Sharon, my concern with pallets is the pesticides they are sprayed with so bugs are not transferred around the country and world. Some are only heat treated thus are safe for turning and or burning. But the health concerns limit my use of pallets anymore.
Hardwood is your best buy for btu's. The pellets, I know of some people here in Northern Indiana that heat their entire homes with a pellet stove. They buy their pellets in bulk and some are going together to buy a whole pallet or load for the cost breaks. It sounds expensive but my three Stihl saws and my splitter and my loader tractor all aren't cheap to buy, own or run. So sometimes you have to look at time saved by letting someone else have all the mess and fuss. Plus it gives Brent more time to work on the dining room table.
God and family, the rest is icing on the cake.
I'm so far behind, I think I'm in first place.
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