Friday, 28 October 2011
Buying And Installing Pellet Stoves
However, you should be sure that you buy a stove with plenty of safety features, including a fire-resistant surface on which to place it, carbon monoxide detectors, and proper ventilation.
If you buy a fireplace inset stove, you probably won't need a fire-resistant mat, especially if you already have a hearth. Pellet burning stoves that are more like conventional wood burning stoves, on the other hand, will take either tiled, fire-proof platforms or special fire-resistant mats that will keep it from catching any flammable materials on fire.
After bought the pellet stove, you should wonder how to install it. The first thing to decide regarding pellet stove installation is whether or not you want it as a primary heat source or additional heating. In any case it will make a room cozy. The smallest pellet stoves produce around 5,000btu, which is enough to heat a room of twelve square meters. The largest stoves can produce 70,000btu's which will heat most houses. You can select the squares of your house to choose the right stove. There is a fact that pellet stove is quite suitable as a secondary heating source. For the central heating source, you'd better choose cast iron fireplaces or multi fuel burners.
If you’d like to know more information on topic of heating, please have a check here:
Pellet Stoves, Wood Stoves & Coal Stoves
Pros And Cons Of Solid Fuel Stoves