With all of today’s modern conveniences, we often don’t think about what we’ll do if something goes wrong until it’s too late. Unless they have an alternative heat source like a wood-burning fireplace, pellet stove owners need to have a backup plan for using their pellet stove during a power outage. This is especially true for people who live in rural areas where power outages can last hours or days.» READ MORE
As fuel prices rise and people continue to seek alternative methods for heating their homes, pellet stoves are becoming continuously more popular. In response, homeowners' insurance companies have had to consider these alternative heating appliances when writing policies for their customers. Despite the positive cost- and energy-saving benefits of installing a pellet stove, many people wonder how the stove may affect their homeowners insurance. Can using a pellet stove battery backup help reduce your insurance rates? We explore the answer below.» READ MORE
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You’re at home, enjoying a pleasant evening with your family, watching the snow fall outside. You think to yourself how glad you are that you’re not driving in this weather as you watch the cars crawling by on the street in front of your house.
Suddenly, the lights go dark, the television shuts off, and the refrigerator stops humming. The power has gone out.» READ MORE
Whenever you are making emergency preparations for the safety of your home and its occupants, it’s important that you fully understand the operation of every system and component you’re using. We often get asked exactly how the Surefire Stove Sentry works; this article will answer that question and help you to be even more prepared when a power outage causes your pellet stove to stop functioning.» READ MORE