Best Propane Heater

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For this post, I have put together a collection of the best propane heaters currently available.

UPDATED: July 30, 2020.

I have included a range of sizes and types so you can find the best heater for your specific needs. 

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1. Mr. Heater F232000 4,000-9,000 BTU Indoor-Safe Propane Heater

Mr. Heater F232000 MH9BX Buddy 4,000-9,000-BTU Indoor-Safe Portable Propane Radiant Heater, Red-Black


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The Mr. Heater 4,000-9,000 BTU Liquid Propane heater connects directly to a 1 lb. cylinder.

Works best for heating enclosed spaces like large tents up to 200 sq. ft.

Offers a compact design that is portable.

Features a swivel regulator that offers the ability to adapt usage from a disposable cylinder to a remote gas supply with the purchase of a hose and filter.

To light the unit:

Rotate the knob to pilot and push.

Integrated Piezo sparking mechanism will take care of the rest.

Equipped with an Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) and an accidental tip-over safety shut-off.

2. Mr. Heater 60,000 BTU Forced Air Propane Heater

Mr. Heater MH60QFAV 60,000 BTU Portable Propane Forced Air Heater

Mr Heater

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Variable 30,000-60,000 BTU output Propane Forced-air Heater.

Rugged Propane Heater is built for the jobsite.

Just hook up to your propane tank, plug in to any 110VAC outlet and you've got reliable, steady heat for hours.

Heats up to 1,250 sq. ft..

Runs on a 20-lb. propane tank.

14-hr. max. runtime on full tank.

High temperature limit switch.

QBT technology makes this Heater 50% quieter than a standard propane heater.

Rugged and durable steel construction.

Economical, efficient and clean burning.

Heavy-duty high output fan.

Continuous ignition.

10' hose and regulator included.

3. Hiland HLDSO1-GTSS 91” Propane Heater

Hiland HLDSO1-GTSS 91-Inch Tall Quartz Glass Tube Heater - Silver

AZ Patio Heaters LLC

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The Hiland glass tube outdoor propane patio heater features a stainless steel finish with a quartz glass tube.

Features a 40,000 BTU's with variable control.

Fueled by a 20-pound propane tank (lasts approximately 8-10 hours on high).

Equipped with a safety shut-off valve that automatically turns it off if tilted.

Includes base wheels for easy moving.

Does not include the propane tank.

4. 30,000 - 45,000 BTU Tank Top Propane Heater

Mr. Heater, Corporation Mr. Heater, 30,000 - 45,000 BTU 540 Dregree Tank Top Heater, (F242540)

Mr. Heater Corporation

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This radiant 30,000 - 45,000 BTU Liquid Propane Tank

Top heater is the perfect solution for a variety of outdoor heating applications.

Features a 360 degree burner that can also be pivoted to focus heat an additional 180 degrees.

Constructed with high quality components to bring you reliable heat on the go.

Adjustable high-medium-low regulator.

Easy to use and quick to set up.

Features a safety shut off and tip over safety shut off for safe operation.

5. 3800-BTU Indoor-Safe Propane Heater

Mr. Heater F215100 MH4B Little Buddy 3800-BTU Indoor Safe Propane Heater, Medium

Mr. Heater

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Two heat settings: 4,000 & 9,000 BTU/HR.

Fold-down handle reduces storage space.

Four position control with built-in Piezo igniter off and lo/hi heat settings.

High temperature wire guard.

Swivel regulator for easy LP cylinder and hose installation.

Large durable porcelain coated heating surface directs radiant heat over wider area.

Low-oxygen safety shut-off (ODS) and tip-over safety shut-off.

Ceramic burner tile mounted with shock absorbing insulation for durability and easy replacement.

6. 30,000 BTU Vent Free Propane Heater

Mr. Heater Corporation F299730,30,000 BTU Vent Free Blue Flame Propane Heater, MHVFB30LPT

Mr. Heater Corporation

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30,000 BTU Liquid Propane Vent Free heater is the perfect supplemental heating solution even on the coldest days.

Conveniently equipped with a thermostat for superior control of the temperature in your space.

Also, with a battery powered electronic ignition, starting it is a breeze - battery included.

Can be permanently mounted to the wall or securely fastened to the floor with included mounting brackets and fasteners.

A clean burning blue flame tube burner uses the natural convection of the burn to circulate warm comfortable air.

Factory standard Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS), rest assured this heater will provide you with years of comfortable and safe heat.

7. 2,890 BTU Texsport  Propane Heater

Texsport Portable Outdoor Propane Heater

StealStreet (Home)

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Durable stainless steel burner.

Safety valve shuts off fuel if flame goes out.

Large paddle foot plastic base for greater stability.

Aluminum reflector with safety grid.

Uses standard size one pound disposable propane tanks.

Finished in stainless steel with copper hardware.

Wattage: 847 Watts.

8. 10,000 - 45,000 BTU Propane Heater

Mr. Heater MH45T Triple Tank Top Heater, 10000 to 45000 BTU/Hr

Mr. Heater Corporation

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10,000 to 45,000 BTUs per hour

Great for the campsite, garage, or construction site.

High-quality chrome and stainless steel components.

3 modes: high, medium, and low.

Three tip-over safety shutoffs.

Operate 1 to 3 burners for multiple heat output combinations.

Match-lit ignition.

Adjustable swivel head design.

Mounts on a 20 to 100-lb. propane cylinder (not included).

Polished chrome reflectors.

Outdoor use only.

9. 18,000 BTU Cabinet Propane Heater

Dyna Glo, RA18LPDG, 18,000 BTU Propane Cabinet Heater

GHP Group, Inc

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18,000 BTU Cabinet Heater delivers outstanding heating performance, reliability, and durability.

3 Heat Settings

Heats up to 600 ft. Radius

Features an easy Push Button Piezo Ignition.

Includes an ODS (Oxygen Depletion Sensor), that shuts off the heater, if the oxygen level drops below a safe level.

Wheels allow you to easily move the heater wherever you need it.

Locking casters ensure that it stays in place.

Safe for Indoor Use

20 LB. Propane (LP) Cylinder Required for Operation - (Not Included)

10. Dura Heat TT-360 Propane Heater

Dura Heat TT-360 Propane(LP) 360 Degree Tank Top Heater

Dura Heat

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360° of instant radiant, infrared heat in a small and portable design.

Quick connect P.O.L. tank connection.

Operates up to 14 hours on a 20 lb. propane(LP) tank.

High efficiency stainless steel heat reflector.

Rust resistant chrome emitter guard.

Accidental shut-off.

Match light ignition.

Outdoor/Construction Use only-Heating Area: up to 1,000 sq ft.

Match light/Tip-over Safety Shut off.

I hope this list of the best propane heaters was helpful.

If you think I left out one that is important or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.

Brandon Hubbard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C