Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221)

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  • 600/900/1500 watts
  • 3 heat settings
  • 7 fins
  • Adjustable thermostat for comfort control
  • Auto shut-off overheat protection
  • Heavy duty caster and carry handle for easy moving
  • Convenient power cord wrap quiet operation


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Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221)
 
2.9

(based on 21 reviews)

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45%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (19)
  • Heats the whole room (9)
  • Energy efficient (7)
  • Safe (7)

Cons

  • Can burn if touched (5)
  • Low heat output (4)

Best Uses

  • Bedroom (11)
  • Living room (8)
  • Workshop (5)
  • Bathroom (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Homeowner (15), Renter (4), Professional (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (21)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

No Problems Here

It's only real drawback is that it takes a little while to make heat, otherwise it's a great heater. We've had ours for four years and it still works perfectly. I guess like...Read complete review

It's only real drawback is that it takes a little while to make heat, otherwise it's a great heater. We've had ours for four years and it still works perfectly. I guess like anything, you can get lemons.
I'd buy another one tomorrow if this one dies.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Second thoughts

[...] I have come into the office on a few cold mornings (@ 55 degrees F. inside) and turned on the Pelonis. Even at the highest setting of 1500 W it...Read complete review

[...] I have come into the office on a few cold mornings (@ 55 degrees F. inside) and turned on the Pelonis. Even at the highest setting of 1500 W it doesn't seem to put out quite enough heat to warm up this small space, so I will have to use it strictly as a supplement to the central heating. My old DeLonghi Solaris seems to put out much more heat, but that is a more elaborate and more expensive heater.

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4.0

Good heater with a bad switch

By Farkus

from Bedford, TX

About Me Homeowner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Cost 30
  • Cost 30 Dollars
  • Energy Efficient
  • Heats A Small Room
  • Quiet
  • Safe

Cons

  • Bad Switch

Best Uses

  • Bedroom
  • Living Room

Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

We own four of these heaters. Every one of them quit working for the same reason, but are easy to repair. The light would go on but no heat. The problem is the "Off" "Low" "Medium" "High" switch. It's a strange switch that is kept together with two metal tabs. On all of our heaters these tabs weren't clamped down tightly enough and the switch popped apart and quit making contact. You have to remove four screws to get to it, then you put it back together and clamp the tabs down tight. Haven't had any other problems with any of these heaters other than that wonky switch and they do a nice job heating a room. If I buy another new one, I'll open it up and clamp those tabs down right after I get it home. A better switch and I would give these five stars.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
 
2.0

The power options are messed up

By lisa

from charlotte, nc

Pros

  • Energy Efficient
  • Heats the Whole Room
  • Quiet

Cons

  • Lacks Power
  • Low Heat Output

Best Uses

  • Bedroom
  • Living Room

Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

I just bought this product for about a month, and the power speed is messed up. There are different options on how high or low you want it. Well, when we turn the knob to off, the speed is on to III. When we turn the knob to III the heater turns off.. so it is basically the opposite. I don't know what happened. I just wasted money on it. It only worked for the first week, and then later on it doesn't heat the room anymore.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Not instant heat but maintains even heat

By Vicki Mc

from Oklahoma

About Me Homeowner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Energy Efficient
  • Heats the Whole Room
  • Quiet
  • Safe

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bathroom
    • Bedroom
    • Living Room
    • Workshop

    Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

    These heaters are awesome if you understand how they work. They do not blow out instant heat. It will take awhile to heat a room but once it does it maintains even heat. Its efficient because it heats the oil and then kicks off but the oil keeps the same temperature and when it begins to cool the heater kicks in and reheats the oil so it maintains an steady tempature. If I understand it correctly you don't ever replace the oil its sealed and contained. This one is very nice because it offers 3 different watts selection. Some houses cannot handle 1500 watts, I usually left it on 900 watts with no problems like lights flickering.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I save a LOT OF MONEY on heating bills!

    By keeping warm

    from NY

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Energy Efficient
    • Heats the Whole Room
    • Quiet
    • Safe

    Cons

    • Dries The Air Out

    Best Uses

    • ANY ROOM
    • Bedroom
    • Living Room
    • Workshop

    Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

    I have used these oil filled heaters for years now each winter and they save me a lot of money. I have one in each room. I keep the house heat on 60 (gas heat) and use these instead. I shut them off when going out. I have cut my heating bills in half. These heaters do not have a fan (unlike the fan heaters that suck electricity non stop) They heat up the oil, the oil radiates heat, the power goes off then when it gets down to a certain temp the power warms it up again. SO its not constantly running. I keep the livingroom one under a ceiling fan on low so it circulates the heat. Other rooms are smaller so the heater doesn't need a fan, but a very small fan on low will help circulate the heat. These are great!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    2.0

    Won't but it again

    By Peter

    from Fremont CA

    About Me Homeowner

    Pros

    • Energy Efficient
    • Quiet

    Cons

    • Uper Knob Broken
    • Upper Knob Broken

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

      The upper knob(dial) was broken in a year on both two units we bought.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Dont buy this heater/stoped working with

      By al

      from sonoma

      About Me Homeowner

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

            piece of junk

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            A good supplement

            By Jennifer

            from Northampton, PA

            About Me Renter

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Quiet
            • Safe

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bathroom
              • Bedroom
              • Living Room
              • Workshop

              Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

              I bought this to supplement the downstairs heat because my oil bill was bankrupting me. It brought consumption down fairly well. I have it running full blast. I have another Pelonis heater up in the MBR where the forced air heat doesn't get to so well & it keeps it toasty. I keep it on the 2nd of 3 settings. I can't use it on 3 as the house is old & both heaters are on the same breaker & it will trip. I use a fan to blow heat down the hall toward other rooms. If I close the door it get too warm (and I've covered up the register for the regular heat). MBR is ~16x14.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Thought I liked it.

              By Dominic

              from Montrose, NY

              About Me Homeowner

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                    I have a few of these heaters. My older ones have worked for years. My newest one, with very little wear and tear just stopped. Don't know what happened or what to do about it except put it out by the curb on garbage day.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Seems to be working

                    By Just me today

                    from Northern California

                    About Me Renter

                    Pros

                    • Quiet

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                        Landlord purchased two of these for either ends of the cottage. The central gas wall heater can not reach either end of the cottage, nor is the insulation any good in this almost 90 year old cottage. They were purchased to combat dampness.
                        They have slightly taken the chill off the areas where they are located. You are not going to get toasty warm standing next to them. I think I will be using them instead of the gas wall heater... since I just got the bill for that. Yikes.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Does good warming job at a great price

                        By tvstevie

                        from Princeton, NJ

                        About Me Renter

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Powerful
                        • Quiet
                        • Safe

                        Cons

                        • Burns Energy
                        • Can Burn If Touched

                        Best Uses

                        • Bedroom

                        Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                        Excellent addition to my group of radiators.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Good Value

                        By JWM

                        from Philadelphia

                        About Me Homeowner

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Quiet
                        • Safe

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Bedroom
                          • Workshop

                          Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                          Good product for the price. Room size should not exceed 400 square feet.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

                          (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          1.0

                          SNAPPED, CRACKLED AND SHOT OUT FLAMES

                          By Becky

                          from Hatteras Island, NC

                          About Me Homeowner

                          Pros

                          • Energy Efficient
                          • Heats the Whole Room
                          • Quiet

                          Cons

                          • POTENTIAL FIRE HAZZARD

                          Best Uses

                          • Living Room

                          Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                          I purchased the heater last winter and it worked great. I actually bragged about how much my electric bill decreased and that the heat pump was not working as much. Luckily, my husband happen to be lying on the sofa one evening and heard it snap and pop with flames shooting out of the controls. I would never leave this in a room unattended or on at night while sleeping.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Works great 4 me

                          By Fred

                          from Leesburg FL

                          About Me Homeowner

                          Pros

                          • Heats the Whole Room
                          • Quiet

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Bedroom
                            • Living Room

                            Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                            Ideal for taking the chill off. Not made to heat a whole house but settings and heat range work well for me. I like this product.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

                            (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            2.0

                            Not full power

                            By john

                            from Cypress, TX

                            About Me Homeowner

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Quiet

                            Cons

                            • Low Heat Output

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                              Heater has only one output: slightly less than 900 watts, regardless of the setting (low, medium or high). It is stuck on "medium", low isn't 600 watts and high isn't 1500 watts.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

                              (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              1.0

                              I wouldn't buy another one.

                              By Binky

                              from Canyon Lake,Tx.

                              About Me Homeowner

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                              • Can Burn If Touched
                              • Low Heat Output

                              Best Uses

                              • Bathroom

                              Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                              I bought this heater as a backup for a 12x12 room.I didn't try to use it until a year later,the heat it put out then even on high wouldn't even burn your hand .

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

                              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              2.0

                              One Season Heater!

                              By remmil

                              from San Diego

                              About Me Homeowner

                              Pros

                              • Quiet

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                                  I just got the heater out of the garage to use it again. I Purchased it less than a year ago and it is not working at all.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal

                                  (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  No Problems Here

                                  By Cold User

                                  from Texas

                                  About Me Homeowner, Professional

                                  Pros

                                  • Heats the Whole Room
                                  • Quiet

                                  Cons

                                  • Can Burn If Touched

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Bedroom
                                  • Living Room
                                  • Workshop

                                  Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                                  It's only real drawback is that it takes a little while to make heat, otherwise it's a great heater. We've had ours for four years and it still works perfectly. I guess like anything, you can get lemons.
                                  I'd buy another one tomorrow if this one dies.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal

                                  (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  2.0

                                  Second thoughts

                                  By Gary

                                  from Nevada City, CA

                                  About Me Homeowner

                                  Pros

                                  • Quiet

                                  Cons

                                  • Low Heat Output

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                                    [...] I have come into the office on a few cold mornings (@ 55 degrees F. inside) and turned on the Pelonis. Even at the highest setting of 1500 W it doesn't seem to put out quite enough heat to warm up this small space, so I will have to use it strictly as a supplement to the central heating. My old DeLonghi Solaris seems to put out much more heat, but that is a more elaborate and more expensive heater.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal

                                    (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    1.0

                                    I Would Not Buy This Product Again

                                    By Patty

                                    from Seattle, WA

                                    About Me Renter

                                    Pros

                                    • Energy Efficient
                                    • Heats the Whole Room
                                    • Powerful
                                    • Quiet
                                    • Safe

                                    Cons

                                    • Can Burn If Touched

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Bedroom

                                    Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                                    I used this heater last winter with no problem. I started using it again this winter and after only 2 months, it started to leak. Fortunately, I purchased it on sale last winter and won't be out that much. I am definitely buying a different brand this time. My last oil filled heater worked for 8 years.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal

                                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    New purchase

                                    By GARY

                                    from NEVADA CITY, CA

                                    About Me Homeowner

                                    Pros

                                    • Good Price
                                    • Heats the Whole Room
                                    • Quiet

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Office

                                      Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                                      I just purchased it today, so it is early to give a rating. I will temporize with a 4. I bought it to heat an office of dimension 10 x 15. I turned it on low about 2 hrs ago and I turned the ceiling fan on low and set to push air down (counterclockwise rotation). The room, which was under 60 degrees and is well insulated, is now comfortable. I can touch the heater anywhere if the touch is brief (@ 1 sec), but there are points where a longer touch could burn. Fixing that would require either a more elaborate insulated, more expensive, radiator or a larger radiator. But I like the small size. This is a budget heater ([$] on sale at ACE), so I am OK with it. I hope it lasts longer than the 2 years Aroonie got. Perhaps it will at the low heat setting.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal

                                      (11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      3.0

                                      Lasted only 2 winters!

                                      By ARoonie

                                      from Nashville Tennessee

                                      About Me Homeowner, Professional

                                      Pros

                                      • Heats the Whole Room
                                      • Quiet

                                      Cons

                                      • Can Burn If Touched

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Bedroom

                                      Comments about Pelonis® Oil-Fill Radiator Heater (HO-0221):

                                      It's a wonderful product and I'm very disappointed it quit working after 2 winters. Shouldn't it last longer?

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal

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