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Old 11-06-2015, 04:57 PM   #29
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Small Electric Heater?

I'm finally convinced that I will have to have electric hookup as long as it's cold out, just to keep the furnace from draining the battery. So I may as well plug in an electric cube-type heater and save some propane. Any recommendations for a cheap but reliable heater for my Casita-17? Thanks!

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Old 11-06-2015, 05:54 PM   #30
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I'm finally convinced that I will have to have electric hookup as long as it's cold out, just to keep the furnace from draining the battery. So I may as well plug in an electric cube-type heater and save some propane. Any recommendations for a cheap but reliable heater for my Casita-17? Thanks!

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I have an radiant oil heater by delonghi and haven't yet purchased or used it in the trailer yet but, I like the brand and also that the heater is quiet and thorough.

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p.s. will see how it goes for me, where I'm moving doesn't get below freezing though.
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Old 11-06-2015, 05:56 PM   #31
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Someone needs to figure out a way to put that electric blanket in their floor.


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Old 11-06-2015, 06:19 PM   #32
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We used Delonghi's in our houses as well as in the 13' eggs we had and they work great except that they take a lot of space when not being used. A small cube heater from Wal-Mart uses a bit more power but is much easier to store when not needed.
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Old 11-06-2015, 06:24 PM   #33
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Any recommendations for a cheap but reliable heater for my Casita-17? Thanks!

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We have used a couple different electric heaters. This winter we are going to try one by Vornado in our Casita. Don't know the model but got it at Home Depot for around $50.
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Old 11-06-2015, 06:29 PM   #34
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We used Delonghi's in our houses as well as in the 13' eggs we had and they work great except that they take a lot of space when not being used. A small cube heater from Wal-Mart uses a bit more power but is much easier to store when not needed.
Same here as well. The cube heater we have is not hot to the touch either. Which gives you a lot of choices as to where to put it, on the table, on the floor.When it no longer works, buy another for $29.00. Carl
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Old 11-06-2015, 08:55 PM   #35
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Someone needs to figure out a way to put that electric blanket in their floor.
How about Kinda? SteveL has used heated mats on the floor. Here's an old thread, direct link: Heat-electric options

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I installed a small wall mounted heater in several of my campers and my EggCamper had one installed....eliminates wires and forgetting to bring it along.http://www.amazon.com/Broan-174-1500...mounted+heater
get the 750 watt model.
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Old 11-07-2015, 08:26 AM   #37
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Donna,

So, you’ve known about that nugget of a good alternative floor heating system since 2007! You should just start a new category under Resources called “Ask Donna”.

I have been holding off replacing the carpeting with an Allure-type flooring because I like the warmer feeling on my feet during the night or early morning and the rug is a nuisance to keep clean. Those pads will get some serious consideration when the carpeting is finally replaced.

So what other good information are you sitting on???
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So what other good information are you sitting on???
Struck me funny!
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