Before you head over to the nearest store to buy an electric radiator, it will be best on your end to learn about the different types of electric radiators first and the difference between them.
Number 1. Electric fan heater – these are the lightest and most portable heater. Say that you want to heat the room quickly, then this one will work perfectly for you. Setting them up for the first time is easy and usually, you just have to take the fan heater out the box, plug it and you are good to go.
Number 2. Convector heater – as for the convector heaters, these are tall but you would be shock how thin and light they are. With this being said, bringing it from one to another is convenient and similar to fan heaters, it is able to heat the room faster and quieter. The convector portable heaters can be mounted on a wall. In other words, it can be positioned out of the way. The instructions and the brackets needed for wall mounting are often included but when you buy one, you need to drill few holes in your wall.
Number 3. Oil filled heater – one great thing about oil filled heaters is that, running the unit is economical but when compared to the convector and electric fan heater, it may take a little while to heat the room.
After knowing your options for electric heater, the next question you should figure out is, how much it would cost you to ensure that the electric heater you’re about to buy is a good pick? The cost of electric heaters will vary from 15 dollars which is the most basic model but, this can go all the way to 370 dollars but equipped with powerful and advanced features.
Regardless of which electric radiator you go for, make sure that it has the following useful features.
Fan heater timer switch – timer is very useful to set the heater on before you wake up or get home. You don’t need to wait for a while before it warms up.
Cold air setting – some fan heaters help to cool you down too. While they are not as close to dedicated to air conditioner, it is best to have a breeze of cold air than having nothing.
Fan heater climate control – this is an extremely great feature to look for in an electric radiator. Your portable heater can heat the room and when it reaches the temperature desired, the heater’s work will proceed to maintaining the room temperature.