Costway 13kW Stainless Steel Patio Heater
Made from Stainless Steel and adjustable temperature. It claims a fantastic heating area of 16sqm and is cheaper than any other stainless steel patio heater we’ve come across!
Costway – 13kW Stainless Steel Gas Patio Heater Review
This patio heater is cheap, doesn’t weight too much and is made from stainless steel, which offers protection against rust — All of this for under £100!
With an approximate heating area of 16sqm thanks to the large 81cm dome reflector. While this is slightly less than the Firefly 12kW stainless steel patio heater (19.6sqm) and slightly less than average for free standing gas patio heaters, it’s still perfectly acceptable and shouldn’t put you off.back to menu ↑
This patio heater will accept propane or butane as its fuel source and comes with a handy storage unit underneath.
Suitable for tanks up to 11kg.back to menu ↑
Power Settings & Specifics
What we really like about this patio heater is the integrated and adjustable push and turn ignition switch. It lets you control the heat output and consumption ranging from 5kW to 13kW depending on your needs.back to menu ↑
We highly recommend stainless steel heaters over powder coated heaters as they can survive against the elements for a lot longer!back to menu ↑
Features & Extras
Theses heaters have a number of extra features:
- Safety tilt shut off valve
- Wheels for easy mobility
- Stainless steel construction
- Push & turn ignition
- Gas regulator & hose
Weighing it at just 18kg this heater is a fair bit lighter than other gas heaters on the market.back to menu ↑
Great for both home and commercial users.back to menu ↑
Cost to Run?
Based on a 13000W free standing patio heater & a 11kg tank of gas (refill only) costing £29.99
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13000W = 0.945kg (Based on the manufacturers 945g/h rating)
11kg / 0.945kg = 11.65 hours per 11kg tank of gas
£29.99 / 11.65 hours (At Full Power @13kW) = £2.57 per hour
Low Power 5kW = £0.90 per hour
How long with my gas tank last?
The below figures are based on full power usage and will vary depending on current ambient temperature and other factors. They should be used as a rough guide only.
- Cost at time of review (28th November 2017): £89.99 – View Latest Price
- Type of heater: Gas, Free Standing
- Suitable for: Home, Commercial
- Comes with: Gas Hose & Regulator, Safety Features, Transport Wheels, Side Door for Tank Storage
- Height: 221cm
- Diameter: 81cm (head & base)
- Weight: 18kg
- Power settings: 5kW to 13kW Variable
- Cost to run (per hour): From 90p per hour with a 11kg tank
- Additional: Push & Click Ignition
Fantastic for the price. Comes with an array of safety features and both the gas hose and regulator are supplied.
- Rust Resistant Stainless Steel Construction
- Cheapest Premium Gas Patio Heater on the Market
- Available in 4 Colours
- Slightly Smaller than Average Heating Area
We absolutely adore this heater. It doesn’t offer anything particularly special over other premium stainless steel heaters in this price bracket, but it is cheaper than the rest of them!
If you’re comfortable with some light assembly and don’t want to spend over £100 then we highly recommend this heater.back to menu ↑
Price Comparisons & Tracking
Costway 1300W Gas Patio Heater Stainless Steel Outdoor Garden Fire Pit (Black), Costway
|Current Price||£115.95||23rd September 2019|
|Highest Price||£139.95||30th April 2019|
|Lowest Price||£109.95||13th February 2019|
Last price changes
|£115.95||4th August 2019|
|£129.95||26th May 2019|
|£135.95||14th May 2019|
|£139.95||30th April 2019|
|£135.99||23rd April 2019|