It’s still cold outside and it can be hard staying warm during the chill winter nights. There’s nothing better than settling in to watch Netflix or Hulu – just remember to keep the hot air flowing! After all, it’s the season to snuggle up under a blanket with the coziness of a warm (a safe!) space heater.
We’ve reviewed the Top 8 Space Heaters For Staying Warm and found a variety of styles and models for you to choose from. Whether you occupy a cozy cottage or drafty loft, we’ve got you covered. There’s plenty here that will raise your temperature! Take a look at some of the best space heaters we’ve found!
This powerful little heater (1,500 Watt) has two heat settings and an internal thermostat, which helps regulate the temperature and save energy. It uses ceramic heating technology .
The cool touch heat settings mean you won’t have to worry about burning yourself on this heater. Furthermore, you can safely use it around children.
This little heater packs a punch and is perfect for heating up small, tidy spaces. With a chic modern look , this heater is compact and will certainly fit into any home or office environment, without looking out of place. You could place it on your nightstand, on your desk, on a table – anywhere!
Little personal heaters like this, and all the ones we are reviewing, help save you money because you only need to heat the room you are in! Plus, this model comes with a 3 year warranty – which is great!
Pros – compact, modern, heats up quickly, kid safe space heaters
Cons – quite noisy, can be unstable on certain types of flooring
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This fan heater packs a punch! With two heat settings of 1000W and 1500W , your space will be warm in no time! A more traditional looking fan heater, it adjusts to various angles. This handy function directs the heat where you want it to go. A DC (Direct Current) motor cooling fan pushes the heat rapidly around the room.
Although it doesn’t have a tip-over shut down function, it’s ETL listed and approved for utmost safety. The maximum tilt of this heater is 90°, which is pretty incredible and directs the heat straight upwards!
This is an ideal addition for bedrooms on colder nights, or those mornings when you just don’t want to face emerging from under the covers.
Pros – heats quickly and powerfully, 90° tilt, stable base
Cons – no thermostat included, no tip-over safety feature, quite loud.
Another tower style heater, here, but with a big difference. Offering a programmable thermostat timer , for up to 8 hours of set-it and forget-it warmth, it’s one to consider. This is a great feature that can ensure your room isn’t heated for too long, which adds up to energy savings!
The maximum power of this heater is 1500W . It’s equipped with a ceramic heating element, which pushes the air through the ceramic heating coils so that the whole room is heated. Widespread oscillation also distributes the warm air evenly.
There are two heat settings, plus an auto setting. All of these features are controlled via remote. Safety wise, this heater has over-heat protection and a cool touch exterior. It has a built-in handle for easy movement, and a storage space for the remote is located within the heater. So, you shouldn’t lose it!
Pros – quick start, very quiet, heats rooms quickly, timer function
Cons – can feel a bit flimsy, few safety features
This is a truly tiny machine, but it doesn’t disappoint on heat output! This ceramic space heater has three heat settings. So, you can easily control your desired temperature, and it heats up quickly with PTC Ceramic Heating technology.
The top wattage is 950-watt, and on the low setting, 450-watt. It is very easy to use, powering on at the touch of a button. Being mini, it fits anywhere it is needed – potentially under your desk, next to your workstation, or underneath your table. It’s perfect for small spaces! There is also a single touch button to set it to Swing – and the heater will provide 90° of oscillation .
In safety features, this heater has an automatic shut-off, in case the heater is covered fully, or is tipped over. If that’s not enough, it’s crafted with V-0 fireproof heat-resistant plastic. It also has a recessed handle, for easy movement, that won’t overheat!
Pros – tiny and attractive, heats small spaces excellently
Cons – buttons can be tricky to use
This is a powerful personal space heater, with a compact construction! The upscale design of this product will complement any room. Its small size means that it won’t intrude on your home design or take up much space either. We think this heater is perfect for the office , where cold fingers can be the bane of keyboard typists the world over!
A safe ceramic heating element also has a fan for quick heating of the space, and you can choose from two colors: black or white , depending on what fits best with your decor. Air is forced through the heating coils instead of dispersing naturally, which makes the heating process much quicker.
It is a whisper quiet heater, so it won’t disturb you. This is another reason we think it’s perfect for the office. It has two heat settings and a cool touch exterior for safety. Another safety feature is the overheat shut-off function, which is an essential.
Pros – incredibly quiet, a lot of heat for a compact product
Cons – no thermostat, control knob can overheat, can be tricky to move
A different style of heater completely, now, is the Bionaire Ceramic Tower Heater. This heater also functions year-round as a fan. This gives you double the product for your money. It has an easy to read LED display for easy temperature control. The oscillation feature helps to distribute the desired temperature evenly, throughout your room. Two heat settings are featured on this heater and it also has a cool touch plastic casing.
Other safety features include: tip-over protection, auto safety shut-off, manual user reset, and overheat protection. The LED feature allows you to choose your desired temperature or use the Stay On feature, which will provide continuous maximum heat.
There is also a remote control for even greater ease of use! No need to remove yourself from your blankets to turn off the heater or change the temperature! Furthermore, it’s perfect for medium to large rooms, and the tower design saves space.
Pros – great temperature sensor, quiet and efficient
Cons – have a short operating life, remote control can be fault
This attractive heater is bigger than some of the other models we’ve looked at. That being said, it’s also better at heating up a whole room! This heater has two heat settings ( 750-watt and 1500-watt ) as well as an adjustable thermostat. So, it’s got the required power to keep you warm.
The construction is powder-coated steel , with all metal control dials and an integrated handle. The great thing about this heater is the Vortex Action technology, which fully circulates warm air around the room. This space heater comes loaded with safety features. Despite the metal construction, the cabinet is cool to the touch . If that’s not clever enough, then consider the following:
- 2 stage auto shut-off
- Anti-tip technology
- Shuts off automatically, if excessive heat is detected.
All of this makes for a safer, more effective space heater. It also has a dust reducing inlet grille, cord storage compartment AND a 5-year satisfaction guarantee. While pricier than some of the other heaters we’re reviewing, it is a whole room heater. Plus, all those little extras add up into a great little product!
Pros – good heat, quiet, strong construction
Cons – needs regular cleaning, works best in smaller rooms
This is certainly a more obvious style of heater than some of the other ones we are reviewing. However, if you want good heat and fast, this is the heater for you! High power, with two heat settings ( 700W and 1000W ) this heater is also tip safe (shutting off if it falls over).
For added protection, it has a flame-resistant plastic casing. This smart design includes a cool to the touch plastic handle with an adjustable horizontal tilt , so you can direct the heat to where you need it the most. The 14-inch reflector dish also gets heat to where it’s most needed, with 70° of oscillation, for full room coverage. You’re not just going to heat up one small spot with this heater.
Pros – saves energy with lower power output, silent heating
Cons – not the most attractive product, can smell whilst on
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