Banner Images


Reliable Controls

NCH is now a Reliable Controls Authorized Dealer

of the Iceberg

Make sure you have enough chimney

A rule of thumb for determining how much chimney you need for proper woodstove performance is…

Frequently Asked QUESTIONS


What does WETT mean?

WETT is a a national standard that is now applied to all wood-fired installations. WETT is an acronym for Wood Enengy Technology Transfer, a non-profit association that promotes the safe and effective use of wood appliances. WETT certified inspectors have taken a comprehensive week long course and are required to maintain their certification by way of an upgrade course every five years.

read details

What is the difference between Acrylic and Gelcoat fiberglass?

Acrylic is a non-porous, solid surface material and retains a high gloss finish better than other material. It is easy to clean, withstands constant use and will last for many years. It will not fade over time as the color is the same all the way through the material an due to the process in which is is manufactured, offers a greater variety of styles. Gelcoat fiberglass, on the other hand, will fade and the Gelcoating will rub off over time exposing the porous fiberglass. Once exposed these pores can harbor bacteria, mold and mildew which can then begin to break down the product. While Gelcoat costs less, it will not last as long as Acrylic and may therefore not provide the value over time that an Acrylic product does.