Heating Solutions For Small Spaces

Portable space heaterPortable Heaters have been helping to heat homes, cabins, garages, patios, and construction sites for several decades. By definition, they provide a mobile mechanism in which to move a heat source from one location to another. What’s more, portable heaters are often used in spaces that don’t need to be heated all the time, often making them far more economical to operate. Whether you choose electric heaters, propane, Kerosene, or oil fired heaters, if a room or space only needs to be heated when occupied, they can be far more cost effective than installing or extending a central heating system.

How They Work

Most portable heaters operate using convection, which circulates hot and cold air. When hot air rises, cold air sinks. As heat is continually forced out of a portable space heater through a blower or fan system, it forces cold air to move and circulate, all of which equalizes the air temperature in the heater’s immediate vicinity.

Portable heaters are also manufactured using a radiant heating system. Radiant heaters produce infrared rays to warm their surroundings, again pushing cooler air away and downward. Equipsupply.com carries an extensive variety of both convection and radiant heaters. Profiled below is just a small sampling of our portable heaters that provide excellent warmth for small or open spaces, even for rooms that only need to be heated when occupied.


DeWalt 1.65 kW Electric Heater: There are no fumes or open flames with this DeWalt electric heater. It comes with an adjustable thermostat, is built using heavy duty construction, is safe to operate, and does not require monitoring.


MH55FAV 55K BTU Mr. Heater: This Mr. Heater unit packs a powerful punch, heating up to 1,250 square feet of space. It runs using a 20-pound propane tank and can provide heat for up to 14 hours. As such, it is perfect for the garage, workshop or certain construction spaces.

Oil Fired

LB White Forced Air Tradesman 75K BTU Kerosene Heater: Heating a massive area volume, the LB White 75K BTU kerosene heater heats up to 1,750 square feet of space. It comes with a dual prong direct spark ignition for rapid starts and comes with a comfort control thermostat.


DeWalt 45,000 BTU Radiant Propane Heater: Using a lightweight 20-pound propane tank, this radiant heater provides maximum portability mounted on its solid steel frame, with solid rubber foam tires for easy maneuvering. Heating about 1,000 square feet of space, the DeWalt 45K BTU heater is ideal for warming patios, decks, or an exterior stairwell. It comes with a rapid fire ignition system for quick heating.

If you are looking for a cost-effective and efficient heat source, check out our entire line of portable heaters. Whether you prefer kerosene, propane, oil fired or electric heaters, we offer a wide variety of sizes and models to choose from.