Garage heaters are the most effective way to heat a garage, or any work space and most garage heaters come in different models, styles, shapes, and sizes. In research and testing phase, various models were evaluated and rated according to their features, performance, reliability, and many other special features.
Heaters are now available in different types including gas powered, electric powered, and even natural gas, propane, solar, or water powered. Gas powered ones use natural gas, which is usually available from the power companies or your local company. Electric powered ones utilize the electric current and use gas lines, like the ones used in the cars.
The solar-powered models use the sun’s power and convert it to heat. They run off of a battery and come with long life and high performance warranties. Some electric powered ones are designed with solar panels and can provide enough power for a garage and some with multiple solar panels to power the whole garage. Other models have built-in fans that helps to keep the temperature constant.
Electric-powered ones are great if you want something to keep warm but don’t want the hassle of electrical cords. These can also provide cooling because they can pull the heat from the air. Most electric-powered models have a built-in fan that makes the heating system less noisy. But keep in mind that if you want a quiet and cool garage heater then an electric model is not recommended as it can make a lot of noise.
Propane-powered heaters are great for those who have limited space and need something portable that they can easily transfer from one room to another. They can be moved around the house or garage by people coming and going. They do not require electrical cords to function and can be easily folded away if not in use.
If you have a wood-burning fireplace in your garage, then you can install one to heat your garage. But remember that wood fires emit smoke. So you should always keep a chimney screen near your fireplace. Or better yet, buy a smoke detector for safety. And if you have pets, be sure to provide proper ventilation to ensure they don’t come into contact with smoke while inside the garage.
Some people prefer to install an indoor heater. This will save them a lot of time in looking for ways to heat their garages. Since the outdoor models can be set up and left in the open without having to keep them under cover or closed off, the installation time can be saved.
A good idea is to check and review the internet for information on different products before making a purchase. It would be best to compare price and features and then buy the product that offers all benefits for the price you are willing to pay.
It is not only cost that plays a big role in choosing the right product but also installation. Make sure to have a professional installer do the installation so that there is no danger of damaging the ceiling and other surrounding structures. Make sure to read the installation instructions and follow the directions to a tee.
Installation would include sealing off the access to the heater. Also you would have to place it in a spot where it is not visible from outside the garage. In case there is a problem with the installation, you would have to call a technician. to solve the problem and to repair or replace the heater.
There are some drawbacks of these products, especially if the area where you plan to install it is damp or humid. In this case, you would have to install it on the ceiling because these areas tend to have higher humidity.
But then again, if the area is dry, the heater will be able to heat it faster and give a higher heat output. Also the installation time would be reduced.