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Best Way To Heat My Garage?


Unlike many competitors, we offer a residential tube heater that can be placed in your attached garage. We strictly abide by the industry standard that allows a fully functional gas-fired infrared tube heater for your garage. The CSA Design Certification is essential as a safety precaution with residential type heaters. Re-Verber-Ray, by Detroit Radiant Products, is one of the few lines on the market to meet the CSA Design Certification criteria.

Residential Heaters

The residential line offers two different options, the LS3 Series (single-stage), and the LD3 Series (two-stage). Comparable with the HL3 Industrial Series, the LD3 Series features two-stage technology with a high fire and low fire built in! The LD3 residential model differs slightly from the HL3 Series. The tubes are a 3” diameter with Detroit Radiant’s patented Dimpled Baffle-MAX technology.  The BTU/h inputs are limited to 40,000 & 50,000 while the tube lengths available can vary from 15 to 30 feet to better suit your application.  Because of the low input BTU’s, this infrared tube heater is perfect for areas with low mounting requirements!

Installation Concerns

Every space differs according to the size, amount and type of insulations, and many other variables. Our expert team is here to assist with the design layout process and can even perform heat loss calculations. Options such as angled heater placement, fresh air intake, and side-wall or rooftop exhaust are all available. We highly recommend our upgraded Smart WiFi Thermostat to control the system. This allows you to control and program your heater to turn on/off via your smartphone. Just imagine waking up in the morning and your heater has already warmed up your garage with no inconvenience to you!

LD3 Details

Although this gas-fired infrared tube heater may look the same as our industrial models, installation details may vary. The LD3 Series can run on natural gas or propane. If this heater is mounted in an area that is attached to a living space, it must be exhausted for safety precautions. Another consideration is that the burner box requires 120V electrical current along with gas. The thermostats require 24V electrical current due to the “post purge” that occurs when the heater is turned off. The “post purge” blows excess flue gases out of the tubes when the heater is turned off. Many electricians can easily do the 120V and 24V wiring if it is not already available.


Our low intensity infared tube heater is truly one of the easiest to install on the market, which makes it a great fit for someone who’s looking to add heat to their garage. We include a comprehensive installation manual and we are always here for support along the way. If you feel overwhelmed, do not worry, we have an extensive list of the best contractors in your area that can assist you with the installation process. 

(Left: LD3 Series Product Features)