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Dos and Don’ts When Using Space Heaters

Dos and Don’ts When Using Space Heaters

In the bone-chilling cold of winter, staying warm is one of the most important things we have to be concerned about. Many of us use different heating options to heat our houses in the winter. There are many kinds of heating solutions available on the market, ranging from the simple electric coil heaters to the advanced infrared light space heaters. Each of them has different advantages and disadvantages of their own. Be it an oil filled radiator or a fan...
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All You Need to Know About Waste Oil Heaters

All You Need to Know About Waste Oil Heaters

Waste oil heater has become a hot topic in the USA and Canada these days because this is an environment-friendly solution. It recycles waste oil that is to be dumped in the sea or in a dumping place. Recently, in my own neighborhood, I have noticed a number of people making their own homemade waste oil heaters to save money. And many of them, including the manufacturers, are promoting the waste oil heater as an “eco-friendly solution.” Well, this claim is...
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How to Keep Your Garage Comfortable Heated in Winter

How to Keep Your Garage Comfortable Heated in Winter

Very few of us actually use our garage for car parking only. We Americans love spending our time in the garage and besides car parking, we use it as a workshop, storage room or even as an entertainment/computer room. But winter is a hard time for garage dwellers because the shivering cold makes it almost impossible to stay there comfortably. Considering that, The Soothing Air team decided to show you the best way to heat a garage in winter so you...
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Oil Heaters: How Efficient They Are Compared to Other Space Heaters?

Oil Heaters: How Efficient They Are Compared to Other Space Heaters?

Oil heaters are one of the most popular heating solutions available on the market. They are also known as oil filled radiators or column heaters. Many people think oil heaters use oil as their fuel because of their name. But in reality, oil heaters work on electricity and oil is used only as a reservoir of heat. The reason behind this is the excellent diathermic properties of the oil. Although oil needs a bit longer time to warm up, it...
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Oil, Gas, or Ceramic – Choosing the Perfect Home Heater

Oil, Gas, or Ceramic – Choosing the Perfect Home Heater

Choosing the perfect heating solution is not so easy when so many options are available on the market. Each type of heater has its distinct advantages and disadvantages. It is very difficult for the average consumer to pick the best heating solution according to their own needs, especially when 3 major types of heaters are available on the market – oil heaters, ceramic heaters, and gas heaters. In this article, we are gonna dissect each kind of space heater’s pros...
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Infrared Heating Technology – Different Types and How it Works

Infrared Heating Technology – Different Types and How it Works

What is Infrared Technology? Infrared radiation is the electromagnetic waves that are just beyond our visibility level on the electromagnetic spectrum. There are other types of invisible electromagnetic waves around us that are between 700 nanometers and 1-millimeter wavelength. Other electromagnetic waves are radio, gamma rays, x-rays, visible light and ultraviolet. Infrared radiation rays can’t pass through hard objects like walls and it requires a line of sight. Infrared technology is becoming mainstream in our daily lives in recent years....
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Infrared Space Heaters – Different Types and Their Efficiency

Infrared Space Heaters – Different Types and Their Efficiency

Infrared heaters are the most popular type of heaters available on the market today. According to experts, they use the most energy efficient technology amongst all the thermal heaters. Infrared heating process is fundamentally different than other conventional heating processes. However, most of us don’t know how much about infrared heating efficiency or even if infrared heating really works. In this article, we are going to understand how they work and determine infrared heater effect on electric bill. How Infrared Heating...
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Are Infrared Heaters Really Safe? Read This to Know!

Are Infrared Heaters Really Safe? Read This to Know!

Winter is coming and the time has come to prepare ourselves well. This statement could remind you of the long winter portrayed in our most-favorite Game of Thrones series! Already feeling a bit nostalgic? Well, you could be, but the fact is that you can never really appreciate the weight of this statement unless you live in Alaska, North Dakota

Getting A Portable AC Unit – How it Works and What Size to Choose

Getting A Portable AC Unit – How it Works and What Size to Choose

Nowadays we have air conditioners everywhere, from our bedrooms to our cars. There’s not one time where you can imagine yourself living without an air conditioner, especially not in the scorching heat. When your home doesn’t have a functioning central air conditioning system

Replacing your AC R22 Refrigerants: The Hows and Whys

Replacing your AC R22 Refrigerants: The Hows and Whys

All air conditioners require an adequate supply of refrigerants to power up. A refrigerant is any substance that undergoes transitions from liquid to gas and vice versa within the AC unit, which gives the cooling effects you get from your air conditioner. Often ACs can have refrigerant leaks. These leaks can occur for various reasons,