Why Infratech Heaters Were Made for New Screen Porches in Virginia and Maryland

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James Moylan

Monday, August 30, 2021

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Infratech outdoor heaters are ideal for outdoor living spaces in Northern Virginia and Maryland 

Winter will be here before you know it.  If you are thinking about turning that 3 season area into a 4 season area, now is the time to make plans.  Decks, screened porches, and patios have limited use in Maryland and Virginia because of the way the DMV experiences four distinct seasons so distinctly. While superb for breezy summer days and spring barbecues, it's admittedly difficult to subject oneself to near-freezing temperatures and strong winds on a covered patio during the transitional months and still be comfortable for more than a few moments.

A Beginner's Guide to Infratech Infrared Heaters

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James Moylan

Thursday, November 19, 2020

 

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A Basic Introduction to Infratech Outdoor Heating Systems

It can be a complicated answer to the question of adding infrared heaters to an existing structure. If this is you, read the highlighted link in the last sentence first, then come back here.  If you are looking at new construction, this is the article is for you.  Now is the time to consider adding infrared heaters.  You are going to have many choices and brands to choose from.  Even if you're focusing on a single brand, it can be difficult to ascertain all the relative pros and cons of a product with so much to process. With that in mind, the following is a general overview of Infratech infrared outdoor heaters details about the most pertinent features and distinguishing characteristics.

6 Best Methods for Heating Outdoor Spaces in 2021

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James Moylan

Monday, October 19, 2020

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If you’re in the process of developing and planning your outdoor living space for 2021, do not neglect to think through your heating options. Adding heat to a deck, screen porch, or other exterior space can help extend its life. That means you’re able to enjoy the area you’ve spent so much time, energy, and money on for more months out of the year! It's important to note this topic is regarding new construction, not existing structures. 

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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

Friday, May 01, 2020

 

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You’ve thought of it for years. A gorgeous deck or porch you can comfortably use year round. There are many decisions to make, but 2 major choices stand out: choosing a screening system (whether it's retractable or not ) and climate control. With climate control, outdoor ceiling fans may work well for warm weather, but you won't be able to enjoy the fall or winter months without a heating unit to keep you warm. There are 2 options you can choose from: outdoor fireplaces and electric outdoor heaters. If you would like to learn more about electric outdoor heaters, we have that information right here :)  In this blog, Design Builders discusses the ins-and-outs of of outdoor fireplaces for screened porches, screened-in decks, and covered patios.  

How Much Heat Do Infratech Outdoor Heaters Produce?

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James Moylan

Friday, November 29, 2019

 

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How effective are infrared heaters, and how should they be used?

The most obvious questions to ask when researching outdoor heaters revolve around their energy output. This is a natural starting point, as the amount of heat an infrared repeater produces will determine the effectiveness of individual units when heating an outdoor living space. However, Infratech heaters are complex pieces of technology that go beyond simple, straightforward numbers and thus require additional thought when choosing a unit for your screened porch in Maryland or deck in Virginia.