DuraHeat 23,000 BTU Kerosene Portable Heater-DH2304 - The Home Depot


Model # DH2304

Internet # 100045793

23,000 BTU Kerosene Portable Heater

DuraHeat 23,000 BTU Kerosene Portable Heater

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Was   $139.00
$118.15 / each

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  • Uses economical kerosene not electricity
  • Features safety tip-over shut-off
  • Portable size


Model # DH2304

Internet # 100045793

Store SO SKU # 681026

The DuraHeat 23,000 BTU Portable Kerosene Heater can help you reduce your total home heating costs as well as provide warmth to those hard-to-heat areas up to 1,000 sq. ft. The heat output is adjustable with a simple dial control and an auto-shutoff feature is built in for your safety. This heater operates without electricity and offers an excellent source of emergency heat and light during power outages.

  • Heat output up to 23,000 BTU/hour
  • Up to 1,000 sq. ft. heated area
  • Runs off economical kerosene
  • Insta-lite electronic ignition requires no electricity
  • Safety tip-over shut-off feature
  • Fuel gauge lets you keep track of kerosene supply
  • Dial control for variable heat output
  • Portable, can be positioned where needed
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Assembled Depth (in.)  19 in  Assembled Height (in.)  18 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  23 in  Product Depth (in.)  18.03 in 
Product Height (in.)  22.24 in  Product Width (in.)  18.03 in 
Area Heated (Sq. Ft.)  1000  Color  Beige/Cream 
Color Family  Beige / Cream  Fuel rate (gallons/hour)  .2 
Fuel tank capacity (gallons)  1.9  Heat rating (BTU/hour)  23000 
Heater Type  Unvented  Heating Product Type  Kerosene Heater 
Heating Technology Type  Convection  Ignition Type  Electrical 
Indoor/Outdoor  Indoor  Material  Steel 
Portable Heater Features  Automatic Shutoff,Fuel Gauge,Tip-Over Safety Switch  Power/Fuel Type  Kerosene 
Product Weight (lb.)  32 lb  Returnable  90-Day 
Run time (hours)  12 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed  Manufacturer Warranty  1 year manufacturer defect only 


Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 240 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Colorado Cold-snap The Saturday after this Christmas our furnace went down, I bought one of these the month prior in case we lost power during winter. I am glad we did! The first day we ran it was pretty much the only day we had the kerosene smell, break-in time I guess, but we ran it for seven more days more with no issue. Except for the night temperatures dropped in the minus digits, the house stayed at 70 degrees and no water pipes lost. I would fill it and found if you ran it on low a tank would last almost 12 hours, with a 2.5 gallon jug filling it three times. I liked the guard on it since we have two medium sized dogs, and it wasn't hard to put together especially if you are in panic mode with low temps like I was (worried about the family and the house). I liked it and was VERY glad to have it, it didn't let us down! January 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Afraid of kerosene heat at first. I contemplated getting a kerosene heater for many years but never did because of my intense fear of carbon monoxide, a house fire and just liquid fuels in general. We were hit with single digit arctic air recently and of course we lost power right in the middle of it. You are now at the mercy of mother nature and waiting and hoping the utility company is able to restore power asap. It was only three hours this time but it was very stressful and COLD! I did a lot of research and settled on this heater. I am so happy I did. I have found that a lot of the fears attached to kerosene heat are unfounded. Follow the directions to the T and just use your plain common sense. Kerosene is safe and very easy to store and use. I cannot tell you how great it feels to know that we can protect and provide for ourselves in an emergency situation. We will be warm! I intend to get another unit soon. January 10, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Winter Life Saver Purchased this for back up heat in case of a power outage!! I put it on to take the chill out of the house and I cannot bring myself to shut it down. I put the heater in the basement and it is warming the whole house which is 2 stories high. It is -7 degrees outside and the house is nice and warm. I have no worries about a power outage or storm knowing I have this wonderul heater to get me through.. February 3, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by 1 for 2 on workmanship This is my second DH-2304. The first worked flawlessly for years until it was damaged beyond repair. My second purchase has a manufacturing defect which allows the gear attached to the the wick raising knob to slip out of alignment with the rack gear and drop the wick. When I disassembled to see if it was the wick, I noticed the rack gear has a failed spot weld. Contacting the MFG to get it replaced now. When it was working, it was able to heat my entire house during power outages. The only odor was at start up and shut down but nothing overwhelming. January 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Heater!!! Purchased a similar heater from a different manufacturer last year and had to return it after 2 days of operation due to fumes. Purchased this heater from my local Home Depot with the thinking that if Home Depot was selling it, it had to be the real deal. After several days of operation, I can find no fault with this heater. Sturdy construction, easy to assemble and operate, and wonderful heat for our 1300 sq ft apartment. Heater burns for about 10-12 hours for each tank of fuel. With respect to performance and heat output, this heater reminds me of the old Toyostove heaters from the 1980s-90s. Thanks to Home Depot for a great product at a great price. If you are thinking about getting one, you had better hurry. My store only had 2 units left and Winter is only beginning. November 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great money saver for heating only one room, instead of the whole house!! I have used several of these over the years. I find that I can set the home thermometer lower, and light the kerosene heater and stay toasty in the room where I am. Just GREAT in the AM & I don't have to use the furnace to be comfortable when I get out of bed. I wouldn't be without one in the Ohio winters. November 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Exactly what I Expected - Happy with Purchase Delivery was fast. The kerosene heater is well built and easy to setup. I chose this based on product reviews of several heaters and so far I'm happy with the purchase. I only tested it for 1 hour (to be used for emergencies) but it puts out a lot of heat. February 3, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by My first experience with a kerosene heater The instructions were less than steller for a first timer with this type of heater. Viewed a YouTube video which was 100% more helpful. Not much to starting it once you know. The first time I started it I placed it outside as suggested to insure minimal oder moving forward. Throws out allot of heat and the kerosene smell is minimal. The hand pump that came with it did not work too well. I used a funnel instead and it worked great. I use it in the two car garage and it warms things up guickly. I won't mind working in the garage during the winter. January 6, 2015
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