The primary benefit of an Amish heater is the attractive appearance of the wood mantel and realistic-looking flame. Otherwise, it is fairly similar in terms of heating output and electrical usage when compared to other s... More »

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Amish heaters are available for purchase in-store or online from vendors such as Walmart and Sears. Both vendors offer Amish heaters from a variety of different brands, models, prices and colors. Users that purchase from... More »

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The Heat Surge Amish heater is an electric fireplace built into a wood mantle. The mantle is handcrafted in Ohio by members of the largest Amish community in the country. More »

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A standard mantel is at least 12 inches above the height of the fireplace, if the fireplace is designed to burn wood. Six inches of clearance on either side of the fireplace opening is also standard. The brick or stone o... More »

A Dearborn heater might fail to light because of a corroded pilot tip, the size of the flame, insufficient gas or a bad thermocouple. Finding out the reason is essential to repairing the heater quickly. More »

One benefit of a vent-free propane heater is the ease of installation, because neither a vent pipe nor chimney is needed. Some LP heaters do not require electricity, so they are useful in a power outage. They are typical... More »

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Heater vents can emit odors for a variety of reasons, but some common culprits are animal excrement or urine, dead animals in the duct work and mold. Gas, oil and burning smells indicate a potentially imminent danger. More »

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