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Old 10-02-2022, 04:14 PM   #1
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Tower Heater Recommendations

Looking for recommendations for a small electric heater for our '03 LaPalma 34PBD gas motorhome. Something to take the chill off the main cabin during the day w/o running the furnace. I figured a tower heater would work best but don't want one that has high current draw.
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Oil filled radiator types are the safest, and make no sound, they also typically have 600,900, and 1500 watt settings.

If you want small, a ceramic type (no glowing red wires) is safer as well.

Why a tower type? Is it because you want to blow the heat a long distance? Maybe a vornado heater would suit you better. Iím afraid of the tower types because they tip over so easily.

I donít have this model, but it looks like a good one.

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Why a tower? Seems to me, a smaller profile heater would be better for storage. We have two electric heaters. One is a smaller electric heater with a temperature thermostat and it oscillates. We us that in the main living area.

Recently, we purchase a very small 1000 watt heater:

We use it in the bathroom to warm it up when needed, and also we run it to help get towels dry. I'm amazed at the amount of heat this very small heater puts out. I haven't tried it yet, but I think it could heat up our main living area as our MH is not that large.

You mention you don't want one with that high of a draw. Search for heaters that have the maximum wattage you want, and consider whether a heater has multiple settings. It's my understanding that the maximum wattage for an electric heater (120k volt) is 1500 watts. So you could look for a 1500 watt heater that has settings for lower wattage and use the lower settings as desired.
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