About Our Business

I'm Dean Fischer, owner of HeaterBitz LLC. I've been burning wood pellets to heat my home for many years, and distributing them since 2012. I use the products I sell.

HeaterBitz LLC is dedicated to providing the finest in wood heating pellets for your home.

  • CLEAN burning
  • Green, Renewable Energy
  • Clean, cost effective heat for your home
  • Your pellet burner will thank you!
Operating in
Marshfield, WI
Surrounding Areas
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Heating Pellet Selection

HeaterBitz LLC features quality wood pellets from Rib Mountain Bio. All are produced right here in Central Wisconsin.

All pellets come in 40 lb. bags/ 50 bags per one ton pallet. We sell by the bag or the ton. TRY a few bags, and see if this isn't a better product.

Rib Mountain Bio

I have been selling these premium pellets since 2012, and folks keep coming back for more. RMB uses the CLEAR bags… you always SEE exactly what you're getting.


BLEND is a mix of hardwood and softwood sawdust that makes a great burning pellet for most any stove. We sell these more than 3-1 over the PINE. Awesome quality and value!


PINE is 100% softwood (pine) pellets, and is a super-premium pellet, giving out the most BTUs per ton.


We keep the website up to date as much as possible, and pellet prices usually do not fluctuate wildly throughout the season. (like LP gas!) You are encouraged to confirm current pricing when you call for loading appointment.

By the bag or by the ton, pricing is the same.

Ton price divided by 50 = per bag price.

Prepaying for next winter may make sense for you.....

Early 2020 once again gave us a shortage of pellets across the industry. Pellet mills across the region often could not meet demand, or find enough good quality raw product. We don’t know the future, but have the past to guide our decisions. I suggest buying early and often.....until you have your winter’s supply.

This year I have 2 options.


  • Pay for your pellets by July 15th

  • Call for loading appointment and pick up your pellets by October 24th

  • This should give leave some space in your garage for the summer activities


  • Pay for pellets and haul them away by August 30th. Price will be reduced by $5/ton.

For those who cannot take advantage of this, I will sell throughout the winter as usual until stock is depleted.

Price/ton thru July 15th * Price after July 15th
Rib Mountain Bio Blend $215 TBD
Rib Mountain Bio Pine $225 TBD

*Pricing is for Customer haul from HeaterBitz LLC warehouse/does NOT include delivery.

  • Pellets will arrive during June and July

  • All early buy pellets must be picked up by October 24th

  • Special Load-Out Day, No Appointment needed.... September 12th 8am to 5pm. (Saturday after Labor Day)

Please fill out the Downloadable Order Form, and mail it with your check if you wish to buy early. Your receipt will come via return snail mail. You may also stop out and pre-pay in person.(call ahead) If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call me 715-506-1663.

Click here to download the Early Purchase Order Form.

Regular Prices:

Rib Mountain Bio Blend
Rib Mountain Bio Pine


ALWAYS call ahead, please, to assure the BEST service for you!

  Call Dean at 715-506-1663

Check for:

  • Loading Appointments: We want to provide you with timely service. Make sure I'm here…
  • Hours: If I'm home, I'm generally Open, but, I work a full time job before selling pellets, so am typically open evenings and weekends for pellet business.
  • Product Availability: Supply often gets depleted later in the season.

You can find us about halfway between Marshfield and Stratford, south of Hwy 97 on Co Road T, then east on Birch Tree Road, at 117920 Birch Tree Road which is Dean's home.

Call Dean at 715-506-1663

Please Note: HeaterBitz does not sell or service pellet stoves. To learn more about these options, please visit the Nature's Heat website - http://naturesheatcornstoves.com/


Dean Fischer
Email: heaterbitz@gmail.com


“Where there is no fuel, a fire goes out...”
~ Proverbs 26:20

Wood Pellets - Hardwood or Softwood?

Wood Pellets

Left to Right: Hardwood Pellets and Softwood Pellets

Many people believe hardwoods are superior, since hardwood logs do burn better than softwood logs. This is not necessarily the case when raw material is processed to form wood pellets. Hardwood logs are much drier than softwood logs and the low moisture content results in a hotter, cleaner burn. But, in the process of manufacturing pellets - whether softwood or hardwood - the moisture content of the wood is reduced to a narrow range of approximately 4%.

Once the moisture has been removed, the two remaining components of the pellet are cellulose (wood fiber) and resin (sap, which is essentially a natural oil). Cellulose has the same heating value, whether originating in softwood or hardwood form. Resin has a higher heating value than cellulose and the resin content of softwoods is higher than that of hardwoods. Therefore, softwood pellets burn hotter than hardwood pellets, and give a bit higher heating value (BTU's) per pound.

Heating values are difficult to differentiate across almost all pellets; as a result, what consumers tend to care most about is ash content. The main factors that impact ash content are the cleanliness of the raw material (tree bark and other impurities) and the quality of the manufacturing process.

Posted: November 11, 2013
By Dean Fischer