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Old 11-07-2014, 02:08 PM
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odd none that I can find are US made. The amazon reviews to me seem bad, almost all of them 10% have defects. ( 10 per cent say their heater failed, caught fire, was erratic etc
and they are all cheap, $25 - $40.
SEEMS THERE WOULD BE A MARKET FOR A QUALITY ONE, even if it cost more
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Old 11-07-2014, 02:19 PM
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All electric heaters are just as efficient. Don't believe the bull. You are paying for a cabinet.

This is the best as it (throws heat) and heats objects directionally in the room making them and you feel warmer.

We use several of these - although not compact. It does give a nice warm 1500 watts. And has a thermostat. Get the white ones with the dial not the push buttons as they don't last long.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Sunbeam-El...1-115/21668956
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I like the oil filled radiator type. I've had a couple of Delonghi(sp)? heaters for over 10 years in the bathrooms. The down side is they're bulky and slow to heat. The plus is they're very safe, comfortable heat and you can lay something on them to dry or warm up.
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Originally Posted by davedowneast View Post
I like the oil filled radiator type. I've had a couple of Delonghi(sp)? heaters for over 10 years in the bathrooms. The down side is they're bulky and slow to heat. The plus is they're very safe, comfortable heat and you can lay something on them to dry or warm up.
Have those too.

The best I've found for whole room heat is a Vernado. http://www.vornado.com/heaters
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I bought one of the parabolic type from harbor freight a few years ago and it works great.
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If they are the same wattage, they put out the same heat. Now the other stuff like fan might be junk. I have a couple small cheap ones. They have lasted over 2 years. One gets used 5 days a week for 8 hours in the winter.
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I have a Delongi. Works good
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