It can be a consumer choice. It can be a bit of online information to take home with you when choosing whether or not to buy a pellet stove fireplace insert going forward. But these are the facts. As to why a pellet stove could be better than traditional wood burning, these are the facts, and do note that there are a number of advantages for using a pellet stove in the first place. Smoke and wasted gases are reduced to an absolute minimum when you use a pellet stove.
Pellets produce substantially less soot ash than that of traditional burning wood. There again, less creosote is produced than that of wood burning parts. A brand new pellet stove burns its pellets a lot more cleanly and efficiently than its older precursor. It is a non-sequitur. It is a case of; well, you don’t say. Using a pellet stove as a form of supplementary heating is cost-effective. It produces a cost-effective burning fuel as well.
Oh, and apart from its outstanding performance rates, it is also quite easy to use. You do not even need the use of a traditional chimney to use a pellet stove. The pellet stove might also be environmentally-friendly in the sense that there will be a low emission of particulates. And there you have it; it has been confirmed. The pellet stove is a carbon neutral home use device. But if vanity is your thing.
If looks are all-important to you, then by all means; go right ahead and use a traditional wood-burning stove then. Go right ahead and use an electricity-burning, or gas-burning oven top, eye level stove, surrounded with expensive granite which could still get chipped or scratched by the way.