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When Should You Look to Buy a Pellet Stove?

July 29, 2021 2:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We might be in the dog days of summer now, but soon enough, the weather will turn frosty. If you’ve been dreading the winter electricity bill, a pellet stove might do the trick. They’re a great way to keep the house warm, keep your electric bills low and enjoy all the coziness winter has to offer—but when should you start looking for one? Here’s a guide to pellet stove basics. What is a pellet stove? A pellet stove uses small wooden pellets to systematically feed a fire. The enclosed stove feeds the pellets into the flames at specific intervals. If... View Article

Safety Rules to Follow When Hanging Around the Fire Pit

July 14, 2021 2:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fire pits are what make summer nights come alive. They stand at the center of every roasted marshmallow, spooky story and great conversation. It’s all fun and games until a gust of wind blows sparks onto a pile of dry branches! Follow these fire pit safety tips to avoid catastrophe and keep the fun going all night long. Maintain a safe distance Guests may lean a bit too close to the fire pit while they roast marshmallows or simply admire the mesmerizing flames. Fire is unpredictable and can flare up at a moment’s notice, igniting coat sleeves or long hair... View Article

Ideas to Upgrade Your Outdoor Grilling Station

June 30, 2021 2:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

An outdoor grill is necessary to make your summer social event a success. Although your grill is the star of the show, a lot more goes into creating the right mood for your outdoor dining experience. The following ideas will completely transform your grill setup from a boring old hunk of metal into a luxurious, functional outdoor feature you’ll love! Shade your work station Nothing puts a damper on the summer fun like a sudden rainstorm. Protect your grill setup from the elements by installing a wooden pavilion or oversized, retractable umbrella. Both allow you to keep flipping burgers even... View Article

Do You Need a Fire Table or a Fire Pit? You Have Questions, and We Have Answers!

June 17, 2021 4:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you have a nice backyard or patio, you want to enjoy it for more than just a few months out of the year. Unfortunately, that’s not usually possible due to Wisconsin’s harsh winters and potentially short autumns and springs. That is—unless you invest in an outdoor fire feature, like a fire table or fire pit. Choosing between fire tables and fire pits in Wausau, WI isn’t always easy, though. Because it can be a challenge, we put together this handy post. Keep reading to get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. What are the perks of... View Article

Gas, Wood or Pellet: Which Stove Is the Best Option for You?

June 3, 2021 4:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A stove isn’t just another way to heat your home—it’s a focal point of a room. However, there are a variety of different stoves on the market, and knowing which one is right for you isn’t always easy. Thankfully, your pros at Marcell’s Specialties Inc. are here to help! Continue reading to learn more about making the decision between a gas, pellet or wood stove in Wausau, WI. Gas If you’re focused on convenience, a gas stove is the way to go. You can start a gas stove with just a push of a button—there’s no need to continuously stoke... View Article

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