Freestanding patio heaters offer the easiest installation. They have complete paneling on all sides of the unit and are usually able to be used on the same day. Be sure to check your patio and decipher which style and fuel type would be ideal.
Hanging patio heaters offer much less clutter on your patio. They hang above your head, mounted under a roof or awning. However, please remember that these units usually require a more complicated installation and please check to make sure they are compatible with your patio.
Built-In patio heaters are very personalized. These units require custom building around the heater to ensure proper usage. Please check your patio's measurements before making a purchase decision.
Wall Mounted patio heaters are installed right onto a wall on your patio. They give you less clutter, like a hanging patio, but require a wall. Please check your patio to ensure that your potential wall would be a practical location for installation.