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A fan on top of the fire ?

 
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Has anyone tried one of these type things? Does it help heat up the room ? https://www.amazon.co.uk/VonHaus-Stove-Powered-Fireplace-Burner/dp/B075F7QBQP

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We had one back when we had a wood stove.  It always looked like it was doing something but in reality I don't think we noticed anything....a small floor fan or ceiling fan moved the air much better and actually moderated the temperature.  

Ours was much more expensive than the one in your link.   I thought it was really cool how it worked.  After a few years it fell off the stove once and never worked again...I dropped it off at our thrift store with a long explanation hoping some tinkerer might fix it and use.
 
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If It removes heat faster from the fire faster ( and therefore less going up the chimney ) sounds interesting BUT is it worth the cost

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~Bought three over years.
~Each lasted one season.
~Can't be tinkered repair.
~Replacement motor too costly.
~Nice idea, poor result.
~Not worth the money.

 
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We've had an expensive Caframo and one of these cheaper ecofans over the last few years. The Caframo packed up after two years but the cheap one is still going strong.

They definitely make a difference to how quickly they heat up our rooms when placed on the stove tops.
 
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