Kerosene heater is very useful as an alternative heat source. You can also save money on your electricity bills. It can let your room warm full time even during power cuts. A kerosene heater can also be used outdoor. It provides instant heat so there is no need to wait to get warm.

There are a variety of kerosene heaters available in the market with different costs. You can choose according to your need and your budget.

Today, we are going to discuss the approximate cost of the different variants.

Cost of Different Types of Heaters

Radiant Kerosene Heaters

These types of heaters are specially designed to cover a small area. Radiant heaters consist of a wick, combustion chamber, and a reflector. The reflector is used to set the direction of heat. Some of the radiant heaters come with an electric fan that increases the flow of warm air.

Radiant heaters range from $77 to $455. Some of the top brand radiant kerosene heaters are Mr. Heater from Homedepot, Electric Oil-Filled Radiant Portable Heater from Mill, Delux 50-100K BTU Radiant Heaters from Dyno-Glo, Indoor Kerosene Heaters of 23m800 BTU from DuraHeat, Pro 60000 BTU Radiant Kerosene Heaters from NewMac, etc

Convective Kerosene Heaters

Convective kerosene heater design is based on convection technology. It circulates the warm air in all upward and outward directions. That’s why convective kerosene heaters are best suitable for large areas. It is not suitable for small or bedrooms.  Convective heaters consist of a wick, combustion chamber, and a fuel tank.

The fuel tank is located at the bottom of the heater. The wick absorbs the fuel from the tank and delivers it to the combustion chamber. Warm air circulates all around and instantly heats up the surroundings.

Convective heaters range from $130 to $270. Some of the popular models of convective heaters are Keroheat 23,500 BTU Portable Convection Kerosene Heater from Sengoku, KW 24G 23,000 BTU Indoor Convection Kerosene Heater from Kero World, WK11C8 Kerosene Convection Heater from Dyna-Glo, etc

Forced Air Kerosene Heaters

Forced Air Kerosene heaters are very powerful heaters. These types of heaters are used generally in industries. It can cover very large areas of several thousand sqft. It can run continuously for about 10-12 hrs. It provides a large amount of warm air through a powerful fan.

Forced Air Kerosene heaters range from $170 to $500 or more. Some common models of the Forced Air Kerosene Heaters are Mr. Heater 50,000 BTU Forced Air Kerosene Heater from Mr. Heater, DFA135C 135K BTU Kero Forced Air Heater with Thermostat by Dura Heat, Mr. Heater 210,000 BTU Forced Air Kerosene Heater from Mr. Heater, etc

Final Thoughts

We have discussed three types of kerosene heaters in this section. All three are designed to heat different areas. The approximate price range of these kerosene heaters is from $75 to $500. You can check the current price of all the brands and choose according to your budget and requirements.

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