.

  • Planning
  • Selection
  • Installation