Nature’s Comfort vs Wood Doctor Outdoor Wood Burning Stoves

Nature’s Comfort and Wood Doctor are two of the most trusted brands of outdoor wood burning stoves in the US and Canada. Nature’s Comfort is known for its many varieties of outdoor furnaces while Wood Doctor under the Wood Doctor Furnace Corporation manufactures furnaces for personal and commercial and industrial use.

Stove winning features

Nature’s Comfort’s outdoor wood burning boilers include wood pellet and multi-fuel stoves. It has a series of boilers which range from 115,000 to 500,000 BTUs. These stoves have state of the art engineering improvements for more efficient water flow and stove controls. Designers have also come up with models that are easier to install, operate, troubleshoot and to service in case the need arises. Aside from its regular outdoor wood burning stove line, Nature’s Comfort offers the GT – 6000. This is its first EPA Phase II Qualified Outdoor Furnace recommended for homes as well as small businesses.

Wood Doctor is a brand that offers five different furnace sizes from small furnaces to industrial-sized models. Basically, the larger the furnace the more BTUs/hr. it can produce. The main principle of Wood Doctor furnaces converts wood to gas and gas to heat.

Who has better customer service?

Customers may contact Nature’s Comfort via phone at (877) 251 – 7740 or through email at their official site Wood Doctor may be contacted via phone at 902 – 639 – 9171 or via snail mail for all inquiries about their products at Wood Doctor Company Headquarters PO Box 567, Stewiacke, NS, B0N2J0, Canada.

Better warranty period

Nature’s Comfort has a limited 20 – year warranty on the fire drum and a limited 10 – year warranty on the stove’s water jacket for manufacturer’s defects. All other parts have a 1- year warranty. The warranty covers both parts and labor. The company states that the customer should properly deliver, install and maintain the boiler to qualify for warranty.

Any questions or issues about warranty should be addressed with the dealer along with your proof of purchase, proof of treatment and testing along with the appliance serial number and model number.

Wood Doctor’s converter comes with a 30 – year limited warranty. There is a 15 – year warranty for the unit’s heavy gauge stainless steel from which the converter is built. This protects the unit from the elements.


Both Nature’s Comfort and Wood Doctor are available through local dealers near you. If you wish to find out the nearest dealer where you are currently located, call Nature’s Comfort and Wood Doctor customer service or use tools from their online sites to be able to find a local distributor. An accredited dealer will first assess your home or business’ needs before installing an outdoor wood burning stove or furnace.

All in all, Nature’s Comfort outdoor wood burning stoves are more popular and more convenient since there are more stove models to choose from. More models mean customers will be able to find the most suited one for their home or business needs.

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