Many people store pellets in bags in the garage or outbuilding, or in a bulk hopper. It’s also handy to have a small pellet supply near your stove. The container store them in can make a statement about your style and home design preferences. From a functional standpoint, the key is to choose a container that has either a large opening for scooping pellets, or handles for pouring them out. You can get creative and have fun with containers!
To get your ideas flowing, here are some ideas… Antique Richness
Available at antique retailers and auctions, old relics like these accent stoves beautifully and make handy pellet storage containers near the stove.
Vintage copper boiler with lid
Wide top wooden bucket with side handles
Stainless steel milk pail with handles for pouring
Classic wooden water barrelChests: Old and New
Available new or as antiques, chests are lovely home accents that can double as sturdy pellet containers.
New wooden chest with riveted stainless steel accents
Vintage wooden chest with strap closuresFun with Buckets
Metal buckets with handles offer a simple and utilitarian option for storing pellets - and the come in many fun colors. Buy several and get colorful!
Containers made of brass say "classy" in a tasteful kind of way.
Large ornate copper bowl
Rounded copper bowl with wide topRich Ceramic Beauty
In addition to being creative, artful room accents, large ceramic bowls make great pellet containers.
Ornate ceramic container
Simple round ceramic bowlPractically Trashy
Containers traditionally used for waste can double as functional pellet containers.
It's shiney, it works and has utilitarian character
Colorful foot-operated trash bins are practical - unembellished
You see, choosing a container for storing pellets can be creative and fun. You can even buy more than one and change things up occasionally! Happy container shopping from all of us at Fireplaces.com