Search Stoves & Reviews

Thelin ECHO

Review: Thelin ECHO

Bookmark and Share Reviewed December 22, 2013 by adam

Overall Performance: Rating star

Efficiency: Rating: 1 Star - Very poor

Ease of Use: Rating star

Thelin gnome
bought for looks and size ,got taken to cleaners ,replaced igniter,fan motor,auger motor ,paid for tis POS twice and today after replacing auger motor again it will run 5 mins then stop feeding.........

more homeowner reviews of this stove

Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by Jak3mar on December 20, 2015

Looks good but $3099 piece of junk. Don’t buy for its look unless you want to put $500 into it every year. Had stove 7 years and nothing but problems from start. Even the dealer said they...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin providence
Reviewed and rated by Marc zammit on April 22, 2015

As much as we love the look of this stove, it’s been nothing but problems. We keep the pot and stove clean it continue to end up with a house full of smoke. Qualified installer and...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by Debora on February 22, 2015

I have had this stove since December 2008 and find it very easy to operate, clean and it’s not only beautiful in home but works very efficiently. I would recommend to anyone and I’m...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour 3000
Reviewed and rated by mginwyo@gmail.com on December 08, 2014

I absolutely LOVE the looks of the stove! I absolutely HATE the poor quality of the Auger motors. Only about 1-1.5 tons a year and the auger...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Gnome
Reviewed and rated by wfmdfm on November 11, 2014

This is a great looking stove that is very unreliable. 4 years now and each year I need to replace the expensive igniter. Last year two senors failed on it as well. But it looks nice.

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Gnom
Reviewed and rated by virgil buckner on November 09, 2014

Bought it for its looks…good thing it rarely runs, and the company offered no help in finding an authorized repair person. Three people have come and looked at the igniter. None were able...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by AngieW on August 26, 2014

This is an outstanding stove in all areas, and my husband and I have owned a lot of stoves over the years. It’s easy to maintain, burns very efficiently and fits in with our cabin...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour AVOID THELINS ALTOGETHER
Reviewed and rated by ElDoCo on January 02, 2014

Same issue as most. Auger motor terribly noisy for the first couple years before it seemed to resolve itself. When I called Thelin a few years back, he acted totally surprised about the noise and...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by owner on December 16, 2013

I am not pleased with this stove. I have had my stove 5 years.

During that time I have had the ignitor replaced three times (it isn’t working now). I was told after I purchased...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin parlor
Reviewed and rated by Edwardnizz on December 10, 2013

I recently called the company to get an auger motor for the stove. He told me that there was a list of dealers available to order parts. They want $300 for this auger assembly which is...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO pellet stove
Reviewed and rated by waypak50 on December 08, 2013

I’ve owned the echo pellet stove for 4 years and have had nothing but problems with it since I put it in my home. I had to replace the auger moter once and have to replace it again. It does...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour Pellet Stove
Reviewed and rated by Thelin Parlour on November 20, 2013

As many others have written, stove is in constant need of parts replacement and dealer network is pathetic. We’ve had ours since 2006 and replaced auger motor twice, fan motor,...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour II
Reviewed and rated by TonyGlobal on November 03, 2013

Thelin Parlour II: Besides the auger motor being replaced after 2 months, an ignitor after 2 years…February 2013, What could be worse than a CRACK in the steel...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin PALOUR 3000
Reviewed and rated by r hen on March 31, 2013

The warranty on a Thelin pellet stove is the same as a stove you buy from Canadian tire at half the price Most hight end pellet stove have 2 year warranty on electronics and a 7 to ten year on...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin PARLOUR,GNOME,TIBURON,PROVIDENCE
Reviewed and rated by THE STOVE GUY on March 05, 2013

This stove & all of Thelin stoves WILL work great when they are installed & vented correctly! Also depending on use, Thelin & any pellet stove or insert will have to be...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by plan24ca on March 03, 2013

Dear Mr. Coghlans:

I first must apologize. I gave you some wrong information. I have had my stove for 9 years not 7 years.

I have talked to other pellet stove owners who say...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlor
Reviewed and rated by Cold in RI on December 18, 2012

My stove is about 5 years old. It ran well for the first winter, then the fun began. We have replaced the mother board, sensors, fan (more than once) and countless ignitor rods. I cant’...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by simon linda on November 08, 2012

running for about 1 winter;so far no problems;having concerns with problems other people seam to be having;how will i get spares who will know how to install.so far happy with stove if they could...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Gnome
Reviewed and rated by Kiwismommy on December 21, 2011

Cute stove, but it has been a huge expenditure every single year, and always right around christmas when money is shortest and the weather is coldest. I have replaced the auger motor 3 times at...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by Betty Richardson on July 29, 2011

Love the look, ease of cleaning, and heat output. We used the Okanagan pellets as suggested by Granville Stone in Holden, Maine. We are very happy with our purchase!!

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour
Reviewed and rated by thestoveowner on April 11, 2011

I read several reviews regarding Thelin and found them mixed. I purchased my Parlour two years ago and other than a motor problem when I initially bought the unit I have not had an issue with it....

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by Sally Beard on March 16, 2011

This is a good looking pellet stove but it doesn’t heat our 100 year old two story farm house very well. Had to have the motor replaced in the first year along with the auger. Called the...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by TomTara on February 20, 2011

Stove didnt work right from day one. After several attempted fixes was informed that the original fan was on recall. Got the new fan had it installed worked, well for a little while. Have since...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by fred on February 18, 2011

I have owned and used a parlour 3000 since 2002. I run it 24/7 except for the one hour cool down and vacuum once or twice a week during the heating season. About every 4 to 5 years I have to...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin pellet stove
Reviewed and rated by mvukovich11 on December 03, 2010

After a year and a half I had problems with my stove.I put almost four hundred dollars into the stove before pulling it and making a end table out of it. Beautiful piece of art but it is not a...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour
Reviewed and rated by furious customer on December 01, 2010

After less than two years, the fan went out. Because I’m in a rural area, no service techs could be found for several weeks. I paid for 3 service calls and then the auger went out (this...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by Zsolt on January 12, 2010

I purchased a Thelin Parlour stove this year and I tell you, this was the best purchase I made the entire year. The stove runs as good as it looks. With the new cast iron iron pot there are...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour
Reviewed and rated by Lori on December 18, 2009

I am so unhappy with this stove. My local Hearth & Home store doesn’t even sell them anymore. I have spent more money on replacing parts,(my husband is a heat tech so the labor is free) it...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO
Reviewed and rated by Poolermurfsix on January 29, 2009

I love the look of the stove. I have to clean it daily because good pellets are not coming my way. Replaced the Auger after 3 weeks, need a new ash pan now…won’t stay closed. I...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin ECHO works great
Reviewed and rated by DPLstove on January 27, 2009

I dig this stove – it’s got the look of a classic enamel wood stove, but without having to cut and stack wood. Sensitive to grade of pellets – lower quality pellets have built...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin parlour stove
Reviewed and rated by t. gentile, denver,pa on January 23, 2009

had the blower motor replaced ,one of the boards replaced,fan motor replaced, heat sensor replaced auger motor replaced has to be cleaned every 3-4 days. this has to do with the pellets. so far...

Full review and ratings...
Thelin Parlour Stove
Reviewed and rated by valuesmith@aol.com on December 08, 2008

They better do something about the fan in this stove. I have to replace the $200. fan every other season and it’s a pain. Mr Thelin has informed me that the reason for the fan failure is...

Full review and ratings...