Schwank Patio Heaters

We are happy to be able to showcase the Schwank Patio Heaters we integrated as part of the outdoor temperature control system designed for the new Whole Foods Palm Desert.

In addition to the Cooling Mist System designed by Advanced Misting Systems, we utilized a number of Schwank Natural Gas Patio Heaters to combat the cold and keep the outdoor dining areas usable throughout the winter months in our cold desert.

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Ready to Think About Cold Weather?

It is over 100° here in the southern California desert today, but it will be cold again before you know it. Fall is right around the corner, and we want you to be able to enjoy your outdoor spaces well into the winter.

One way to do that is to have adequate heat on your patios. Whether it is at your home or business, if you have patio spaces, they need heat in order to be usable into the colder months.

One of the best solutions for outdoor heating is the Calcana line of  Patio Heaters.

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Introducing the Bromic Smart-Heat™ Portable Heater

Revolutionary Engineering and Design

Say goodbye to the outdated “mushroom” patio heater. Upgrade your low-heat producing pyramid heater. The Bromic Tungsten Smart-Heat™ Portable gas radiant heater is a world-class patio heater, unparalleled in efficiency and effectiveness, with cutting-edge design.The Bromic Tungsten Smart-Heat™ Portable Gas Radiant Heater offers:

  • Repetitive Spark Ignition
  • Adjustable Heat Output 21,300- 38,500 BTU
  • 150-220 Sq ft Heated Area Range
  • Anti-Tilt Safety Device
  • High Intensity Ceramic Burner
  • Patented Wind Resistance Technology Provides Constant, Consistent Heat
  • Built-in Wheels for Easy Maneuverability

Take your Restaurant, Hotel, Spa, Pool, or Backyard Patio from basic to BOLD with a new era of portable gas heater. Contact us today to learn more!

DSCS Series Patio Heaters

Designed to add warmth to outdoor patio applications, the Designer Series Patio-Pal® infrared heater is the perfect solution to stylishly extend the outdoor season in many commercial and residential applications.

The Patio-Pal® easily mounts out of the way and without the hassle of refilling costly propane tanks. Specifically designed for comfort, reliability and ease of installation, the Patio-Pal® is sure to deliver the desired amount of warmth for dining, entertainment or work areas.

New Commercial Heaters website coming soon

We are currently putting the finishing touches on our new commercial heaters web site. It will be a lot like but, it will be geared to the commercial customer, unlike the website that is designed to serve the residential customer.  We are working hard on this site to make it very simple to find the correct heaters for your application with tons of product information.

The commercial site will include:

  • Calcana
  • Sunpak
  • Infratech
  • Patio Pal
  • Sunglo
  • Bromic
  • Enerco
  • TPI Industrial
  • Mr. Heater
  • Schwank
  • Detroit Radiant and others

With this impressive lineup of heaters and the comprehensive information pages available, you should have all the information you need for your next heater job and to find all the answers for your customers.

We have both Gas and Electric powered heaters to fit all possible application specifications.

We will also feature the all new Sunray commercial heaters which is are newest line from Calcana Heating Systems. We have a large photo gallery of these Sunray heaters that show several unusual mounting arrangements on outdoor patios.

We also will have the Detroit Radiant tube style heaters for industrial and commercial warehouse heating. As well as forced air heaters for warehouse and garage heating.

We have a vast selection and are working hard to present it in a fashion that is simple to understand and that will make ordering a pleasure with our very knowledgeable sales staff.

The new site will be up in about 60 days and we will announce it soon.

Contact us to discuss your commercial and residential heating needs.

Are You Cold Yet?

People in across the upper two-thirds of North America are dealing with the frigid cold brought on by the Polar Vortex.

A Polar Vortex is circulation of strong, upper-level winds that normally surround the northern pole in a counter clockwise direction. These winds normally keep the icy air up in the Artic region. However, on occasion, like right now, the vortex can be distorted and dip much farther south than you would normally see.

There are many theories as to the cause of the extreme cold ranging from climate change to a strong immobile jet stream. Whatever the cause, one thing is clear, in most of the country, it is COLD outside. If you are lucky like us to be in southern California then you are experiencing very temperate weather, sorry to our neighbors in the north, but it is a great day for golf outside here in Palm Desert.

If you are not so fortunate, don’t let the cold drive you inside. Take a look at our patio heaters, be it portable propane heaters, wall mount electric or gas heaters, we have just what you need to keep your outdoor living spaces warm.  We offer:

  • Calcana
  • SunPak
  • Infratech
  • Burney
  • Sun-Glo
  • Firesense &
  • Patio Comfort

While these heaters cannot compete with -20° temperatures, they can keep the majority of the country from having to hide indoors all winter. Contact us to find out what type of heater is right for you.

Great Christmas Gift Ideas

Are you looking for interesting Christmas Gifts this year? Do you have friends that are hard to buy for? We have great gift ideas for extending the livability of their patio living space.

Tabletop Patio Heaters

Tabletop HeaterThis is a great option for people who enjoy reading or enjoying their coffee on the deck or porch. There are electric and gas models.

Halogen Electric Tabletop

This is the propane Pyramid Style Heaters

Portable Patio Heaters

Portable Stand UpThere are also portable stand-up electric heaters that are great                for patios that do not have access to gas lines or want to lug heavy propane tanks, like maybe grandma or grandpa, to and from their patios.

Check out the rest of the site for many other gift options or contact us to help you decide on a great gift ideas.

Alternatives to Oven-Roasting your Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving TurkeyDo you always over roast your Thanksgiving Turkey? Did you know there are other ways to cook your bird?

You can Smoke, Grill, Rotisserie and Deep Fry your Turkey to delectable perfection. You will need a bit of preparation for most of these methods, and almost all of them require special equipment. All except Grilling (unless you are one of the few people who don’t have a BBQ Grill at home, in which case look here to solve that little problem)

Instructions on Grilling a Turkey can be found online inBBQ Grilled Turkey many places, but why not look to the king of the grill at Food Network Bobby Flay. His method for Grilling a Turkey can be found here.  It is not hard and you get to free up all that space in your oven for all of the Thanksgiving Side Dishes.

Smoked TurkeyWhen it comes to Smoking a Turkey you need of course a Smoker, hardwood chips and plenty of time. Smokers can be either Propane or Charcoal. Smoked turkey is said to be very flavorful. It is recommended that you cook a whole, unstuffed, untrussed turkey at 325° degrees until a meat thermometer inserted in the breast reads 160°. Approx. 3 hours for a 16lb bird.

Deep Frying a Turkey has gained quite a bit of popularity inDeep Fried Turkey recent years. Most people who use this method swear by it. It is however the LEAST safe method, PLEASE KEEP A FIRE EXTINGUISHER AVAILABLE! has a set of instructions, as well as tips and tricks for successfully deep frying your turkey this Thanksgiving.

However you decide to cook your Thanksgiving Turkey, have a happy holiday with your friends and family.