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A space heater is a small device used to heat an enclosed area that can be powered by electricity, natural gas, propane and even wood pellets. Although, for portable use electric space heaters are the safest, as gas heat... More »

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Quiet space heaters can be just as effective as their noisier counterparts, and the noise level of a space heater doesn't directly correlate with its efficiency. Quiet heaters may also have a psychological advantage, as ... More »

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Rather than being waterproof, bathroom heaters are often wall mounted for safety, according to Air and Water. In addition, portable heaters have ALCI plugs that interrupt current if the appliance meets water, states Home... More »

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Ceramic heaters have ceramic plates with wires inside that create heat from electricity, aluminum baffles that heat up and a fan that blows the generated heat into a living space. Ceramic plate temperatures are controlle... More »

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To install a baseboard heater, you will need to turn off the electricity at the fuse box, make sure the electrical supply wires are the same voltage as the heater and determine a safe area for the heater. All of the mate... More »

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A Universal propane heater refers to the heater models belonging to the Universal brand that are powered by propane rather than natural gas, diesel or kerosene. The Universal portable heaters that are powered by propane ... 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 »

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