The best space heaters to heat entire rooms

Updated February 21, 2017

Space heaters are convenient appliances. Throughout the wintertime, costly heating bills are common for large houses in cold climates. Space heaters can help curb these costs by allowing consumers to heat a living room or bedroom locally while keeping the heat for the house as a whole at a minimum. The best space heaters for large rooms will help keep families warm throughout the winter while keeping heating bills to a minimum.

Vornado Touchstone Vortex Heater TVH-600

Online consumer resource Bestcovery rates the Vornado Touchstone Vortex Heater TVH-600 as the number one space heater for heating large rooms. Bestcovery cites the Vornado's minimum noise output, ease of use, attractive design, and heating speed as major selling points. The unit's automatic climate control function helps the Vornado Touchstone maintain a consistent temperature throughout large rooms.The space heater is designed to evenly and adequately heat rooms up to 16x16 feet with 8-foot ceilings and comes with a remote control for convenience.

Bionaire BH3900-U

Good Housekeeping recommends the Bionaire BH3900-U for consumers on the market for a large space heater that produces minimal noise. Billed by Good Housekeeping as a "quiet giant," the Bionaire BH3900-U is an oil-fuelled electric space heater. The unit is designed as a tower so that it can be stored in tight spaces with minimal interference. The Bionaire BH3900-U comes equipped with a simple thermostat and is designed to automatically turn off when a room reaches the preset temperature.

Honeywell Low Profile Convection Heater HZ-519

Online product reviewer Fun Skins rates the Honeywell Low Profile Convection Heater HZ-519 as the best convection space heater for keeping everyone warm in a large room. Fun Skins praises the Honeywell unit's ease of use, temperature moderation, and safety features, which include automatic turn-off mechanisms should the space heater fall down or overheat. The Honeywell HZ-519 convection heater has a maximum output of 1500 watts, which is equal to the output of the Vornado Vortex and should be adequate for heating large rooms.

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Will Gish slipped into itinerancy and writing in 2005. His work can be found on various websites. He is the primary entertainment writer for "College Gentleman" magazine and contributes content to various other music and film websites. Gish has a Bachelor of Arts in art history from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.