I'm getting an early start, so I have plenty of time to save... What are the pro's and con's of a wood burning stove (heat only), v. a pellet stove? I can't keep paying $300 gas bills in winter. My grandad used to use a wood stove, but it rusted out before I moved in. It would be located in the garage/basement. I keep the upper floor closed off since it's only used for storage (and a chick brooder at the moment The house isn't huge, but not well insulated. I can't change that as some of the walls are made of Insul-Bric and covered in plaster. Any stove suggestions?