A Portable Heater - one frugal choice

Using a portable heater is one way to save energy during the winter. There are a number of pluses and minuses associated with it, but it can work for you in a number of situations. Let's be clear that I'm talking about an electric heater, and not something powered by kerosene or propane.

Let's see how this might work best, and then let's look at some of the drawbacks. As long as you keep things in perspective, I think you'll be able to use such a heater to your advantage and be pleased with the results.

The Pluses

A portable electric heater works anywhere you have an electric outlet. That means nearly every room in your home, and many places outside of your home can enjoy electric heat.

Portable heaters begin heating almost instantly - they require no warm-up time. They're instantly on and off.

Many models can be thermostatically controlled, so they sense temperature and respond to it by either turning on or turning off.

It's common to find fans associated with such a portable heater to help it distribute heat within the room. n .

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