Patio Heaters in The Rain: What You Need To Know

Understanding the durability of patio heaters in various conditions can greatly enhance your outdoor experience, regardless of the weather. Here, we’ll delve into the importance of Ingress Protection or better known as IP ratings and how they’re designed to withstand the elements, rain or shine.

At Bromic, our award-winning outdoor heaters are not only stylish but also designed to withstand the elements, providing you with reliable warmth and comfort year-round. Our heaters are meant to withstand the elements, rain or shine. In this guide, we explore our product certification to withstand rain and care for your heater.

Unlike some appliances, it’s important to note that Bromic patio heaters are IP rated for ingress protection. This means they are tested to withstand water tolerance, ensuring durability when exposed to rain. While it’s generally not recommended to leave a patio heater exposed to the elements for extended periods, our heaters are certified for outdoor use and are designed to handle the elements, whether covered or not.

Patio Heaters: Key Questions to Ask

Bromic Heater & Potted Plants in Reception Area
The Bromic Tungsten Smart-Heat™ Portable heater works in a variety of patios and spaces.

Considering the versatility and comfort they offer; patio heaters have become a staple for outdoor spaces. However, when rain clouds loom, questions arise about their safety and functionality:

Can I Use My Patio Heater When It’s Raining?

Bromic patio heaters are designed to be weather-resistant and are listed up to an IPX5 rating. It’s always best to check the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific usage recommendations if you are unsure.

Are Bromic Heaters Weatherproof?

Bromic heaters are designed to be weather-resistant, making them ideal for outdoor use. Our heaters are built with high-quality materials and undergo rigorous testing to ensure they hold up in weather conditions. While they can be exposed to the elements, as with any outdoor product, the better the care, the longer the life.

How to Protect Your Outdoor Patio Heaters From the Elements and Prolong Their Lifespan:

  • Use a weatherproof cover when the heater is not in use.
  • If your heater is portable, store it indoors during the offseason.
  • Regularly inspect the heater to remove any debris or buildup.
  • Consider installing a patio umbrella or awning to provide additional protection from the elements.
  • Perform maintenance per the manufacturer’s recommendations.

Product Ratings and Certification

Wall mounted electric heaters cafe
The Eclipse Smart-Heat Electric series will allow you to go straight from dinner to drinks thanks to its dimmable LED lighting rail and 3 different heat settings.

Understanding the significance of product testing and certification is crucial when it comes to selecting outdoor heaters for your space. Bromic patio heaters are rated up to an IPX5, as accredited by the International Electrotechnical Commission and globally certified by Intertek. Our heaters have undergone rigorous testing for their ability to withstand water and dust, making them reliable even in challenging outdoor conditions. Whether it’s rain, snow, or dust, these ratings give you the confidence that our heaters are built to last. So, when you choose our heaters, you’re not just choosing style and comfort—you’re choosing peace of mind and durability, backed by global certification.

Talk to a Bromic Expert:

Understanding how to care for your patio heater is essential. By following these tips and guidelines, you can ensure that your patio heater remains a reliable source of warmth and comfort for years to come, allowing you to make the most of your outdoor space. At Bromic, we’re committed to providing you with the best outdoor heating solutions. Contact us today to learn more about our products and how they can enhance your outdoor space.

Is It Safe to Leave a Patio Heater on All Night?

While Bromic heaters are designed to run for extended periods, it’s not recommended to leave a patio heater unattended or on all night due to safety concerns.

What is the Best Way to Heat a Patio?

The best way to heat a patio depends on various factors, including the size of the space and your heating needs. Bromic heaters offer a range of options to suit different outdoor areas and offers a free design service to help optimize the use of outdoor heaters in your space.

Do Patio Heaters Really Work?

Yes, patio heaters are effective at providing warmth and comfort in outdoor spaces, allowing you to enjoy your patio year-round.

How Do Bromic Heaters Compare to Traditional Mushroom Heaters?

Bromic Heaters are known for their superior performance, durability, and design compared to traditional mushroom heaters.

Are Electric Heaters Safe to Use in the Rain?

While it’s generally not recommended to use electric heaters in the rain due to the risk damage to the heaters, our IP rated patio heaters are tested to withstand water tolerance.