bulk pellet storage

bb45January 28, 2009

just got a lot of bulk wood pellets approx. 3000lbs and need to knoe the best way to store these to keep them usable they i have them in a unheated garage (soon to be heated tho ) they are curently in 45 gallon barrels and fish totes (large rectanglar plastic tubs approx. 15gallons ea ) will they stay dry considering the large temp. changes here (Nova Scotia)for example today it was -18c and tomoro it will be +8c then back to -10c things tend to sweat in the shop with these big temp. swings i know it doesnt bother the bags of pellets but will it bother the bulk ones?? thanks for your thoughts on this BB

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maryland_irisman

bb45,

If you keep them covered I think you should be ok. I stored 75 bags on a pallet one winter. I kept them covered with a heavy duty tarp outside my garage. We had sleet, snow, rain fluctuation in temperature and not one bag had a problem.

    Bookmark   January 31, 2009 at 9:28PM
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countryboymo

You could check into rental of a small storage unit over the winter and buy a ton or two and stash them there along with the mower and bikes or any other items that you don't want to stare at all winter.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2009 at 11:52PM
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