Walmart offers the Lasko 1,500-watt Ceramic Tower Space Heater in Black for $35.99 with free shipping. That's $7 under our December mention and the lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal now by $8.) It features a remote control, programmable thermostat, and three heat settings.
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