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Winter is coming! Stay outside a little longer with our hot picks of the best heating solutions for every space
Hot spots: Perfect for partly enclosed or protected outdoor entertaining areas where they can be installed on the ceiling, wall or another part of the structure without taking up valuable floorspace.
Energy: Choose from gas or electric models. You’ll need professional installation.
Don’t forget: Consider the distance from the heaters to your sitting area and the possible wind level when deciding on the position and power of the heaters.
Hot spots: Great for verandahs, decks and barbecue areas. They’re easy to operate and can be put away over summer.
Energy: You’ll need an LPG bottle that sits inside the base.
Don’t forget: Check for smart safety features, including an auto shut-off valve and tip switch.
Hot spots: Best on gravel or hard paving, a firepit creates a natural focal point.
Energy: Wood burning and gas also available.
Don’t forget: Supervise kids carefully!
Hot spots: Great for permanent outdoor seating areas where you can settle in for a long night of toasting marshmallows.
Energy: Gas and wood-burning models are available.
Don’t forget: Make sure your timber is completely dry or you could find yourself smoked out!
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