Chelsea Hearth and Fireplace owner, Chris Livengood, offers a Michigan cold season pellet fuel estimate based on personal experience:
“How many pellets does it take to heat a home”?
The answer: It varies per household.
I use my home as an example to help customers gauge what they might expect. We have a well insulated, 3,000 sq. ft., 2-story home. During an average Michigan winter, we will use 4-5 tons of wood pellets (50-40 lb. bags per ton) at a cost of about $200 a ton.
On propane, our home would cost us roughly $800 per month to heat! For us, pellet fuel has been a huge savings.
~ Chris Livengood, Owner
Chelsea Hearth and Fireplaces offers 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 wood pellet stoves, fireplace inserts and other alternative fuel appliances first hand.
Chelsea Hearth and Fireplaces is conveniently located in Chelsea Michigan just north of I-94 on M-52 in the heart of downtown Chelsea.