Patio heaters and fire pits
Don’t let cool nights send you in the house. You can use patio heaters to extend the time you spend outdoors. Patio heaters can be powered by propane, gas, alcohol-gel, electricity, wood or charcoal.
Make sure you place the heater in an area between walls and fences. This way the heat will be redirected to you. Also, installing an overhead structure to prevent wind from getting to the area.
If you are looking for cheap methods of heating, wood burning fireplaces and fire pits are the easiest solutions. Make sure you are allowed to dig a firepit and use a wood burning fireplace.
A pottery fireplace or chimenea is lightweight and fragile and must be kept under control, not to crack from the heat. Some wood burning fireplaces, can double as cooking grills. Be sure to keep any sparks from shooting out of the heater and keep kids away from the fire.
Propane heaters last for 10-12 hours at a time and so are very economical. Choose a mushroom or umbrella propane powered heater. These heat a larger area than basic heaters do. You can choose smaller heaters too. Careful when handling these elements.
If you wish to purchase an electric heater, make sure you buy one that is especially made for outdoor use.
There are many heaters to choose from. All you have to do is stick to the one that suits you.