Question: Are pellet stoves high maintenance?

Pellet stoves are very efficient heaters, but they require more maintenance than typical furnaces and woodstoves. Avoid performance and safety issues with your pellet stove by following these five tips. When you use the best pellets, your heating costs may increase slightly compared to using lower-grade fuel.

How reliable are pellet stoves?

This convenience means pellet stoves are reliable and easy to adjust. Wood Pellets also burn a renewable product that causes much less pollution than gas or oil heaters. Many pellets are made from waste materials such as compacted sawdust.

Why does the glass on my pellet stove get dirty so fast?

Poor airflow can cause even the best pellets to create a lot of smoke and soot. Many pellet stoves are designed so that the direction of airflow minimizes the amount of grime on the glass, but when vents near the doors become dirty the mechanism stops working, so the vents must be cleaned regularly.

Is a pellet stove worth the money?

Yes and yes. Burning wood pellets can replace your electric furnace, and provides as much heat as you want or can afford. And while its less efficient than an electric furnace, its as or more efficient than other common heat sources like oil, natural gas, propane and coal.

Can you heat your whole house with a pellet stove?

A pellet stove can do a great job at heating a whole house if the right heat output stove is installed to suit the size of home. Pellet stoves that heat water for circulation around the house can often be a better solution compared to pellet stove that blow hot air when looking to heat a whole house.

Can you leave a pellet stove unattended?

The biggest advantage of pellet stoves is their safety as they pose virtually no fire hazard. Its safe enough to leave a pellet stove burning while youre out and it will continue to burn unattended as long as there are pellets to burn.

Can I leave my pellet stove on all night?

The biggest advantage of pellet stoves is their safety as they pose virtually no fire hazard. Its safe enough to leave a pellet stove burning while youre out and it will continue to burn unattended as long as there are pellets to burn.

Should you be able to smell a pellet stove?

Truth be known you shouldnt smell anything when it starts or when burning but some stoves are made so they suck a small amount of air from near the glass in the door to create a soot barrier to aid in keeping the glass clean.

Why is the flame so high on my pellet stove?

If your pellet stoves flame is too high and does not move much, it needs more air. These lazy flames also typically have tips that look dark orange or nearly black. To provide more air, pull out or loosen the damper a little to open it up.

What should the flame look like on a pellet stove?

The proper flame is yellow, steady and solid, without flickering or wavering to either side.

Can pellet stoves heat a whole house?

Pellet stoves in the form of hydro pellet stoves, ducted pellet stoves or pellet boilers/furnaces can be used to help heat a whole house.

Are pellet stoves worth the money?

Yes and yes. Burning wood pellets can replace your electric furnace, and provides as much heat as you want or can afford. And while its less efficient than an electric furnace, its as or more efficient than other common heat sources like oil, natural gas, propane and coal.

Can you get carbon monoxide poisoning from a pellet stove?

There is a very low risk of carbon monoxide poisoning from pellet stoves, but as will all solid fuel burning home heating appliances there is never no risk. Safety measures such maintenance of pellets stoves and using a carbon monoxide detector should always be undertaken.

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