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Installing Infratech Outdoor Heaters in a Virginia Screened Porch

Posted in: Screen Porch, Decks and Patios, infrared heaters, outdoor living, outdoor kitchens, outdoor living spaces, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Infratech outdoor heaters, Infratech, outdoor heaters, Infratech infrared heaters

James Moylan

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Infratech outdoor heaters in a Virginia screened patio

When people are interested in investing in an outdoor living space, one of the primary concerns is how to maximize the usability of that space for as many months of the year as possible. Depending on the particular climate and weather patterns of the region where that outdoor space is being designed, this can mean combating both hot summers and cold winters. In terms of winter months, infrared heaters and other outdoor patio heaters are one common means of battling lower temperatures.

Is It Safe to Build an Elevated Wood-Burning Outdoor Fireplace?

Posted in: Deck Building Tips, Deck Building Questions, Deck Products, Contracting Questions, patio questions, deck questions, outdoor heaters, screen porch products, decking questions, Outdoor Fireplaces

James Moylan

Wednesday, December 09, 2015


Are Wood-Burning Outdoor Fireplaces Safe for Elevated Decks & Porches?

There are few additions to an outdoor living space that can add the elegance, relaxation, and beauty of a natural wood-burning fireplace. That being said, many people looking to build an outdoor space from the ground up or those looking to modify an existing space question the feasibility of an elevated fireplace. Is it worth it, in terms of construction logistics and price, to build an elevated natural burning fireplace? And is it safe?

Which Outdoor Heater Should I Use, and How Many?

Posted in: infrared heaters, outdoor living, Infratech outdoor heaters, Infratech, electric heaters, outdoor heaters, Infratech infrared heaters, outdoor heating systems

James Moylan

Friday, October 23, 2015

Infratech outdoor heaters in Maryland

Which Outdoor Heater Should I Use and How Many?

Outdoor heaters are an excellent way to extend the life of your outdoor living space—especially if the area you live experiences all four seasons. In that case, heaters can certainly make using your outdoor area during the shoulder seasons more comfortable and enjoyable. The question remains, however, which outdoor heaters will be best for your space and how many you will need to make that area as comfortable as possible.

Top 5 Tips For Buying Electric Heating Systems in Maryland and Virginia

Posted in: infrared heaters, outdoor living, Infratech outdoor heaters, electric heaters, outdoor heaters, outdoor heating systems

James Moylan

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Infratech outdoor heater control panel

How can you choose the best electric outdoor heaters for your porch in Maryland and Virginia?

Nearly every feature of an outdoor living space is highly customizable. From cabinetry and furniture to decking and lighting, there are many design decisions to make when considering add-ons for your screened porch or patio in the DMV. Electric outdoor heaters are no exception. Here is what you need to know about outdoor heating systems in Maryland and Virginia for 2015:

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Fireplace in a Screened-In Porch?

Posted in: Screen Porch in Northern Virginia, Screen Porch, Screen Porch in Maryland, fireplace, outdoor living, outdoor heaters, outdoor heating systems, Outdoor Fireplaces

James Moylan

Monday, January 19, 2015

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wood screen porch with stone fireplace interior view

You’ve been dreaming of it for years: a gorgeous deck you can comfortably use in any weather. After choosing a screening system, whether its retractable or not, you'll need to decide on climate control measures. While outdoor ceiling fans are most common, you won't be able to enjoy the fall or winter months without installing an outdoor fireplace and/or electric outdoor heaters to keep you warm. Today we'll be discussing the ins-and-outs of outdoor fireplaces in the context of screened porches, screened-in decks, and covered patios.