How to Store Animal Bedding Pellets Efficiently and Save Space

28 June 18  |  Bedding   |  

Animal bedding pellets are a dense, compact alternative to traditional bedding materials like shavings or straw. Learn how to store animal bedding efficiently and save space.

Animal bedding pellets are a smart choice for your animal habitat. They absorb moisture, are a compostable product, and can help eliminate urine smells. Animal bedding pellets help keep a safe and healthy habitat.

How to Store Animal Bedding Pellets

You can buy Energy Pellets of America animal bedding pellets in 40 lb bags or by the ton. One ton of pellets comes in 50, 40 lb bags. The bags are easy to handle. The way you purchase your pellets will likely impact the way you choose to store your pellets. Purchasing by the bag will require less storage space than by the ton.

Choosing wood animal bedding pellets can help you save space. One ton of wood pellets takes up an area approximately 4 foot by 4 foot by 5 foot tall.

how-to-store-animal-bedding-pelletsYour pellet storage space should be in a dry area. The storage area you select for your pellets should also be free of mold and any moisture. Consider keeping your pellets off the ground on a pallet. This can help keep them dry. Many animal bedding pellet users make space to store pellets in their barn, basement or garage.

If you can’t find indoor storage space and you must keep your pellets outside, it’s wise to find a high, dry place. If possible, store your pellets in a shelter or shed. It is also wise to cover your pellets with a secure tarp for additional protection.

When stored correctly, wood bedding pellets can last for a very long time. U.V. sunlight and moisture are the main causes of damage to bedding pellets. U.V. sunlight can break down the protective wrap and plastic bags over time. When the bags break down,  moisture penetration will accelerate. This will reduce the quality of your wood pellet bedding. You can prevent U.V. sunlight and moisture from damaging your wood bedding pellets by storing them properly.

Energy Pellets of America’s animal bedding pellets are a versatile and sustainable way to keep your habitats clean and healthy. Learn more about our wood animal bedding pellets or place your order today. Call us at (937) 265-0676