Do they make insert pellet stoves?

Do they make insert pellet stoves?

Easily transform your existing drafty wood-burning fireplace into an efficient, green heating powerhouse with a Quadra-Fire pellet fireplace insert.

How long does a pellet stove insert last?

A properly installed and maintained pellet stove should last at least 10 years. Some have track records of more than 20 years, but most owners believe that stoves last as long as they can get parts.

Can you replace a fireplace insert with a pellet stove?

Installation. Gas fireplaces typically feature masonry that is both decorative and durable, able to withstand the heat of a gas flame. This means that the tile, stonework and base for the fireplace can support an appropriately-sized pellet stove.

Does a pellet stove insert need a chimney?

No, you do not need an existing fireplace–a pellet insert can be installed without a fireplace. You can find more information on this by referencing the “Use as a built in” section of your owner’s manual and by speaking with your local Quadra-Fire dealer.

Can you install a pellet stove without a chimney?

Pellet stoves can be installed in a home without the use of chimney. Even if a home has an existing chimney, a pellet stove can be vented out of an external wall of a home and a flue installed up the outside of an external wall to above the eaves, or a flue can be installed internally and through the roof.

How long does a 40 pound bag of wood pellets last?

A: According to the Pellet Fuels Institute, a 40-lb bag of pellet fuel can provide up to 24 hours of solid heat. A winter’s supply of wood pellets is about 100-150 bags—depending on climatic and lifestyle variations.

Does a pellet stove need electricity?

Operation: Most pellet stoves self-lighting. Energy Source: Electricity is required to operate a pellet appliance. While the electric usage is minimal, pellet units will not function if the power goes out. Venting: Unlike wood stoves, pellet stoves do not need a chimney and can be vented out through a side wall.