Fireside Pellet fuel pellets
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I burn these in my harmon p68. I buy from HD, they normally get a shipment of something else first, like maines choice. I can normally burn a ton before cleaning out my ash pan. I like them and have bought them three straight years
I bought two pallets of Fireside Pellets. It does not say if they are hardwood or softwood or mixed.
I burned 4 ton of these last season. No clinkers and I mean none and hardly any ash. I just loaded the basement with 8 ton for next season. I have a VistaFlame VF170 and an Enviro Mini. Made by the same manufacturer. These stoves go 4 days without cleaning.
Fireside ultras work well in my Englander 25-pdvc.
Have been burning pellets for 5 years.
These are one of the best economy pellets.
Whenever HD has them I grab them.
Regarding folks who complain about sooting and clinkers, I find my burn settings have more to do with these issues then the pellets often times.
When its cold and the stove is working hard soot and ash is minimal.
When it's warmer and the stove is loafing along I get black soot and clinkers.
I use them they are the best when the store is out I try what they have and leave the controls on stove the same and my house cools down a lot I drive one way over 5o miles to get them
Quadrafire Castile Stove Fireside pellets bought at Home Depot: These pellets leave a ton of ash and the flame height is considerably smaller than other pellets we have used. I will not buy these again and if I can get other pellets I will return them.
I have an Englander insert. I vacuum it out daily and deep clean monthly. I work at a Home Depot in Maine and have tried about every brand, at least a dozen, that shows up in the store...I always go back to Fireside Ultra. It consistently burns the hottest and cleanest of all the brands I've tried. I have run into bags that were high in fines or that caused clinkers, but, overall, the Fireside is the best I've tried. My pellet stove has replaced baseboard heat as my homes primary heating source and I burn an average of 4 ton a year...It's been 5 ton to date this year...tough winter.
i live in mass im looking for these pellets home depot is out were else can i buy them
im looking to buy these wood pellets
Heat my mobil home am warmer this year burning these pellots than last year.
Pellets are fine, bags are not. Many, many of the bags have split open along the side seam near the top of the bag. This is a big problem for me, I have lost a lot of pellets due to the split.
I am looking for your pellets in Manchester NH area?
Please let me know where i can buy. Home Depot is out. Where else can i get them or when do you anticipate Home Depot getting more? They don't know.
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I have a Harman Accentra-2 and have used several different brands of pellets. I like these fireside ultra the best. I do clean the burn pot daily and do a further cleaning at least once a month or so.
I will certainly buy these pellets again. Good product.
A visitor on my website emailed me and said that they spoke with the Energex rep who mentioned they are 60% softwood and 40% hardwood and they verified they are the manufacturers of the Fireside Ultras.
I purchased 6 tons of pellets from home depot. I want to know whta type of pellets are in the bag .
HARD WOOD OR BLENDED . The bag does not have tis information on it. Home depot says it is hard wood but I don't belive salesperson. I am using a brand new breakwell p2001 stove. I am getting alot of ash and what looks like lava rock build up in the ash pot.Can you give me some infor. THANKS
I live in central maine who sells fireside in my area
These are probably the dirtiest pellets I've burned in my Harman p61a over the last six years. My p61a is a pretty tolerant stove as well. These pellets leave the most clinkers that I have ever encountered. In addition, the soot/ash is black instead of gray. I bought six tons of them because of the great HD price and positive reviews. That said, I probably won't buy them again due to rapid clinker formation and abundant black soot. Heat is OK but not that great on cold MA days.
Has anyone else noticed formation of solids, almost like lava rocks when using Fireside Ultra? This is the first time we have seen it!
I find Fireside Ultra pellets to be longer burning and higher BTU output then others I have tried. It seems to be cleaner burning as well. I clean out my stove every 3 days and have found lower ash content in the stove then some of the others I have tried. I found these by accident and I'm glad I did.
We have a Lopi Pioneer pellet stove. The Fireside Ultra pellets are a consistent, good quality pellet. We have burned them for the past 4 years and have never had a problem.
we have a englander and love using pellets. These Pellets burn hotter than most for the price. Every time I see these out I selected these pellets over the other brands. We have been burning pellets for over five years.
Good burning, but leaves more ash than the pellets we had last year
we own a mini enviro pellet stove. The fireside ultra burn low ash. Always constistant good quality pellets. Very happy with this product and the ash content.
I have a MTVERNON quadra-fire they work great last year. i just have to replace the igniter every year
We have used several brands of pellets and these are one of the best for heat, but seem to leave more ash. We have an Englander pellet stove.
I have a Breckwell stove, which I have had for five years. I have tried many brands and fInd these Fireside to be very good and priced reasonably.
My husband loves this brand of wood pellets.
We used it all winter last year and this year the Home Depot's in this state(VT) is not caring it. We have called many stores. Please let us know where we can purchase it. Thank you
Just finished my testing (moisture and heat) of 6 brands of pellets. Moisture test was the result of lost weight of accurately measured (.1 grain accuracy of about 1 oz.) pellets after a heating to 200 degrees for 1 hour, then cooled. Heat test was in my Harman Accentra insert after thorough cleaning and settings to Stove Temp mode L, max Temperature and Feed Rate of 1.5 preheated for 1 hour before testing. Thermocouple was placed in the exhaust path next to the ESP probe. Fireside Ultra, purchased at Home Depot, tested very well against the other 5. My value choice for the house in MA. It was second best moisture (6.03%) and third best temperature (373 degrees F). Some available brands were not tested because they were known to be of poor quality from prior reviews. Cubex was best heat (383 degrees F) and third for moisture (6.51%),will likely buy a ton for use in NH. Greene Team, my NH house value choice, was second in heat (376 defrees F) and fourth in moisture (6.56%). Nature’s Own, an okay pellet, was fourth (370 degrees F) and 6.62% moisture. Nation’s choice, probably poor quality composition, was fifth (353 degrees F) with only 4.78% moisture (it should have heated much better). Last was Hearthside, from Lowes, with 348 degrees F and 7.39% moisture, the wettest and least hot pellet.
Pellets look great, small pock circles on the bags disappointments me, I checked the entire skid. Every bag has 6 to 8 small circles. I would not store theses bags Outside. Nor will I buy anymote
I just bought 4 more tons of Firesides. I've been burning them in my Enviro VistaFlame VF-100 and QuadraFire Csatile FS for five years.I won't be putting anything else in my stoves unless the Ultra's quality does a 180.
OWN A QUARD-1200 PELLETT INSERT. HAVE USED 4 DIFFERENT PELLETS , FIRESIDE WAS BY FAR THE BEST THAT I HAVE USED. HIGH HEAT OUTPUT WITH VERY LOW ASH BUILDUP. I ALWAYS PULL BURN POT HANDLE ONCE A DAY TO MINIMIZE THE CHANCES OF CLINKS.. I WOULD RECOMMEND HIGHLY. ONE LAST THING HD SHOULD CARY THIS YAER ROUND INSTEAD OF SEASONAL AS I FOR ONE USE IT TO BRACK DAMPNESS AND COOLNESS IN MORNINGS AND NIGHTS. WAYNE FROM LYNN, MA.
I have a St. Croix Lancaster stove and I have been using the Fireside Ultras with very good results, nice heat out of them will definitely go to Augusta HD and get more.
Purchased new Harmon P35i in December and needed pellets for install so I picked up a dozen bags at local HD to start. Tried several other more expensive brands but keep coming back to Fireside Ultra for the high heat, low ash, no fines and can't beat the price.
I have a Hudson river westpoint stove for 4 years. Since I bought the the stove I have had problems with ash buildup in the the burn pot. I clean my stove weekly and chimney monthly. I have tried many different brands of pellets all with the same result build up in the burn pot poor burn. I went to Home Depot and bought the fireside pellets. They work great! No build up, ash seams minimal. I think why they work so well with the stove is the small size of the pellet and the burn pot design. I will defiantly be buying these pellets for next season.
For Katherine Heselton of Topsham/Brunswick Maine - we just had 2 ton delivered from Home Depot in Augusta Maine
Englander PDVC25 - burning since 2006.
I've tried probably 10 different brands of pellets this season 2012-2013 and I went with a ton of fireside ultras early in the season. Glad I did. For me and my stove they appear to offer middle of the road heat output and perhaps above average black soot on the glass of my stove. I have no issues with clinkers and average to above average ash in the burnpot. Worthy of mention - these had far less dust and fines than all other brands I've tried. I dump nearly the entire bag into the hopper and no poof of dust to settle on my living room furniture. I would buy these again. Note - every batch or year can be different but these are good pellets and at the price I paid 209/ton - you can have your 280/ton pellets - I'll take these thank you.
I have an Englander pellet stove and have had amazing results with Fireside pellets. At this time Home Depot is out in the greater midcoast maine (Brunswick, Topsham, Portland) area. Nothing else burns in my stove as well as the Fireside. Can anyone out there tell me where I can find some? We have been forced to use the Green Supreme brand and all I can say is, while it's better than nothing, it's not by much. This brand shuts my stove down in the middle of the night. The burn pot fills up to the top with ash that is in big chunks... Totally unacceptable on all fronts. I would appreciate any sources where I could find Fireside Brand..
harmen p68 and quadra fire castle the fireside ultra has caused a lot of problems the ash is hard and not ash I clean my stoves every day and a good cleaning once a week the hard ash is so hard to get out of the quadra fire stove and the harmen won't push the pellets because the hard ash glogs so the pellets won't come out of the auger so I returned them back to home depot and went some where else and they are working fine
my sove is a harmen p68 and a quardra fire castile cleaned dailey I bought 4 ton of fireside pellets the first three were god the 4th ton poor after they burn they leave an ash that looks like larva hard have trouble getting them out of the pot and it won't brake apart so I returned them back to home depot and got another brand because of the hard ash the stove would not lite it kept dumping pellets this is a dangerous pellet if the stove lit it would of cause a fire please beware.