Whether you have a patio, balcony, or full-on backyard, we've all learned to appreciate whatever private outdoor spaces we have this year. And while temperatures have cooled down in most parts of the country, that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy your outdoor space this fall and winter. Enter: patio heaters. These devices, usually powered by either propane or electricity, can warm up both small and larger areas without taking up too much space. Some models can be wheeled away for easy transport, while other smaller models can fit on a tabletop. No matter which version you choose, a patio heater will be sure to make your outdoor space much more comfortable during the cooler months.
Keep reading for five patio heaters that will be sure to warm up your outdoor space this winter.
This propane patio heater features a stylish bronze finish and powerful heat output, since it has a heat range of 15 feet. It also has wheels for convenient transport and comes with a fabric cover for easy storage.
To buy: amazon.com, $300
For smaller spaces indoors and out, this heater is a solid option. At just six pounds, it's easy to carry by its top handle, so you can keep the warmth with you as you move. It heats up in seconds and can heat an area up to 160 square feet.
To buy: wayfair.com, $83 (originally $86)
This stylish patio heater will instantly become a part of your outdoor decor, unlike some more industrial-looking heaters. It's still plenty powerful though, and a built-in control valve will help you find the perfect temperature.
To buy: amazon.com, $446 (originally $485)
Another small space option, this heater from Dura Heat offers 360° of infrared heat using a 1-pound propane cylinder. Built-in handles make it even easier to move this heater wherever you need it, whether you're on your patio, backyard, or campsite.
To buy: walmart.com, $100
This propane heater is sturdy, durable, and great for larger spaces, since it has a 15-foot diameter heat range. It also features an adjustable table in the center so you and your guests can gather around the heater for warmth. Plus, this heater has wheels, so it's easily transportable.
To buy: walmart.com, $500
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