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Enjoy the Convenience of Patio Heaters For Outdoor Heating

Jun 26, 2008
When we talk about heaters, it is most definitely that we will buy and install them in our home; if you live in cold areas that is. Electric heaters are an alternative to gas heaters and are becoming a popular choice among today's home owners. There some facts that you need to know about electric heater before you actually buy and install them.

Gas heaters may be cheaper and even more convenient in that you do not have to check and refill, still, electric patio heaters do have some advantages. Electric patio heaters use fuel that are non combustible, saves you energy and space. Read on to find the elaboration on each of these advantage.

Not only does electric patio heaters non flammable, the heater also do not releases any form of secretion. Since there is no flame, it also saves space. The heater can be mounted on places that are well out of reach of young children and pets. Electric patio heaters are also safe enough to be installed and used in closed spaces such as the garage for outdoor heating. The gas heater which uses LPG or liquefied petroleum gas is flammable and need safety measures when using or installing.

Electric patio heaters save you energy because it works by means of infrared radiant heat, which means that these heaters warm the people instead of the air. Therefore, as soon as you switch the heater on, it heats up almost immediately and requires no substantial time to heat up. Besides, you can control the temperature of heating and how much area you want to heat as these heaters come with temperature regulators and multi-zone control systems.

And check this out, there have been studies done and concluded that the electric patio heater operate at 90% energy conversion rate which costs about 10% the cost of energy for their gas counterpart.

It is hard to find people who don't like spaces. Most of us are bent at making the most of what we have or even better saving some. Electric heaters can be mounted on the ceiling or wall so that you can use whatever space it has saved you for something else more exciting. Now how would you like that? Your home would certainly appear tidier.

So if you are game enough for electric patio heaters, you probably want to know the cost. Know that these heaters come in differing wattages and lengths so you do need to select the right one for what you require. For example, how much is the area you intend to heat up? A unit costs $200 onwards.

How do you know which heater you need anyway? A few factors for your consideration; how much is the area you intend to heat up, what is your length of area and height of mounting and, what is your all clearance requirements.

Electric patio heater is so easy to use, you can just plug it in and you set to warmth and coziness. Unlike gas heater, you don't need to wait for a specialist to install the heater for you. This heater is best for both outdoor and indoor. The heater comes with moveable mounting brackets so that you can install it permanently and don't need to think about storage or maintenance ever! Another great thing about this heater is that you no longer have to endure the gas odor. Therefore, your house can smell of anything you want it to be minus the foul smell of gas!
About the Author
Kenny Leichester is a foremost expert in the interior design industry specializing in the outdoor or patio settings using patio furniture, patio umbrellas, outdoor cushions, patio heaters, patio lighting and so on to create exquisitely beautiful layout. His work on teak furniture are widely distributed and is a regular contributor to PatioShoppers.com.
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