Yes, in most cases depending on the size, location, and installation of your house. An electric backup option is available to ensure failsafe heat in all weather conditions. A Tulikivi also works extremely well as a secondary heat supply, which can be a great comfort during power outages caused by severe weather.
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Yes. The broad range of sizes and models makes it possible to use a Tulikivi almost anywhere - from an open floor plan to a small enclosed room, such as a cozy den. We can help you choose the right fireplace for your needs.
Yes. New, very tightly sealed houses may require an inlet for outside "make up" air. This can easily be done with an inexpensive vent.
Extremely. Soapstone gets warm in normal use - but never dangerously hot as does a cast-iron woodstove. Scientific studies show radiant heat to be among the healthiest forms available. All Tulikivi fireplaces and products meet Underwriter's Laboratory (UL/ULC) standards.
No. Unlike many other wood-burning heating devices, the Tulikivi is not finicky. Any seasoned wood will burn well. Logs should be 12" - 16" long and a maximum of four inches in diameter.
Yes. Cooking with radiant heat is a wonderful experience. Anything you can cook in a conventional oven can be cooked in a Tulikivi oven. With a little practice you will learn to regulate the temperature indicated on the temperature gauge by controlling the amount of wood you use. You will be turning out delicious meals you never thought possible.
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