Best Garage Heater Reviews.
Today’s garage heaters are high-powered and super durable.
Before deciding on an option take into account a few factors – garage size, humidity levels, energy efficiency, heating capacity (BTU) & safety features.
Below is my list of the best garage heater for home use.
Garage heaters on my list range, $279 – $699.
#1. Mr Heater Big Maxx 50000 BTU
#2. Modine Hot Dawg Propane Heater
#3. Fahrenheat FUH54 Unit Heaters
#4. King Electric Garage Heater
#5. Fahrenheat FUH724 Reviews
#6. Mr Heater Big Maxx Reviews
#7. Dr Infrared DR-975 Review
#8. King Electric KBP2406 Reviews
Best Garage Heater Reviews
Mr Heater Big Maxx 50000 BTU is the best garage heater for quick heating.
For its price, the Mr Heater Maxx is the king among natural-gas-fed heaters – perfect for 2 or 3 car garages!
Weight: 63 pounds
Heating: 50000 BTU
Coverage: 1250 sq. ft.
Spark ignition means it does not require a high electric current.
Buyers say it’s the best garage heater for maintaining warmer temp.
Heater cabinet is built to last and comes w/ self-diagnostic tool for easier maintenance.
You can also increase heating capacity by adding a propane cylinder (i.e. garage addition or switching area).
Good price w/ lots of positive buyer reviews!
Modine Hot Dawg Heater is one of the most popular online.
Super quiet performance and easy installation for home garages – buyers say it quickly heats large 3 car garages.
Heating: 45,000 BTU
Garage Size: 1,000 sq. ft.
Modine’s Hot Dawg heater runs on natural gas (can be adjusted for propane though)
It’s certified for commercial or residential use because of it’s power heating:
3-car garages, barns, warehouses or high ceilings
Very quick it’s able to warm spaces up to 1,000 sq. ft. in only 15-20 mins.
Fahrenheat FUH54 is the best garage heater for versatility.
Ideal for 2-4 car garage, it is also popular a good heater for basements, auto repair shops, and warehouse.
Weight: 24 pounds
Heating: up to 400 sq. ft.
Designed for durability, the Fahrenheat FUH54 unit heaters are industrial-grade appliances.
As an electric garage heater it offers fast heating – the fan heater adjusts for your desired temp – once it hits the temp, the fan slows.
Buyers also love its easy install w/ ceiling mount bracket.
Good garage heater for large garage.
King Electric forced-fan heater quickly increases garage temps in only 10-mins.
The 7500 watt heater includes a remote control — with the push of 1-button, you’ll activate the heater/fan.
Weight: 33.5 pounds
Garage: up to 800 sq. ft.
Heating distribution is optimized using a Spiral Steel Fin — copper brazed w/ spiral fins it circulates warm air throughout large spaces.
Using the new “ECO Mode” the machine uses lower wattage to maintain temp — which saves energy throughout the year!
Includes a ‘fan only’ function which is nice in the summer.
Fahrenheat 1874-5000W is an electrical heater w/ power of 7500W.
In total it provides 26,250 BTU of heat — perfect for 2-3 car garages, medium sized warehouses, or barns.
Weight: 31.7 pounds
Heating: 26,000 BTU
Buyers reported a +20°F increase within 20 mins.
Includes adjustable mounting bracket for ceiling or wall installation — overall installation is fairly easy too.
Also the heater and bracket is corrosion resistant, making it super durable.
Medium price w/ lots of positive buyer reviews!
The Mr Heater Big Maxx 80000 BTU is a heavy-duty, natural gas garage heater.
Full capacity produces up to 80,000 BTU per hour which can heat up to 2,000 sq. ft. (one of the largest!)
Weight: 70 pounds
Heating: 80,000 BTU
Garages: 1200 – 2,000 sq. ft.
Perfect for heating 2-4 car garages or very large areas:
industrial floors, warehouses, barns, etc
Equipped w/ 0.5 inch gas connection, the Big Maxx only requires 115V AC to start and run the fan.
You can mount it on the ceiling or wall — it’s relatively lightweight at 70 pounds. (Similar units are 100+ pounds)
Best of all, it’s relatively quiet + very durable.
Dr. Infrared Heater DR-975 is a popular model with two stand-out features.
First, it has a delayed fan operation to avoid blasting cold air when you turn it on, and two, it is electrically powered.
Weight: 24 pounds
Heating: 17,065 BTU
Garages: up to 400 sq. ft.
Fan will only start spinning when the heating element is too hot or until the motor cools off – the saved utility costs helps decrease your electricity bill.
You have two modes of operation to choose from: low and high. At ‘low’, the heater has a power output of 2500W.
Good option for slower, but economical heating.
King Electric KBP2406 KBP garage heater is designed with easy adjustable temp.
It is very similar to a mini split heat pump system – a little louder, but offers the same wattage and heating levels.
Measurement: 11.5 x 10 x 13.5
Unit Weight: 24 pounds
Heat Power: Max 5700W
By simply re-arranging a few wires during installation. What this does is it allows you to choose how fast you want the air in your garage to heat, and at what economy rate.
Lower wattage will heat cubic feet of air slower but will save power in return.
Heater has 2 channels of operation: ‘Heat’, which will turn the heater on and will spin the fan, and ‘Fan’, which will just spin the fan.
Includes a dial for selecting your desired temp!
** I’ll be adding #9-10 best garage heater soon! Stay tuned!