Alternative heating sources like wood pellet stoves, corn stoves or wood fireplace inserts are good choices for “green” energy solutions. If you are just beginning your education in this area or thinking about investing in a new green home heating appliance, here are a few points to keep in mind:
Word of mouth is great but using the internet for searching will give you the ratings on the top stoves in the industry. It can also help to locate dealers in your area and will save you a lot of time and money running around unnecessarily.
LONG TERM BENEFITS
What features do you need from your stove? Going to the Wood Pellet Fuels Comparison page will help guide you in determining the cost savings and how long of a payoff for your investment. Also, tax credits for converting from a fossil fuel to a renewable energy heat source are still available.
All stoves are not created equal nor are the wood pellet fuels available to operate. It‘s important to read about each stove but equality important to actually see the product in operation before you buy. Same advice for the fuel you intend to use. Know what fuel type and quality is going to work best in your fireplace insert or stove, what brands are best, are they readily available and what is the cost.
When choosing one retailer over another, make sure they are knowledgeable about the product. Dealers that offer financing, installation and replacement parts will add to the benefits and your added convenience. Additionally, dealers that provide these services is added reassurance for you to know future service, parts or accessories, should you need them, will be available.
At Chelsea Hearth and Fireplaces, we offer top of the line models from the most trusted manufacturers in the business. Feel free to give us a call if you have any questions and stop by our showroom to see and feel the warmth of a wood burning stoves and inserts in person.
Chelsea Hearth and Fireplaces is conveniently located in Chelsea Michigan just north of I-94 on M-52 in the heart of downtown Chelsea.