Pellet stoves are becoming very popular alternatives to traditional heating systems like electricity, natural gas & heating oil. The warmth of a wood stove appeals to many homeowners as much for its practicality (it can cut down on heating costs) as for the undeniable charm it adds to a room. For anyone considering such an investment, pellet stoves have become an increasingly popular option.
Similar in appearance to traditional wood-burning stoves, pellet stoves burn, well, pellets—compact, one-inch-long pieces made from recycled sawdust and wood shavings. Because pellets are higher in density and lower in moisture than wood, they burn more efficiently and with less smoke and ash.
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