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AZ HLDSO1-WGTHG Patio Heater Review

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Since 2002, AZ Patio Heaters has made a name for itself as a leading US distributor. They focus strongly on quality and ensuring that their consumers receive a reliable product. AZ Patio Heaters also carries a complete line of replacement parts and hosts a repair center. Live customer service is available for consumers via their 1-800 number seven days a week.

There are multiple things to consider and research before making a final purchase decision. Ideally, you should gather as much information as possible about the various heaters before you make your purchase.

Please continue reading to learn more about the AZ Patio Heater - Quartz Glass Tube. 


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    Eye-catching heated two-piece quartz tube for added beauty
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    Thermocouple and anti-tilt safety device
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    Wheeled base for easy mobility


  • Some users have experienced the quartz tube discoloring after use.


  • Variable heat control
  • 40,000 BTUs
  • 89 inches tall
  • Can be rolled with ease from place to place
  • Features a 1 year warranty against defects
  • Hammertone bronze metal exterior stands up to the elements and resists rust
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    Uses a 20 lb propane tank (not included) that provides heat for 8 to 10 hours when running on high.


The AZ Patio Heater looks elegant on any patio or deck. It features a stylish and modern design with a hammertone bronze exterior and lovely two-piece quartz tube. The unit produces ample variable heat to keep your outdoor area toasty warm. The easy-to-turn variable knob lets you effortlessly control the heat output.

The heater stands an impressive 89 inches tall. The propane tank sits hidden in the base of the unit. The pyramid-shaped design creates ideal stability, so the risk of tipping is minimal. Even if the unit should fall, it has an anti-tilt safety device to turn the heater off if any shift is noted.

If you are seeking a patio heater that provides you with year-round heating, even in severely inclement weather, then you are going to appreciate the AZ HLDSO1-WGTHG Patio Heater.

Its impressive 40,000 BTU’s will quickly warm up a fairly large area. You can also adjust the heat output to increase or decrease the warmth as needed.

The built-in wheels at the patio heater’s base let you move the unit anywhere with ease.

Other highlights of this heater not mentioned: 

  • Quartz glass tube will not crack even if rainwater should hit the warmed surface. 
  • The flame is easily visible through the quartz tube’s luminous surface for added beauty.
  • Propane tank can be accessed or switched using the convenient access door built into the base of the heater.
  • The heater weighs an impressive 65.2 lbs which creates stability.
  • Approved by the ETL and CSA (Electrical Testing Laboratories and the Canadian Standards Association). 

Consumers have listed several downsides to this heater.

One of the leading complaints that some users consumers have expressed is the quartz glass tube becomes discolored making it impossible to see the heater’s bright flame. The lack of the flame’s visibility in the tube detracts from the heater’s ambiance.

 In some cases, consumers who have purchased the heater have stated that they do not believe the heater puts out an adequate amount of heat. 


There are many things to truly appreciate about the AZ HLDSO1-WGTHG Patio Heater.

 As a product of AZ Patio Heaters, you will have access to customer service seven days a week. Replacement parts are also readily available from the manufacturer.

Undoubtedly, one of the key deciding factors in convincing you to purchase this heater will be the unit’s upscale, modern design with its eye-catching quartz tube that affords unparalleled views of the heater’s beautiful flame. It also delivers an impressive diameter of heat that brings warmth to your outdoor entertaining.

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Matt Hagens

Hi, I'm Matt the owner of Yard Care Gurus. I love to be outside working on my lawn, planning my next project. I created this website to help people like you find the best products for yard care and great advice. Thanks for stopping by!

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