And new data indicates that homeowners are getting ready for the change in rules this spring, with many preparing their gardens for COVID-compliant socialising, sending sales of patio heaters through the roof.
In less than 24 hours after Boris’ announcement, the now sold out Olsen & Smith 2KW Outdoor Free Standing Quartz Electric Garden Patio Heater (£99.99) has soared in sales by over 23,298 per cent on Amazon, where it’s risen from number 53,115 on the sales rank list up to 227.
In stock: The Oypla Electrical 2KW Quartz Free Standing Outdoor Electric Garden Patio Heater (£72.99) has risen in sales by 820 per cent
This isn’t the only patio heater to have risen through the ranks on Amazon’s Movers and Shakers, with the Oypla Electrical 2KW Quartz Free Standing Outdoor Electric Garden Patio Heater (£72.99) also seeing a rise in sales by 820 per cent.
The nation is also investing in unwalled gazebos for when the unpredictable British weather takes a turn for the worse, with searches increasing by 440 per cent.
Made of steel with a black finish, the Oypla Free Standing Patio Heater is durable, stylish and less obtrusive than other models thanks to its heavy base and slim design. It can also be moved easily to accommodate your seating arrangements, so no one is left in the cold.
The number one bestselling electric patio heater has three variable heat settings (650W, 1350W, 2000W) to help you stay as warm as you like. Plus, the stand can be adjusted in height to suit all spaces.
It’s also easy to operate, plus it heats up quickly and is energy-efficient. Best of all, the patio heater is surprisingly affordable, costing £72.99.
Shoppers who have rated the Oypla Free Standing Patio Heater 4.5 out of 5-stars from over 600 reviews say it’s a great way of extending your time outdoors and keeping guests warm.
‘We chose this heater to extend our time in the garden in cooler weather during this difficult year,’ explained one shopper in their five-star review.
It’s also easy to operate, plus it heats up quickly and is energy-efficient. Best of all, the patio heater is surprisingly affordable, costing £72.99
‘The heater made it comfortable for us to see our family outside. It gives off a good heat.’
‘Great heater for the money,’ another wrote. ‘This is garden heater is great for our little patio. We placed it near to our table when the sun went down, and it kept five of us warm all night.
‘Would recommend. It’s very easy to assemble and fits in my shed.’
A third shopper agreed, writing: ‘Me and my hubby love sitting outside in the garden for a drink in the early evening but was just getting too cold.
‘We got this patio heater, and to be honest, I did not think it would work, but it’s incredible. He even gets too hot when sitting directly underneath, but for me, it’s perfect.
‘Easy to adjust the height of the outdoor heater, and we enjoyed our outside time all autumn. Great buy.’
And if you’re looking for seating or patio sets, Amazon have you covered there too.
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