Fotolia 39789507 Subscription Monthly XXLCooler weather doesn’t have to mean moving your parties indoors. A propane-powered patio heater can keep your guests cozy all season long. And with a variety of models including table top, standing, hanging, wall and ceiling mount and portable units, you’re sure to find the perfect one for you.

Here are some common questions about propane patio heaters, courtesy of the experts at Northline Express.

Can patio heaters be used indoors?

Propane-powered patio heaters should only be used outdoors, as they require proper ventilation.

How often do I need to refuel my propane patio heater?

A standard propane-powered heater will provide about 9 to 15 hours of heat with a 20 lb propane cylinder. That means you’ll probably get two or three uses out of each tank, if your outdoor gathering lasts a few hours on average.

How much does it cost to operate a propane patio heater?

Based on a normal BTU rating of about 4,000 a propane-powered patio heater costs about $1.60 an hour to operate. That’s a pretty wallet-conscious way to keep your guests comfortable.

Have more questions about propane patio heaters? Read the full FAQs here.

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