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Stove type test

Which stove is right for you?

Individual requirements, personal style and spatial or structural specifications are just a few aspects to consider when buying a stove. We will give you an overview of the most important decision criteria and help you to choose the perfect stove for you!

RIKA stoves are as individual as you are and have one thing in common: they meet the highest quality and safety standards, are durable and at the same time offer complete comfort while being highly environmentally friendly. Whether using pellet or wood log mode – the natural warmth provides comfort and ensures a special feel-good factor in your home. Answer the 5 questions from our stove test and we will tell you which stove type is best for you and which stove models best meet your specific requirements. Have fun!


Only 4 steps to your dream stove:

  • Carry out the stove test
  • Select your stove
  • Configure your stove
  • Visit your RIKA dealer

What is the size of the room you want to heat?


Each stove is tested for nominal heating power ("normal heating output") to determine the room heating capacity. Important: small enclosed spaces can become quickly overheated. Apart from stoves with low nominal heating power, operating a supposedly oversized stove with a partial load (preferably with automatically controlled burn rate) is also possible. You can find more information about "oversizing" in the FAQs and in the blog.

Would you like to heat several rooms with your stove?


Depending on the model, RIKA stoves can heat up to 3 rooms simultaneously: RIKA MULTIAIR transports the air heated by the stove via connecting ducts into up to two further rooms which are then heated with the convection air.

What does your favourite flame pattern look like?


Depending on the stove type, you can enjoy a traditional open fire or a beautiful, uniform fire pattern.

Do you want to clearly hear the fire crackling or should your stove operate very quietly?


Wood-burning stoves are characterised by the typical crackling of the logs, while pellet stoves operate extremely quietly.

Should the fuel be added manually or automatically?

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In heating mode, logs must be replenished manually, while pellets are fed automatically.

Do you have any ques­tions?

We have answers! In our FAQs you will find a lot of useful information, tips and tricks regarding stoves: from planning and selection to correct heating, maintenance and care.