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You have invited friends over to join you for the weekend and the main gathering will be on the patio and the weather forecast is calling for chilly conditions for the next few evenings. That is when a patio heater comes in handy. A patio heater can actually prolong your outdoor fun season by giving warmth to the deck or the patio. Some heaters can provide as much as 40,000 Btus of heat throughout a large enough radius.
What can be more fun that being outside with your family and not having to worry about frostbite fingers while you are getting the food ready on the barbecue thanks to very handy patio heater providing heat nearby. If you know your budget and have done your homework, you'll realize that you can find very affordable patio heaters between $100 and $200 such as the new Endless Summer as they call it, from Uniflame.
The manufacturer says that the Uniflame covers a circle up to 20 feet in diameter and is fueled by a propane gas with a 20-pound cylinder. That baby can can raise some serious heat with temperatures in the 45-70-degree range to as high as 30 degrees. That should give any party a good warm feeling all around without being too intrusive.
Most of the patio heaters are made of stainless steel, run on propane gas and will heat up to a 16ft radius and generate heat up to 30 hours on only one gas cylinder. That should be enough for your weekend (evening) parties where you plan on being between 18 - 25 hours outdoor.
Patio heater were used mostly on chic restaurant courtyards but now are getting more and more popular with inner city homes. The good thing is since it is becoming more and more popular, the price tag has gone down considerably allowing more families to enjoy a quick breakfast outside on the patio or a good family meal in the evening on the deck with a comfortable patio heater.
Another model that is also available is the the wood-burning type. Buyers must be aware that it may pose a threat due to fire hazard. You'll have to consult with the experts to find a patio heater that is both safe and yet still have a nice look. A good choice for your patios can be the Axxonn San Simeon SunStar Heater. It is a heavy-duty, infrared patio heater in stainless steel or black-and-silver painted finishes that is guaranteed to provides a circle of heat up to 20 ft. in diameter, and is tested for 40,000 Btu/hour.
You have no more reason to remain indoor during these cool autumn nights. Homeowners, deck and patio lovers can go and enjoy the night with a warm outdoor heater designed to make you enjoy your decks or patios. A quick search on the internet or a quick visit to your local store will show you the variety of heater available on the market. It is up to you to choose which one better meet your needs.
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