Presidential Heating & Air Conditioning
Gaithersburg HVAC Contractors
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Thinking to add this type of heating unit to your home, there are a few things that you should keep in mind.
Understanding the Benefits
If you are on the fence about adding a pellet stove to your home, then there are a few helpful facts that you should consider. These stoves are energy-efficient appliances that can help reduce your monthly energy bills and can be as much as 90% efficient. Also, the pellets that they burn are made from eco-friendly materials.
Choosing the Right Type
To reap the maximum benefits from your pellet stove, you must select one that is capable of heating the correct size of your space, from a single room to your entire home. For this reason, it’s important to speak to a home heating expert about the heating capacity needed for your home’s size and layout. Also, pellet stoves come in a variety of styles. This means that different stoves require different methods of ventilation. It is important for you to know that not all pellet stove designs will be well-suited for the space in which you plan to have one installed. For this reason, it’s important to speak with an expert about these stoves to learn which designs will work best for your home.
Selecting the Hopper Size
Another important component to consider as you look over your pellet stove options is the size of the pellet hopper. The pellet hopper is the part of the stove that stores the wood pellets that it uses for fuel. If you select a stove that has a large hopper, then you can benefit by not having to fill it as often as you would with a small one. On the other hand, a pellet stove with a large hopper will also take up more space in your home. The right hopper for you will depend on your needs and the amount of space that you can afford to give the stove.
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