CAUTION: PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE MANUAL BEFORE YOU INSTALL AND USE YOUR NEW ROOM
HEATER. FOR YOUR SAFETY, FOLLOW THE INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUC-
TIONS EXACTLY, WITHOUT DEVIATION. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN
PROPERTY DAMAGE, BODILY INJURY, OR EVEN DEATH. IF THIS APPLIANCE IS NOT PROPERLY INSTALLED,
A HOUSE FIRE MAY RESULT. CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BUILDING OR FIRE OFFICIALS ABOUT RESTRICTIONS
AND INSTALLATION INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS IN YOUR AREA.
1. If utilizing an older chimney, it must be in-
spected for adequate serviceability. Refer to the
heading Chimney Inspection on page 8 of this
2. The minimum clearances must be maintained
for all combustible surfaces and materials in-
cluding; furniture, carpet, drapes, clothing,
wood, papers, etc. Do not store firewood within
this clearance space. Failure to maintain clear-
ances to all combustibles may result in a house
3. This appliance requires non-combustible floor
protection as outlined in this manual (see Floor
Protection on page 5 for additional information).
4. Minimum ceiling height must be 7 feet (213 cm)
(measured from base of appliance to ceiling).
5. DO NOT CONNECT THIS UNIT TO A CHIMNEY
FLUE CONNECTED TO ANOTHER APPLIANCE.
6. Do not connect this appliance to air ducts or
any air distribution system.
7. PREVENT CREOSOTE FIRE: Inspect and clean
chimney frequently. Under certain conditions of
use, creosote buildup may occur rapidly. In-
spect chimney connector and chimney twice
monthly and clean if necessary. Using green or
inadequately seasoned wood can greatly in-
crease creosote buildup. Use dry wood to mini-
mize creosote buildup.
8. USE SOLID WOOD FUEL ONLY: This appliance
is approved for burning dry seasoned natural
wood only. CAUTION: BURN UNTREATED
WOOD ONLY. DO NOT BURN GARBAGE OR
FLAMMABLE FLUIDS SUCH AS GASOLINE,
NAPHTHA OR ENGINE OIL.
9. Never use gasoline, gasoline-type lantern fuel,
kerosene, charcoal lighter fluid, or similar liq-
uids to start or "freshen up" a fire in this heater.
Keep all such liquids well away from the heater
while it is in use.
10. DO NOT OVERFIRE: If heater or chimney con-
nector glows, you are overfiring. Overfiring this
appliance could cause a house fire. Overfiring is
a condition where the appliance is operated at
temperatures above its design capabilities.
Overfiring can be caused by improper installa-
tion, improper operation, lack of maintenance or
improper fuel usage. Damage caused from over-
firing is NOT covered under the manufacturers
11. NEVER LEAVE AN UNATTENDED STOVE
BURNING ON HIGH. Operation of the stove with
the primary air control at its highest burn rate
setting for extended periods can cause danger-
ous overfiring conditions. The primary air con-
trol should only be positioned at the highest
setting during start-up procedures and for short
durations. When leaving the stove unattended
ensure that the primary air control is set to the
low or medium low range.
12. Use a metal container with a tight fitting lid to
dispose of ashes.
13. IN THE EVENT OF A COMPONENT FAILURE,
USE ONLY COMPONENTS PROVIDED BY THE
MANUFACTURER AS REPLACEMENT PARTS.
14. Burning any kind of fuel uses oxygen from the
dwelling. Be sure that you allow an adequate
source of fresh air into the room where the
stove is operating (see Ventilation on page 6).
15. CAUTION: HOT WHILE IN OPERATION. An ap-
pliance hot enough to warm your home can se-
verely burn anyone touching it. Keep children,
clothing and furniture away. Contact may cause
skin burns. Do not let children touch the appli-
ance. Train them to stay a safe distance from
16. Do not operate this appliance without the fire-
box baffle bricks properly installed.
17. Build fires directly upon the brick hearth inside
the stove. Do not use grates, irons or any other
method to elevate the fire.
18. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
See the listing label located on the back of stove (or
see Safety/Listing Label on page 23).