Outdoor Heating

Can outdoor electric heaters keep me warm during winter?

Saying goodbye to summer sometimes feels like resigning yourself to evenings indoors, and if you’re anything like me, there’s a part of you that isn’t quite ready to admit defeat, not when there’s still flowers in the garden and leaves on the trees. But what choice do we have? Do we always have to brave the cold and bundle up? Or is there a smarter way to eke out the outdoor season?

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Electric Patio Heaters for Spring

It’s that time of year where the glimpses of sunlight we’ve been teased with see us reminiscing about those summer evenings spent outdoors. While there’s something to be said for cosy evenings inside, nothing quite beats an evening spent out in the open to cast off the day’s stresses.

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Why Halogen Heaters Are More Versatile Than You Think

At long last, we’re beginning to see the back-end of winter. Slowly but surely, the mornings are getting lighter, the evenings are staying warmer, and the sunshine feels that bit stronger. The ultimate transitional season is well and truly on its way. Unfortunately however, it isn’t all sunshine and t-shirts. This time of year has its fair share of cold afternoons and crisp evenings and you’ll need more than just a jumper to fend off the chills. Whether you’re inside, outside, or somewhere in between, look no further than a halogen heater to keep warm. Versatile, powerful, and discreet, these electric heaters can be used in a range of spaces to suit your exact needs…

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Top 5 activities to do on Bonfire Night

November 5th can mean only one thing: fires, festivities and fireworks – otherwise known as Bonfire Night. As a one-night-only event, the evening of November 5th is always jam packed with festivities and, with so many options to choose from, it’s definitely worth planning your ideal Bonfire Night to ensure you don’t miss out on any festive fun. There are so many activities to enjoy on Bonfire Night and it can be difficult to narrow it down and organise your perfect evening, so to help you decide, we’re sharing some of our favourites. Whether you’d prefer to enjoy a bonfire in the park, watch fireworks from your window or host a garden party under the warmth of a patio heater, Bonfire Night is a fun celebration we can all enjoy so here are our top five Bonfire Night activities.

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Halogen Heaters – Extending the Outdoor Season

As autumn progresses, the temperature is, slowly but surely dropping and it’s easy for those long summer days, spent in the garden to feel like another life entirely. For many of us, autumn is associated with the act of retreating indoors but, while cosy days certainly have their place, it’s important to remember that aside from reduced temperatures, clear autumn days are great for getting outdoors. The simple addition of a halogen heater to your garden is a certain way to ensure that you can combine the cosy feeling of days indoors with the crisp autumn air to make the most of your garden this season. To help you find the perfect halogen heater for your outdoor space, here are our top picks…

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The Best Electric Garden Heaters for Evenings Outdoors

October is a conflicted month, with mild and sometimes even warm daytimes sandwiched between freezing cold mornings and evenings. Transitional weather like this doesn’t lend itself to comfortable outdoor gatherings and it’s this uncertain time of year that forces us indoors until the daffodils appear in the spring. While there’s something to be said for cuddling up inside, there’s equally something to be said for spending autumn evenings outdoors under the clear, starry night sky. To ensure you’re warm and toasty when the darkness descends, take a look at some of our finest outdoor heating solutions and make the most of your garden this autumn.

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Patio Heaters and Family Activities: Making the Most of your Summer Evenings

Now it’s officially summer, it’s time to cast aside the TV remote, hunt out your favourite pair of shorts, and head outside into the garden. Throughout the day, it’s all about ice cream, family water fights, and sunshine. But, what happens when the sun sets? Are you all forced back indoors, or do you brave the crisp, cold, cloudless evening? At Infrared Heaters Direct, we have an idea or two for making the most of your evenings with the family, as well as a stunning range of patio heaters that’ll ensure you’re kept as warm at night as you were in the day…

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How Well Do Outdoor Heaters Work?

The prospect of heating a garden might seem fruitless but patio heating is far more effective than you may realise. The reason outdoor heaters work so well is because they use a more direct form of heating – there’s no reliance on convection to deliver warmth, these products project heat straight to where it’s needed. The reason they’re able to keep you toasty despite the occasional gust of wind is all because of infrared, so if you’re still not convinced, read on to find out why these heaters are so effective outside…

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A Simple Guide for Choosing Your Perfect Outdoor Heater

Keeping warm outdoors can be a real struggle in the cooler months. Whether you enjoy a drink in the garden or dinner under the stars, thanks to the wonderfully changeable British weather, chances are you’re going to need something to shut out the cold. From roaring gas burners to discreet electric heaters, there’s an overwhelming amount of choice for outdoor heating. To help you find the right solution for your space, we’ve compiled a simple guide to point you in the right direction…

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Light Heaters for Atmospheric Evenings

A light in the darkness – it’s imagery that speaks to our most primitive instincts as well as our more complex emotions. It’s a symbol of hope, a beacon, the hearth fires blazing. It’s the expectation of coming in from the cold or the promise of a good time had with friends. Nobody understands this psychology better than our restaurateurs and pub owners who for years have been enticing us in from the street with their moodlily-lit beer gardens and glowing heaters. They let us forget about our cold northerly climate for an evening and enjoy a little taste of continental living. Light heaters instantly make a space more inviting and can make even the average domestic patio feel as luxuriant and exotic as the terrace of a hacienda. If you’re tired of looking out at your cold and underused patio, it’s worth taking a look at the different kinds of light heaters available to help you strike the right atmosphere.

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