Cast Iron Over Steel
Until we pioneered the Alderlea line, and its revolutionary iron-wrapped steel firebox, a cast-iron stove was just that: cast iron. The Alderlea design makes the most of each metal: the steel stove and floating firebox is free to expand and contract, and its design maximizes convective heat efficiency, while the cast iron wrapping provides radiant heat. This superior system greatly extends longevity over an all cast stove. Metal fatigue is no longer a factor, allowing us to offer the industry’s first lifetime warranty on a cast stove.
This technical innovation lives “under the skin” of the Alderlea line, which maintains the beloved traditional woodstove appearance. We say it’s “powered by design, and crafted by tradition”.