A propane heater provides heat for spaces where your Arizona home’s HVAC system doesn’t reach, like a sunroom, detached carport, detached greenhouse, detached shop or detached barn.
An indoor propane heater is ideal for working on your vehicle in the garage, doing DIY in a shop, turning your backyard shack into a man cave or a woman's hut, or enjoying the views from your porch year round. They're also perfect for today's trendiest tiny homes.
Propane gas indoor heating systems use less electricity than electric heating systems.
When choosing an indoor heater for your Arizona home, there are several options available. These include portable indoor propanes heaters, wall mounted propanes indoor heaters, forced air propanes indoor heater and radiant indoor propanes heater.
Heating systems for indoor use
Using an indoor propane heater correctly requires a few simple steps.
- Select a propane stove that's the correct sized for your room or space and carries the UL label.
- Your indoor propane heaters should include these important safety measures: A low-oxygen sensor, a high-temperature coating on the front, overheating protection, and an automatic shutdown if it tips over.
- Read the manual carefully before using your propane heating system.
- Install an outdoor propane space heaters on a non-combusting surface away from where people might walk and position it safely away from combustible items such as walls, curtains, beds, etc. If you're using a wall mounted unit, be sure the wall material is non-flammable.
- Don't put anything on top of an outdoor propane space heaters.
- Install carbon monide detectors in your home, especially if you use an indoor propane heater.
- If you have a propane indoor space heater, don't touch it when it's hot. Wait until it has cooled down before trying to pick it up.
- Always turn off your propane indoor space heaters when you leave the room, and be sure they're turned off before you go into bed.
- If your gas fireplace has a yellow or orange spark instead of a blue one when lit, stop using it immediately. Call your local propane provider or your appliance technician.
- Don't use an electric or gas stove to dry clothes.
- Keep kids and pets away from indoor space heaters.
- Keep an eye out for any signs of overheating, turn off the heaters when not needed, and then make sure they're cool enough before handling them.
- Vacuum up any dust on the inside of the propylene indoor heating unit using its hose attachment.
- Don't use air freshener sprays, deodorant sprays, aerosols, or hair spray near an outdoor propane space heaters.
- Inspect your vented propane heating system every year.
- When using an indoor propane space heater, be sure to check for any obstructions before turning it on.
- Make sure you understand propane safety before using your propane heater indoors. You can also ask your local propane gas company for advice.