Winter Heating Options: Wood-Burning Stoves, Wood-Pellet Stoves and Fireplaces

Learn what you need to know about these winter heating options, includes pros and cons on wood-burning stoves, wood-pellet stoves and fireplaces.


| November/December 2003



These winter heating options give you a number of choices to keep your homestead warm.

These winter heating options give you a number of choices to keep your homestead warm.

Photo By Mother Earth Living staff

Choose from these winter heating options to find what best suits your homestead.

Winter Heating Options

Wood-burning stove or fireplace

Pros:

• Provides light and warmth even when the electricity goes out.

• Creates the best ambiance, ¬≠complete with crackling sounds and woody scent.

• Newer, high-efficiency wood-burning stoves can recycle gas and smoke, creating more heat, consuming less wood, and emitting fewer pollutants.

john
4/24/2014 9:22:57 AM

When the cold bite sets in during the winter months, your home is the one place you want to be a toasty heaven of warmth, and installing something like a wood burning stove is a fantastic way of achieving this. Since my boiler broke last year, I installed a wood burner alongside http://www.underfloorheatingsystems.co.uk and have never looked back! The wood burning stove provides the most lovely warmth on the cold winter nights, and really provides a fantastic aesthetic addition to the room too.


james
4/10/2014 12:04:15 PM

I have a wood burning stove in my home and it has been absolutely fantastic throughout the winter just gone, especially with how cold it has been. Having the feeling of lighting a fire without the mess and smoke from an open fire is fantastic. It is an authentic touch in the house providing a great heat source alongside my http://www.underfloorheatingsystems.co.uk, which has been absolutely fantastic in cutting down on my heating bill while providing an easy to use system.


james
4/10/2014 12:03:55 PM

I have a wood burning stove in my home and it has been absolutely fantastic throughout the winter just gone, especially with how cold it has been. Having the feeling of lighting a fire without the mess and smoke from an open fire is fantastic. It is an authentic touch in the house providing a great heat source alongside my http://www.underfloorheatingsystem.co.uk, which has been absolutely fantastic in cutting down on my heating bill while providing an easy to use system.






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