20 Best Space Heaters for Large Room (2019): Buyer’s Guide and Unbiased Reviews

Are you on a quest to find the best space heaters for large room?

Then you’re in the right place. Because I have done the hard work for you and have reviewed dozens of models to bring you the best space heaters for large room.

In addition, I will introduce the following related topics.

  • Product Details (Including advantages and disadvantages) (Video)
  • Space Heater for Large Room Buyer’s Guide
  • Different Types of Space Heaters
  • Benefits and Drawbacks of Different Heaters
  • Popular Brands of Space Heaters
  • Two Ways of Powering a Space Heater
  • Safety Tips

I will also answer some common questions.

  • Why Investing in Indoor Heaters Makes Financial Sense?
  • How To Switch From Watts To British Thermal Units?

Without further ado, let’s begin!

Best Space Heaters for Large Room Comparison Table

Product
Editor’s Choice: Best Space Heater for Large Room
Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt
Best Oil Heater for Large Room
DeLonghi Oil-Filled Radiator Space Heater, Quiet 1500W, Adjustable Thermostat, 3 Heat Settings, Timer, Energy...
Low-budget Choice & Best Indoor Electric Space Heater for Large Rooms
De'Longhi Mica Thermic Panel Heater, Full Room Quiet 1500W, Freestanding Easy Install Wall Mount, Adjustable...
De'Longhi Oil Filled Radiator
Lifesmart Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote
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Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt
DeLonghi Oil-Filled Radiator Space Heater, Quiet 1500W, Adjustable Thermostat, 3 Heat Settings, Timer, Energy...
De'Longhi Mica Thermic Panel Heater, Full Room Quiet 1500W, Freestanding Easy Install Wall Mount, Adjustable...
De'Longhi Oil Filled Radiator
Lifesmart  Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote
Price
from $129.99
from $189.00
$86.79
$84.00
from $199.97
Our Rating
Editor’s Choice: Best Space Heater for Large Room
Product
Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt
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Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt
Price
from $129.99
Our Rating
Best Oil Heater for Large Room
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DeLonghi Oil-Filled Radiator Space Heater, Quiet 1500W, Adjustable Thermostat, 3 Heat Settings, Timer, Energy...
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DeLonghi Oil-Filled Radiator Space Heater, Quiet 1500W, Adjustable Thermostat, 3 Heat Settings, Timer, Energy...
Price
from $189.00
Our Rating
Low-budget Choice & Best Indoor Electric Space Heater for Large Rooms
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De'Longhi Mica Thermic Panel Heater, Full Room Quiet 1500W, Freestanding Easy Install Wall Mount, Adjustable...
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De'Longhi Mica Thermic Panel Heater, Full Room Quiet 1500W, Freestanding Easy Install Wall Mount, Adjustable...
Price
$86.79
Our Rating
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De'Longhi Oil Filled Radiator
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De'Longhi Oil Filled Radiator
Price
$84.00
Our Rating
Product
Lifesmart Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote
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Lifesmart  Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote
Price
from $199.97
Our Rating
Product
Professional's Choice
LifeSmart 6 Element w/Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Black/Gray
Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote
Best Space Heater for Large Drafty Room
Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000 - 60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz w/Wood Cabinet and Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Brown
Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control - Portable Indoor Space Heater - DFI-5010...
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LifeSmart 6 Element w/Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Black/Gray
Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote
Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000 - 60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz w/Wood Cabinet and Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Brown
Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control - Portable Indoor Space Heater - DFI-5010...
Price
from $124.99
$139.99
from $105.50
from $97.96
from $189.99
Our Rating
Professional's Choice
Product
LifeSmart 6 Element w/Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Black/Gray
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LifeSmart 6 Element w/Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Black/Gray
Price
from $124.99
Our Rating
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Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote
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Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote
Price
$139.99
Our Rating
Best Space Heater for Large Drafty Room
Product
Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000 - 60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater
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Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000 - 60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater
Price
from $105.50
Our Rating
Product
LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz w/Wood Cabinet and Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Brown
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LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz w/Wood Cabinet and Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Brown
Price
from $97.96
Our Rating
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Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control - Portable Indoor Space Heater - DFI-5010...
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Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control - Portable Indoor Space Heater - DFI-5010...
Price
from $189.99
Our Rating
Product
Homegear 1500W Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater Black + Remote Control
Lasko #5775 Ceramic Tower Heater
Best Space Heater for Basement
Lasko 758000 Cyclonic Ceramic Heater
Honeywell HCE323V Digital Ceramic Heater
DeLonghi HCX9115E Slim Style Convector Heater
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Homegear 1500W Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater Black + Remote Control
Lasko #5775 Ceramic Tower Heater
Lasko 758000 Cyclonic Ceramic Heater
Honeywell HCE323V Digital Ceramic Heater
DeLonghi HCX9115E Slim Style Convector Heater
Price
from $59.99
from $61.47
from $86.36
from $56.99
from $140.00
Our Rating
Product
Homegear 1500W Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater Black + Remote Control
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Homegear 1500W Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater Black + Remote Control
Price
from $59.99
Our Rating
Product
Lasko #5775 Ceramic Tower Heater
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Lasko #5775 Ceramic Tower Heater
Price
from $61.47
Our Rating
Best Space Heater for Basement
Product
Lasko 758000 Cyclonic Ceramic Heater
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Lasko 758000 Cyclonic Ceramic Heater
Price
from $86.36
Our Rating
Product
Honeywell HCE323V Digital Ceramic Heater
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Honeywell HCE323V Digital Ceramic Heater
Price
from $56.99
Our Rating
Product
DeLonghi HCX9115E Slim Style Convector Heater
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DeLonghi HCX9115E Slim Style Convector Heater
Price
from $140.00
Our Rating
Product
Best Space Heater for Large Room with High Ceilings
e-Flame USA Regal Free Standing Electric Fireplace (Red)
DeLonghi TRD40615T Full Room Radiant Heater
EdenPURE A5095 Gen2 Pure Infrared Heater, Black
Best Kerosene Heater for Large Room
Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater
Duraflame 5HM7000-NC04 Portable Electric Infrared Quartz Oscillating Tower Heater, Cherry
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e-Flame USA Regal Free Standing Electric Fireplace (Red)
DeLonghi TRD40615T Full Room Radiant Heater
EdenPURE A5095 Gen2 Pure Infrared Heater, Black
Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater
Duraflame 5HM7000-NC04 Portable Electric Infrared Quartz Oscillating Tower Heater, Cherry
Price
$219.99
from $89.99
$344.43
$179.99
from $164.23
Our Rating
Best Space Heater for Large Room with High Ceilings
Product
e-Flame USA Regal Free Standing Electric Fireplace (Red)
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e-Flame USA Regal Free Standing Electric Fireplace (Red)
Price
$219.99
Our Rating
Product
DeLonghi TRD40615T Full Room Radiant Heater
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DeLonghi TRD40615T Full Room Radiant Heater
Price
from $89.99
Our Rating
Product
EdenPURE A5095 Gen2 Pure Infrared Heater, Black
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EdenPURE A5095 Gen2 Pure Infrared Heater, Black
Price
$344.43
Our Rating
Best Kerosene Heater for Large Room
Product
Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater
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Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater
Price
$179.99
Our Rating
Product
Duraflame 5HM7000-NC04 Portable Electric Infrared Quartz Oscillating Tower Heater, Cherry
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Duraflame 5HM7000-NC04 Portable Electric Infrared Quartz Oscillating Tower Heater, Cherry
Price
from $164.23
Our Rating

Top 10 Best Space Heaters for Large Room

  1. Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt
  2. DeLonghi EW7707CM Safe Heat 1500W ComforTemp Portable Oil-Filled Radiator
  3. DeLonghi HMP1500 Mica Panel Heater
  4. DeLonghi TRD0715T Safeheat 1500W Portable Oil-Filled Radiator with Vertical Thermal Tunnels
  5. Lifesmart Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote
  6. Lifesmart Large Room 6 Element Infrared Heater w/Remote
  7. Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote
  8. Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000-60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater
  9. Lifesmart 6 Element Large Room Infrared Quartz Heater w/Wood Cabinet and Remote
  10. Duraflame DFI-5010-01 Infrared Quartz Fireplace Stove with 3D Flame Effect and Remote Control

1. Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt – Editor’s Choice: Best Space Heater for Large Room

Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater, 1500-Watt
  • Can heat up a large room with Auto Energy Saving Model With High and...
  • Dual Heating Systems featuring infrared quartz tube + PTC with 12hr...
  • IR Remote Control, High Pressure Low Noise Blower with Noise level 39...
  • Electronic Thermostat: range 50 to 86 degrees. Caster Wheels and...
  • Weights 24 lbs and uses 12.5 Amps of Power. 1500 Watts.Electric Cord...

This portable space heater by Dr. Infrared measures 13 x 11 x 16 inches and weighs 23.5 pounds. Unlike other types of heaters that heat air inside of the room, this heater has dual heating system technology that uses infrared technology and convection.

Based on our personal experience, that allows the heater to maintain and increase the temperature inside of a room more evenly and faster. Underwriter Labs (UL) in Canada as well as the U.S. have certified the applied for its highest safety standard.

Good news if you have children or pets!

As advertised, it doesn’t get hot to one’s touch even after being on high for hours, so you won’t have worry if there are pets or children around.

We found that the Dr. Infrared Portable Heaters works very well. Particularly in terms of raising a small room’s temperature fast. This is a quiet heater, but there is a humming sound that isn’t too distracting.

We also found that the heater dries the air faster although that isn’t what it says in the ad. With a low 1000 watt setting, more power is used by this heater compared to a majority of other heaters in this same price range.

Pros
  • The rooms is heated up evenly and faster by the Dual Technology
  • Includes a remote control and timer
  • Comes with caster wheels and a carrying handle for portability
  • Contains both a tip-over switch and thermal auto shut-off
  • Doesn’t get hot while being used
Cons
  • Dries the air
  • A bit on the noisy side since the thermostat continuously adjusts
  • Consumes lots of power whenever it is used as the primary source of heat

2. DeLonghi EW7707CM Safe Heat 1500W ComforTemp Portable Oil-Filled Radiator – Best Oil Heater for Large Room

DeLonghi Oil-Filled Radiator Space Heater, Quiet 1500W, Adjustable Thermostat, 3 Heat Settings, Timer, Energy...
  • LOWER ENERGY BILLS By heating only the room you're in, you can lower...
  • NO ASSEMBLY REQUIRED Only De'Longhi has patented SmartSnap...
  • COMFORT TEMP TECHNOLOGY Cuts your costs by automatically maintaining...
  • MAINTENANCE FREE SYSTEM The oil system is permanently sealed, so you...
  • PERSONALIZED COMFORT Adjustable thermostat and multiple heat...

This oil-filled radiative heater by DeLonghi measures 14 x 25 x 11 inches and weighs 25 pounds.

This is a fairly large space heater.

It is designed on the inside to use patented thermal slots that are intended for maintaining a low surface temperature and maximizing heat flow at the same time. Seven fin-heating elements are included that are filled with oil and sealed permanently for providing maximum heat.

The control panel’s three heat settings are very easy to use, and range from 700 watts on its lowest setting up to 1500 watts on its highest setting. In addition it has a very accurate thermostat to maintain your ideal temperature.

Just one of these heaters is sufficient for keeping a medium or large size room at a comfortably warm temperature even when on its lowest setting. They look nice and are well built overall.

However, the DeLonghi didn’t completely impress us.

We found that the space heater did a poor job in terms of raising the room’s temperature, which is what a radiative heater is expected to do. However, after using the central heating unit to warm things up, this heater is ideal for maintaining the desired temperature and minimize your bills.

We noticed that when the EW770CM is on it is very difficult to move it around since it is heavy and gets very hot. It would be easier if there were two handles on both the front and back.

Pros
  • The temperature levels can be controlled very accurately
  • Quiet operation
  • Installed with carrying handle and wheels
  • A thermal cut-off safety feature is provided to prevent the heater from overheating
Cons
  • A timer is not included
  • The wheels aren’t built very well and seem like they may come off
  • Finding the thermostat is impossible when it is dimly lit or dark
  • Gets very hot to the touch and if left unattended might be a fire hazard

3. DeLonghi HMP1500 Mica Panel Heater – Low-budget Choice & Best Indoor Electric Space Heater for Large Rooms

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De'Longhi Mica Thermic Panel Heater, Full Room Quiet 1500W, Freestanding Easy Install Wall Mount, Adjustable...
  • FULL ROOM WARMTH: Packs 1500 watts of heating power for full room...
  • SLEEK LOOK: Whether set on the floor or mounted to the wall, this is a...
  • PERSONALIZED COMFORT: Adjustable thermostat and multiple heat settings...
  • CONVENIENT WALL MOUNT: Safe and easy to mount to any wall with...
  • PORTABLE WARMTH: Lightweight, compact unit with convenient handle and...

This radiative mica panel space heater from DeLonghi measures at 27 x 10 x 22 inches and weighs just eight pounds. It features a slim sleek design and all of the equipment necessary for mounting it onto a wall.

We were able to easily adjust the setting for the perfect room temperature thermostat as well as the three heating settings. The low setting provides 750 watts, while the power output on the high setting offers 1500 watts.

However, is it actually safe?

Yes, it is. A thermal cut-off is included in the event there is overheating. There is also an internal tip-over switch on the heater in case it falls over. The caution/power indicator lights are useful and well positioned.

The DeLonghi HMP1500 runs very quietly and emits safe, clean, gentle heat. This heater, due to the Mica Thermic technology offers instant heat – which we found to be nearly impossible with traditional oil radiator heaters.

There is also an added bonus included…

The heater doesn’t become hot to the touch even when its been used for hours on the maximum setting, which makes it deal for anybody who has pets and children in their homes.

The heater increased the temperature easily on medium and small-sized rooms that we tested it on. However, the heat didn’t spread through the room evenly; we attribute that to the fact that the machine is lacking a fan inside of it.

The thin profile of the heater means it may be hung up as something decorative that your neighbors won’t be able to tell immediately what it is. But we do recommend that it is placed as low as possible given that hot air has a tendency to rise and cold air is pushed down.

We notice during the first four hours that we operate the machine that there was a faint odor. However, it disappeared completely after that.

Pros
  • Slim and lightweight design offers many options in terms of where the heater is placed
  • Unlike a conventional radiative heater, it provides instant heat
  • Even on its highest heat setting it stays cool
  • A thermal auto shut-off feature is included
  • Portable and for easy movement wheels are included
Cons
  • Fails to evenly spread heat around a room
  • Makes a noticeable humming noise
  • Works best in rooms that that smaller than 200 square feet

4. DeLonghi TRD0715T Safeheat 1500W Portable Oil-Filled Radiator with Vertical Thermal Tunnels

De'Longhi Oil Filled Radiator
  • Permanently sealed with pure diathermic oil - never needs refilling
  • 24-hour timer with 96 settings
  • Patented vertical thermal tunnels to maximize radiant heat flow while...
  • Automatically turns on when the room temperature drops below the set...
  • Automatically turns off with safety thermal cut-off if heater becomes...

The DeLonghi TRD0715T is among the most popular of all of the oil-filled radiant space heaters that are available in the market currently. It provides maximum heat that an oil-filled radiant heater can provide while at the same time maintaining a cool exterior. The patented thermal chimneys from DeLonghi help with directing heat out of and up the device, and helps to deliver additional heat to the room.

The heater is safe to the touch as well, which makes it perfect for houses that have children or pets. It is hard to find a space heater that provides sufficient heat while minimizing the chances of accidental burns and bumps. The exterior of the heater is made out of rust-resistant durable metal with rounded corners to make sure that the user isn’t caught on rough edges. There is also an internal thermal cutoff that comes with the heater that helps to ensure it doesn’t overheat.

There are seven channels on this unit that are permanently sealed and filled up with pure diathermic oil. It may be run for the heater’s lifetime without having to be refilled or replaced. There are no internal parts on this device, so the heater is able to provide warmth on a consistent basis without constant clicking, hissing, or buzzing. The quiet operation of the device makes it perfect for use in TV rooms, home offices, and bedrooms.

The 24-hour programmable timer is one of the Delonghi TRD0715T main features. A majority of space heaters come with just rudimentary thermostats and timers. However the timer on this heater is able to run the whole day without added input from the user. There are 96 different settings on the timer and is is easy to understand and use. The timer helps to heat up spaces without the user having to fiddle around with the controls constantly.

The heater may be used directly out of the box without having to do any more assembly. The setup is as easy as putting the heater where you would like it to be, plugging it in, and then turning it on. After that, the easy-to-use controls enable you to adjust the temperature as desired and run its three fan settings. If you would like to move your heater into a different room, you can easily wrap its 72-inch cord around its front plate, which makes storing and moving the unit very easy. The heater has an anti-freeze feature also, which turns on the unit automatically whenever the temperature goes lower than 42 degrees Fahrenheit. That helps to prevent electronics, water pipes, and other fragile items that don’t do well in cold temperatures from being damaged.

Pros
  • Can provide flexible and fast heating into whatever room that it is set up in without the need for complex controls or a long warm-up time.
  • Its wheels snap down and enable the device to stay in place. They also can be pulled back in place, which allows the heater to roll on four wheels.
  • This device maximizes radiant heat flow while a low surface temperature is maintained by using thermal tunnels and vents
  • The adjustable heat and thermostat setting make it very easy for a user to set whatever the ideal temperature is, and to keep the room at this desired heating level.
  • Its chassis is made out of rust-resistant metal that works to extend the heater’s life and helps to prevent corrosion.
  • Its anti-freeze setting helps to prevent damaged electronics and frozen pipes without the heater having to run all of the time.
  • The operation of the heater is nearly silent, and that makes it perfect for offices and bedrooms
Cons
  • If the heater is damaged or dropped some of its functions may not work and it may leak oil.
  • For the first couple of weeks that the device is used it may have a funny smell. You can help to prevent the smell by proofing the heater outdoors. Proofing means allowing the heater to run on the highest setting so that any excess paint burns off that may cause there to be a harsh smell emitted.

5. Lifesmart Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote

Lifesmart Large Room Infrared Quartz Fireplace in Burnished Oak Finish w/Remote
  • Dimensions: 28"L X 11"W X 20"H
  • Heats 1000 sq. feet with 5100 BTU's
  • Features a Quakerstown dark oak cabinet and mantel
  • Two levels of realistic fire glow
  • Produces natural, quiet, and efficient infrared heat

The unit has received some of the best reviews for electric fireplaces heaters that can be found online. Enough heat is produced by the fireplace to warm up 1,000 square feet, and it has really realistic looking fire animation.

Heat is produced by the electric fireplace through the use of infrared technology, so that it heats objects up directly in front of it, without the air molecules being warmed up. After those items have accumulated some heat, they start to radiate it, which warms up the air over large big surfaces.

A gorgeous oak mantle surrounds the fireplace, which makes it a beautiful addition for any room. It is a freestanding unit, which means it can be moved around your home. Casters support the entire unit, so it can be pushed to wherever you would like it to be without having to lift it up.

Pros
  • Its infrared heating is really good since it doesn’t dry the air up inside of a room. It is excellent for those suffering from the common cold or allergies.
  • A remote control comes with the unit so you can remotely change all of its settings, as long as there is a clear line of sight of the fireplace for the remote.
Cons
  • It is a small electric fireplace. If you would like it to be the focal point of a large room then it may not be your best choice.
  • The power cord is short which makes it difficult to place the electric fireplace if you would like to adhere to the three feet minimum of clearance needed in order for it to run safely.

6. Lifesmart Large Room 6 Element Infrared Heater w/Remote – Professional’s Choice

LifeSmart 6 Element w/Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Black/Gray
  • Provides Infrared Warmth to a Large Room
  • 3 Heat Settings Including 500 Watt Eco Setting
  • 12 Hour Start and Stop Timer
  • Stylish Metal Cabinet
  • Digital Thermostat with Remote

The Lifesmart 6 element infrared heater is designed for larger spaces in the home or the workplace. Most consumers are surprised by how quickly a Lifesmart infrared heater can heat up a large living area. The heater’s design warms the space using infrared technology.

The Lifesmart heater comes with a remote control that makes it easy to adjust the temperature in the room without getting up. In addition to the remote, users can easily control the heater from the heater’s control panel, located on the front of the unit.

The six element Lifesmart infrared heater is available in either gray or black, which allows you to match it with your room’s decor.

The heater is so quiet that it will not interfere with your sleep; however, it should be noted that the heater does use infrared rays to heat the space, which means that it does emit a certain amount of light. If you must sleep in total darkness, this may not be the best heater for you; however, most users report that the light is soft enough that they are able to sleep.

The Lifesmart heater comes with a fully washable air filter to help keep your home’s air clean. The manufacturer offers a one year warranty on the heater.

Pros
  • Evenly heats large areas
  • Helps keep the air moist
  • LED screen and remote control for easy operation
  • Unit remains cool during usage
  • 1 year warranty
Cons
  • Heater draws quite a bit of power which can trip your circuit breaker
  • Heating costs are expensive when the heater is used as your primary heating source

7. Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote

Lifesmart Corp Lifelux Series Ultimate 8 Element Extra Large Room Infrared Deluxe Wood Cabinet & Remote
  • Provides Infrared Warmth to an Extra-Large Room. Remote Control
  • 3 Heat Settings Including Eco Setting 12 Hour Start and Stop Timer
  • Stylish Wood Cabinet That is Cool To the Touch
  • Digital Thermostat with Remote. Quiet Scroll Fan Circulates Heat.
  • The LifeSmart Infrared Heater is a supplemental heat source for up to...

If you’re interested in finding an infrared heater to use in a space that is especially large, then this is the right heater for you. This unit’s specifications are just over 30 pounds and measures at 16.2 x 15.2 x 18.5. The revolutionary product is one the best markets available on the marketplace for large areas.

It has three heat setting options which includes an eco setting for conserving heat in larger space or for heating spaces that are much smaller. A 12-hour automatic shut off is included which helps you use the heater only at times that it is really needed. It comes with a convenient digital thermostat that enable you to easily see what the room’s current temperature is so that you can adjust it easily using the included remote control. It also has a strong fan blowers, but doesn’t make an annoying sound.

It also an aesthetically appealing heater and looks great as a home decor piece. Its wood finish helps even more with making the space look very inviting and warm. Many individuals have commented on how this model is much more “homey” compared to other metal heaters. This heater’s appearance is something that attracts many consumers.

One thing to note is that customers that were the most satisfied are the ones who use the heater indoors. Individuals who buy the heater for out buildings and shops state that the heater lacks the ability for heating over 50 degrees in external spaces that are lacking insulation.

Pros
  • Quiet operation
  • Ionizer may be turned on/off
  • Casters for mobility
  • Remote control
  • Digital thermostat
  • Not hot to touch
  • 9 hour timer
  • Energy-saving variable heat settings
Cons
  • Might not generate the amount of heat you were expecting
  • Some early malfunction complaints

8. Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000-60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater – Best Space Heater for Large Drafty Room

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Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD 30,000 - 60,000 BTU Liquid Propane Forced Air Heater
  • 30,000 - 60,000 BTUs
  • Heats up to 1,350 sq.ft.
  • Continuosly Variable BTUs
  • Adjustable Heat Angle
  • Continuos Electronic Ignition - Prevents Dangerous Delayed Ignition

Time is always a critical factor whenever you are on a job. The last thing you want to have happen when getting to a job site is needing to spend lots of time attempting to get a heater set up and then needing to wait until it warms up enough so that you can start working.

If your work site is especially cold or you need to turn up frequently to a job for one of your customers and the temperature is not favorable for working in, then you should try out the Dyna-Glo RMC-FA60DGD. A fan forced heater is features that comes with an impressive heat output of 30,000-60,000 BTU, so you know you will get heat instantly and lots of power for heating a big space of up to 1,350 square feet.

In order to ensure safely while using the heater on a job, there is overheat shutoff protection included. This heater is certified as being safe for use both outdoors and indoors, which makes it great to use at festivals and events as well as on the job.

The angle of the heater can easily be adjusted and may be lifted and then carried to a different location by using handle which is integrated into the casing’s top.

Pros
  • Heavy-duty
  • Instant heat can be produced
  • No carbon-monoxide hazards
  • Automatic shut-off safety feature
  • Continuous variable heat control
  • Heats up a large area
  • Easy to use, easy to install
  • Compact, portable
  • Adjustable angle
Cons
  • Needs good ventilation
  • When used constantly be be high-cost (uses propane quickly)
  • Noisy
  • Not ideal for individuals who work with sawdust

9. Lifesmart 6 Element Large Room Infrared Quartz Heater w/Wood Cabinet and Remote

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LifeSmart 6 Element Quartz w/Wood Cabinet and Remote Large Room Infrared Heater, Brown
  • Dimensions: 13W x 16.25D x 17.5H in.
  • Heats up to 1400 cubic. feet with 5100 BTU's
  • Produces natural, quiet, and efficient infrared heat
  • Large remote control and raised buttons
  • Features a washable lifetime filter

This Lifesmart LS-1000X-6W-IN is among the best indoor heaters to use in a large room since it can handle up to 1,500 square feet of area. It has a 5,100 BTUs per hour rating, and that equals approximately 1,500 watts. One of the main reasons why it is able to produce that much heat is due to the 6 quartz elements that are wrapped inside. They allow the infrared heater to heat up much faster than normal.

If you will be tackling large rooms then the heat will need to have a way of getting around. It will not be that difficult when the Lifesmart model is switched on, since the fan pushes air over to the other side of a room. Usually the largest downside to a fan is all of they noise that they make. However this one is very quiet and you don’t notice it. Another exceptional component is the washable filter since it lasts forever.

It comes with 3 energy saving settings, with the most interesting being the ECO mode. It is the perfect setting for whenever you would like to heat a small room up. It reaches a 68 degrees Fahrenheit temperature. When running on the ECO mode you only use around 500 watts total, which is just half of how many watts are used by an iron. Even when it uses 1,500 watts you won’t ever get burned by touching its wooden cabinet.

At times you won’t want to have to wait for the heat to get warmed up. Due to its 12 hour built in stop and start timer, you don’t need to. Everything can easily be pre-programmed ahead of time. It also works in one hour increments, so if you are not wanting to keep your indoor heater on constantly all day long then you won’t have to touch it all the time. You won’t need to program anything over 12 hours in advance.

Its buttons are on the control panel making them easy to see. They can be accessed quickly also, however, that doesn’t mean that you must. Instead, you may want to use the big remote control. It has everything that is needed for changing the temperature whenever you don’t feel like getting up. If you can see what the temperature reading is on its control panel then you can use it from anyplace inside of the room.

Whenever you purchase one of the top indoor heaters for use in a large room it goes beyond what it has inside of it. You also would like for the unit to be attractive as well, since it will become part of your decor. Just wait until you see the Lifesmart LS-1000X-6W-IN and how it looks. It has a beautiful oak stain wooden cabinet. Underneath are EZ glide casters that help with moving around the 24-pound heater.

Pros
  • Eco-friendly
  • Helps save energy
  • Durable construction
  • Excellent for larger rooms
  • Quiet operation
Cons
  • Robust design
  • Rather heavy

10. Duraflame DFI-5010-01 Infrared Quartz Fireplace Stove with 3D Flame Effect and Remote Control

Duraflame 3D Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control - Portable Indoor Space Heater - DFI-5010...
  • 5,200 BTU heater provides supplemental zone heating for up to 1,000...
  • Patent pending 3D flame effect technology features realistic flames...
  • The infrared quartz heat helps to maintain the natural humidity in the...
  • Overheat protection, heater will instantly shut off to prevent...
  • Adjustable, digital thermostat allows you to decide the temperature of...

This infrared heater operates on electricity. It has enough power for hating up rooms that are about 1,000 square feet. You won’t need to worry it sucking out any humidity from your room. It will save lots of money since the heater switches after it reaches its set temperature. It doesn’t come back on until it drops under a certain amount. That is great since the fan doesn’t run as often either.

This particular model’s biggest feature is its 3D flame effect patent pending technology. It not only looks just like fire, but you can also play around with it. There are 5 brightness settings to choose form in order to customize the appearance of the flames. They will show in front, in between, and behind the logs so that it provides a layered and realistic look.

Some individuals may leave an infrared heater on while they are not home or sleeping. Although it isn’t 100 percent safe to do that, the Duraflame DFI-5010-01 does make is somewhat less dangerous. Overheat protection has been added to the indoor heater, and basically prevents it from overheating. After it starts getting too hot then the stove automatically turns off.

There are a few options available when you are wanting to run your infrared heater. On the unit there are buttons, or the remote control can be used instead to make your life easier. The included multi-function remote control allows you to play with several different things. You will be able to control, the appears of the flames inside of the stove, the on/off timer and thermostat.

If there was an electric fireplace when you were young, your parents would definitely have warned you to stay away from the fire. Many individuals have scars still due to accidentally touching something when it was boiling hot. This Duraflame DFI-5010-01 is among the best indoor heater to use in a large room when you have pets and children. Although it uses as much as 1,500 watts it has been designed to remain cool to the touch.

This stove features a durable metal body that will last a very long time. There is a beveled glass door and side viewing windows, and those have also been built so they will last the distance. Although it is built out of metal, this quartz stoves weighs just 28.6 pounds. It isn’t hard to move around your house. It is also easy store at its size of 13.1 x 24 x 23.4 inches.

Pros
  • Cranks heat out like crazy
  • Realistic looking flame effect
  • Great aesthetics
Cons
  • Overly basic remote
  • Top gets too hot
  • Loud as a jet engine

11. Homegear 1500 SqFt Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater Black +Remote Control

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Homegear 1500W Infrared Electric Portable Space Heater Black + Remote Control
  • Efficiently and quickly heats up a medium to large size room. Dual...
  • LED display for easy monitoring. Quiet and efficient blower fan....
  • ETL certified. Power: 1500W, 120V,
  • Minimum 13A circuit; 15A gives even better results
  • Dimension: 12 x 13 x 17in, Weight: 11.5lbs, Cable length: 71in

As the name suggests, it is a lightweight and electric space heater meant for heating up to 1500 sq ft area. Its dimensions are 16 x 13 x 12 inches and it has a weight of only 11.2 pounds. There are two infrared heating elements included in this dual heating system machine. These elements are composed of Quartz and Mica. The package includes a digital thermostat along with a remote control to allow you to easily manage temperature settings.

During our testing, we found that this heater is best suited for preheating a small to medium sized room. It did not adequately warm an area of around 1800 sq ft, as advertised. It took only around half an hour to raise the temperature to comfortable levels. However, it does not have any residual heat value which means the temperature came back down quickly when it was switched off. This is the reason, it is recommended to use this space heater along with an oil filled radiator.

It also isn’t easy-to-use as it might take some time for you to figure out the ideal temperature settings. However, once you have figured out the settings, it will give a decent amount of heat for small to medium sized rooms. It’s safe for use around pets or children as it does not get hot. However, it is missing an important feature which is an automatic shut-off switch in case the appliance is tipped over. Thankfully, the automatic shut-off works in case of overheating.

Pros
  • Quick heating with the help of dual heating technology
  • Package includes LED display and remote control
  • Lightweight
  • Extremely quiet
  • Automatic shut-off due to overheating
Cons
  • Tipping over does not cause automatic shut-off
  • Heating is not as much as advertised

12. Lasko #5775 Ceramic Tower Heater

Lasko #5775 Ceramic Tower Heater
  • 1500 watts maximum output with low, high and thermostat controlled...
  • safe ceramic element with overheat protection and cool-touch housing
  • Electronic thermostat and auto-off timer
  • fully assembled, 22.75" tall.
  • ETL Listed for safety

The model number 5775 from Lasko is a ceramic space heater equipped with an electronic thermostat, various functions for enhanced safety and an automatic shut-off timer. There are two modes in this space heater including low heat and high heat along with an auto mode where thermostat controls the temperature. It comes with a convenient handle to allow you to easily transfer the heater from one room to another room quickly.

You may invest in a ceramic heater and it will warm up the room but if the room isn’t at a comfortable temperature, you will have to invest in another ceramic heater. Two ceramic heaters are going to produce a lot of noise. Therefore, it’s recommended to combine a ceramic heater with an infrared heater for low noise and optimum results.

Infrared and ceramic heaters are not that expensive and you can easily make both the heaters work at half capacity using the available settings. It will allow you to get the desired heating without worrying about the power bill.

Pros
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Comes completely assembled
  • Shut-off timer and an electronic thermostat
  • Heats up the room quickly
  • Very powerful Tower heater
Cons
  • Not durable
  • Makes unnecessary beeping noises
  • It is lightweight that isn’t a desired feature in portable heaters of this size

13. Lasko 758000 Cyclonic Ceramic Heater – Best Space Heater for Basement

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Lasko 758000 Cyclonic Ceramic Heater
  • Cyclonic ceramic heater with space-saving design. Direct warmth where...
  • Fully assembled.
  • Low/high quiet-comfort settings, plus auto thermostat-controlled...
  • Self-regulating ceramic element and overheat protection for safety....
  • 24.9" tall, 16.8" wide, 6.5" deep

The ceramic space heater has the ability to heat large rooms but it has a fairly compact size. One of the buyers in his review has mentioned that he bought this heater for heating up the basement area measuring in size around 500 sq ft and this particular heater was right up to the task. It has a space-saving design and is capable of directing warm air to areas where it’s needed the most with the help of its glide pivot feature. It also comes fully assembled.

It comes equipped with an adjustable thermostat, digital controls and a seven hour timer. It has two silent operating modes including low heat and high heat along with automatic temperature control mode.

Its safety features include overheat protection as the heater shuts down automatically when it overheats to prevent any unnecessary damage to the coils. The self-regulating ceramic element is a notable feature and some of the other features of this ceramic heater include high and low quiet comfort settings and thermostat controlled settings.

Pros
  • Space-saving design
  • Airflow is adjustable
  • Large and easy to read thermostat display
  • Responds amazingly to the room temperature
Cons
  • Not quite
  • Airflow cannot be directly downwards

14. Honeywell HCE323V Digital Ceramic Heater

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Honeywell HCE323V Digital Ceramic Heater
  • ENERGY EFFICIENT HEAT: Designed with dual motors and oscillation, this...
  • EASY TO USE: Delivering enhanced safety features & easily controlled...
  • INCREASE YOUR COMFORT: Using portable heaters in your home can help...
  • SMART SAVINGS: Portable heaters are a smart and easy way to add warmth...
  • HONEYWELL QUALITY: Help improve heating & energy savings in your home,...

This digital ceramic heater from Honeywell offers you complete control. It comes with advanced digital features allowing you to customize your heater to a large extent. With these controls, you should be able to get all the heat you need at any time. It comes with two constant heat settings including low heat mode (energy saving mode) as well as high heat mode. There is also the timer function that allows you to switch on the heater at preset increments of one hour, two hours, four hours and eight hours, as per your needs.

A dust filter is included to keep the maintenance easy. The permanent filter will also protect heater against dust and it does not need to be replaced. It comes with tip-over switch along with overheat protection to keep you safe while using this heater. Overheat protection is extremely important for such heaters as it will keep you safe when it becomes too hot. The space-saving design of this tall ceramic heater allows you to fit it in smaller spaces. It comes equipped with an oscillating feature that allows you to heat up the room quickly and effectively.

Pros
  • Fire resistant
  • Preset heating up to 8 hours
  • Quick heating capacity.
Cons
  • Fan noise can be extremely annoying

15. DeLonghi HCX9115E Slim Style Convector Heater

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DeLonghi HCX9115E Slim Style Convector Heater
  • Rated voltage/Frequency (V~Hz): 120~60
  • Exclusive HI-FI TECHNOLOGY which provides a better distribution into...
  • 1500 Watts of power in a stylish thinner design (only 3") to take the...
  • Freestanding or wall mounted use (all hardware included)
  • Unique Two Fan System - Provides better, faster heat distribution into...

This space heater offers an impressive performance especially when you consider its slim size. It can go up to 1500 watts and can also heat up large rooms adequately but the designers have made it to go a step ahead. It comes with a unique two fan system that is designed to do a few things. This dual fan system heats up the room quickly and presence of two fans ensures even distribution of warm air throughout the room.

It is also one of the best indoor heaters when it comes to safety, at this price point. Tip-over protection is the biggest safety feature included in this heater. Due to its slim size, you might think that it may fall over easily but it will automatically switch off in case it is tipped over. There is also the overheat protection feature that will shut it down in case it gets too hot.

This unit is equipped with three different preset heat settings but you are likely to be most interested in the ECO mode. In this mode, the temperature level and power flow is automatically adjusted by the unit to save you the most amount of money while keeping you comfortable. It also has an antifreeze feature that will prevent pipes from freezing when it’s too cold.

If you are looking for a stylish design, it is unlikely that you would have seen anything like this heater so far. Instead of looking like a traditional heater, it gives the appearance of a modern desktop computer tower which means it should work well in any room. It’s only 3 inches wide and looks great when you mount it to a wall. All the hardware needed to mount it on the wall is included in the package. It is also equipped with removable legs which means you can also put it down on the floor.

There is a soft touch LED Control Panel that allows you to take advantage of different settings this heater has to offer. The temperature is displayed on the display panel in big bright numbers. Below the display are the buttons that allow you to cycle through various heat settings and tinker with the thermostat. It includes a 24-hour programmable timer that allows you to pre-set the time for turning it on each day.

We have researched a huge number of indoor heaters and most of them are not that difficult to move but this particular model is the very definition of a lightweight heater as it weighs only 15.2 pounds. You will find it easy to pick it up on one hand. As far as the dimensions are concerned, it has a size of 32.2 x 3 x 21.8 inches. These dimensions make it easy for you to store it away during the summer months.

Pros
  • Two fan system
  • Heater thermostat can reach 1500 W
  • Highly energy-efficient
Cons
  • Size is quite big

16. Regal Portable Electric Fireplace Stove by e-Flame USA (Matte Black) – This 25-inch Tall Freestanding Fireplace Features Heater and Fan Settings with Realistic and Brightly Burning Fire and Logs – Best Space Heater for Large Room with High Ceilings

e-Flame USA Regal Free Standing Electric Fireplace (Red)
  • FEATURES | A quiet, fan-forced heater with easy-to-adjust settings for...
  • DECORATION | Although great-looking alone, e-Flame USA's Regal model...
  • DESIGN | The dignified and graceful design of the Regal highlights the...
  • ENERGY SAVINGS | If you are looking for an economical solution, you're...
  • SPECIFICATIONS | Dimensions: 24.8" (H) x 22.3" (W) x 11.6" (D). 40...

This is a freestanding fireplace and is 25 in tall and has a heater along with fan settings and brightly and realistic burning fire and logs. The stunning design really catches the eye when you put it in the living room and it has traditional curves and is very compact. For those who have large living rooms or ceilings that are high and find that some places in the room have cold spots then this is a great heater that will more evenly heat the entire room and eliminate the cold spots.

It’s even possible to use the lights on this fireplace without turning on the heater. The flame is very realistic and it will give you the same feeling as you would have in front of a wood burning fireplace. It comes with a mesh enclosure that helps it to be safer for pets and children and remains cool to the touch even when the heaters on. It is very lightweight and the way it’s made allows everything to stay in place even when it is being transported which adds to its convenience of use.

This heater is able to heat a room or space up to 400 square feet. The heat is more evenly distributed by the fan that is very quiet which forces the air out from the heater. This will make the room more evenly heated.

The hot air comes out near the bottom and for this reason, you might want to place the heater on boards if it’s being used on a carpeted floor to protect the carpet. It’s unlikely to be a fire hazard but it’s better to remove the risk altogether. It will also mean that you’re protecting the carpet. That is not absolutely needed but it is something that is recommended for added safety and to protect the life of the carpet.

Pros

Turns On And Off Automatically Based On The Thermostat Settings
Very Quiet
Heating Comes Out From The Bottom
Looks And Feels Like A Wood Burning Fireplace

Cons

Sometimes Has A Problem With The Screws And Plastic Legs

17. DeLonghi TRD40615T Full Room Radiant Heater

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DeLonghi TRD40615T Full Room Radiant Heater
  • Please Note this product doesn't comes with a remote.For rooms up to...
  • 1500 watts of heating power, silent operation, Best for medium to...
  • High quality, patented steel assembly - permanently sealed oil...
  • Up to 40% more heat surface for faster heat up
  • Patented thermal chimneys engineered to maximize heat flow yet...

This large room radiant heater is for those who would like to have an oil-filled radiator that is able to produce radiant and convective heat. This can easily heat up a room that is as big as 144 square feet and it will get it warm quickly. By design, the new panel has a 25% bigger radiant surface. It also has thermal chimneys that are patented and made to maximize heat flow.

The oil inside the Dragon 4 is permanently sealed making it inaccessible. This is actually one of the big benefits of this type of radiator. Another benefit is the fact that there is very little maintenance work needed. It’s constructed out of very tough metal and this in part is why the oil will not seep out. It is rust resistant and the look of it will not diminish with age.

The thermal chimneys that were mentioned above help to speed the heating process up while keeping the surface temperature low which helps keep you from ever getting burned. This makes it especially good for those who have children or pets. If the surface of the heater didn’t remain cool then even after you turned it off it would still be possible to get burnt for some time afterward.

If a heater like this were to ever overheat it could cause significant damage so this has a safety feature to help prevent that. In fact, it’ll never reach the point where it gets too hot. The heater is made so that you can only set the temperature up so high to prevent any issues from happening. It even has a feature that prevents it from freezing as well. If the temperature drops below 42 degrees Fahrenheit it switches on.

The Dragon 4 is totally silent which means that it’s very comfortable when using it any time of day or night regardless of what you are doing. This heater doesn’t have any moving parts and yet it’s able to heat large rooms quickly. The technology that allows this is amazing. This heater also uses advanced technology rather than fans to disperse the heat which makes it a great choice and is one of the reasons it is so quiet.

This heater weighs only 24 lb and its size is 16 by 6.5 by 25 in which means it is easily portable and can fit in many rooms. You can use the carry handle to pick it up and it even comes with smart snap wheels to push it around. This means it’s very maneuverable so that you can put it where you need it and those who own this heater find its features very convenient.

Pros
  • Completely Silent
  • Doesn’t Need To Be Supervised
  • Super Easy To Use
Cons
  • Settings On The Thermostat Are Not Clearly Marked
  • It Has A Long Heat Up Time

18. EdenPURE A5095 Gen2 Pure Infrared Heater

EdenPURE A5095 Gen2 Pure Infrared Heater, Black
  • Heats up to 1,000 square feet
  • Product has a 2 year warranty
  • Has an electric thermostat

This is another solution for those who want a portable heater and is great for keeping you warm when the day is cold or at night. It features an automatic on and off functionality that keeps the area warm without wasting energy. It even has a timer so that you can set it to turn off at a time you specify. It also means that you can schedule it turn on so that while you’re out running errands that it can warm the place up just in time for you to arrive home.

Its measurements are 15.1 inches by 11.5 inches by 9.6 inches and weighs only 15lbs which means it’s great in areas where space is limited. It has an interesting bookshelf design. The quartz elements are concealed within and on the outside is an attractive wooden plastic finishing grade. It’s made to look perfect in modern homes and it will be very suitable for those who want something that is stylish.

This company puts extra care into safety and this includes making the exterior safe to the touch as well as a special sensor that will turn it off should it somehow tip over. It also means that there’s no need to worry about pets or children getting burned. It even has the ability to install an extra air purification kit on to it.

It’s made with high-grade HEPA filters, a PC component UV light that makes sure the air coming from it is clean. If anyone in the family has asthma than this is a great choice. If you prefer using the existing filter then it will still do a good job as long as you regularly performed cleaning maintenance on it.

The one thing that we didn’t especially like was the fact that there were no wheels which means it is a little bit more difficult if you need to move it. But because it’s small and lightweight most will find that it’s really not a problem. We feel that the design is very good and the craftsmanship is solid and we like the fact that it had a remote control included. EdenPURE makes great products and they have a great reputation and this heater is another in their line of great products.

Pros
  • A Perfect Choice If Someone In The Family Has Asthma
  • Has A Stylish Design
  • Safe Touch And Tip Over Sensor For Safety
  • Remote Controlled Thermostat And Timer
Cons
  • A Bit Expensive
  • Doesn’t Have Wheels

19. Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater – Best Kerosene Heater for Large Room

Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater
  • Portable 23,000-BTU kerosene heater for rooms up to 1000 square feet
  • Automatic push-button ignition; 1.9-gallon fuel capacity provides 10...
  • Ideal for both everyday supplemental heating and emergency situations
  • Fuel gauge; automatic safety shut-off; siphon pump and batteries...
  • Measures 18-3/4 by 18-3/4 by 27 inches; 2-year limited warranty

This is a very unique area heater. did uses K1 kerosene rather than electricity or propane. It weighs only 15 lb and it measures 19 by 18 by 22 inch. It has an automatic shut-off switch and a button that turns on the plane and a safety feature that will automatically turn the heater off if it’s tipped over.

It’s recommended you do some research before you invest in a kerosene heater. Because this type of heater is not as common then you might want to watch some videos online to learn how to assemble it properly as well as how to siphon kerosene. You’ll need clear K1 kerosene for the unit which does not have an odor and you’ll also need a couple of D batteries to run the fan.

You can cut out the intolerable odor by running it outside the first time. You may also need to play around with the flame height a bit to get it just right. Anyone who doesn’t consider themselves as handy might want to consider choosing a heater that is not kerosene. This type of heater will not be as precise when it comes to setting the temperature as well. You should probably have a carbon monoxide detector when using this heater.

Pros
  • Very Portable
  • Safety Shut Off Feature
  • 23,000 BTUs Of Heat
  • Less Than 2 Gallons Of Kerosene Can Run Up To 12 Hours
Cons
  • More Difficult To Assemble Than Others
  • May Have An Odor At First

20. Duraflame 5HM7000-NC04 Portable Electric Infrared Quartz Oscillating Tower Heater, Cherry

Duraflame 5HM7000-NC04 Portable Electric Infrared Quartz Oscillating Tower Heater, Cherry
  • 5,200 BTU heater provides supplemental zone heating for up to 1,000...
  • Safe for kids and pets - stays cool to the touch
  • Tip over safety switch - will automatically turn off the heater should...
  • Oscillation feature allows the heater to remain stationary, blowing in...
  • The infrared heat helps to maintain the natural humidity within the...

This is a powerful portable heater that is capable of heating a room as large is 1000 square feet. One of its features allows it to remain cool to the touch which makes it safe for animals and children. It also is made to protect it from tipping over and if somehow it does so it will automatically turn off. It has a special feature that allows the air to blow in only one direction or it can isolate allowing it to move from side to side.

Many who use this say that although the manufacturer reports that it’s capable of heating up to a thousand square feet it is sad that it will do and especially great job if heating an area of 500 square feet.

Pros
  • Can Heat 500 Sq Feet Of Room Space More Economically Than A LP Heater
  • It Looks Very Nice In Any Room
  • Can Be Controlled By Remote Control
Cons
  • Because It Uses 2 Units It Will Require 2 Circuits
  • Fan Is Noisy

Why Investing in Indoor Heaters Makes Financial Sense?

Cranking up the central hearing too high will make you feel toasty inside the home. There are a number of factors that should be considered in order to buy the right indoor heater. Here is a list of some of the important reasons why investing in the best indoor heaters for big rooms is worth it.

Save Money

You will save a lot of money on your energy bills as indoor heaters help with zonal heating. For instance, cranking up your central heating will heat up your entire home even if you do not need the heat everywhere whereas a portable heater can be set up to heat only the room that you are currently using. In simple terms, it allows you to bring down the overall temperature of the home. After all, there is no point in keeping your whole house warm in winters if you’re not using many of those rooms. Indoor heater will provide you additional warmth as and when needed while keeping your energy bills down.

Happy Family Members

Think carefully about everything that we have said about lowering your energy bills. It’s true that you can’t lower the temperature without negatively affecting the family members. However, with everyone in the family having an indoor heater, there is no need to crank up the thermostat. The thermostat can be dialed down and each family member has the choice to choose the temperature comfortable for them with an indoor heater. It will keep everyone happy.

Protect the Environment

Many people are interested in protecting the environment these days as gas powered models are being replaced by cordless power tools and vertical farming is also quickly becoming popular all around the country. We also want to play our part in keeping the environment safe and one of the good ways to protect the environment is to become more energy efficient. After all, there are no downsides to saving money and saving the planet at the same time.

Portability

You do not need to be worried about being trapped in the same room all day or night long. An indoor heater is portable and you can quickly move it to another room even after turning down the thermostat. The indoor heaters specifically designed for bigger rooms are designed to be portable. Even if some of the bigger models are not easy to pick up, it is still easy to move them from one room to another on wheels. You will face problems in moving the heater only when it’s mounted on a wall.

Quick Heating

When it comes to central heating, there is no denying the fact that it takes a while to reach the desired temperature. So, if you rely on central heating, you will remain cold for a while even if you turn on the temperature right when you get home. Setting up timers for the thermostat is only going to work if you’re sure of the exact time you’ll get home each day. However, there is no such limitation when it comes to portable indoor heaters as these are capable of heating up rooms much quicker. As far as the speed of heating is concerned, it will depend on the model you choose to buy but you can rest assured that you will start feeling warm within a few minutes.

No Central Heating

Even if you have central heating, there will be rooms where no heating is available. For instance, your garage may not be centrally heated. Some people do like to use their garage regularly even during the winter months. They might want to use the garage as a workshop where they work every night. An indoor heater designed for large rooms will allow you to work comfortably in such a big area. This setting can also be applied to other rooms throughout your home.

How To Switch From Watts To British Thermal Units?

There are gas as well as electric heaters available in the market but doing an apples to apples comparison is not easy without finding out the equivalent BTU for gas heaters. Most of the electric models available in the market are rated at 1500 W and this is the number we are going to use to determine the BTU equivalent.

You should start by finding the wattage rating of the indoor heater. In this case, the reading is 1500 W. This number should be multiplied by 3.41 which means, your calculation will come to 5,115 BTU per hour. So, if you want to find the equivalent gas heater, you want to find gas models that have a rating of 5,115 BTU.

Different Types of Space Heaters

Space heaters warm the air by two different methods which are defined below.

Radiative Heaters

In simple terms, radiative heaters may be defined as heaters that heat up things through radiation. These works similar to a halogen light bulb but these radiate heat in the infrared spectrum. It means heating the objects directly around it instead of heating the air in the room. This property makes these heaters extremely energy-efficient as the objects are heated directly but as far as the looks are concerned, these may not seem as attractive as convection heaters.

Convection Space Heaters

In this type of space heater, a heating element is used for warming the air or heating the oil. This heated air is pushed into the room with the help of a fan. It may also have an oscillator for spreading around the heated air. The oil based convection heaters take some time to heat up but the surface temperature remains lower as compared to heaters that work by warming the air.

Choosing the Right Type of Fuels

You have a wide variety of choices in terms of fuel types when you are choosing a heater. Here’s a list of some of the choices:

  • Electric: As the name suggests, electric supply is used by these heaters for power. These heaters can be directly integrated in the central heating system and you also have the option of using these on their own.
  • Natural Gas: In this case, the natural gas supply already available in your home is used as fuel. It’s a cheap way of powering the heater. These heaters are also comparatively easy to be installed.
  • Kerosene: It’s a cheap fuel and safer than propane when it comes to storage. Heaters using this fuel can be incredibly powerful and this is the reason, these heaters are popular among people who need heat in workplace.
  • Propane: It’s a cheap fuel and these heaters can be used outdoors as well as indoors.
  • Pellets: Heaters that use this fuel source are incredibly powerful and can be used for heating up your entire home. It’s a cheap source of power and these heaters are also highly efficient.
  • Oil Filled Heater: These heaters use electric supply for power. Convection currents are used in these heaters and this is the reason, these stay warm even after turning off.
  • Hydronic Heaters: The main boiler in your home is used for warming up these heaters. Hot water that is heated by the boiler is passed on to the heater where it is used for warming up the heating appliance.

There are a number of choices when it comes to choosing an energy source for heating up your home. Being aware of such choices allows you to weigh up the pros and cons of different types of fuels for your heating needs.

What Types of Heaters Are Available?

Similar to the variety of fuel options to choose from, many different types of heaters are available for buying. Here is a list of some of the popular varieties of heaters to choose from.

Oil filled and hydronic heaters are typically flat and have a wide surface area. One of the biggest advantages of these heaters is that these retain heat for some time even after these are turned off. However, these type of heaters take some time to get going and due to use of convective heating method, it may take some time for heat to thoroughly disperse all around the room.

You can use propane heaters outdoors as well as indoors. For indoor use, it is important for you to ensure that the propane heater is specifically designed for indoor use in a safe manner. Propane heaters designed for outdoor use should never be used indoors. Propane heaters can provide heat through convective method, radiation method or fan forced heat depending on the type of environment that needs to be warmed up. For instance, patio heaters typically use propane as fuel source.

The biggest advantage of a kerosene heater is that it is capable of producing big amounts of heat in a short period of time. Kerosene heaters can sufficiently warm up your entire home. You can use these to heat up your warehouse or your garage. However, it is important to be careful while using such heaters as the place needs to be well ventilated. Do not forget to follow the recommended safety procedures while using these heaters.

Electric heaters are also available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. These are typically designed for indoor use. You can mount these to a ceiling or wall or you can attach these to a baseboard. Some of the models are also portable. A wide variety of these heaters are available in the market.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Different Heaters

In just a short while, we’ll take a look at a number of oil-filled, convector, and infrared heaters. As such, it makes some sense to first go over some of the upsides and downsides of each kind. So, let’s take a look at a bit of information that can help you choose just which model might work best for you:

Pros of Infrared Heaters

No Impact On Room Humidity: Infrared heaters aren’t going to impact the humidity in the surrounding air given how it targets objects and people. That will help provide protection to both houseplants and wood furniture. On top of that, humid air cuts down on your heating costs.

Infrared Heat Can Enhance Your Health: Additional humidity actually has a number of health benefits. Infrared heat means you can enjoy the benefits of natural sunlight, but without the harmful UV radiation. It even has the capacity to improve better blood circulation.

Cons of Infrared Heaters

Heat Disappears Fast After It’s Turned Off: When air isn’t heated directly, it creates a huge problem. Once you turn an infrared heater off, then the heat is going to dissipate quite fast. It won’t linger around in the manner you typically expect.

Radiant Heat Goes In Straight Lines: A number of infrared heaters can warm their room with ease, but the radiant heat always goes in a straight line. As such, if you’re in a room where you need to move around a bit, you’ll not notice as much effect.

Pros of Convector Heaters

Not As Much Need To Be Mindful Of Furniture: Furniture can’t be put too close to any infrared heater since they heat up physical objects. Convection heaters don’t have this issue, and as such, you’ll have a lot more latitude in choosing where to put one.

You Can Walk Around The Room: You feel warm and fuzzy only when infrared heater actually hits you, but movement means losing efficiency. A convection heater is going to warm the air of an entire room, regardless of where in the room you are.

Cons of Convector Heaters

Not Great For Rooms That Aren’t Insulated Well: Convection heaters don’t work as good in rooms with doors and windows that get used a bunch. They have to work harder to heat up the air if some of it is escaping, which is different than infrared models targeting specific physical objects.

You Warm Up Slower: This particular downside is also related to the fact that a convection heater will warm up the air inside the room. Even a fan will take time to accomplish this. Once active, infrared heat is going to heat you up much faster.

Pros of Oil-Filled Heaters

You’ll Stay Warm In The Dead Of Night: Once any oil gets heated up, it’s not going to cool down quickly after the heater gets turned off. If you don’t like keeping indoor heaters on while you’re sleeping, this might prove a useful option for staying warm later into the night.

Enjoy Peace And Quiet: As oil warms up, it releases its hot air into a room quite slowly. Without fans to physically distribute the heat, you’ll enjoy a very quiet heater that doesn’t keep bugging your ears.

Cons of Oil-Filled Heaters

They Can Take A While To Actually Heat Up: You’re not going to get quick winter heat out of these. You’ll eventually get warmth, but only after the oil heats up. If you’re not someone who likes to wait or can be patient, other options might be better choices.

The Heat Stays In That Room Forever: Yes, this was just stated as advantageous, but it can equally backfire. There might be times you want the heat to dissipate fast. An oil-filled heater simply isn’t going to do this.

Take Note:

Plenty more drawbacks and benefits could have been gone over here, but they don’t all apply to each and every model. Just know that each heater discussed in this content provides great value for your money. We don’t have the time or resources to go over every model the modern market has, but we do go over quite a few factors when we choose what we think the best indoor heaters are for big rooms.

Two Ways of Powering a Space Heater

Electric Space Heaters: Quite a few space heaters are powered electrically. You can plug these simple machines into a standard power outlet, which is quite handy in a residential home. You can find these heaters in various styles, sizes, and levels of output.

Gas Heaters: These kinds of heaters get powered by a gas, typically butane or propane, but there are others. Since this kind of power creates carbon dioxide, it is sometimes risky to use such a heater in an area with poor ventilation. Rather, they are used better in a work area, or even possibly on a back porch. In environments such as these, they’re superior to their electric variants, since they can be easily moved from one place to the next. They’ll also give off even more heat.

Buyer’s Guide: What Considerations Play into Picking The Optimal Space Heater for a Big Room?

Actual Size: The variety of space heaters in terms of size is quite big. It might be wise to get a small heater based on the dimensions of the space you actually need to heat up.

Setting It Up: Electric heaters typically require the least effort to use, since most are ready to go once out of the packaging. However, gas heaters are going to need you to get additional fixtures in order for them to function.

Mountability: A number of space heaters have fixtures which you can use to mount them on a wall or even a ceiling, which can be quite handy in a small space without a lot of real estate left.

Control Over The Temperature: This is another area of space heaters with a lot of variety. Some units come with simple high/low comfort settings or switches, and others let you dedicate control down to a specific degree number.

Thermostats: Some of the currently available heaters have thermostats built in that can track the room’s temperature so that automatic output adjustments are possible.

Safety Concerns: If you want truly stress-free use, then you might enjoy overheating protections or even an automated shutdown should a machine get tipped over.

Casing Heat Level: Some heaters have outer casings that might be hot to touch if the heater is being used. Knowing which models these are is crucial if you have small kids or pets before you buy one that might not have it.

Timer: Are you someone who forgets to turn off an appliance once you’re done with it? A heater that has a timer built-in can turn itself off, which is handy if you want to sleep.

Noise Volume: If noises bother you, look for a heater which doens’t have any fans. Radiative heaters typically don’t, so they might prove more quiet.

Remote Control: A number of models now come with remote controls that let you switch temperature settings from wherever you’re sitting or lying down. This is very handy on a truly cold evening.

Decor: Space heaters come in many colors and shapes, so you might find something that matches your room’s aesthetics or tastes. You might discover though that electric devices are a bit more attractive in general than propane burners. Right now, tower-shaped units are trendy, and you can even find some that look like old-time radiators or even fire places.

The Most Popular Brands of Current Space Heaters

Lasko: This is one of the biggest names in terms of space heaters. Their variety will include many different prices, power levels, styles, and shapes. A lot of their units offer extras like digital displays and oscillation. This name is an industry standard and great starting point for your shopping.

DeLonghi: This name is also popular in the space heating sector. DeLonghi’s offerings do differ from Lasko. In particular, their specialty is often oil-filled heaters. They come sealed, so changing the oil isn’t something you’ll have to really worry about. They often keep cooler surface temperatures then electric variants. Some of the casings can prove interesting, including some that mimic classic radiators.

Dimplex: This maker provides offerings to a pair of audiences. If you’re looking for fan-blown workshop or wall heaters of utilitarian design, then you can find subtle yet robust offerings that work in most environs. Alternatively, if you want something that pops, they also have numerous fireplace recreations. Those models even incorporate fire effects that help you think you’re actually sitting right in front of a crackling fireplace.

Heater: This is a line of gas-powered heaters which are intended for use outside your home. Their output is much higher than a conventional electric heater, yet they’re also risky for enclosed spaces. If you want to heat up a back porch or project area, one of these models is likely to work well for you.

Safety Tips

  1. Keep all combustible materials a minimum of 5 feet from all heaters, since they might ignite.
  2. Space heaters need to be used as a secondary heat source; keep them away from a primary source.
  3. Makers discourage the use of extension cords given the heightened risk of fire. Extension cords are also trip hazards for young and adult alike.

Conclusion

As you’ve likely surmised, the market has quite a few space heaters available. However, if you’re looking for the best option for a big room in particular, then these are probably going to be the wisest choices you can make. A lot of users of these products feel that heat comes out with enough efficiency and abundance to fill up a big room. It might not heat up as fast as you could get with propane or have the efficient delivery that a smart thermostat would have, but it should create a comfortable living area when the winter is coldest.

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