If you’re looking for an efficient and environmentally friendly way to heat your home, check out the pellet stoves we have to offer right here at LanChester Grill & Hearth. We have several units on display at our showroom in Gap, PA, and we’re happy to provide pellet stove services to the Lancaster and West Chester areas.
LanChester Grill & Hearth has been delighting customers for over 20 years with the best selection of indoor and outdoor living options. Founded in 1996, LanChester is proud to be a complete provider for stoves, fireplaces, grills, outdoor kitchens, pergolas, and much more.
When you work with us, you’ll find that it’s our team that makes us genuinely unique. Here at LanChester, we treat you the way you want to be treated and get the job done right.
What You Can Expect When Buying Your Next Pellet Stove
Pellet stoves are an efficient way to heat your home if you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint. Unlike wood, the wood pellets contain a very low amount of moisture and ash, resulting in almost all of the material being used to heat your home. Plus, most pellets are made from renewable resources like wood waste and tend to be locally produced.
When you find yourself in the market for pellet stoves for sale, stop in at LanChester Grill & Hearth and see the other benefits you’ll get when you shop with our brands:
The Largest Selection
Here at LanChester, we have the largest selection of stoves, fireplaces, grills, and outdoor kitchen equipment on display in our showroom. Stop in to see products in action, ask questions, and get a better idea of what our appliances will look like in your home.
Since 1996, the experts here at LanChester have been servicing homeowners in Lancaster, Pa. With over 20 years of knowledge under our belts, you can rest assured that you’re in the hands of experts that are ready to help.
Whether you’re looking for a gas or wood burning fireplace, stove, grill, or an outdoor kitchen, we are here to guide you every step of the way. Our goal is to make things easy while providing practical solutions and a pressure-free experience you’ll appreciate.
What to Consider When Purchasing Your Pellet Stove
While an efficient way to heat your home, there are a few things you should consider before making your pellet stove purchase. Our experts have put together a few considerations you should pay attention to when shopping for pellet stoves.
Freestanding Pellet Stoves vs. Pellet Inserts
As with any other stove or fireplace purchase, there are two main deciding factors you should look at—how much space you want to heat and location. A lot of the time, our customers are confused with what exactly they’re looking for in a pellet stove, which is why we wanted to clarify.
For example, our pellet stoves are always freestanding. Freestanding pellet stoves can be placed virtually anywhere in your home as long as the stove can vent smoke to the outside. With various styles and sizes, this type of stove is optimal for those wanting to use a fireplace as a focal point in a room where there already isn’t one.
On the other hand, pellet inserts are used to replace old fireplaces and will “insert” into where the traditional masonry fireplace is located. These will heat your home just as efficiently as a freestanding pellet stove unit but blend more seamlessly with your current design. Make sure you talk to one of our professionals first to see which option is best for you.
Finding the Right Size Pellet Stove
Just like the previous question, finding the right size pellet stove for you depends on what you want for your home. Each of the pellet stoves that we offer at LanChester has a different heat output (BTU) that will help us decide what size may be right for your home. Make sure you have the approximate measurements of the room or area you want to heat to help your showroom visit go a bit more smoothly.
Which is Better: Top Feed or Bottom Feed?
If you’re looking at pellet stoves, you likely already know that wood pellets are fed into the stove via a hopper. The hopper is always located on the top of the pellet stove, but the burn pot (the place where the fuel and air mix together to create combustion) within the unit is either a bottom or top feed. But what’s the difference and which one is better? Both types have advantages, but it really comes down to what type of wood pellets you plan on using.
To understand the differences, you need to know that the pellets are fed into the burn pot via an auger. With a top-fed pellet stove, pellets are being delivered to the burn pot from the top. As a result, you’ll want a higher quality wood pellet that’s lower in ash, so your hopper doesn’t get clogged with ash or cause your fire to die down more quickly.
Bottom feed pellet stoves deliver the pellets to the fire with an auger from behind or beside the fire, and virtually eliminates clogged augers. This system causes ash to fall to the sides and into the pan, making them much easier to clean.
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What Our Customers Are Saying
Still unsure of whether a pellet stove from LanChester is right for you? See what our customers have said about the products we offer!
“The stove looks great! Thanks for your professionalism and it was great doing business with you!” Lisa & Brad Stauffer
“We love our stove! It really brings beauty to the corner of our dining room. We get a lot of comments about it.” Buddy & Judy Paulson