What you need to know about buying and burning pellets
Burning pellets in a pellet stove is a good heating option. It is a cost effective, clean, and convenient method to heat your home with pellet fuel. However, while the choice to burn pellets is simple, choosing the type of pellets can be a little confusing, leaving homeowners asking questions like: Do I choose a softwood or hardwood? How many BTU’s do I need to heat my home? What is a BTU anyway?
Whether you have recently purchased a pellet stove for the coming winter season, or if you’ve been burning pellets for years, we’ve done the research to put your questions to rest and help you choose the best pellets for your home. The main factors to consider when selecting and purchasing pellets are type of wood, BTU’s (the heat output), ash content, and of course, price.