Originally Posted by EXGMTech
I wouldn't be running a space heater on a extension cord!
Typical space heater on hi heat is 1500 watts.
You can get by with a 16 ga cord but 14 or larger is better.
One thing I have found is not all extension cords are created
equal. I have several. If I find one that gets warm on either end
I mark it and don't use it for hi load items.
If I find one that runs cool on both ends I mark that for heater use.
Lots of folks have discovered they can make coffee and be warm
at the same time by running a cord out the slide seal to the extra
outlet on the power post.
I added an extra breaker and dedicated floor level outlet for our space