Nothing warms the heart of a home better than a wood-burning fire. But when that fire needs to be efficient and relied upon to heat your home, nothing beats a cast-iron wood-burning stove. These modern attractive workhorses do their job well and can spread their warmth up to 3,400 square feet at 61,000 BTUs!
Quadra-Fire Explorer II Porcelain Wood Stove, $2,659, quadrafire.com
Ashley Hearth XL Porcelain Enamel Wood Stove, $1,999, northerntool.com
Napoleon Banff Series Cast Iron Wood Stove, $2,479, blazingembers.com