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Patio Heater Review:

Patio heaters used to be a luxury item that you would only see at restaurants in Napa Valley. Today they have become commonplace on many patios, screened in porches and decks.

Blue Rhino Patio Heater

Figure 1 - Blue Rhino Patio Heater

We feel that the "Endless Summer" line of patio heaters are some of the best on the market. These full size heaters can be warm up to 20 foot radius, and provide the right atmosphere for most outdoor gatherings anytime of the year.

Features & Benefits of all Endless Summer Patio Heaters:

  • Safety Tilt Switch. (gas automatically shuts off if heater leans more than 18 degrees)
  • 40,000BTU/Hr (Except for table top version)
  • AGA and CGA Approved.
  • Ideal for patio, restaurant, swimming pool, outdoor entertainment, etc.
  • 18' to 25' circle of sun-like radiant heat.
  • Raises temperatures 10-30° F.
  • No electrical connections needed.
  • Low maintenance - weather resistant construction.
  • Will operate 10 hours from common 20 lb barbecue type propane tank. (tank not included)
  • Multiple heaters may be used to heat large areas.
  • Propane tank is hidden inside patio heaters base.
  • Assembles in less than 2 hours with common household tools!

Endless Summer Vs. The Competition

Competition Endless Summer Endless Summer Advantage

$500 - $1,000

$250

More features, style, durability and performance for less money.

Vertical emitter

Angled emitter

Directs heat output down for better efficiency and improves overall aesthetics.

Single emitter screen

2 heavy gauge emitters

Solid inside emitter adds structural strength, amplifies burner output, reduces wind blowout and reduces heat loss through center. Heavy duty outside emitter enhances performance and retains good look longer.

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Ceramic cone insulator

Provides a more consistent output over 360 degrees, improves output by reducing heat loss through center, helps heater warm up faster & stay hot longer.

Standard stainless

High temperature stainless

Increases engine and burner life expectancy, improves appearance, efficiency and safety.

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Whisper quiet burner

Runs quietly even in the wind to enhance atmosphere.

Solid engine housing

Engine body with access door

Provides easy access to engine components for maintenance and repairs.

Lightweight dome

Heavy gauge aluminum dome

Retains good looks longer and is designed for easy removal for storage and transport.

Sheet metal structure

Structural frame system

Makes assembly easier and faster, retains perpendicularity longer, makes cleaning easier and saves carton space.

Sheet metal base

Steel Base & Counterweight

Heavy weight base plate improves safety by reducing wobble & tilt.

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Trimmed base edge

Protects wooden decks from scratches, makes moving easier and quiet.

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Tilt control

Increases safety by shutting off gas flow in the event that the unit is tilted more than 35°.

Removable cylinder door

Sliding cylinder cover

Provides quickest and easiest access to cylinder for changes without damaging finishes and ensures the cover is not misplaced.

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Cylinder access slot

Allows easy access to cylinder valve to encourage complete shutdown after every use.

Single large carton

2 carton system

Allows single person carry, fits in almost any size vehicle, reduces packaging scrap.

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Quick & easy assembly

Assembles in less than 1 hour with common household tools.

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User friendly owner's manual

Informative illustrations with easy to understand instructions make assembly, maintenance, repairs and trouble shooting easy.

Complete selection of patio heaters.