Benefits of Outdoor Heating

Benefits of Outdoor Heating

Outdoor heating is something we often enjoy, but don’t often think about. Have you ever snuggled up on a cozy patio when it was really too far past summer temperatures to do so? You can thank outdoor heaters for that. Have you ever been to a wedding on an unseasonably cool day in March or April? Days like that can be saved by outdoor heaters. What about mild winter days when you are itching to get outside and breathe some fresh air? Outdoor heaters can make that wish a reality as well. With all the benefits of having an outdoor heating source, it is no wonder that restaurants as well as homeowners are using them to bring some of the great indoors outside.


Just to clarify: There are two main kinds of outdoor heating options, depending on what you use as a fuel source. There are natural gas and liquid propane outdoor heaters, each one with its own set of pros and cons.



Most patio heaters have one of the lowest operating costs of all heating options. Heating the outdoors, doesn’t have to be the equivalent of leaving your back door open in the middle of summer while running the air conditioning, like your mother used to yell at you about as a kid. It won’t break the bank to own one of these heaters, and you won’t have to depend on mother nature as much either.



Although not all outdoor heating options are portable, the majority of them are. They are easy to operate and relocate to your outdoor space depending on what your needs may be. It is also easy to control how much or how little heat you are getting. Turn it up as the temperature drops at night and keep it as toasty as you wish for hours on end.



Outdoor heating is one of the greenest ways to provide warmth. They burn cleanly with minimum emissions, so with gas heaters you minimize the effect on the environment while being able to stay outdoors comfortably longer.



There are so many uses for outdoor heating, not only for the homeowner, but also in bars, restaurants, while camping and in pool areas. The styles and designs of the heaters continue to offer more choices to buyers including not only freestanding units, but also hanging, wall and ceiling mounts, and table top mounts. There are outdoor heaters to fit everyone’s price, style and needs. The next time you go to spruce up your personal great outdoors, don’t forget to include a outdoor heater on your list for maximum enjoyment.


This guest blog was written by Florida Lift Gas, a locally owned and operated provider of Orlando Propane. We are a propane delivery service specializing in propane exchange. On top of our wholesale propane delivery, we ensure top notch service with quality products.


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    Comment by Mia@Miami Homes: May 7, 2012 at 8:43 PM

    Outdoor patio heaters provide all of the outdoor heating benefits that you would expect at a fraction of the cost. Generally outdoor patio heaters can be purchased at prices anywhere between 100 and 900 dollars and are fairly inexpensive to operate.

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    Comment by Shine@ Braun & Gresham: May 13, 2012 at 11:55 AM

    I like it. I wouldn’t want to just stay indoors because of the cold weather. But with this patio heater, I would still enjoy my time in the patio without being bothered too much by the cold.

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    Comment by Eddie: Jun 16, 2012 at 8:36 PM

    Patios are a great place for cooking, entertaining guests, and relaxing. Heating your outdoor room with an outdoor heater will extend your outdoor entertaining season and allow you to enjoy your patio or other outdoor living space for a couple of extra months or in some cases year round.

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