Portable Garage Heaters

There are some men who will not be deterred by the cold and will continue to work on their projects in their garage or shed even when it is freezing outside. Although the garage is not as cold as the outside there is still no amount of heat going into it. Usually, the only way they can obtain heat is by using a portable garage heater.

These special heaters are designed to be mounted onto the walls and near the work bench. With one or two of these heaters inside of the garage heat will be distributed through the entire area and help to keep them moderately warm while they work. Another type of garage heater that you can use are the freestanding models.

Many of the freestanding garage heaters are designed to be pulled out into the area where they happen to be working to provide them with heat as well as lighting to see what they are doing. When they are finished they can turn it off and set it aside for next time. The one thing that makes these safer is that it is harder for us to forget to turn it off. The price for these durable heaters can start as low as $50 and reach as high as $300.


Below are a list of some of the more important features that your portable garage heater should use and have. Each of these features help to make it more effective, energy efficient, and safe to use in an enclosed space. Make sure to read on the safety precautions before you use.

  • Halogen light bulbs
  • Instant and targeted heating
  • Emission free to make it safe to use in an enclosed space
  • Safety and heat resistant glass
  • Aluminum reflector
  • High protection rating
  • Dust and weather resistant casing
  • Easy to use controls
  • Heat span of 9 to 14m2