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Garage Heaters – How Should I Pick The Perfect One

Garage Heaters – How Should I Pick The Perfect One

A garage heater can keep you cozy warm in your garage during the winter. There are things to consider when choosing the best garage heater: benefits, configuration, installation and operating principles. Below are the types of garage heaters and their benefits.

Fahrenheat FUH54 240-volt Garage Heater

Types of Garage Heaters

  • Electric garage heater
  • Hot water garage heater
  • Garage heater fueled by natural gas
  • Garage heater fueled by Propane
  • Infrared-Natural gas garage heater
  • Infrared-Propane garage heater

What is an Electric Garage Heater?

Electric garage heaters are the most practical and convenient units to use to heat your garage. It is cheap, requires no maintenance and easy to install and operate.

Benefits

  1. Thermostat control is simple
  2. Clean heat, odor-free, safe heat
  3. Enclosed spaces can be easily heated
  4. No open-flame
  5. Shuts the heat off if temperature gets too hot.
  6. Mess free, no natural gas or fuel oil replenishment needed
  7. 100% Efficient
  8. No maintenance
  9. Easily replaceable fan assembly and motor
  10. Very reliable
  11. Easy direct warm air where needed by use of louvers
  12. Durable casing that’s resistant to corrosion and rust
  13. Lightweight and compact
  14. Quick, easy installation.
  15. Some models can be attached to walls or ceiling
  16. Comes with several size options
  17. Some models allow fan only to run during summer

What is a Hot Water Garage Heater?

Adding heat to the garage can be easily done with an existing hot water radiant system installed in your home. Heat is transferred from the heated water to the air.

Hot Water Garage Heater Benefits

  1. Clean, safe heat, odor-free
  2. No open-flame
  3. Mess free
  4. Efficient
  5. Easy and low maintenance
  6. Very reliable
  7. Adjustable fan speed dial
  8. Easy direct warm air where needed by use of louvers
  9. Durable
  10. Compact, simple and lightweight installation
  11. Easy power wiring
  12. Comes with several size options
  13. Some models allow fan only to run during summer

What is a Natural Gas Garage Heater?

Fan forced garage heater powered by natural gas burns fuel in a heat exchanger to create heat. This type of garage heaters are very common in dense locations that have natural gas piped throughout the area.

Benefits of Garage Heater fueled by Natural Gas

  1. Efficient
  2. Fast, powerful, self-contained
  3. Supplies heat without centralized boiler.
  4. Low clearance for low-profile heaters
  5. Adjustable louver allows warm air to be directed where needed
  6. Durable
  7. Available in several size, style options
  8. Mess-free, no need for fuel oil supply

What is a Propane Powered Garage Heater?

A garage heater fan forced powered by propane burns fuel in a heat exchanger to create heat. This type of garage heater system is very common in the rural locations where supply of natural gas is scarce.

Benefits

  1. Efficient
  2. Fast, powerful, self-contained
  3. Low clearance for low-profile heaters
  4. Adjustable louver allows warm air to be directed where needed
  5. Durable
  6. Available in several size, style options
  7. Mess-free, no need for fuel oil supply

What is Infrared-Natural Gas Garage Heater?

Infrared-natural gas garage heater is considered as one of the most economical and coziest ways of warming your garage.

Benefits of NG (Infrared) Garage Heater

  1. Highly efficient; 50% more efficient compared to gas fueled units
  2. Quiet
  3. Clean, dirt-free air is being circulated throughout the space
  4. Comfortable

What is Infrared-Liquid Propane Garage Heater?

Just like the natural gas heater, liquid propane garage heater offers same benefits and both have similar features.

Liquid propane garage heater is considered as one of the most economical and coziest ways of warming your garage.

Benefits

  1. Highly efficient; 50% more than compared to gas fueled units
  2. Quiet
  3. Clean, dirt-free air is being circulated throughout the space
  4. Comfortable