All the electric patio heaters featured on this page are fully
weatherproof and have been tested and rated for full outdoor
use - meaning all weather. This range of waterproof electric patio heaters can
mounted in almost any outdoor situation and will not be harmed when
operated in any weather from torrential rain to snow.
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Waterproof electric patio heaters come with an IP clasification that is
required by electricians in order for them to be able to
install compliant with UK 'Part P' electrical
IPx4 - "Protected against water sprayed from all directions".
IPx5 - "Protected against low pressure jets of water sprayed from all directions".
IPx7 - "Protected against the effects of immersion between 1cm and 15cm".
Outdoor electric heaters that are mounted within a parasols have less need to be
fully waterproof, however, dependant upon circumstances and
the situation, might be subjected to morning dew or winter
frosts and for this reason IP rated weatherproof parasol
heating solutions have become significantly more popular.
Wall mounted outdoor electric patio heaters almost always need to have
an IP rating of IPX4 or above and you will find many options
available. Burda produce the very
popular and sexy 2kW aluminum Term 2000 that is now IP67 rated and have just launched thier new IP24 Term 2000 with a unique 'Low glare' infrared lamp.
The 1.5 kW Heliosa 11 represents fantastic value for money in
a very sleek and unobtrusive design.