Freestanding Electric Patio Heaters
On this page you will find our selection of freestanding electric patio heaters. These are ideal as they provide an instant heating effect and are incredibly easy to move around if, for example, you decide to move from the dining table, on the patio, to the more comfortable armchair.
How does an electric patio heater work?
You may have guessed it by the name, electric patio heaters functions by the use of electricity. Thus, they will provide heat when you connect them to a power plug and turn them on. Unlike patio heaters that use gas, an electric connection ensures that
it's easier to move the patio heater around to the extent allowed by the cord. Thus, they provide great mobility contrary to, for instance, gas patio heaters that contain heavy gas cylinders.
If you need a patio heater for your home, or perhaps for an outdoor dining area, you therefore can't go wrong with a freestanding electric patio heater that, in addition to its great mobility, also is sold at a low price that most people can afford.
How much heat does an electric patio heater provide?
A patio heater gives off a comfortable warmth that can help extend cosy evenings outdoors during the summer.
The products within this category typically provide below a 3000 watts effect, which is why they can be connected with the use of a simple power cord that you plug into a power plug. Some of the patio heaters can also be adjusted in height, as the heater itself is mounted onto a pole, which enables you to direct the heat output.
How large of an area the patio heater can heat varies from product to product. For some models you can, for instance, expect a heat output that can cover an area as large as 5 m2. We will always recommend you to check out the product description and specifications for the specific product you´re interested in to see what you can expect of its heat output. If you are unsure about anything, you are always welcome to contact our competent customer service.
If you're interested in learning more about patio heaters, you can also take a look at our guide sections for outdoor products in which you can find articles relating to the topic.
What is the price of an electric patio heater?
It is hard to give a specific price as it of course varies from product to product. At Bioethanol-fireplace.co.uk you will be able to find freestanding electric patio heaters that cost from £99 - £699. Thus, the price is dependent on the product you chose.
Our under-table patio heaters from Hortus are, for instance, an inexpensive product that many can afford. These patio heaters furthermore provide a great amount of heat as they can keep up to 6 people warm at a time. Thus, you get a lot for a little money, which makes it attractive in addition to it being easy to move around. The incorporated technology in this type of patio heater, furthermore, allows for a safe experience, as the product includes a safety feature that switches off the power in case the patio heater should tip over during use.
Infrared or halogen heat?
Most electric patio heaters are based on two different techniques:
- Infrared heat
- Halogen heat
Electric patio heaters that rely on infrared heat are often sold at a great price, and if their power effect is below 3000 watts, you can also install the product by yourself. Thus, you will not need the help of an electrician when it comes to the installation of the product. Infrared heat is, furthermore, energy efficient as the heat output is not taken by the wind, thus very little heat is wasted. An electric patio heater that uses halogen heat also provides benefits as low price but they are not as energy efficient due to the white light they produce in addition the the heat.