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The considerations to make when choosing an electrical space heater include safety, energy conservation and the heater’s noise level. Buyers should also factor in the heater’s capacity. More »

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A thermostat connected to a central heating system is typically far safer than a space heater, according to the United States Energy Department. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that around 25,000 resi... More »

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Electric space heaters can be purchased from Lowe's stores or the Lowe's website. Options range from small, personal space heaters to infrared heaters that warm entire rooms or floors. More »

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