What Are the Best Alternatives to Oil Heating?

Best Alternatives to Oil Heating - Pellet Stove

Do you have an oil furnace? Are you wondering if you might have to take out a loan to fill it this year? Well, you are not alone. Many folks are concerned about how they are going to heat their homes this coming winter. In this post, we are going to review some of the best alternatives to oil heating. 

Are Wood-Burning Appliances Right For You?

FireplaceWood-burning appliances are an excellent way to supplement your home’s heat. You may be thinking that one of these appliances will not work for you because:

  • Your chimney is old and not in good repair.
  • You don’t have a chimney.
  • You don’t want to haul wood into the house every day.
  • Fireplaces can be so messy.
  • You want your house to have a consistent temperature.

These are all legitimate concerns, but Black Moose Chimney has solutions for all of these.

Whether you need a cap or a crown for your chimney, tuck pointing or flashing, BMC has experienced certified technicians ready to address your concerns, answer your questions and prepare a free estimate for the work to be done. 

Sometimes a chimney needs more than just some TLC. BMC technicians can tear down your old chimney and build you a beautiful new one.

Wood Stove, Fireplace or Pellet Stove?

Wood Stove

No Chimney? No problem. Our expert technicians can give you professional advice on what type of appliance would work for your and your family. We can walk you through the work that would need to be done and create a personalized estimate. 

Are you thinking about adding a wood stove or fireplace to your home? Blaze King offers freestanding and insert style wood stoves. These types of stoves are beautiful, efficient and environmentally friendly.  

Don’t want all the work and mess of having a wood stove or fireplace in your home, but you still want an economical and environmental way to heat your home? How about a pellet stove? Regency Fireplace Products have pellet stoves to fit anyone’s needs. Whether you are looking for an insert for an existing fireplace or a free-standing stove, pellet stoves are practical and beautiful. Pellet stoves use wood pellets that come in 40-to-50-pound bags. They burn clean and leave little ash behind. Lots of them can also be hooked up to a thermostat! 

Contact Us For More Information!

Still on the fence about wood burning appliances? How about a federal tax break? Read all about it in this post by Energy Star

Got Questions? Contact us today to set up an appointment! You can also send us an email at info@blackmoosechimney.com or give us a call at (603) 525-7905. We look forward to hearing from you. Until then, stay safe and stay warm.

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