Heating And Air Units - Blogs & Forums On Mini Split AC & Heat Pumps

Blog Title: What are the tips to buy space heaters?

Main Que: What are the tips to buy space heaters?

  • Category:
  • Query By: DOUGLAS K (Tampa, FL)
  • Date: 10/19/2016

Answer: Space heaters are quite convenient appliances to heat small spaces during the winter months. The best thing about space heaters is that they help to keep the monthly electricity bills low. In fact space heaters are of great use during the spring as well as the fall season. However, in spite of the convenience associated with space heaters it is important to keep certain factors in mind while buying space heaters.Let us have a look at those factors.First of all the size of the heater is an important consideration. If a correct sized heater is not chosen it will lead to wastage of energy which in turn will contribute to increased monthly electricity bills. For cooling one or two people choosing a fast spot heating is enough while in order to warm up more people, one must opt for large space heaters.Energy efficiency is another important consideration. It is recommended to buy a heater that has all energy efficient features like programmable timers and adjustable thermostats. It might cost you more initially but in the long run, the investment seems worthwhile. Similarly, safety features is another factors that must be given attention while buying a space heater because a lot of injuries and fire incidents are caused with space heaters.Last but not the least, one must buy a space heater that has lower noise levels and matches with the interior to where it will be put. The options available are many to choose from.

  • Replied By: SAMUEL X (Fresno, CA)
  • Replied Date: 10/20/2016