Prior to my purchase, I checked Consumer Reports' ratings of space heaters, as I was looking at another heather I'd seen on TV. According to Consumer Reports, the Duraflame heater was a better heater in addition to being less expensive.
I love it! I have it located in my unfinished basement, and it heats the area quickly, evenly, and the outside of the unit itself does not get hot, which is particularly good as I have cats who like to lay on it.
Very Easy To Operate
We both like a cool house during the day and in the evening we both like sitting in a warm room while watching the news. Does not take long to get our livingroom warm and comfortable for both of us. We no longer have to bring up the temperature in the whole house for when we sit. And the bedroom stays cool for a good nights sleep. In the morning, if it is really cold outside, just turn it on and the room we have coffee in is toasty. We purchased one, just to try and ended up getting another one
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for our camp and the neighbor ended up getting one after visiting us.
The only heater to buy!
This was one of the best investments I have ever made. Don't waste your money on a cheaper heater to try and heat a large area. Spend more money and buy a infrared quartz heater... It heats my entire apartment which is over 1100 square feet. I use to buy cheaper heaters but they only last one winter and sometimes even shorter. I love the comfort and how fast it takes the dampness out of the air!
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