Our home heating reviews and guides will take the chill off a big household choice.
Australia's a sunburnt country, but we still need to pull out the cosy stuff when temperatures head south. So do you want a gas or electric heater, or a flame-effect fireplace even? From studio flats to suburban mansions, our home heating reviews, tests, information and buying guides can take the chill off a big household choice...slippers and fluffy gown optional.
Electric fireplace heaters
Home heating has come a long way since a rustic wood fire was the hot option. Today safety, cost and the planet are big priorities too. Good thing our experts love separating marketing spin from the features that'll actually make you grin.
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