On the street is getting colder, and despite the fact that the heating season has already begun, the temperature in apartments often leaves much to be desired. To paraphrase a famous saying, on public services helps those who help themselves. Better to err and to buy a heater for your apartment or office. How to choose a heater.

The most important feature any heater, regardless of type, is power{!LANG-b23b260cf0e90002efd6b907015f649f!}

It is therefore important to choose a heater with a capacity corresponding to the size of the room. To do this will help our sign :



A second important characteristic of the heater is the type{!LANG-560158637149ec811fa6ec7e0bc77dce!}

Oil cooler

Oil coolers is one of the most common types of home heaters. Such a heater has a sealed metal housing filled with mineral oil. In oil immersed heating element. When heated, it transfers heat to the oil, the oil corps, and the corps — the air.

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  • does not burn oxygen in the room
  • fire safety
  • quiet
  • mobility (thanks to the wheels you can easily move the heater).
  • a relatively long warming-up room (but the heat also lasts longer)
  • case temperature can not freely touch the radiator
  • relatively large dimensions
  • dry the air.

Convector heater

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  • slow heating of the room in the absence of a built-in fan.



  • the simplicity and accessibility
  • compactness and portability
  • quick warm-up room.
  • noise at work
  • the dust settles, but remains in the air
  • unpleasant smell if dust on the heating element
  • uneconomical.

Infrared heater

Unlike previous models, infrared heater does not warm the air, and being in the room items. Emitted heat energy is absorbed by floors, walls, furniture etc. as well as people.

  • high efficiency
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  • fire safety
  • easy installation and operation.

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So, how to choose a heater? It all depends on why you need one. For rapid heating good heater for a small space — heater with a local heating will successfully cope infrared heater, and for long maintaining the heat in the room the best choice — oil cooler. But whatever type of heater you choose, be sure to purchase a model with a thermostat .