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Written by Admin on March 13th, 2013
There are a lot of pellet stoves out there in a lot of different styles, shapes and sizes.  Some are top loaded while others are bottom loaded.  Some are all black, others have gold trim, while others are grey or brown or have different colored sides.  While many of these ...
Written by Admin on December 18th, 2012
If you are doing research on pellet stoves, you have probably noticed that there are two distinct types.  There are pellet stoves that feed pellets from the top as well as those that feed from the bottom.  There is no simple answer to which is better, but factor the points ...
Written by Admin on December 11th, 2012
You may be wondering whether adding a pellet stove to your home will add a lot of noise to your living room or wherever you decide to install the stove.  I've heard several pellet stoves operating and have found the noises they do make to be relatively easy to tune ...
Written by Admin on December 3rd, 2012
Below is a brief overview of five of the most popular brands of wood pellets. You will notice some similarities and differences which you should take into account when making your decision on which to purchase.   For instance, Cubex is a very popular name brand made of hardwood pellets. Vermont ...
Written by Admin on December 1st, 2012
If you would like to see what a range of different pellet stoves cost, check out the Home Depot website.  On this site you will find some units as low as the $800 range, while you will see they can go up as high as around $3,000 or more.  It ...
Written by Admin on November 29th, 2012
Someone recently asked me whether their wood pellets that have been sitting in a bag in their basement for a year have gone bad.  The answer is no, wood pellets do not go bad unless they have not been stored properly.  If you store them inside and they are not ...
Written by Admin on November 29th, 2012
While wood fires can be attractive and warm, maintaining them can be time consuming, messy and hazardous. Pellet stoves provide an economical, healthy and simple alternative for many households. They are simple to operate and work on the basic principles of heat exchange. Pellet stoves use the unwanted leftovers, namely shavings ...
Written by Admin on November 28th, 2012
If you are looking for a great deal on a pellet stove, check out Northern Tool's 28,000 BTU wood pellet stove.  It is now on sale for only $849.99 from a regular price of $999.99.  The hopper holds 44-lbs of pellets, and the manufacturer claims it will maintain a steady ...
Written by Admin on November 28th, 2012
If you own and use a pellet stove, you know that they require regular cleaning in order to keep them performing at an optimal level.  So, how do you properly clean a pellet stove? The first thing you want to make sure is that your pellet stove is cool.  Do not ...
Written by Admin on November 27th, 2012
If you’re thinking about purchasing a pellet stove, there are a lot of great reasons to do so.  If you would like to read about some of the top reasons, check out this article on the benefits of pellet stoves.  However, there are also some things you will want to ...