This patio heater stands 8′ tall and heats an area approximately 4.5′ out from the heater in all directions providing a 9′ diameter total of heat. A full 20lb. tank of propane is included with the rental. This is a great item to have to keep the smokers at your event warm in the outdoors! This heater must be used outdoors, never under any area that has a covering or roof, and must be at least 8′ away from any structure.