Vogelzang wood stove

Vogelzang Wood Stove Reviews – Top 3 Models (August. 2017)

The defender is an air tight steel wood burning stove. It has a beautiful charcoal black finish and is engineered for excellence.

The story of the stove dates back to 1974 when Vogelzang first started offering affordable heating products. The company is dedicated towards providing some of the finest selections in wood and pellet stoves. According to the company website, their motto is “our customers come first.”

When purchasing a Vogelzang stove you can expect the most pristine design as well as a high level of safety and support. All their products have been tested by their engineering department and the stoves meet the current safety standards.

If you’re looking to keep warm this winter, this is the stove to look out for.


Vogelzang Wood Stove – 3 Models

There are several types of Vogelzang stoves, the ones we’ll be reviewing today are the TR001, TR004, and the TR009.

#1 TR001 Defender EPA Wood Stove

Vogelzang TR001 Defender EPA Wood Stove

The defender is truly a feat of modern science. Its overall architecture is something to marvel at. It comes equipped with a heavy cast iron door that has a ceramic glass embedded within it to give provide a magnificent view of its inside.

The process behind its technology is simple. The air inlet at the front burns the wood upon starting up. The secondary air inlet at the back of the box feeds air to the upper side of the stove through 3 tubes. This allows air to easily circulate in and out of the stove to provide maximum efficiency and the highest level of warmth. In our opinion, this stove has a very efficient way of outputting the most energy for the wood put in.

Notable Features:

  • Adjustable legs
  • Can take logs up to 17”
  • 75% Efficiency
  • EPA Certification


  • Up to 1,200 sq. ft.
  • 68,000 BTUs
  • 260 lbs


#2 TR004 Colonial EPA Wood Stove


This is a beautiful airtight fireplace that will definitely improve the efficiency of a normal fireplace. Like the TR001 it is constructed of a heavy cast iron door with a ceramic glass interior to allow for viewing of the inside. What’s nice about this specific stove is that it comes with a hearth surround to fully block off the existing fireplace. Installation is very easy thanks to its spring loaded automatic adjustment system.

Notable Features:

  • Can burn up to 8hrs
  • Accepts logs 18”
  • 75% Efficiency
  • Blower included
  • EPA Certification


  • Heat up to 1,800 sq. ft.
  • 265 lbs
  • 69,000 BTUs


#3 TR009 Performer EPA Wood Stove

Vogelzang TR007 Ponderosa with Blower

The performer, like the name suggests, is an absolute powerhouse. It can produce extraneous amounts of heat for long periods of time. Coming in at 119,000 BTU’s, this stove can have a continuous burn of up to 12 hours on just a single load.

Unlike the TR001 and TR004, the TR009 is able to accept 20” logs, allowing for completely new possibilities. It has a much larger heating range of up to 2200 sq. ft.

It comes equipped with a heavy cast iron door and an air washed glass window that allows for a magnificent view of the inside. Another handy feature of the performer is a fire ash drawer to allow the user to easily clean the ash out of the firebox.

In our opinion, the best time to use this stove is when you need lots of heat for extended periods of time.

Notable Features:

  • Up to 12hr burn time
  • 20” log accepted
  • Adjustable high speed (100 CFM)
  • 75% efficiency
  • EPA Certification


  • Heats 2,200 sq. ft.
  • 119,000 BTUs
  • 356 lbs


Final Thoughts

If you are in search of a reliable wood stove to keep your home warm during the cold winter months, you can only expect the highest quality from the Vogelzang models. Depending on your house size and your needs, you can select between any of the three models. However, if you would like to check out some other reviews on stoves, visit our homepage for more information.

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