While the rest of the country can barely fathom the idea of being outside in the frigid weather, those in the southern parts of the United States are enjoying cooler, milder weather. And that mild weather is perfect for outdoor patio heaters. Outdoor patio heaters can keep your outdoor entertainment going well into the evening with enough heat to keep everyone comfortable outdoors.
Available in electric or propane models in either standing or hanging designs, outdoor patio heaters have beautiful, streamlined designs that will complement any of your outdoor design and entertainment decorations.
Propane and electric outdoor heaters each offer different heat options, however, they both comfortably heat an outdoor area. Propane is considered an approved alternative fuel by the Clean Air Act of 1990 so its fuel and fuel emissions has a significantly low impact on the environment. Propane tanks are safe to handle, much like an outdoor grill, and can be used anywhere in the patio or outdoor garden areas.
Outdoor electric patio heaters, on the other hand, require a hook-up to a standard household electricity outlet. Electric outdoor heaters can also warm areas anywhere from 400 to 1,000 square feet, depending on the model. A fan-forced outdoor patio heater will heat areas up to 400 square feet. An infrared outdoor patio heater will warm areas up to 1,000. In both cases propane and electric outdoor heaters offer supplemental heat to an area quietly and efficiently.
Varying heights and weights make it easy for you to pick an outdoor patio heater that would complement your lifestyle. For homeowners who enjoy entertaining large groups of people frequently, the Fire Sense Stainless Steel and Black Commercial Patio Heater would be an excellent choice. Despite it’s nearly seven foot frame, the heater only weighs in at 51 pounds and can be moved to any area of the patio you would like. It can also be assembled in under an hour– perfect for last minute outdoor decorating.
For a more intimate feel, a table top outdoor patio heater like the Fire Sense Copper Finish Table Top Round Halogen Patio Heater . It would be a beautiful addition to any home’s outdoor decorating. The small outdoor heater can be moved indoors or outdoors and weighs only 20 pounds. While the small size of the outdoor patio heater would be ideal for entertaining small groups, it will still vary its heat output settings so everyone can remain comfortable outside.
With the alternating heights and weights of each design, outdoor patio heaters could be placed in any location of the background, or brought inside to use in the sun room. The versatility of the heaters will also make outdoor decorating and entertaining easy. While several heaters may look clunky in a setting, the sleek designs of the outdoor patio heaters will seamlessly fit into your outdoor design.
Whatever the brand or design you choose for your outdoor patio heater, it will flawlessly complete your entertainment and decorating style for this winter season.