Firefly 2kW Water Resistant Electric Patio Heater

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Today on Patiomate we’re looking at an entry level patio heater from Firefly. Cheap and cheerful. Perfect for smaller gatherings in the garden

Featured in our best patio heaters for 2017 article!

Firefly – 2kW Water Resistant Patio Heater Review

A great addition to the garden, realistically priced with 3 power settings and it’s water resistant!

Currently priced at £39.99 (as of 31st August 2017 – Hover for the latest price), this patio heater is the #1 bestselling heater on Amazon! With 297 customer reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.

It comes in three varieties – Free StandingWall MountedBaseless

Usable both indoors and outdoors. Cheap to run and with adjustable height. You can’t ask for much more from a patio heater.

Running Costs

This heater has 3 power settings, so consumption varies depending on which setting you’re using! Check out the cost below.

The current average per kWh in the U.K is currently 12.2 pence. So we must calculate the hourly usage as follows:

2kW heater running costs:

2kW x 1 hour = 2 kWh x 12.2p = 24.4p
2kW x 2 hours = 2 kWh x (12.2p x 2) = 48.8p

If we were to assume you used the heaters for 2 hours a night every night.

Full power (2kW or 2000W) our monthly electric bill will be £14.46.

Mid power (1.35kW or 1350W), then it would cost us £9.76 per month.

Low power (650W) we’d be looking at £4.70 per month.

This patio heater is almost identical to the Oylpa 2kW patio heater. With similar initial cost and specification. I’d recommend purchasing whichever one is cheaper at time of purchase!

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Suitable For

These smaller free-standing patio heaters are really targeted to the home user rather than the commercial user. They’re really cheap to run and as an added bonus this heater is also weatherproof (IPX4 rated).

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Heater Specification

 

  • Cost at time of review (16th May 2017): £64.99 – Hover for latest price
  • Type of heater: Electric, Infrared
  • Suitable for: Home
  • Weighs: 3.7kg
  • Comes with: 1.8m power cable
  • Height: 174.5-210cm (adjustable)
  • Width: 50cm
  • Power settings: (650W, 1350W, 2000W)
  • Features: Quartz element, 3 power settings, weatherproof
  • Cost to run (per hour): £0.07 / £0.16 / £0.24

 

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PatioMate’s Thoughts

9.6 Total Score
Firefly 2kW Free Standing Patio Heater

Affordable, especially when the price drops under £50!

Purchase Cost
10
Running Costs
10
Features
10
Style
8
Heat
10
PROS
  • Cheap to run
  • Weatherproof
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to put up
  • Multiple power settings
CONS
  • More expensive than other similar rated products
  • Short power cable
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Affordable, especially when the price drops under £50!

At £49.99 this patio heater was nearly perfect. With the recent price increase we like it a little less, but as with all free-markets we can expect a price fluctuation during peak season. At it’s current price we’ve given it 4.5/5 stars as it’s still one of the most affordable electric heaters on the market.

We would have liked to have seen a longer power cable, but at 1.8m most users will be able to find a spare power socket nearby. It has a glorious painted metal finish, is fully adjustable, with some users removing the middle pole and turning it into a table-top heater (although we wouldn’t recommend this as 2000W of infrared heat that close will hurt!)

It’s very easy to erect and weighs just 3.7kg. So most users will have no problem installing and moving it!

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Price Tracking & History

Firefly 2KW FreeStanding Water Resistant Infared Electric Garden Outdoor Indoor Patio Heater - 3 Power Settings, Primrose

Price: £39.99
as of 12th December 2017 5:07 pm  
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Current Price £39.9912th December 2017
Highest Price£49.992nd December 2017
Lowest Price£39.9912th November 2017
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