Keep it Safe: Heater Safety Tips

Jeanie Wong asked: Although heaters can account for a number of home heating fires, the heaters now being manufactured are relatively safe. Nonetheless, precaution must be taken when operating any type of heating... 

What You Should Know About Space Heaters

Space heaters are one of the most useful tools for keeping costs low during cold winter nights. The best space heaters enable the user to turn off the heater for the whole house, and just heat one or two rooms... 

Can a space heater be placed next to a wall?

It can be difficult to figure out how close to a wall or other furniture you should put your space heater. Placing your space heater in the middle of the room doesn’t make sense because 1) it will look bad,... 

Can You Get a Rash from Using a Space Heater?

Could a space heater near your feet be causing a rash? Lots of people who keep a space heater under their desk find that their legs get itchy and develop red bumps.  They can be in one place, or all over the... 

Should we rotate kerosene heating oil from year-to-year?

Allie P asked: We have a space heater that we haven't used in three years and we are getting ready for winter. We are just wondering if we need to throw out the old oil and replace it before prices on heating...