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Old 11-02-2013, 21:52
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We have been thinking about fitting some panel heaters in our caravan are they any good and do they throw a lot of heat out if so what wattage would you get.Thanks T
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Old 11-02-2013, 21:58
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We have been thinking about fitting some panel heaters in our caravan are they any good and do they throw a lot of heat out if so what wattage would you get.Thanks T
Hi TonyandJulie

I have them in my van the one in the master bedroom is ok but only heats up the area around the heater and even with it on and the door and window closed it is just aired after being on for a few hours.

the one in the small bedroom works but doesn't give out any heat so i resorted to using a halogen heater for now which works fine but i am told that oil filled electric heaters are the best, hope this helps
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The ones in our van are rubbish. 300W and not worth the space they occupy. But my OH has recently purchased a new 600W one with a thermostat that actually is quite good.
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http://www.gostatic.co.uk/showthread...=panel+heaters

Here's a link to a thread with lots of good reading regarding heaters of different kinds including panel heaters

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We use oil filled radiators which work really well to warm up the bedrooms. I have stayed in vans with panel heaters and they aren't very good.
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Thanks all for all you info i think we will stop with the oil filled radiators its just when you put a oil filled in the small bedroom it takes a lot of room up.
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You can get 500w baby ones that would heat a small room
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Small 500w OFR at Tesco for 20... Just bought two for the bedrooms, tried them out and a fab heat comes from them. Perfect for small rooms.
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I've got two of the baby ones for our twin bedrooms and they are just right. I have a big OFR in the double bedroom.
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Small 500w OFR at Tesco for 20... Just bought two for the bedrooms, tried them out and a fab heat comes from them. Perfect for small rooms.
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Good find re small OFR thank you.

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