We bought our first pellet stove in the fall of last year. It has been the best purchase that we have ever made. Throughout the winter we were cozy-warm. It requires some maintenance, but this did not pose a problem.
We bought our pellets at the local building supply store. Our transportation costs were minimal.
When I went to buy pellets this week, I was shocked to hear that they had not ordered any more as they did not want to store them over the summer. Thank you folks! This is our principal source of heat...and after all, it is mid March and we live in Cananda!!
How about a warning? There was none. How about an apology? None.
So folks... If you live in Canada, and our lucky enough to own a pellet stove, be fore-warned. Buy sufficient pellets at the beginning of March to carry you through until heat is no longer needed in your home. Know your supplier. If his attitude is "I don't give a damn", shop elsewhere. We will. We have found a place that is 1/2 hour north of us....worth the drive to support someone who does give a damn.
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