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Best Space Heaters for Storm Emergency

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Best Space Heaters

Best Space Heaters for Storm Emergency

Winter storms can last for days and a ventless gas space heater is your best resource to get through power outages in comfort.

Some storms can be large enough to affect several states and are accompanied by low temperatures, strong winds and freezing rain that take down power lines. This means thousands of people all over the country lose power regularly with no back-up source.

According to the Red Cross everybody should be prepared to lose power during the winter and they warned to take special care if you have children or senior citizens in the house.

Create A Supply Kit

The Red Cross suggests to always have a 3-day supply of water or at least one gallon per person per day and a 3-day supply of easy-to-prepare food.

Always have flashlights on hand, a battery powered radio with extra batteries and a first aid kit.

If you have children and pets, always include extra supplies like baby formula and dog food.

Have warm coats, gloves and mittens ready for all household members and always have an alternate heating source like a wood stove or a ventless gas space heater.

If you don’t you have an alternate heat source you may have to bring your family to the nearest public shelter until the power lines get repaired.

Best Heat Source For Emergency

The two types of ventless or vent-free heaters are blue flame and radiant (infrared) which operate using natural gas or liquid propane. While both are 99.9% efficient, how they deliver heat is a little different.

Blue Flame Space Heater

Blue Flame Gas Heaters

Blue Flame heaters heat the air in the room by circulating cold air through the heater and sending hot air out into the room. Blue Flame space heaters heat the entire room quickly and thoroughly. Even though a space heater can easily be mounted to any wall it functions like a central air furnace. Blue flame heaters can operate without electricity so when you lose power from the huge winter storm at least your family will be warm.

A Blue flame space heater is an extremely cost efficient and is usually the cheapest way to heat your home. The heat may even migrate to other rooms in your home if you have an open floor plan.

Infrared Space Heater

Infrared Space Heaters

Infrared Space Heaters are also known as radiant heaters, they provide direct heat by using radiant heating plaques. Sunshine is the most common example of heating with radiant energy. Radiant heaters heat people and objects before heating the air. They are perfect for homes with less insulation or cold drafty high traffic areas. Infrared heating is a directional type heat so you need to be in front of or near the heating zone to feel the heat.

While blue flame and infrared heaters use different methods to keep you warm, they do have one thing in common:

Both heaters will keep you warm in the event of a power outage!

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