Why Does My Fan Heater Spark? (Six Reasons Explained)


There are several reasons why an electric fan heater produces small sparks. This article explains the six most common reasons. We start with four situations that are usually nothing to worry about, but we have tips to avoid sparking. If you encounter the last two situations, you should turn off the heater and replace it. … Read more

How Much Electricity Does An Electric Fan Heater Use? (Explained)

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Most modern fan heaters use a maximum of two to three thousand watts of electricity and can adjust to run at lower power. Electric fan heaters convert all electricity into heat with negligible waste. They are the most efficient heating appliances available. If you want to know exactly how much electricity your specific fan heater … Read more

How Much Does It Cost To Use An Electric Fan Heater?


There are months when many of us only need to heat one room in the evening for a few hours. How much does it cost to use an electric fan heater for this purpose? Depending on where you live, it could be about 90 cents per evening or $27 for a month. That’s probably cheaper … Read more

Can You Leave An Electric Fan Heater On All Night? (Explained)

Is It Safe To Leave An Electric Fan Heater On Overnight

I have occasionally fallen asleep leaving an electric fan heater on all night. In general, I try to avoid doing this. But because it sometimes happens accidentally, I also take precautions. This article has my best tips to follow if you’re likely to leave your appliance running overnight. Is It Safe To Leave An Electric … Read more

Can You Use An Electric Fan Heater in a Tent?

Can You Use An Electric Fan Heater in a Tent

You may be hesitant about heading out for a camping trip when the nights are a little colder. Thankfully, there are several ways to ensure your tent has a comfortable temperature. This article explains how best to use an electric fan in a camping tent. The challenge isn’t just ensuring an adequate power source and … Read more

Do Electric Fan Heaters Dry The Air? (Yes And No)

Do Electric Fan Heaters Dry The Air

Many people will tell you that electric fan heaters dry the air in a room. That is their honest perception through uncomfortable experiences of itching eyes and dry tongues. It’s not technically true that these appliances dry out the air by removing moisture from the air. However, it’s definitely true that it can feel that … Read more

Do Electric Fan Heaters Burn Oxygen? (Explained)

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There is some misleading information on the web about whether electric fan heaters burn oxygen. The real answer is that they don’t. Some other types of heaters do, but these heaters work differently. This article explains the reasons why electric fan heaters: Do Electric Fan Heaters Burn Oxygen? Electric fan heaters do not burn oxygen … Read more

Are Electric Fan Heaters Safe For Birds? (Answered)

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When it comes to using fan heaters to keep birds warm, I’m not a fan (pun intended). There are better and safer choices. But if the right fan heater is used carefully, then it will be safe for many birds. This article runs through the advantages and disadvantages, and gives you some tips on safe … Read more

Is Pelonis An American Company? (Explained)

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Pelonis was originally a U.S. company that manufactured and sold products such as ceramic space heaters. The American firm expanded through partnerships with other companies. The largest partner was with Midea, the giant Chinese appliance manufacturer. The Midea Group eventually purchased the Pelonis brand. The Pelonis Brand Originated In The United States Sam Pelonis graduated … Read more

Can You Put An Air Source Heat Pump Indoors? (Explained)

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If your air source heat pump is installed as a single unit, then it cannot be indoors. This is known as a packaged system. The alternative is a split system with the condensing unit separated from the air handling unit. In this case, you can put the air handler inside the house. However, the condenser … Read more