A space heater by itself will not cause a fire. However, not following the space heater safety guidelines may start a fire. Actions that may increase the risk of fire include, but are not limited to: Leaving blankets or clothes on the heater, leaving anything flammable near the heater, and leaving the heater on in an unattended environment.
Yes, space heaters do increase the risk of fire. However, as long as you are safe, and the space heater is in good working condition, it will be fine to use a space heater.
To avoid fire from a space heater, the space heater should be set up at least five feet away from any furniture, curtains, bedding or anything flammable.
No they will not let you go in space , and you may cause a fire.
Adjusting the controls of the heater itself is the only safe way to make a space heater hotter. Manipulation of the inner workings is a surefire way to start a fire or electrocute oneself.
It might. Does the sound follow the space heater to a different outlet? If you place your head between the space heater and the outlet, does the hissing sound come from the wall, or from the heater? Sometimes different sounds come from different sides of applicances, and these sounds can reflect off the wall. A standard vacuum cleaner and some electric irons draw about the same current as a space heater. Is the sound present with either of those plugged into the same outlet instead? It might be a snake, saying "thank you" for the warmth.
YOU SHOULD REPAIR YOUR HEATER EVERY 5 YEARS. IT IS GOOD TO CHECK YOUR HEATER MONTHLY TO MAKE SURE YOUR NOT WASTING ENERGY.NOT MAINTAING YOUR HEATER CAN ALSO CAUSE FIRE HAZZARDS.
It is safe to have a space heater, but it does have risks like anything else. If someone wants to use a space heater, they should be very careful.
Valco Infrared heater can be used as a space heater. The can save you lots of money on energy costs.
The local hardware store, or online at various stores. Just google "space heater".
A micathermic heater is used where there is not much space to place a conventional heater. They can be mounted on a wall like a picture which saves foot space.
fire can't exist in space, because there is no Oxygen in space and thats what fire feeds from