Wood Stoves For Heating

wood stoves for heating

wood stoves for heating
Fireplace can be a fire trap
With the recent blizzard and ensuing cold snap, people may have been tempted to use their fireplaces more than they normally would.Retrofitted stoves that go inside fireplaces have increased in use, too, as home-owners try to save on their heating bills.But two house fires in South Elgin late last month point to the importance of routine fireplace maintenance. Bill Sohn, assistant fire chief of …
What is better for heating a home, a wood stove or a pellet? Is one better for the environment then the other?

I prefer a pellet stove. The burn is a lot cleaner and the ash is very minimal. You are not having to haul wood through the hose. The temperature is controlled by a thermostat. So you have a constant temp instead of a fluctuating temp with a wood stove. We burn about 3 tons of pellets a year at a cost of about $750 versus about 4 to 5 cords of dried wood at about $800 to $1000 for cut, split and delevered.

Wood Pellet Stove Heating with MNEC