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Infrared Heaters Direct

This is the Infrared Heaters Direct advice centre – your in-depth knowledge base about infrared heating and its benefits. As experts in the industry, we can field all of your questions about infrared to help you get to grips with these efficient, low energy heaters. New to infrared heating? Take a look at our blogs which cover many commonly asked questions from first time buyers. Our articles cover the advantages of infrared, how it compares to other heating systems and what makes them so cost effective. We bust myths, give you the lowdown on the best products and even get stuck into the science for anyone who loves going into the finer details. Whatever stage of the journey you’re at, our advice centre is here to help point you in the right direction – we offer guidance on how to choose the right product and take a look at where to install them to help you get the most out of your heaters. Indoor or outdoor, domestic or commercial, the Infrared Heaters Direct advice centre is your one-stop reference point to help you find the perfect heating solution.

No two projects are the same and if you’re looking to see how infrared can benefit a business or civic property, we’re here to provide you with all the information you need. We offer a whole section of articles dedicated to help commercial industries learn more about infrared and why it can be the better choice compared to other large-scale heating systems. Whether you’re specifying for a pub, club, restaurant or venue, there’s an infrared heater to match so browse our articles for inspiration. You don’t need to get bogged down with the jargon of infrared. Our advice centre gives you the key, take-home messages you need to know without the waffle, but if you do want to know the finer aspects, we also have a heating glossary and buying guide to make navigating the world of infrared as simple as possible. Should our advice centre ever come up short, you can also talk to our friendly and knowledgeable Sales team on 0330 880 8383 for advice specific to your exact project.


Are infrared panels safe for animals?

So, you’re looking for an efficient, cost-effective heating solution for your home. As infrared heat travels as radiation, it wouldn’t surprise us if you had some reservations about buying and installing infrared panels, especially with curious pets around. The good news is that not only are infrared panels completely safe, there are more than just a few reasons why it’s actually the best type of heat for animals. Let’s take a look.

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How do infrared patio heaters work?

Highly versatile, a garden or patio area is perfect for a morning coffee, an afternoon read or an evening get-together – but oftentimes, the weather throws a spanner in the works. Come rain or shine, by installing an infrared patio heater, you’re making your outdoor haven accessible all year round. But how exactly do they work? There are various types of outdoor heater – check out our blog for the rundown – but the way infrared technology works is pretty special, and we’re here to go into why.

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What is the best form of outdoor heating?

Nothing complements cosy outdoor hangouts more than having a heater on hand to provide you and your guests with reliable, all-day warmth. But what makes the best form of outdoor heating? There are quite a few aspects to consider, from energy efficiency to maintenance . Read on as we look over the main types of outdoor heating, how they work and ultimately, which one is the superior choice, so you can enjoy your outdoor heater knowing you’ve invested in the best.

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What are the Best Portable Infrared Heaters?

Providing effective and reliable warmth, portable infrared heaters come with the added bonus of mobility and customisation that you won’t find in heaters that have been permanently installed. If you’re looking to give your home or garden heating an overhaul, we have the answer. Infrared heaters are easy to install, affordable and efficient – making them ideal for a number of spaces. Today, we’re looking at three of our favourite portable heaters and what makes them such a great option for your space.

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How to keep your guests warm at an outdoor party

Are you thinking of hosting a garden party but not sure how to keep your guests warm? Considering the unpredictability of British weather, reliable outdoor heating is high up on the priority list. In this article, we’ll be explaining which heating system is the best choice for exteriors, as well as providing some tips and tricks that are sure to help keep your party guests warm and toasty.

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Why Infrared Heaters are Ideal for Patios

If you want far-reaching warmth for your patio, you won’t find anything better than infrared heaters. Offset the winter cold or enjoy a subtle accompaniment to those mild summer evenings; infrared mimics the natural heat of the sun, generating fast-acting warmth which is absorbed by people and surfaces directly. It’s effective, economical, and great for the environment, and because our heaters come with adjustable heat levels, your patio can find new-found purpose by being a pleasure to use all year round. What else makes infrared a cut above the rest? Read on for a closer look at why it’s the standard of patio heating.

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