Garage Heater Ratings, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

With our garage heater ratings you can cut through all the sales hype and find value. We have taken the time to search the manufacturers' literature and compare the units based on our years of hvac service industry experience. It truly is like you were taking a repairman shopping with you!

These reviews are for units that burn gas to produce heat and circulate that heat using a fan. We have given you our top pick followed by a complete list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.

 World's Best Unit Heater:

Our top pick is from REZNOR which is a part of Nortek. The RHeco units are high efficiency condensing heaters with modulating burners. They have durable stainless steel heat exchangers.

Other Garage Heater Ratings

We continue our garage heater ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.

BRAND-----------WEBSITE---------RATING

ADP--------------adpnow.com-----------2*

The FSA "CAYENNE" series offers low profile unit heaters. They are available in four sizes and have a pretty good warranty.

BEACON/MORRIS- beacon-morris.com -1*

This brand is a part of MESTEK INC. The BRUT features a durable tubular heat exchanger and inshot burners but the warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.

DORNBACK----dornbackfurnace.com---1*

These heaters are made by ADAMS MANUFACTURING. The UNI-PAK models are low profile units with durable tubular heat exchangers. They can be vented either through the sidewall or through the roof and they have a an average warranty.

HEATSTOR--------enerco.com-----------3* 

This brand is from the ENERCO GROUP INC. and the units are available in two sizes. They are low profile units so that they do not hang down too low from the ceiling. They are backed by a good warranty.

HOT DAWG------modinehvac.com------1* 

This brand is from MODINE and offers six sizes of units to meet just about any need of a garage/shop. They are low profile units and even offer a sealed combustion model for greater efficiency. The warranty is not as good as some of the other brands.

LENNOX-----------lennox.com-----------4*

The LF 24 series units are available in four sizes. They are low profile units and can be vented through the sidewall instead of the roof. They have a durable tubular heat exchanger and a good warranty. The TUA models are sealed combustion units for greater efficiency.

MR HEATER-----mrheater.com----------3* 

This brand is from the ENERCO GROUP INC. The Big Maxx line offers low profile units in two sizes. They have a durable tubular heat exchanger and are backed by a good warranty.

REZNOR-------reznorhvac.com---------5* 

This brand is from NORTEK and is backed by a very good warranty. The V3 series is available as either standard or sealed combustion units. The control offers fan only operation which allows you to run the fan and circulate air in the garage without burning gas. They have a titanium stabilized heat exchanger for durability and offer an optional stainless steel heat heat exchanger and a two stage gas valve for added comfort. The RHeco units are high efficiency condensing heaters with modulating burners. They have durable stainless steel heat exchangers.

STERLING------sterlinghvac.com-------2* 

This brand is from MESTEK INC. The Garage Guy model is a low profile heater with a durable tubular heat exchanger. They have a stainless steel burner box for added durability and are available as standard or sealed combustion units. They offer an optional two stage gas valve but the warranty on the brand is not as good as some of the other brands.

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