Room heaters become essential during chilly winter days, especially at night. Wearing warm clothes is not enough because to bear cold winter days, you need something that can keep your room’s temperature comfortable.
There are different types of room heaters available in market, and the most common among them is oil filled radiator heaters. These type of heaters are more efficient in the even distribution of heat across the surface. Moreover, oil-filled room heaters use less power and save money on the electricity bill.
Oil-filled heaters use an electric current to heat the pre-filled thermal oil and circulate it around the fins. The presence of oil makes the oil-filled heater a less compact and heavy solution. They take longer time than a fan heater or a heat convector to warm up. Nevertheless, if you have kids or pets at home, you should go with an oil-filled heater over the other options.
How does an Oil Filled Radiator work?
An oil heater is one of the most popular types of room heaters that is used to distribute heat and warm the entire space. Also known as an oil filled room heater or oil filled radiator, the oil is electrically warmed, which helps the appliance spread heat through the room. An oil room heater is safe to use, and if you are using the Glen oil filled heater, then you will also be able to adjust the heat setting. The wave fins of the oil based room heater ensure that the room heats quickly and there is an even distribution of heat. If you are looking for a safe heating option this winter, then it the ideal home appliance for you.
Oil Heater Benefits:
There are several benefits of an oil room heater, some of which are as below:
1. Uniform heating in all directions:
OFRs emit heat evenly in all directions. So, you will never feel like it’s too hot or too cool in any particular portion of the room.
2. Saves electricity:
The thermostat in the heater cuts off the power once the desired temperature is achieved hence, turning it off. This ensures that electricity is saved.
3. Minimal maintenance:
Since these heaters are closed, their insides, very rarely, get spoiled as there is no exposure to the environment. You will never need to change the oil inside. Except for the occasional dusting, oil-filled heaters do not need much maintenance.
4. Silent Operation:
These heaters produce zero noise. This makes them an ideal purchase if you are looking for something you want to use throughout the night.
Glen Oil Filled Radiator Heaters
Glen OFRs does not lead to any oxygen depletion. Unlike other heaters which lead to reduction in the oxygen content on the room, OFRs does not do so. These provide warm sunlight feel without any oxygen depletion or suffocation.
Moreover, the skin does not feel dry, thereby reducing any chances of skin infections.
The pre-defined heat settings can be adjusted to suit any room size and temperature needs.
Glen OFR Models 7012, 7013, and 7015 are designed with a quick heating fan with a 400w PTC heating element.
The specially designed wave fins ensure that heat is evenly distributed through the room.
Castor wheels are provided at the bottom of the heater so it can be easily moved from one room to the other.
The safety feature and overheating protection (OHP) are designed to identify an overheating of the heating bar surface. The heater deactivates owing to the OHP to prevent any damage to the appliance.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Is an oil heater good for health?
Yes, it does not deplete the oxygen levels in the room. This prevents any suffocation that is otherwise experienced and also prevents the skin from feeling dry.
2. How efficient are oil filled radiators?
An oil-filled radiator uses less power and converts all the energy into heat that is evenly distributed throughout the room. It is one of the most efficient heating appliances.
3. Can I leave the oil heater on overnight?
Yes, oil heaters have a smart safety feature of shutting off as soon as they reach an optimum temperature. So, if you keep them on through the night, they will automatically shut off and switch on again when required.
4. How long do oil heaters stay hot?
Oil-filled room heaters will reach an optimal temperature and shut off to prevent overheating.
5. Which oil is used in an oil heater?
Glen oil heaters have environment protection oil.
Apart from the range of Oil Filled Radiator Heaters, Glen also has Fan, halogen & quartz heaters.
Fan heaters: These are compact heaters and can warm up the given surroundings in a short time. Equipped with ceramic coils, the fan heaters blow hot air and keeps the space hot for a longer duration. These heaters vary in size, shape, color, and features. Glen fan heaters come with two heat settings and adjustable thermostat temperature control.
Halogen heaters: They are designed to effectively heat any given surrounding at adjustable temperatures. Glen fan heaters have 3 heat settings & switches to control the swing.
Quartz heaters: These work on radiant technology and are suitable for heating small rooms. The heating filament is within a quartz tube that is heat resistant.
So, you may choose the best room heater depending upon your usage and requirement. In case if you want to know more about Glen room heaters then feel free to get in touch with us via social media platforms or dial our helpline 9717156666 to get assistance over call.