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Does anyone use space heaters or knows which ones are safe for birds? Would be greatfull for any suggestions.
 

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The oil-filled electric heaters work well and are safe.
There are a number of brands. I've used Delongi's. Price range on Amazon and stores like Lowes/HomeDepot about $70-$120
 

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Yup i have one of the oil filled heaters as well. They are really the best type of portable heater to use around birds.
 

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Yup i have one of the oil filled heaters as well. They are really the best type of portable heater to use around birds.
 

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Yup i have one of the oil filled heaters as well. They are really the best type of portable heater to use around birds.
I have an old oil filled one in my den (DeLonghi, The incredible Heat Machine). I know it’s safe for Kai but was hoping to get something that blew the warm air out. I think I’ll get another oil filled. Thank you.
 

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I used to use the oil heater and put the air purifier behind it so that it would move the hot air about and away from the heater. Worked pretty good for my room till I got a proper wall heater put in.
 

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The oil-filled electric heaters work well and are safe.
There are a number of brands. I've used Delongi's. Price range on Amazon and stores like Lowes/HomeDepot about $70-$120
I have an old oil filled one in my den (DeLonghi, The incredible Heat Machine). I know it’s safe for Kai but was hoping to get something that blew the warm air out. I also wasn’t sure if the newer DeLongis were safe. I worry so about PTFE. I think I’ll get another DeLonghi oil filled. Thank you for your reply.
 
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I used to use the oil heater and put the air purifier behind it so that it would move the hot air about and away from the heater. Worked pretty good for my room till I got a proper wall heater put in.
We had our front porch closed in over the summer with lots of windows so we can still use it as a porch. We want to put a space heater on the porch during the holiday seasons so we have use of the porch during that time. If we had them install wall heaters when we had the porch closed in it would be considered another room added on and our taxes would go up. We were advised to put a separate outlet in for a heater in the winter and air conditioner in the summer which is what we did. I have a DeLongi oil heater in my den which is always the last room to heat up. It’s a very old heater. I wasn’t sure if the newer ones were safe.
 

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@Miss Mary check back on amazon periodically because that is what the usually say when out of stock. Popular item this time of year.
 

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I have an old oil filled one in my den (DeLonghi, The incredible Heat Machine). I know it’s safe for Kai but was hoping to get something that blew the warm air out. I think I’ll get another oil filled. Thank you.
Blowing the warm air out will also blow dust, feathers etc around. Worth to think about ;)
 

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I goggled Lasko heaters and this is what I found.
Lasko heaters are not manufactured with any type of Teflon / PTFE parts or materials. If you have any other questions or concerns, feel free to contact us." But on their FAQ page, they do not recommend using it around birds.-
 

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The only one I have used is the first one I posted and it still looks like Amazon has it out of stock. I cannot vouch from personal experience about any other heaters except the radiator oil which is safe for birds. Why cant you get that one?
 

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I have an oil canister DeLonghi. I used it all winter. I like the one that has a thermostat and it only ticked on when it needed to. I am speaking from a person who lives in the sub-tropics and the coldest is gets is 4-9C in the winter. So I can't say it is the best as the sole heat source in a very cold climate :)
 
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It is not meant to be the only source of heat in a room but its a help to keep warm.
 
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