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Heating

With great power comes great responsibility

Use portable space heaters in smaller, enclosed spaces and follow any safety instructions.

A 1,400-watt space heater used an average of four hours a day will cost you up to $17 a month to operate.

To make the most of a portable heater, follow these tips:

  • Use it in a small or enclosed space.
  • Place it the corner of the room.
  • Keep doors to the room shut to keep the heat in.
  • Turn it off when you leave the room.

No matter what kind of space heater you're using, it's important to keep safety top of mind. Ensure it won't tip over, use it on a level floor, keep blankets and fabric away, and never go to sleep with the heater on.