Electrical space heaters generate enough heat to start fires if used incorrectly, and users should keep them away from particularly flammable items. Fortunately, they pose no air safety risks. More »

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Compared to central heating and combustion-based portable space heaters, electric space heaters are inefficient. Their simplicity and safety, however, make them a popular choice for heating small spaces. More »

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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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As with all electric space heaters, Duraflame's electric space heaters convert nearly all the electricity they draw into usable heat. The cost of electricity, however, makes electric space heaters more expensive to opera... More »

While electric space heater manufacturers add several safety features to their units, the heaters are not without risk. Surfaces often get hot enough to cause burns and ignite flammable materials while overloaded electri... More »

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Properly maintained and vented space heaters fueled by propane have few safety risks. Units that are not vented, however, can be dangerous if used incorrectly or if the unit malfunctions. More »

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Space heaters are rated on performance features such as heat output, circulation efficiency, thermostatic control, noise level and anti-fire safety. Since the product's benefits largely depend on the user's individual ne... More »

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