Fan Heater vs Oil Heater - Which Is Cheaper to Run?

With so many options to heat the home, and households trying to spend less on energy, we’ve compared which is cheaper to run: fan heater vs oil heater

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With expected heating bills to surge this winter, households are on the search for the most cost-effective way of heating. So which is cheaper, a fan heater or an oil heater? Below we’ll figure this out.  

But first, consider our other articles about home energy savings. 

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