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How an Electric Patio Heater Can Extend the Summer

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How an Electric Patio Heater Can Extend the Summer

Extend Warm Summer Days with an Electric Patio Heater

If you're among those who welcome fall with mixed emotions - happy for the change of season but somewhat sad for the carefree warm summer nights - we have good news! 

A great way to stay warm in outdoor spaces is an electric patio heater. 

An outdoor electric heater typically uses infrared heating technology. Take a look at the Infrared Telescoping Black Steel Pole-Mounted Patio Heater. This patio heater is super convenient because it runs on regular household electric current.  This makes it a versatile heating device that can be used both indoors and outdoors.  And it can warm up at least 6 people at a time.

How the Heating Works

The best patio heaters in the market can heat areas up to 200 square feet. Infrared heating is a form of “short wave” heating, where people and objects are heated, but not the air around them. This means that an electric patio heater can warm up you up effectively, even on a windy day. And this type of heating is much more efficient than gas and propane heaters.

Patio Heater Energy Efficiency

With regard to power costs, an outdoor electric heater is definitely much cheaper to operate than a gas or propane patio heater. You can operate an electric patio heater for as low as $0.11-0.27 per hour. Plus, it doesn’t produce fumes because no fuel is burned.

While it's less expensive to operate than propane patio heaters, it has a 90% heating efficiency.

Home Uses

  • Extend outdoor living in your backyard patio
  • Can be installed on a balcony or deck
  • Enables colder climate parties and get-togethers
  • An excellent counterpart to a hot tub or sauna

Commercial Uses

  • Increase patron comfort in outdoor pubs or cafes
  • Encourage more visits to outdoor features such as swimming pools
  • Heat large balconies or roof decks
  • Perfect for shared outdoor hotel spaces

Design Versatility and Safety

Infrared electric patio heaters come in many designs for all types of indoor and outdoor settings. You can readily choose the right model for your porch, patio or balcony. Most of these heaters are easily plugged into regular 120-volt outlets, and can produce heat of up to 1500 watts. The most powerful commercial patio heaters can even produce up to 12,000 watts when plugged into a 240-volt outlet.

Lastly, the best patio heaters are very safe to use. On top of their steel construction, most of these heaters have a tip-over protection system that serves as an additional safety feature when it is used outdoors.

A Large Variety to Choose From

An electric patio heater can truly help extend your summer days, and allow you to be warm and cozy outdoors for an extended period of time. Please check out our collection for more info on patio heaters.

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