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    Space heaters

    Can someone please recommend what space heater I should buy for my shed. I want something thats low noise and low fumes.

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    Not an ex hire one from 1998....

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    Those diesel kinda sunflower ones I think might be worth a look

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    Bullfinch. Runs on propane and doesnt need an electrical supply.

    I used to use the "jet" type space heaters but they are not very economical and you are either hot or cold!

    I went over to the bullfinch a few years ago, and when left ticking over you can maintain a nice consistent heat with hardly any noise (ie. doesnt sound like a 747 taking off!)

    You can frequently find them on eBay for as little as £50

    https://bullfinch-gas.co.uk/heaters/...8-05-41-detail
    Last edited by Al; 06-01-2019 at 09:33 PM.

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    I keep wondering about garage heating.

    For the last 2 years I've just manned up and not fired up teh space heater. its fantastic, if too big, but it takes up a fair bit of space. I have wondered about how it could be ducted from somewhere else rather than having a "HOT" are and a cold area.

    Alternatively, Ive also wondered if a few of those little "frost" bars would help take the chill off....

    This year I'm sporting the usual dickies "onsie" and a leather jacket - fire proof and warm


    One day i'll have underfloor heating

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    This was what I meant by sunflower

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCDQWb9SuoQ

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    As your garage is attached to the house, why not just put a big double radiator..... if you’re close enough to the main piperuns or a smiths fan convector heater. What set up do you have, combi or cylinder?

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    I have pipes.... so close...... but I'm not allowed



    its a proper boiler, none of that combi crap

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    You’re not allowed???

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    Unvented or open vent cylinder and make n model boiler?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 13 View Post
    I have pipes.... so close...... but I'm not allowed



    its a proper boiler, none of that combi crap
    Im with Elroy, if its attached to your house it makes sense to use what you have!

    I can only imagine it would be building regs that dont let you due to the lack of thermal insulation? But fuck them, its just a couple of pipes and a rad, they dont need to know!

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    "it was installed when we bought the house, but it's not connected...."
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