Heating with Pellet Stoves in Maryland

Maryland Pellet Stove DealerDuring the long, cold winter months, there are many ways you can work to save energy, but not many are more efficient than heating with pellet stoves. In fact, today’s pellet stoves — those rated at 60,000 BTU — are powerful enough to heat a 2,000 square foot home!

Choosing a Pellet Stove

In order to choose the right pellet stove for your Maryland home, many factors should be considered. If the space you need to heat is 1,300 square feet or less, a pellet stove rated at 42,000 BTU will do. If your space is closer to 2,000 square feet, a pellet stove rated at 60,000 BTU is in order. Another consideration is quality. There are many pellet stoves on the market today, so it is wise to do your research. Look for pellet stove manufacturers who have a history of building quality products. Once you have your manufacturer in mind, search for a reputable Maryland pellet stove dealer, like Ace Hardware & Hearth. A local dealer with experience will ensure that your pellet stove is installed safely, and will last for years to come.

Why Choose Pellet Stoves Over Wood Stoves?

Wood burning stoves may emit pollutants including nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and organic gases which may cause adverse health effects. Pellet stoves are clean-burning and do not have the same adverse health effects. In fact, according to the federal government, pellet stoves are the cleanest solid fuel residential heating appliance (source: energy.gov). Pellet stoves are also easy to operate. Instead of having to store logs in your yard, you can keep pellets neatly stored in a canister in your home or garage.

Where to Install Your Pellet Stove

The installation location of your pellet stove will depend on where you are looking to get best heat efficiency. It may also depend on aesthetics. Pellet stoves are a cozy addition to any room, and will quickly heat the space surrounding it. If you are looking to disburse the heat from your pellet stove, additional ways to circulate the heat generated such as blowers can be added. Pellet stoves are suitable for single family homes, town homes and condominiums.

Trust the Best in Pellet Stoves Sales and Installation

A certified professional like Ace Hardware & Hearth in Glen Burnie and Pasadena, and Ace Home & Leisure in Edgewater, Maryland can also help you choose the best appliance to heat your home. Visit us today to see working pellet stoves in action and to talk with a heating professional about your pellet stove needs.

Welcome Hearthstone Stoves to Ace

The latest hearth brand to be added to the Ace Hardware and Hearth and Ace Home and Leisure in Maryland family is Hearthstone! New in our stores this season, see these top-quality stoves made the highest standards.

Hearthstone has made their high quality stoves for the past 35 years.  Wood, gas and pellet stoves are available, so Hearthstone has a hearth stove to meet the needs of your and your family.

The makers of Hearthstone stoves take great pride in their work.  Each of their stoves is hand crafted to the highest quality standards.  The stove materials used are the finest, strongest and most durable around.  Hearthstone combines hearth craftsmanship and materials with the latest energy heating technology to ensure their stoves are efficient and burn clean. They take pride in the fact that their own environmental standards exceed even the strictest of EPA guidelines. Their commitment to efficiency means that your heating costs remain low while keeping your home warm and cozy.

The Hearthstone brand is a guarantee that your stove is built in the rich tradition of the company, and will faithfully serve you and your family for years to come. Not only does a Hearthstone stove represent the latest in aesthetic advances, but it also represents the most powerful heating technology.

Visit Ace Hardware & Hearth in Glen Burnie or Pasadena, MD, or Ace Home & Leisure in Edgewater, MD to see Hearthstone stove products in person. For a fast, no obligation Hearthstone quote, click the red Fireplace Quote button on the left. For directions to our stores, click here.

To browse the full line of Hearthstone wood and gas stoves and fireplaces, visit their website at www.hearthstonestoves.com.

The Maryland Energy Administration Offers Up to $700 in Wood Stove Incentives

Now is the Time to Buy Thanks to the Maryland Energy Administration’s Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant Program

With incentives of up to $700 per installation, owning an energy efficient clean burning wood stoves and pellet stoves in Maryland has never been easier.

To help Maryland homeowners invest in clean energy, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) provides grants for clean burning wood stoves—that displace electric, non-natural gas fossil fuel heating systems or old wood stoves—at incentive levels outlined in the chart below. This pilot program has been extended indefinitely.

Goals and Incentives

On Sept. 7, 2012, MEA began accepting applications for clean burning wood stove installations as part of its Residential Clean Energy Grant Program. This is the first in a series of several activities that MEA plans to facilitate in order to develop the bio-energy market in Maryland. Incentives are as follows:

Stick Burning Stove     Any number of BTUs/hr     $500/installation
Pellet Burning Stove   Any number of BTUs/hr     $700/installation

Grants are allocated on a first come/first served basis across technologies, and are subject to change in amount and existence based on funding availability.

Get All of the Details, Then Get Into Ace!

To see the complete Clean Burning Wood Stove Grant Program information, visit: http://energy.maryland.gov/Residential/woodstoves/

When you’re ready to switch out some of your old heating for clean, wood stove heating, come see us at Ace Hardware & Hearth, or Ace Home & Leisure. In the Baltimore, Maryland area, we are a leader in wood and pellet stove sales, installation and service. We work with leading hearth manufacturers for the best pricing and availability. Click here to see our Maryland locations.

The Best Time to Buy a Pellet Stove in Maryland

It’s July. Temperatures outside are approaching triple digits. So naturally you’re thinking about a toasty warm pellet stove, right? Probably not, but here’s why you should be…

Most consumers don’t begin to think about heating their home until the temperatures start to dip in late October and November. By this time, sellers of pellet stoves, fireplaces and inserts are seeing sales increase steadily. Increases in sales mean that those who purchase during these months may have to wait in line to have their new pellet stove or fireplace installed. That could mean waiting until well after the holidays to begin enjoying warmth and energy efficiency. It also means that you may not be getting your best deal on the purchase of a pellet stove or fireplace.

Considering the purchase of a new pellet stove during the summer months will ensure that you get your best deal, and that you are first in line to have your pellet stove installed in time for cold autumn weather.

When you are considering who to choose to purchase your new pellet stove from, think Ace Hardware & Hearth, and Ace Home & Leisure. Your local Ace stores in Glen Burnie, Pasadena, and Edgewater, Maryland carry a wide variety of pellet stoves, fireplaces, and inserts. We also work hard each season to ensure that we obtain the largest amount of pellets possible so that you can enjoy your pellet stove all winter long.

We know that you have a choice when choosing a pellet stove in Maryland. That’s why Ace Hardware & Hearth and Ace Home & Leisure work hard to bring you top quality hearth brands, and top quality hearth sales, installation and service. Contact us today to get your free estimate by clicking the Hearth Quote button on the left.

 

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About Us: Ace Hardware & Hearth, Ace Home & Leisure is a Premier Caldera and Bullfrog Spas Dealer Serving Washington DC, Greater Baltimore with Stores in Glen Burnie, Edgewater, Pasadena, MD.
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