Space heaters are a great way to provide heat to an otherwise chilly room. A basement space or rec room, may not have had a heat vent installed when the home was built, or you may have older windows with small cracks that allow cold air to enter in. Whatever the reason, instead of it being a comfortable room, your family may be hesitant to spend time in it.
A space heater can warm things up and it might even lower your heating costs. Some are even designed to be stylish and can jazz up a space. But choosing the best space heater for large rooms- all depends on what you are looking for. Here are a few examples- of what different types of heaters have to offer.
Best Portable Space Heater to Buy
This portable space heater – Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater 1500-Watt is housed in a decorative wooden box and the controls are located on the front of it. Above the controls, it has meshed metal opening where the heat is distributed. Along with the power button, it also has a high, low and auto button, a stand-by option button and an up and down button, to control the temperature.
It has a dual heating system and can easily heat a room that is up to 1,000 square feet. Because of the heating system, it can send out 60% more heat faster- than other space heaters and it heats up any room, evenly. This means there won’t be any cold spots or drafty corners. Because there are no exposed elements, this product is considered safe. It also has an automatic shut off, if it overheats or is accidently tipped over.
People who purchased the portable space heater liked how the temperature remained consistent and didn’t fluctuate. They also liked that it was very quiet- while in operation.
Best Portable Oil-Filled Radiator
The Safeheat Comfor temp portable looks just like an old-time radiator- heater. The DeLonghi EW7707CM Safeheat 1500W Comfor Temp Portable Oil-filled Radiator even has seven fins that contain diathermic oil and they never need to be refilled. On the side of the heater, there is a turn knob that allows you to set the temperature and two switches labeled as minimum or medium, to give off more or less heat.
The thermal slots located in the fins, give off maximum heat but the surface stays cool to the touch. The heater will automatically turn off if it becomes too hot but it also will turn on if it gets too cold, within the room. It can also work to lower a heating bill by maintaining a constant temperature between 68 and 70 degrees.
Users of the Safeheat Comfor temp portable really liked how it was cost efficient and worked to lower their heating bills. The also liked how it actually heated up two or even three rooms, at a time.
Best Space Heater for Large Rooms
The Smart for Life Lifesmart 6 Element Large Room Infrared Quartz heater w/Wood Cabinet and Remote is housed in a two-toned wooden Cabinet. It has a 500-watt Eco setting and it can easily heat any space up to 800 square feet.
It has a control panel on the front of the cabinet with a power button, up and down setting button, high low and Eco button and a 12-hour timer button, that allows you to set the temperature for an extended period.
One thing that sets this heater apart from other models, is its remote control. The infrared quartz elements are located over the control panel and although this heater provides plenty of heat the cabinet will always stay cool. It also has glide casters, so it can be moved from room to room.
People who chose the Lifesmart 6 Element heater liked how they could set the thermostat to a lower temperature and use this heater to add the extra warmth- without seeing an increase in their electric bills.
Best Ceramic Heater for the Price
The full circle ceramic heater is a smaller model but don’t let its 25-inch frame fool you. The Lasko 6462 Full Circle Ceramic Heater with Remote has 1500-watts of power and it is able to sweep heat to a 90, 170 or 360-degree radius.
It has a thermostat that can be programmed digitally and a ceramic heating element that provides heat but keeps the surface touchable and cool. It has a power button, two up and down buttons and a digital temperature reading. It shuts off automatically if it is tipped over and it also comes with a remote control.
Users really liked that is was very easy to assemble and although the touch controls work, you don’t have to use them because of the remote. They also liked that they could use the sweep heat function to direct heat to certain areas.
All of these space heaters can really make a difference when the weather isn’t favorable. They can also be used to keep larger rooms warm and toasty, while having no negative effect on your heating bill