Filed Under Exterior Decoration, Outdoor decor, Garden | Posted on July 2, 2008
Patio heaters are designed and crafted to bring warmth, comfort, and enjoyment to your “alfresco”dining and entertainment events. As the price of patio heaters decreases, more people are seeing the patio heater as an essential item for their gardens.
It is a good idea to get heaters that switch off automatically upon reaching the desired temperature. Wood heaters are quite commonly used or, you can choose to have stainless steel heater. The patio heaters that are in stainless steel will look very stylish indeed.
In fact, there is a wide variety of patio heaters on the market, the stainless steel patio heater being one of the newest and most innovative of the patio heater designs. The main advantage of stainless steel is that it is more resistant to corrosion.
Stainless steel patio heaters are more resistant to corrosion because they contain a minimum of 10.5 percent of chromium, a chemical which creates a passive, self renewing film of chromium oxide around the steel at the atomic level, thereby stopping the iron from rusting. Below is a list of the main attributes of stainless steel which explains why it makes a great option for a patio heater:
When buy patio heaters, you should be care for that some sellers use a much lower grade stainless or cast iron for burners that are prone to distortion or rusting. Some use reflectors that must be assembled and are quite weak. your heater should have all stainless steel burners, not use cast iron that rusts, or use just an orifice to act as a burner.
Choose an old patio heater maker company, some new companies are in the business a year or two and then they’re out. They can’t give you a better after-sales service.