Angel Hunt wrote:
What would be the most cost-effective way to provide an alternative heating source? I love the idea of a wood stove, but I am nervous about having an adequate supply of fuel without my own woodlot. Ditto for RMHs.
John Weiland wrote:Why throw the baby out with the bathwater?......You could use both oil *and* wood
Angel Hunt wrote:Thanks for the comments. This might just be a deal-breaker for me. I do not want to have to worry about sourcing both oil and wood on my limited future income.
John F Dean wrote:Hi Douglas,
Great idea. I realize that conditions vary according to location, but I have never paid for a used pallet. In my area they are routinely given away. There is a farm store 25 miles from me with several stacks of them in the parking lot with a “free” sign attached to them.
David Baillie wrote:My only issue with relying on scrounged wood is it's a resource that exists only so long as most people do not use wood as their primary method of heating. As soon as energy prices spike up the supply of free wood disappears.