Smaller garages would benefit the most from a radiant or infrared heater. These kinds of heater work best in smaller spaces and because they heat objects rather than air, they don’t really lose heat to ventilation ducts or draughts. You could also purchase a medium sized fan forced heater for smaller garage spaces too. A 1.5kw fan forced heater would be better for smaller garages, but if you have a larger space, you should consider purchasing a heater of around 4,000 – 5,000 watts.Using a propane heater in your garage can indeed be safe. There are however, some things that you will need to consider before you choose this kind of heater for your garage. First of all, there must be enough oxygen in the space to allow the propane to combust properly. You should also ensure that you are not working with any flammable materials in your garage. If you are thinking of using things like spray paints or gasoline in your garage area, then it is advisable that you don’t use a propane garage heater.The HOTBOX unit from Redcore was the first infrared heater built specifically for the workshop, garage and basement. If your looking for a powerful and stylish heater that is lightweight, compact and portable? Do you want an easy to use a heater complete with an LCD display? If so, then you are going to love the HOTBOX portable garage heater.When you purchase a garage heater, you should know whether it would stay in the same place all the time or not. If you want a heater that you can take with you from one workshop to another, or even if you simply want to move it around the garage, you should consider purchasing a portable heater. These can be easily transported from one location to another and you simply need to plug them into an electrical outlet. If you want true portability with freedom from electrical plugs, you could even choose a fuelled heater instead.You should try to position your heater away from the floor or any work surfaces that you are going to be using. A freestanding heater is probably not the best idea as this is likely to get in the way of your exit route or it could be knocked over. This is especially likely if it is on a table top. Instead, you should mount your heater onto the wall all the ceiling. Many garage heaters allow you to direct heat as you need to. A good idea is to ensure that their heat flow is pointing towards the center of the garage, or towards any workbench area where you may be working. This will mean that you will get the maximum benefit from the heater.If you are purchasing an electric garage heater for heating your workspace, you should ensure that it is being installed correctly. It is difficult to say for certain whether or not your garage heater should or should not be hardwired into your electric supply. That’s all depends on the model of heater that you purchase. Some of these garage heaters are intended for permanent use in the same place. Those units are usually hardwired into your electric supply. On the other hand, there are other units that are designed for you to plug them into an outlet. Although you will get the same kind of heat from both kinds of Peter, the hardwired garage space heaters require installation by a certified electrician.To help size the heater and estimate monthly energy costs, consult manufacturers and dealers. Most residential garages require heaters with a capacity of 30,000 or 45,000 Btu. Your heater size depends on the garage’s square footage, ceiling height and insulation, so don’t guess. And don’t oversize your heater—especially if you intend to leave it on (even at a reduced temperature) all winter. An oversize unit heater cycles too often and wastes energy.For safety, this heater comes with a thermal cut off. This ensures that the heater does not get too hot and is not only safer for the user, but also means that the parts in the heater will not become damaged due to excessive temperatures. If you are not going to be mounting this heater, you can be sure that it will still be safe to use in your garage as it features an anti-tip-over sensor.When you purchase a garage heater, it will give a power rating in the form of BTU. The higher the watts and the BTU of the heater, then the more powerful the heater will be and the larger the space that it can heat. You should remember that the given power rating usually refers to the best possible conditions, so you should take care to purchase a heater that is a little more powerful than you actually need. This will allow for any draughts or poor insulation too.If an electric garage heater is not possible in your garage due to a lack of an electricity supply, for example, you should consider purchasing this Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BX. It is a heater that is perfectly safe to use indoors whilst it will provide you with a good amount of heat whilst you’re working in the garage.Whilst some people may believe that they need a high-powered propane heater with plenty of BTUs to heat a space such as a garage, in actual fact, you’ll find yourself opening windows for ventilation and letting a lot of the heat escape during this process. Instead, you should choose an electric garage heater such as the Fahrenheat FUH54. It offers far fewer BTUs than your standard propane heater, but there are no unpleasant fumes or gasses and you won’t need to open any windows so you’ll benefit from 100% of the heat.If you don’t need to move the heater, you really should think about getting a fixed heater. These are wired into your electrical circuit and fixed in place, usually higher up, but they can be fixed closer to the floor if you wish. There are many benefits to choosing a fixed heater as you won’t need to worry about finding somewhere safe to stand it, you can’t accidently knock it over and you can have more space in your garage, especially if it is fixed higher up.If you are looking for a way of keeping your garage warm whilst you are working in there, you will be able to benefit from purchasing garage heater. These heaters are designed to produce a lot of heat in a relatively short amount of time. Depending on the size of your garage, you will need to make sure that you are choosing a heater that is suitable.Even though you can use a propane heater in your garage, you should make sure that you look at all the other options before you make your purchase. There are plenty of heaters that are actually designed for use in the garage. If you have an electric supply, for example, you’ll probably get better results and more energy efficient heating from an electric garage heater.So that you can move it around with ease, this heater has a fold down handle. As the handle folds down when it is not being carried, this prevents the heater from taking up more space than it needs to. You can also connect this heater to a propane tank, although you will need to purchase the connecting kit separately.The motor in the Dyna-Glo heater is mounted to a sturdy bracket and in turn, this is fitted well to the lower part of the heater’s chassis. Whilst this is a more complicated and expensive way of attaching the motor, it has been proven to be better for the heater. Motors that are attached at the back can cause the fan to become damaged and misaligned. As a result, the construction of this motor is far more effective.– As you’ll have the heater on for prolonged amounts of time, it’s likely that every so often, it will become too hot to function. Overheat protection will ensure that the heater turns itself off to protect itself from high temperatures causing damage to any of the heater’s internal parts.You should check the item description when you are purchasing your heater to see whether it will need to be installed directly into your electric supply, or whether you can simply plug it into an outlet. Before you have the heater installed, it is a good idea to have an electrician check the voltage output of your electric supply. Lots of garages are fitted with a standard high-voltage electric supply but some of them use the lower voltage that is required for a lighting circuit. It would be dangerous to connect a heater to this kind of circuit.Loaded with features, this garage heater from Dimplex heats quickly and offers guaranteed value. A great option when it comes to heating an area of up to 400 square feet. Originally designed to be extremely heavy duty friendly, while also offering an amazing 4,000 watts of heating power. Between the great price and many excellent features, this heater is one of the most popular garage heaters on the market. It provides the option of mounting it on the ceiling or leaving it on the floor or counter. The DGWH4031 is the perfect heating solution for garages, warehouses and workshops alike.