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Old 13-10-2006, 7:55 PM
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Default Best, Cheapest and energy efficient heater ....

For a conservatory ?

What is it ?

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Old 13-10-2006, 8:02 PM
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Halogen heaters are quite good, you can adjust the heating so they run at 400w, 800w, 1200w etc.

http://www.factory2u.co.uk/prodtype....ageHistory=cat

You could set it on a timer and if you get an oscillating one it should warm up the conservatory quite quickly on a low heat.

There is this but expensive to install...

http://www.conservatoryinfo.co.uk/co...ditioning.html

Make sure you have good blinds on the windows to keep in as much heat as possible.

Someone else might have info on other options.
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Old 13-10-2006, 8:19 PM
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Thanks for the link to halogen heaters. It actually tells you the running costs on their website which is really useful to know. There have been discussions about halogen heaters on here before but it seemed people were divided on whether the running costs were cheap or not. This has cleared it up for me and I'm gonna buy one now.
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Old 13-10-2006, 10:24 PM
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Halogen heaters are quite good, you can adjust the heating so they run at 400w, 800w, 1200w etc.

http://www.factory2u.co.uk/prodtype....ageHistory=cat

You could set it on a timer and if you get an oscillating one it should warm up the conservatory quite quickly on a low heat.

There is this but expensive to install...

http://www.conservatoryinfo.co.uk/co...ditioning.html

Make sure you have good blinds on the windows to keep in as much heat as possible.

Someone else might have info on other options.
Cheers Darlin'

Just paid for blinds for rest of house and now need a heater and some for the conservatory. Then its xmas NNNNNNNNNNOoooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
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Old 15-10-2006, 5:45 PM
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got a halogen heater from focus for 14.99 ! 3 heat settings and it oscilates around. Its only available instore.

Brilliant !
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If you have a Poundstretchers nearby, not sure whether they are nationwide or just Scotland but they have ones, Connect-It brand I think and they are £11.99 for one with three heat settings. They have small ones with only 400w settings, for £6.95 I think.
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Old 30-11-2006, 2:05 PM
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Has anyone got a Oil Filled Radiator in their conservatory as that what we were looking to get, or would a Halogen heater be better??
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we had oil filled and now have halogen. cheaper to run imo and warms up much quicker if you have oscillating one.
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ok thanks for that, just gotta persuade the o/h now that halogen is the way to go!

PS My o/h has also pre-ordered a wii from game too! But now he has decided he wants a 360 instead! Typical!
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focus were doing ones for 9.99 :/
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The factory shop....£8
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I don't actually think we could have a Halogen one as we have cats and they might fry themselves on it! Will have to stick to oil filled radiator I think...
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Old 01-12-2006, 10:13 PM
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What do people think about portable LPG heaters for a conservatory ?
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Old 02-12-2006, 9:06 AM
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LpG great if there is nothing else. What I don't like is smell and condensation? All depends how long you want to be in this room or if you want constant heat?
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I don't actually think we could have a Halogen one as we have cats and they might fry themselves on it! Will have to stick to oil filled radiator I think...

Yeah good point mate
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Many people I know 'close down' their conservatories for the winter months. I guess their extra heating costs are zero!
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After searching all over the internet for advice and help with selecting the best, efficient and most effective heater for my conservatory I found a company called Conservatory Heating.com. After looking at their well presented website and speaking to them on the phone I placed my order and received my heater within a couple of days.

I have to say what a superb heater it is and it works far better than the portable oil filled heater and panel convectors that I had tried over the last few years.

I would advise anyone who is considering electric heating to give this company a call.



Hmm - sounds like a plug for someone's own company, eh, with only a couple of posts?

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After searching all over the internet for advice and help with selecting the best, efficient and most effective heater for my conservatory I found a company called Conservatory Heating.com. After looking at their well presented website and speaking to them on the phone I placed my order and received my heater within a couple of days.

I have to say what a superb heater it is and it works far better than the portable oil filled heater and panel convectors that I had tried over the last few years.

I would advise anyone who is considering electric heating to give this company a call.
I've used this firm and they are rubbish ! Everything they sell is overpriced, it always breaks down and they won't answer my calls of complaint.

PS: This post is as unbiased as the one praising this company :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: :rolleyes:
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I've used this firm and they are rubbish ! Everything they sell is overpriced, it always breaks down and they won't answer my calls of complaint.

PS: This post is as unbiased as the one praising this company :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: :rolleyes:
What a load of rubbish. This is a genuine comment from a happy customer!Surprising as it may seem but there are still good companies out there offering an excellent service. You were obviously phoning the wrong number!
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This is a genuine comment from a happy customer!!
When someone joins MSE and their first post is to promote a company and provide a link to a website, it is invariably SPAM. So everyone is suspicious; with justification.

Without mentioning the name of the company(or it will get deleted) what does this company offer? Are they cheaper for the same goods than available elsewhere for example.

Most people who SPAM this site get loads of adverse publicity and it achieves exactly the opposite of their aim.
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