If you are in an area that is prone to power outages during the cold winter months then you’ve probably considered looking into a hassle-free heater to ease your stress. In doing so, you may have only been exposed to the most common type of heater—being electric.
Unfortunately, that does little help in keeping you warm and comfy when your power is down. So what is your alternative when there is no electrical option for you to stay warm? That’s where the perfect propane infrared wall heater comes into play, as it requires zero electricity, and is therefore perfect in the case of a power outage—and/or another related emergency—as it serves as a backup.
If you want to ensure that you get the best out of your heater, research is a must. For when getting a propane infrared heater—vs. an electric infrared heater—there are certain requirements, as well as factors that cause them to differ greatly from one another. In turn, when you take the time out to look into the facts surrounding your new Dyna-Glo you can be better equip yourself on what additional steps you need to take in assembling and installing your new heater.
Pros and Cons
● Simplistic - This is perfect for you if you're looking for very little difficulty in heating your home. It is through this simple design, and a small weight of 20 pounds, that you can easily operate your heater with little trouble. Not only that, but the weight makes your heater a whole lot more accessible and/or lighter to carry. The best part about it is that there is only one dial rather than several complex and complicated buttons. This narrows down the time that it will take you to learn the features of your new heater.
● Dependable - You can avoid being cold in the case of a power outage since the Dyna-Glo IR18PMDG-1 Infrared Vent Free Wall Heater is non-electrical. In turn, while other heaters may fail you, the Dyna-Glo won't leave you cold and stranded like most electrically operated heaters will.
● Price Efficient - You will no longer have to deal with the consequences that come with your electrical heater, that come in the form of bills. Since this type of heater doesn't require electricity, it is a lot more gentle on your pocketbook, allowing that money that you would have spent on your electric heater to be used elsewhere.
● Requires Propane Tank - Propane is "a portable fuel that you can heat your house, your barbecue, or a portable stove with—that is found in natural gas and petroleum." In turn, this heater can be a disadvantage for you if you don't have a propane tank, don't want to invest in getting one, and/or don't want to deal with the upkeep that comes with it. However, if you do choose to go through with this that just means you have one additional step of getting your propane set up—and/or installed—with the help of a qualified service person.
● Low Coverage - It only heats up to 700 square feet, which is a lot lower coverage than that of its competitors. This may not pose a problem to some, but it is for this reason that this particular heater is most commonly used as a backup heater.
● Accessories Sold Separately - If you aren't big on spending additional money then this heater might not be the best option for you, since not all items are included. However, you are able to buy an option fan, as well as optional base legs if you choose to commit to such. The optional fan is sold to improve the number of square feet the heat reaches, while the option base legs allow for stable floor mounting.
Everyone deserves to stay warm during the winter months, even in the case of unfortunate mishaps that are beyond their control. But the one thing that you can do differently from all the rest is prepare—and protect yourself—in the case of these uncontrollable incidents. This heater will allow you to do just that so you can be ready for the unexpected power outages that make their way into your area.