Space Heater Ratings

    Let our ratings help you pick a perfect space heater—one that can efficiently and effectively warm any area in your home or office. CR’s thorough testing takes into account speed of heating, safety, weight, noise, and more.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best space heaters.

    Space Heaters (75)

    Recommended models scored at least a Very Good for temperature control, safety, noise, and ease of use. Top picks have a tip-over switch and were easy to carry.

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    The best space heaters in our ratings can warm up your personal space or heat an average-sized room quickly. Whichever model you choose, get one with a fan to help distribute heat more quickly. And look for one that includes safety features.