Choosing the Best Room Space Heater for Your Home

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Cooler weather is approaching which makes us all think about ways to stay warm. One great way to beat the winter cold is with a room space heater. These space heaters are typically used when the primary heating system is inadequate or when central heating is too costly to install or operate.

In some cases, these heaters can be less expensive to use if you only want to heat one room at a time or supplement an inadequate heating system in a room. They can also boost the temperature of rooms used by individuals who are sensitive to cold without overheating the entire home.

So if you're looking for a supplemental source of warmth, then consider a portable heater. There are a number of great options to choose from to meet a wide variety of needs. No matter how large or small the room is you're trying to heat, there's one that will provide sufficient warmth.

Electric Fireplace Heater

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An electric fireplace is one of the best ways to warm larger rooms like a family room. The average fireplace heating system covers a 400 sq. ft. area. The added benefit is the room ambiance, this heater creates. Not only does it keep you warm and cozy, but the flame effect sets the tone.

There no emissions produced; therefore, it's a great choice for anyone with allergies and asthma too. You never have to clean up any sootand ash, simply plug it in and turn it on to enjoy the fireplace experience without any mess.

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Ceramic Heater

Ceramic heaters are portable and can be moved from room to room easily. Most models are compact but they offer enough heating to cover upto 150 sq. ft. of space. This heating unit is ideal for a bedroom, office, or den.

Typically these heaters are convection heaters and warm rooms and spaces quickly. Heat is produced and moved by a fan around the room.So if you want immediate results, this might be the best room heater for you.

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Wall Heater

Like a ceramic heater wall heaters heat spaces quickly. As the interior coil is warmed, heat is then distributed around the room with a fan. The best trait is the fact that they're wall mountable, so if space is limited then finding a place for it is easy.

Install it as high on the wall or as low as you want. If there are children and pets in the house you might want to find a place where it is out of their reach. The best places for this fan is a bedroom, bathroom (they make great exhaust fans), or living room. Size varies. Some cover as little as150 sq. ft. and others cover as much as 400 sq. ft.

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Radiator Heater

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This heater warms rooms at a slower pace. There isn't a fan distributing heat. Instead, heat is slowly radiated to the room.

This heater is best for a bedroom although it can be used just about anywhere. They typically warm about 150 sq. ft. of space and keep areas warm for long periods of time. Because a radiator heater contains a sealed container of diathermic oil it retains heat long after it shuts off.

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So if you find yourself feeling a little chilly this season and you're seeking a little extra warmth, consider a supplemental heating unit.These are the best room space heaters available and can turn a chilly room into a warm and cozy one. No matter what kind of room you're trying to heat, there's an option for you.

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