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Drolet Escape 1400 Wood Burning Fireplace Insert W Blower Included - DB03120

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  • Model number DBO3120
  • Color is metallic black
  • This is a EPA approved high efficiency insert
  • The recommended surface is 500-1,600 square feet
  • The blower is included-ultra quiet with variable speed control-130 CFM
  • Includes a glass air-wash system for lower maintenance
  • The top steel thickness is 1/4"
  • The baffle is made of high quality vermiculite
  • Optimal efficiency is 75%
  • Emissions are 4.3 grams per hour
  • The maximum output is 60,000 BTU per hour
  • Overall dimensions are 28-3/8" wide x 20-5/8" high x 23-5/16" deep
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When it comes to finding stylish and effective ways of maximizing the heating capabilities of your fireplace, there are inserts and then there's the Drolet Escape 1400 Wood Burning Fireplace Insert. Why is this elegant, metallic black insert so different? Well, read on to find out a little more about it.

First of all, as far as inserts go, this one simply has more capacity than other comparably-sized models. It boasts 1.8 cubic feet of firebox space that holds logs up to 18 inches long, it produces up to 60,000 BTU's, and it can heat areas from 500 to 1600 square feet. Secondly, there are unexpected bonuses like a glass air wash system that keeps the window clean, EPA approval for efficiency and emissions, and a durable vermiculite baffle. Lastly, the included crossflow blower that comes with the Escape 1400 keeps air circulation moving, keeps heating even and well-distributed, and keeps homeowners coming back time and time again to this affordable fireplace insert.

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  • Model number DBO3120
  • Color is metallic black
  • This is a EPA approved high efficiency insert
  • The recommended surface is 500-1,600 square feet
  • The blower is included-ultra quiet with variable speed control-130 CFM
  • Includes a glass air-wash system for lower maintenance
  • The top steel thickness is 1/4"
  • The baffle is made of high quality vermiculite
  • Optimal efficiency is 75%
  • Emissions are 4.3 grams per hour
  • The maximum output is 60,000 BTU per hour
  • Overall dimensions are 28-3/8" wide x 20-5/8" high x 23-5/16" deep
  • Dimensions of firebox are 21" wide x 10-7/8" high x 13-3/4" deep
  • Dimensions of door are 17-1/2" wide x 7-7/8" high
  • The door is ceramic glass with cast iron frame
  • Firebox volume is 1.8 cubit feet
  • 18" maximum log size
  • Recommended chimney diameter is 6" diameter
  • Has a US safety rating of UL 1482 and a Canadian rating of ULC S-627
  • Weight: 350 pounds
Manufacturer: Drolet
Part Number: DB03120
Elite Deals Item Number: SBI-DB03120
UPC: 773389027578

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Drolet Escape 1400 Regular Faceplate 29'' X 44'' - AC03350
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This Drolet Escape 1400 Regular Faceplate is the perfect addition to your Drolet Escape 1400 Insert. This faceplate measures 29 inches high and 44 inches wide, and it provides the ideal finishing touch for the insert.

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Drolet Escape 1400 Large Faceplate 32'' X 50'' - AC03360You can make a dramatic statement in your home with the addition of this Drolet Escape 1400 Large Faceplate. A faceplate, in general, creates a focal point around the insert where it should be, and it give the installation that finished, professional look every homeowner is looking for.

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Drolet Liner Fixation System - AC02006You can pull liner from inside your Drolet insert using the Drolet Liner Fixation System. Once you've pulled the liner through, it remains in place once installation is complete thanks to the system's unique design.

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Drolet Fresh Air Kit -5" Diameter - AC01298The 5-Inch Diameter Drolet Fresh Air Kit is a requirement for installing a Drolet Escape 1400-I wood stoves in mobile homes. That's because this kit allows the stove to get necessary air for combustion from outside the mobile home rather from inside, making the stove more efficient and safer.

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Drolet Splitz-It 5-Ton Electric Log Splitter - AC02585Knocking out all of that annoying firewood-splitting is a much simpler task when you have a Drolet Splitz-It 5-Ton Electric Log Splitter. This splitter is a more portable, more convenient, and more cost-effective firewood solution than almost any you'll find on the market.

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Drolet Start-Up Kit - Sbi - AC01320Everything you need to get your stove up and running is contained in this handy Drolet Start-Up Kit. This kit has fireplace gloves, a probe thermometer, fire lighting gel, metal polish, and glass cleaner included.

The combination of items give homeowners everything they need to start a stove's fire or other combustion ...

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Drolet Digital Moisture Reader - AC07835The Drolet Digital Moisture Reader is a must-have item if you're concerned about the quality of your wood supply. The reader measures moisture content in wood logs, which should ideally be below 20% humidity content before burning.

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Drolet SBI Fire Lighting Gel -(1L- 32Oz.Liq.Us) - AC02550Starting a fire can be a time-consuming pain, but not when you have Drolet SBI Fire Lighting Gel. This gel helps you start a fire in your fireplace or stove quickly and without constant monitoring.

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Drolet SBI Metal Polish (236 Ml -8.0 Oz) - AC02590People are usually pretty proud of their stoves, and almost all stoves are metal, so folks want to keep them looking nice. That's where this Drolet SBI Metal Polish comes in. This 8 ounce container of quality metal polish can help you keep your stove or fireplace's metal surfaces in peak ...
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Drolet Glass Cleaner (500 Ml-Us 16.9 Fl. Oz) - AC07825Every stove owner will tell you that half the fun of having a stove is being able to look in the viewing window and watching it work. The ambience that a stove's fire provides is one of the main draws (besides heating, of course) that makes them such wonderful additions to ...
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Drolet Masonry Cleaner - AC07828You can use this Drolet Masonry Cleaner to help remove soot from your masonry fireplace or chimney. Soot buildup can, over time, rob your fireplace or heating appliance of performance, making venting and combustion more difficult and less effective in producing heat.

More importantly, soot buildup can cause chimney clogs which run ...

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Drolet Wood Stove And Fireplace Gloves - AC07820
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Operating a wood-burning heating appliance can be a messy business. That's why so many homeowners choose these Drolet Wood Stove and Fireplace Gloves.

Handling firewood, adjusting the flame, and cleaning ashes and soot after use are all things that can be tough on your hands and generally grimy. These tough, durable gloves ...

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DuraFlex 6 Inch Diameter x 15 Foot Long Kit of 304-Alloy Light Chimney LinerWhy would you go out and buy all of the parts for installing a chimney when it is possible for you to go out and buy an item that is as close to being the finished product as is humanly possible? With the DuraFlex 6 Inch Diameter by 15 Foot Long ...
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HomeSaver UltraPro 13 x 13 Collar Plate with Band Connection for 6" Chimney Liner - 34265This item provides a secure vent termination with a top plate, storm collar, and top clamp all in one piece. It is the perfect way to support your entire HomeSaver UltraPro installation. The clamp tightens simply with a screwdriver and features a watertight, welded seal. This is item is designed for ...
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HomeSaver UltraPro 18 x 18 Collar Plate with Band Connection for 6" Chimney Liner - 34290This collar plate will support the entire installation of a 6" HomeSaver UltraPro chimney liner. This one piece provides a top clamp, a storm collar and top plate. The built-in clamp will tighten with a simple screw driver and will yield a welded watertight seal to protect your home from water ...
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Drolet Escape 1400 Wood Burning Fireplace Insert W Blower Included - DB03120
$1,275.95
4.5 Stars based on 43 Review(s)
Cooper Calderon
Maine
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Fits the Bill - Lowers Your Bill
July 10, 2014
It was exciting to see that this stove fit the bill perfectly to substantially reduce my propane bill this past winter. Plus, installing a new chimney liner greatly increased the draft, so itís easy for everyone in the family to start a fire in the stove now. Itís a great price for a great stove that burns long - all night - and restarts easy with the hot coals. Having an air wash system allows you to see the flame very well and the glass window is easy to clean with a damp rag. It will be interesting to see how much propane I will save next winter. Reviews on this stove were all true. Installation was easy except for some minor issues with the clips and screws while putting the faceplate together. Just be careful that the bottom of the faceplate doesnít block the airflow during installation. Double check to make sure there isnít any residual cardboard left inside the stove before you start a fire. After using the stove for several weeks, we noticed it had warped but there are jack bolts included to stabilize the stove if this happens.

Peyton Melton
Maryland
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Excellent, Efficient Choice
June 28, 2014
When first purchasing this unit, I figured it would heat very well, but that the blower would look kind of intrusive. I am pleased to say that even though I was right about it heating our 1600 square foot house very well, I was dead wrong about the blower. It works very well, and it matches the stove so well that we don't even notice it is there. It was simple to get into our fireplace, and the rest of the installation was a breeze. It is also easy to clean because of how much of the wood burns!

Ivan Breeden
Nebraska
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Besides Fan
May 12, 2014
This insert has worked well in our house, and was easy to install. We had a hard time keeping the temperature up before we got it, but now the house is much more comfortable. It burns the wood completely and goes about three hours before we need to reload it. The only thing we donít like is that he fan takes a long time to start blowing.

Madyson Carrasco
North Dakota
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Easy Installation And Awesome Price
March 11, 2014
The process of installing this product was quite easy, and the price was outstanding. One thing that is important to remember is to make sure that all of the clips are put on the floor properly during the installation process.

Ezra Morin
Alaska
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Best Value on the Market
March 1, 2014
After extensive research, I found my Drolet insert to be an exceptional value. It easily holds 18" to 19" logs and has a long burn time, even if it does not last all night. It easily heats my 1,600 square foot home. I had a professional to install this unit, and used the recommended chimney liner. The stove lights easily and does not smoke up the room as long as the choke is pulled all the way out when the fire is being lit. The variable fan speed is handy and helps me control the amount of heat realeased into the room. The blower makes an irritating sound since it rattles and vibrates. I remedied this problem by placing a shim under the unit. Unfortunately, a customer wouldn't know if if his unit's fan would vibrate until after installation and use since the fan is heat activated. Otherwise, I like my insert. The glass front really does stay clean by itself, the gasket works well, and the choke is easy to manipulate. I would recommend purchasing a magnetic thermometer to indicate the heat at which the choke should be adjusted.

Hayden Kenny
Utah
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

A Wonder to Behold
February 23, 2014
From the get go, I was quite impressed with this stove. I had placed the order for the stove on a Friday, and the following Thursday discovered that it had arrived in my driveway. The packaging was quite effective, and once I had gotten it out of the rate, I discovered a handsome looking appliance in pristine condition. It took two people to install it, but overall, the process was quite easy to accomplish. Once installed, I did all of the necessary calking and let it dry overnight. I fully expect it to do an excellent job of reducing my electric bills in the winter, and the one item that is my favorite is the blower system.

Jaiden Greenfield
Connecticut
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good Supplementary Heat Source
February 18, 2014
This insert was purchased for my 1,700 square foot Victorian house to be installed in an existing but disused fireplace. I first lined the existing fireplace with a Duravent SS liner. The insert is compact, it was still a little too large for the opening, but it fit well after I removed some of the fireplace bricks. Our first fire lasted about five hours which was the length of time I expected from other customer reviews. I think the burn time can be increased to seven hours with proper wood choices and fire tending. The blower, even on high is not loud enough to be annoying. The insert heats the space adequately; however, a larger unit would be needed for more square footage.

Ezekiel Wylie
Missouri
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Exceeded Expectations
February 5, 2014
I bought this fireplace insert about a month ago after doing a lot of research. The Drolet insert had the best reviews for the cost. I did not really expect the unit to be able to heat the advertised space, but it has exceeded my expectations. Its heat reaches nearly every part of my 1800 square foot ranch home, and my gas use has dropped significantly. I have found it easy to start fires and keep them going. The unit does not require a lot of wood, but it stays warm for as long as ten hours.

Joshua Holland
California
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Very Oil Efficient
December 24, 2013
I purchased this stove a few years ago and have been very pleased with it. I found the manual to be a little vague in its installation instructions. Certain sections of the assembly took me a while to figure out, and I eventually had to get a professional to assist me with the liner. I have been very impressed with the stove's efficient use of oil. The first year that I used it, I only purchased two 50 gallon containers of oil, and that was only because I requested automatic deliveries. The next year was a very cold winter, but I used only half of my 275 gallon tank. This stove is a great cost saving device.

Kimberly Richards
North Carolina
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

You Can't Beat It
December 8, 2013
One of the negative reviews that I read surprised me very much. Even though the reviewer said that the stove does not come with a cover, my unit came with a cover when I received it (and there were no extra charges). I am convinced that this unit outperforms other units of the same size in every aspect. I actually think that they might be underestimating the official efficiency by a bit. Even though the winter temperatures where I live are very cold (it can easily get down to subzero temperatures), this stove can heat my house by itself until it gets to less than 10 degrees. After it gets down that low, I only have to turn on the furnace for several minutes before I need to turn it back off again. It is very easy to start a fire in this unit, especially since the fire box keeps coals smoldering for such a long time.

Stepan
Mooresville Nc
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great product , needs better directions.
November 27, 2013
Have had the fireplace installed for a couple of weeks now, and it works quite well. Live in NC and heat with Propane. I have been setting the thermostat at 69 deg. and the fireplace has been able to keep the temperature around 73 deg. even with outside temps in the 20's. Should pay for itself this year or the next season. Ended up having to order another part before I could finish install. Could not use the original fireplace in the mean time. I had downloaded the install manual ahead of time but the part where you attach the the liner to the fireplace is about as vague, with a poor picture as it gets. Oddly the offset ,the extra part I had to order, had better instructions for installing the entire system then the fireplace manual did. Reading the reviews other people complained of the same thing, but I am an Electrical contractor and pretty handy, I figured I could figure it out and I did. Over all install very easy. My rating of the product itself so far is a 5 lost one star due to the process.
Pros:
Easy Install, Good product, Does what I need it to. And by easy I mean the actual process took less than a couple of hrs. with good directions probably could have done it in a half hr..
Cons:
Poor Instructions almost pulled my hair out trying to figure out what I needed up front, spent hrs doing research before I purchsed and still ended up having to get another part

Sawyer Dawson
Idaho
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Cannot Go Wrong With This Terrific Heater
November 20, 2013
This particular stove was installed in my home in March, and so far this year I have needed to use it six times due to very cold spring weather. In each case, it has done the job remarkably well. One piece of advice that I would like to pass along is that you invest in a 45 degree stainless steel elbow to help with the ventilation. This aside, the blower that is included in this stove runs very quietly. The long and short of it is that if you are looking for the perfect heater to install in your residence, then this item is exactly what you want to get.

Jane Bowling
Oregon
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Lengthy Installation but Very Pleased
September 4, 2013
It took two men five hours to install this insert because there were many modifications that had to be made. Though the initial installation was costly, I am very happy with the stove. I use my insert mostly on nights and weekends, burning hardwood.

Valeria Colburn
Maine
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Savings, Hard to Get Parts
August 30, 2013
My insert is good quality, has saved me a great deal in heating expenses, and is very efficient. This insert required the purchase of a double wall flexible stainless steel chimney liner, a $600 expense I was not expecting. I have found it difficult to find parts because the factory requires that parts be purchased only through certified dealers, and the parts are rather expensive.

Zoe Forte
South Dakota
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Cuts Back on Wood
July 20, 2013
Although this insert was a little difficult to install, I have had great results all winter! It has cut back the wood I burn from nine to three cords. Even though my house is quite drafty, this insert keeps my furnace from running. Once the fire is lit and the fan starts blowing, I can have the whole house ten degrees warmer in just an hour, and a small fire will keep the house cozy all day. I am very impressed! Anyone looking for a good insert should try this.

Levi Childers
Delaware
3 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Small Insert, Good Heat
June 22, 2013
Though this insert is smaller than I expected it to be, it is very attractive and it heats well. To make sure you receive the item you order, check the serial number against the product description.

Ivy Copeland
New Hampshire
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good Construction, Money Saving
June 11, 2013
I installed this insert into an existing fireplace opening hoping to offset my electric heating bill. The stove seems to be constructed well and lives up to customer reviews. Though the heating season is not yet complete, I can already tell that the insert has increased the efficiency of heating over the use of my previous fireplace.

Andrew Anthony
Wyoming
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Lots of Heat
May 17, 2013
I am really thrilled with this wood stove. Despite the cold temperatures outside, the stove is sending heat into my entire 3000 square foot house. I initially expected the stove to heat only the family room and kitchen, but when the temperature passed 80 degrees, I opened the door to allow the heat into the remainder of the house. I found the installation to be fairly simple although I had a little trouble removing the steel plate for the top of the blower. I intend to purchase another free standing stove for my basement.

Dennis Adler
Wisconsin
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Outstanding Fireplace Insert
April 27, 2013
This insert is wonderful. It stands far above all other units that I considered when efficiency, price, and blower quality are taken into consideration. Even my chimney sweep confirmed that the unit is worth much more than the price that I paid for it. He installed my unit and a five-foot chimney liner and insulated the interior of my fireplace. I assembled the backsplash myself and found it to be a fairly simple process despite the somewhat unclear instructions. I am still experimenting to find the perfect draft setting, but that will come with time. I have not really had trouble keeping the glass clean. When it does get a little dirty, a damp rag dipped in cool ashes cleans it wonderfully. I highly recommend this fireplace insert as an outstanding unit for an excellent price.

Bryson Aquino
Rhode Island
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Good Product, Could Use a Few Improvements
April 22, 2013
If this insert's shipping weight is any indication of quality, I can vouch for the all-metal sturdy construction. When our insert was delivered, I was pleased to find all the parts included. The stove heats 1,600 square feet efficiently with a burn time of approximately six to eight hours. Our insert is located in an addition to the back of our 2,400 square foot home. When temperatures fall into the teens, the stove still takes the chill off the rooms. One improvement to the design would be moving the fan the side of the unit; because the blower is located under the firebox, ashes and dust can be blown into the room when the stove door is opened, so I have to keep the firebox very clean. Another improvement might be a larger firebox. I'm much more pleased with this insert than my previous metal heatform fireplace.



By Dale from Columbus, OH on September 28, 2014
I would like to install this item in a 99' Fleetwood manufactured home with a wood fireplace, but I believe the back of the existing fireplace (inside the firebox)is more narrow than the exterior dimensions of the insert. Is this common?
By Kevin - Elite Deals Product Specialist on September 29, 2014

Answer:
Like most woodburning inserts, this model must be installed into a full masonry fireplace. As far as sizing goes, yes, it is common for pre-fab or factory built fireplaces to be to small to properly accept an insert.