When the summer heat fades away and Mother Nature ushers the chill of fall into your world, you’ll want to begin shopping for a nice outside heating element so that you can extend your enjoyment of the outdoors without getting too frosty.
There are two types of heating elements you can choose from – old fashioned, yet modern and stylish fire pits, and patio heaters that resemble the look of a street lamp of sorts. There are five bestselling units you might want to consider this year.
#1 – The Heininger Outland 5995 58,000 BTU Portable Propane Outdoor Fire Pit
The number one bestselling outdoor heating option is the Heininger Outland 5995 58,000 BTU Portable Propane Outdoor Fire Pit. It’s so beautiful that it will be a focal point for your outdoor décor.
This is a lightweight heater that uses a propane tank so that you don’t have dirty, smoke-filled air as you try to enjoy the outdoors. Take it camping or tailgating at your favorite sporting events.
#2 – The UniFlame WAD820SP 34-Inch Slate & Marble Firepit with Copper Accents
Next, there’s the UniFlame WAD820SP 34-Inch Slate & Marble Firepit with Copper Accents. This is another exquisite, beautiful piece of outdoor décor that has a wrought-iron stand. It doesn’t take up too much space at just 34 inches.
You put real firewood into the pit and manage the coals easily by working through the steel grate and spark-arrestor. Consumers love not only love its functionality, but also the attractive design.
#3 – The Fire Sense Hammer Tone Bronze Commercial Patio Heater
The Fire Sense Hammer Tone Bronze Commercial Patio Heater radiates heat up to 18 feet away from the heat source. Its burners are made of stainless steel and for safety, there’s a shut off tilt valve.
You can use the piezo ignition system to turn it on and enjoy the 46k BTUs that it emits. Wheel it around to wherever you need it most – or let your guests go to it to get warm.
#4 – The Landmann USA 28925 Ball of Fire Outdoor Fireplace
If you want an outdoor heater that looks unique and will have people talking, then consider the Landmann USA 28925 Ball of Fire Outdoor Fireplace. This is a sphere that has a large firebowl made out of steel.
Put it by the pool, on your patio, or elsewhere outdoors and stoke the logs to turn the simmering coals into a frenzied fireball. One thing consumers loved most is the door, which swings open and makes it a cinch to add logs to!
#5 – AZ Patio Heaters GS-F-PC Propane Fire Pit
Looking for something more upscale that will appear more like a piece of furniture than a fire pit? The AZ Patio Heaters GS-F-PC Propane Fire Pit has an antique bronze finish and it has a 38″ tabletop and stands 28 inches in height.
It’s a propane heater that uses beautiful, decorative fireglass to showcase its 40k BTU output. You can feel the heat radiating for up to 15 feet. You have to buy your own propane tank, but this outdoor heater will add beauty to your evenings or chilly days outside.