What are the best portable heaters?

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    #1Dr Infrared Heater DR968

    Dr Infrared Heater DR968

    Dr Infrared Heater Portable Space Heater features an energy saving mode, overheat protection, and tip-over protection for safe use. It is designed with caster wheels for easy transfer from place to place.

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    Walter Stevens
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "I have a large work area that is kept cold. I am always freezing. I bought the Dr Infrared Heater DR968. It was the perfect solution. Not only does it heat up a room quickly, it is also energy efficient, so doesn't cost an arm and leg. So if you need a portable heater, buy this one. "
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    #2Lifesmart Infrared Heater

    Lifesmart Infrared Heater

    Lifesmart Infrared Heater with a remote control is constructed from lightweight and durable materials to conveniently carry from one place to another. It is designed with a washable air filter.

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    Carl Harper
    Written on April 4, 2018
    "I like the specifications of the heaters. I like this type of portable heaters. "
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    #3Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BX

    Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BX

    Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BX is a portable liquid propane heater that is ideal for small enclosed spaces of up to 200 square feet. It features an Oxygen Depletion Sensor to ensure its safe use indoors.

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    Lauren Schmidt
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "This thing really saved my butt and perhaps marriage. Tried to sneak in a late season camping trip in Flagstaff, AZ a few weeks ago only to find the temps dropping into the ~25 range as a low. Dog bowls and all bottled water were frozen SOLID each morning. As a tent camper, I was a bit worried about leaving this thing on all night. I bought the Mr. Heater Buddy Series Hose Assembly - 10-ft., Model# F273704 and had a full-sized tank of propane outside my tent. A major worry was the warning that this heater may not work above 7000 feet elevation and where we were was 7300. Regardless it worked like a charm and I even pre-heated the tent before we called it a night and left it on all night while we slept. I did pick up two CO2 alarms just in case because I'll admit we did not have a ton of ventilation. Not even a chirp from them nor did I ever smell any incomplete burning or propane smell. Needless to say, we woke up every morning nice and toasty and slept very well throughout the night. After 4 nights the full-sized propane tank was not even touched speaking tot he efficiency of this unit. Lighting is easy but if using the 10' hose don't forget to hold down the pilot light for about 30 seconds until you smell propane. There is a lot of air in that line that you need to bleed out."
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    #4Holmes Quartz Tower Heater

    Holmes Quartz Tower Heater

    Holmes Quartz Tower Heater features an adjustable thermostat to allow users to control the heat. It is also made with safety features such as automatic shut-off to avoid overheating and safe use indoors.

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    Harold Alvarez
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "A good overview for one type of heater, but the description did feel a bit brief and rushed. I would like to have known more from this intro, and instead I feel like I have to do most of the research myself! Also not sure what makes it different from others."
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    #5Mr. Heater F215100 MH4B

    Mr. Heater F215100 MH4B
    This Mr. Heater F215100 MH4B is a portable propane heater that has a low-oxygen shut-off pilot system and accidental tip-over shutoff. It requires a 1-pound propane cylinder, and a heat setting of 3,800 BTUs per hour.
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    Lawrence Ellis
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "This heater has been of great use in my poorly insulated home where the cold could be the worst part of the year. It sits right under my feet but leaves my room nice and warm when I change rooms. I instantly notice the difference in temperature walking between my living room and my bedroom and I highly reccommend this product."
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    #6Rosewill RHTH-17001

    Rosewill RHTH-17001

    This Rosewill RHTH-17001 is a portable 1500-watt ceramic tower heater with an oscillating fan. It has two heat settings and a 75°-oscillating heater. It has a 9-hour timer and is protected from tipping over and overheating.

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    Sharon Cooper
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "The Rosewill RHTH-17001 is a very LOUD heater. I had to turn my TV up to 40 volume just to hear my favorite show, Murder She Wrote. This heater does not even put out very good heat. It's basically a fan that blows around the air in the room but doesn't heat it up. Not a fan of this heater."
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    #7DeLonghi DCH5090ER Ceramic Heater

    DeLonghi DCH5090ER Ceramic Heater

    DeLonghi DCH5090ER Ceramic Heater is a 1500-watt ceramic heater that has an energy-saving technology of up to 40%. This is ideal for providing heat to small to medium-sized rooms. It also includes a remote control.

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    Edgar Guillén
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "I really didn't like this ceramic heater. I found it got too hot for the room and also put a burn hole in my floor."
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    #8Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower Heater

    Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower Heater

    Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower Heater is 2 feet tall and is constructed of durable materials. This 1500-watt heater is perfect for providing heat in your home conveniently.

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    Emma Meyer
    Written on March 16, 2018
    "Perfect size to sit next to grandma in her sewing room. It always was the coldest room in the house, and with all that yarn the old school heaters were not safe enough. This one is the right size, easy to use, and the ceramic reduces fire danger so Grams don't get burned like Uncle Bill."
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    #9Homegear Infrared Heater

    Homegear Infrared Heater

    Homegear Infrared Heater can heat a space of up to 1500 square feet which is ideal for large rooms. It comes with a remote control and is plugged into a 120v outlet. This 1500-watt heater also features a digital thermostat.

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    Jane Franklin
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "This heater is fantastic. I have a garage that we converted into a playroom, and this heater works great at heating it! It has a thermostat so you can set the temperature you want the room to be rather than just low or high like some other heaters. I do have to use a separate outlet for this thing or it will blow the fuse; I don't know if it's just a problem with my house or if everyone has the same issue. "
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    #10Dr. Infrared Heater DR-968H

    Dr. Infrared Heater DR-968H

    This Dr. Infrared Heater DR968H is a 1500-watt portable space heater that has both an Infrared Quarts tube and PTC heating systems. It has a built-in humidifier, tip-over protection, overheat protection, and a 12-hour auto shut-off timer.

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    Patrick Gordon
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Don't let the fancy features fool you with any of these heaters. It is a 1500 watt space heater that puts out 1500 watts of heat. It doesn't do it any better or worse than any other 1500 watt heater. Safety is the most important thing with space heaters. I like the cool to the touch surfaces, except for the front, when this style is working."
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    #11Lifesmart Infrared Heater LS-6BPIQH-X-IN

    Lifesmart Infrared Heater LS-6BPIQH-X-IN

    Lifesmart Infrared Heater with a remote control is ideal for heating just specific areas in your home. This portable heater has an energy-efficient technology. It also does not use fuels which make it a clean and odorless heater.

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    Lawrence Duncan
    Written on March 29, 2018
    "The Lifesmart Infrared Heater LS-6BPIQH-X-IN keeps my bedroom nice and warm in the winter. I really like how compact and energy efficient that it is. "
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    #12DeLonghi HMP1500

    DeLonghi HMP1500

    DeLonghi HMP1500 Mica Panel Heater provides a safe heat that is perfect for enclosed space such as homes. It also features an automatic off-switch to avoid overheating. It is designed with caster wheels and carry handle for portability.

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    Katherine Chavez
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "It worked well for a few months. Then started to make a loud irritating buzz. Got afraid of it and so I am sending it back. It put out good heat , but the floor in front of it felt a little too hot for my taste also. It was nice looking and had a handle at top to carry it , which was nice also."
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    #13Pelonis HC-0179 Ceramic Heater

    Pelonis HC-0179 Ceramic Heater

    Pelonis HC-0179 Ceramic Heater is an energy efficient heater that features an automatic shut-off protection to ensure it will not overheat. It is designed with an adjustable temperature control and is lightweight and portable.

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    Catherine Schmidt
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "Pelonis HC-0179 Ceramic water heater is the best because it controls over heating and adjust temperature to ensure good heating rate"
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    #14Pelonis Ceramic Tower Heater

    Pelonis Ceramic Tower Heater
    This Pelonis Ceramic Tower Heater is a 1500-watt electric tower eater with a timer that can record 24 schedules and has a digital thermostat. It has ABS flame-resistant material and has anti over-heating technology.
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    Anthony Douglas
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "The heat output isn't great, but it's okay. My unit stopped oscillating after two weeks of use. The replacement seems to be doing all right. I probably wouldn't buy it again. "
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    #15Global Industrial Garage Heater

    Global Industrial Garage Heater

    Global Industrial Garage Heater with a thermostat is a 1500-watt portable heater that can be plugged into a 120-volt outlet. This is specifically designed for heating garages, shops, warehouses and more.

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    Rodrigo Montiel
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "The Global Industrial Garage Heater is your standard portable. Nothing fancy, but it gets the job done. "
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    #16Lasko 6462 Heater

    Lasko 6462 Heater

    Lasko 6462 Heater is a ceramic heater that comes with a remote control. It is designed with an easy-to-clean filter for a more efficient function of the unit.

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    Shaurya Khan
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "For last winter I decided to try the Lasko 6462 Heater and wasn't dissapointed. As a full room heater, it definitely gets the job done. Its one of the best portable electric heaters I've used."

Summary

Best What are the best portable heaters
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dr Infrared Heater DR968Electronics 11 Paid
2Lifesmart Infrared HeaterElectronics 8 Paid
3Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BXElectronics 6 Paid
4Holmes Quartz Tower HeaterElectronics 4 Paid
5Mr. Heater F215100 MH4BElectronics 1 Paid
6Rosewill RHTH-17001Electronics 0 Paid
7DeLonghi DCH5090ER Ceramic HeaterElectronics 0 Paid
8Lasko 755320 Ceramic Tower HeaterElectronics 0 Paid
9Homegear Infrared HeaterElectronics 0 Paid
10Dr. Infrared Heater DR-968HElectronics 0 Paid
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