You And Your LP Garage Heater

With the coming of colder weather, many individuals and families are setting up and using their LP garage heater to keep warm while in the garage. Although many may choose to use natural gas heating units you can save more money while using a LP heater if you don't already have natural gas piped to your house.

LP gas is propane or liquefied petroleum gas. It is long lasting, easy to purchase at your local gas station and is much cleaner burning than other fuel types for heating units.

As long as you have proper ventilation and air circulation, you can use your heater. You can choose from indoor heating units and outdoor heating units that use LP, LPG or liquefied petroleum gas. Actually, using a propane garage heater is cheaper to use than electric garage heaters.

You can choose from a wide assortment of heaters. These may include such propane heaters as:


You can safely use a portable LP garage heater in your garage in order to stay warm during the colder months of winter. They are lightweight, easy to handle and carry. As long as you have adequate venting and good air circulation, they are safe for use indoors.

Forced Air

You can use a forced air LP heater in your garage. They are less noisy than many other heating units are. However, they do have a tendency to blow around any debris in the area. They work by heating air inside the heater and then a fan forces the warm air out into the area it is heating.


LP convection heaters work by heating elements inside the heater heating air and then fans work to circulate the warm air around the room. Some units may need to be close to an electrical power outlet in order to use the fan.


LP radiant heaters and propane infrared heaters are the same thing. They work by heating objects around them such as the floor, furniture, fixtures, cabinetry and machinery. They offer a uniform sense of heating areas such as your garage.

Workshop and Garage Heaters

These types of heaters have a design that makes them rugged and dependable during the colder months. However, they do require proper installation and ventilation in order to use them safely. You can install them yourself or you can hire a professional to install them for you.

You may choose from various models of heaters. For instance, when you want to save space, overhead and wall mounted heaters are a great choice to use in your garage. These models of garage heaters help reduce the chances of burning anyone.

As you can see, there is a wide assortment of LP garage heaters from which you can choose to install and use. You will need to consider the physical dimensions of your garage as well as how much space is available for installing your heater. Make sure that you consider proper ventilation and air circulation in your garage.

Always practice fire safety while using a propane heater, whether you use them indoors or outdoors. Learn to use your LP garage heater responsibly and you will be able to enjoy it for years.

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