Make Sure Venting is Clear – Both your exhaust vent and fresh air intake vent need to be clear of shrubs, branches, leaves, and other things that could potentially block air flow.
Consider an Ash Vac – While not a requirement, an ash vac makes clean-up and maintenance a snap. Learn more about ash vacs.
Call Your Insurance Provider -Simply give your homeowner-insurance provider a call to let them know the stove you are buying. Many agents will require a brief visit to the home before and/or after installation. Some policies may charge a nominal fee for the addition of a pellet stove. Don’t be surprised if your agent is excited about your choice in MagnuM brand, due to our high safety standards.
Check Out a Battery Back Up – It’s a good idea to have your pellet stove run through a heavy duty surge protector/battery back-up to be safe, and a great idea to explore complete battery back-up and other power supply options you have depending upon your goals, where you live, and your needs. Solar power is an option.
Make a Note in Your Tax File – Make a note to talk to your accountant at tax time for any existing or newly instated tax credits or other benefits available to you.
Find Your Cheapest Fuel- Whether you know a farmer who grows corn or you talk to your local store to see what they carry in shelled corn and wood pellets for pellet stoves, know all your area options so you can find what is cheapest to burn when you need it.