Heat Up Your Digs with One of Our Best Space Heaters

Best Space Heaters

Even though we’re nearing the end of February, there are many brisk, rainy days heading our way in the months of March and April.

We’ve had an exceptionally cold and wet winter this year across the U.S., and many of us yearning for some of that warm, spring weather. Hell, even some sunshine would suffice.

Without the sun, we’re stuck looking for alternative heat sources to get us through those long, nippy nights. While cranking up the thermostat may be your only option, it starts to quickly add up on the utility bill when used too often. A man should never have to contemplate money and comfortability, and to help curb the cost, we’ve compiled some of the best space heaters that will provide comfort for your humble abode and your bank account.

Honeywell Uberheat Ceramic Heater ($35)

Watts: 1,500

The cheapest option of the bunch, UberHeat’s heater pushes a powerful wave of warmth from a sleek and circular design. You can choose from two constant heat settings, or adjust the thermostat to maintain a certain temperature. The compact design and effectiveness are two reasons it makes our list of best space heaters. It also makes a great addition to a room that features a desktop, nightstand and tabletop setting. Along with the effectiveness in such a small space, there is some noise that comes along with it when in use.

Comfort Zone Ceiling Mount Quartz Heater ($53)

Watts: 1,500

This ceiling mounted space heater courtesy of Comfort Zone works like a charm for its purpose, which is essentially to give off warmth to whatever or whomever it’s facing, rather than fill an entire room. It can heat a small area with relative ease, but works perfectly for those winter get-togethers in a garage or seating area on an outdoor porch. It’s versatile and most importantly, affordable.

(Reviewer’s tip: There isn’t an on-and-off switch for the light bulb on the heater (note this is separate from the heater itself. However, one customer said taking out the bulb is a simple and easy trick to tackle that problem.) 

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Cozy-Heater LLC Wall Mounted Panel Heater ($82)

Watts: 400

Cozy-Heater is an electric convection panel that takes up no space at all and can maintain the heat in a room up to 200 square feet. So, if you’re looking to keep an entire house warm, you may want to purchase a few and place them sparingly around your home; a hallway, a living room wall, or bedroom wall would work nicely. It comes triple insulated for assured safety and is extremely energy efficient.

Vornado All Metal All Room Heater ($120)

Watts: 1,500

Tornado’s all-room heater will keep you comfortable with a variety of temperature and power settings, while providing a cost-effective way to stay comfortable on those cold nights. It boasts a unique “vortex action” that can circulate heat throughout an entire room by using the walls and ceiling to circulate heat. And as an added bonus, it’s soothing quiet.

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Duraflame Portable Electric Infrared Cabinet Heater ($98)

Watts: 1,500 

Duraflame’s portable heaters a highlight of the best space heaters because it provides warmth, portability, and all in the disguise of a burning fireplace. The infrared heat has the capability to warm a room up to 1,000 square feet and is also beneficial because the nature of infrared heat doesn’t dry out the air, allowing you to maintain your home’s natural humidity. This makes for a much more comfortable setting. Also, its exterior stays cool when in use, so there is no need to worry if you have kids or pets to look out for.