An electric patio heater is a device designed to provide warmth and comfort in outdoor spaces, such as patios, decks, or gazebos. It operates using electricity and can be easily plugged into a standard electrical outlet. Electric patio heaters come in various styles, including wall-mounted, freestanding, and tabletop models. They typically use infrared or halogen heating elements to produce radiant heat that warms people and objects directly, similar to the feeling of natural sunlight. Electric patio heaters are a popular choice for outdoor heating due to their ease of use, clean operation, and ability to provide instant heat without the need for fuel or open flames. They allow people to extend their outdoor living season and enjoy outdoor activities comfortably even during cooler weather.