Patio heaters are a popular accessory in the Puget Sound area, where our climate is mild year-round. Outdoor heaters warm up outdoor kitchens, balconies and porches and are an essential component of garages and workshops.
Outdoor heaters do double-duty at cafés, restaurants, bars and hotels, providing both warmth and ambiance. They heat drafty spaces in athletic clubs, wineries, office buildings, and shopping areas.
At Rich's, we carry a full line of outdoor heaters. They come in many shapes and sizes, from portable table-toppers to 7-foot tall monoliths to wall- and ceiling-mounted. You can choose from natural gas, electric, or propane models.
1. Heat Distribution
Know how much space you need to heat, and inquire about the heating range for the models you’re considering. You may decide to purchase several heaters and space them several feet apart for even heat distribution. Ask for an in-store demonstration before you buy.
Whether you like stainless steel, hammered bronze, or a black finish, chances are good that you’ll find an aesthetically pleasing design that enhances the décor of your outdoor space.
This is a huge factor in Western Washington, where rain is a constant companion. A sturdy outdoor heater should be able to sustain splashes of water from all angles and remain on. Of course, you’ll want to protect your heater – particularly an electric heater – from getting wet. But a splash-resistant heater is a definite bonus.
We’re excited about the Bromic brand of outdoor heaters, which we carry at Rich’s. Bromic heaters come standard with an easy-pivot arm bracket, which allows adjustment of heat direction. This provides greater versatility and heat coverage.
Bromic offers three product lines:
- Platinum Smart-Heat Gas Heater
- Tungsten Smart-Heat Gas
- Tungsten Smart-Heat Electric
Platinum Smart-Heat Gas Heater
One or multiple gas heating units can be switched on and off simultaneously from a single remote-located switch.
Tungsten Smart-Heat Gas
With a brushed stainless steel finish, this gas heater features a bi-directional pivot arm and electronic ignition. This model is also available two sizes, a 300 Series (26,000BTU) and a 500 Series (43,000BTU).
Tungsten Smart-Heat Electric
This corrosion-resistant electric heater with stainless steel housing is suitable for indoor and outdoor heating. Frosted infrared tube heating elements emit a warm amber glow; there’s no harsh glare. The weatherproof heater is equipped with a spectral reflector for excellent radiant heat output.
This heater is available in four models of varying heating power: 2000W, 3000W, 4000W and 6000W.
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