Making the most of being outdoors when the weather presents the opportunity to do so is perfect if you can find a way of keeping warm. Nowadays the most simple and efficient way to heat any outdoor area is through the use of a patio heater, and with LPG gas patio heaters today being eco friendly they offer the perfect solution.
Whether you are indulging in a summer garden party or entertaining a little later in the year, a gas patio heater offers the ideal way to warm the patio area quickly and efficiently if you have guests or family enjoying the outdoor area. With more elegant design of patio heaters becoming available, they make a great focal point to the patio area in addition to offering warmth.
More and more pubs and restaurants offer an external area to eat if the weather is good, and a commercial patio heater is ideal in these environments offering fast efficient heat to a good radius. Most are portable, and in being so can be moved to where they are needed ensuring the areas that need warmth get it. For example, the Alfresco Commercial Black patio heater offers 14kW of power and can cover an area up to 25m square. With a safety tilt cut off device, and wheels this is the ideal patio heater for almost any requirement.
Table top heaters are becoming more popular in general thanks to their portability and close proximity for heat. The Scirocco gas patio heater (pictured above) offers a perfect economical solution if you are looking for a heater perfect for a patio table.
Gas Patio Heaters
With no trailing cables or a requirement to be permanently affixed, gas patio heaters are ideal for use in a variety of applications. Whether that is on a patio or in a more commercial environment, a gas patio heater will offer many hours of warmth and heat.
With a variety of finishes available, the Stainless steel option is ideal for outdoors as they can be left in the garden without fear of corrosion. If you are looking at powder coated patio heaters, you will need to consider how to store them, and will need a full length cover to keep the worst of the weather off them.
With the flexibility of being portable, a patio heater will provide heat where it is required and thanks to the patio heaters gas, it will generate warmth for a reasonable cost. Many, such as the Evolution Professional Black Patio Heater offer multiple heat settings to adjust the heat to suit.
If you are looking to purchase a patio heater there are a couple of features worth considering. A tilt safety shut-off device ensures that should someone attempt to move the heater whilst still lit the device cuts the gas supply to the burner. It is also worth finding out if any heater you are considering has a flame failure device. If these features are missing from the heaters on your shortlist, look at alternatives which do have them listed.
Anytime is a great time to consider a patio heater, as long as the weather is dry you can make use of your outdoor area, and with the portability of a gas patio heater you can remain warm and enjoy alfresco entertaining or relaxation all year round.