Best place to put an electric garage heater?

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Old 01-26-05, 03:24 PM
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Best place to put an electric garage heater?

I just got one of those Dayton 5600 watt electric heaters for my 2 car garage. My garage generally stays about 10 degrees warmer than the outside, up here in NJ it's been like anywhere from -10 to 15 degrees outside on average this month. I want to bring my garage up to about 50-60 degrees to make it workable to be inside..

anyhow, I have the heater right now just sitting on a small table about 4 feet off the ground in the corner of my garage. Is this a good place for it for effective heating? or does it really need to be used someplace else in the garage for the best heating? This is the heater: http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/pro...541217&ccitem=
 
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Old 01-26-05, 05:39 PM
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Like on a gas unit heater I find that to hang it near the ceiling in the far back corner of the garage. have it blow diagonal and down at the floor there in the other corner works out the best for us.

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Old 01-27-05, 08:50 AM
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okay I have my heater in the corner, I am just concerned that it is too close to the cinderblocks.. I have only about 2-3 inches on the back of the heater to suck in the cold air... is this enough? It seems that the corner I have it in is the coldest corner in the garage and it sucks lots of cold air into the back of the heater there..

I also noticed that the longer I keep the electric heater running, the hotter the heat it puts out actually gets..
 
 

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