Our Picks for The Top Five Best Portable Space Heaters

By | August 4, 2020

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Space heaters add heat to a room to help get it to a comfortable warmth level. It is that versatile go to appliance that most homes can’t live without.

From helping to heat a room when a furnace is not needed, to adding heat to a room that doesn’t get enough.

But what is the best space heater for your home?

Since every home is different this question is not one-size-fits-all.

One home may need only a small heater while another home may need multiple space heaters.

For this reason we list our picks for the top five space heaters along with their features.

As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon, forums, or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.

Our Picks For The Top Five Best Portable Space Heaters

  1. Brightown Ceramic Heater Electric
  2. The Brightown is small economical and cheap which helps it to fill a variety of heating needs.

    It has three manual controls, 1500-watt high setting, 700-watt low setting, and fan-only option.

    This gives it high heat, low heat, or fan only. How hot it gets can also be controlled by the thermostat which shuts off the heat.

    The Brightown is a durable basic low-cost unit that would be good in a small room or as an addition to a homes main heating system.

  3. Lasko 755320
  4. The Lasko 755320 is a 1500 watt heater with high-and-low settings.
    Best Space Heaters of 2015

    It has more height than many other heaters giving it a better spread of heat.

    It also comes with a remote control which is nice to control a unit from a distance.
    Button controls are also on the unit as well as a digital display.

  5. Dr Infrared Heater Portable
  6. Dr Infrared Portable Heater is a popular option that is built with a wood style cabinet.
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    It is a 1500 Watt design that has a built-in thermostat, along with high, low, and auto settings. A remote control is also included.

    It is rated to heat a space up to 1000 square feet between 50-to-85 degrees. Of course this will depend on how cold it is.

  7. DeLonghi EW7707CM
  8. Best Portable Space Heater of 2015
    The DeLonghi EW7707CM is a 1500 Watt oil filled space heater.

    Oil filled heaters are more efficient than many other types. There is no fan to blow hot air instead they radiate out heat.

    This makes it ideal to add heat to a room at a slow steady rate with no huge up and down temperature fluctuations.

  9. TPI Corporation 188TASA Milk House Style Fan
  10. The Milk-House Utility Heater is a classical design that has been used for many years, with many likely growing up with one in the house.

    It is a good design that has with stood the test of time. Most the components have been updated over the years for a very good well built heater.

Having a portable space heater is always a good idea. Having a go-to emergency heating is a good thing to have as well as a unit that adds to a homes existing heating system.

Units can also be used to warm up small rooms that don’t get a good supply of air from the main system.

There are many good units available from small-to-large models that put out more.

If more than one unit is used be careful not to put it on the same breaker circuit as to not trip a breaker.

Most space heaters are designed to run from one 12 amp breaker with no problems.

Adding more than one to a breaker will likely cause it to turn off.

Do you have a favorite space heater? Let us known int the comments below.

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About Aaron H. Benetti

Aaron H. Benetti an HVAC technician who has worked in the field since 1991. He began his career as an HVAC installer and later began doing troubleshooting and repairs. Around 2010, he began to write books on HVAC topics, mainly tutorials and how-to information. Currently, Aaron works as an HVAC tech and also writes many articles and posts for websites as well as books and videos on HVAC topics.

One thought on “Our Picks for The Top Five Best Portable Space Heaters

  1. Ryan syrnyk

    How much does a Mr cool mini split system cost installed if its 17000 BTUs heating and cooling and 17 Seer model.


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