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Electric Bathroom Wall Heaters Buyers Guide

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Fan forced Electric bathroom wall heaters, are a quick source of heat, ideal solution for hard-to-heat locations, fitting in just about anywhere you need it to. Whether you are looking to heat your entrance, basement, kitchen, bathroom, living room or small garage, this heater will no doubt do the job
When shopping for an electric heater, for a new construction job (not replacing a old heater) there are several things to consider
1. Heater sizing by wattage
2. Voltage
2. Noise Level of the heater
3. Thermostat
4. Looks of the grille
5. Heater location
6. Recessed vs. Surface mounting

1. Heater sizing ( how big is the room you want to heat
A quick way to select a wall heater is with the square foot rule.
Example small room:
Square footage = 10W x 15L = 150 (standard 7 to 8 foot ceiling)
Watts per Sq Ft = 10 to 12 watts (new construction few windows use 10 watts)
150 sq ft x 10 watts = 1,500 watt heater (select a 1,500 to 2,000 watt heater)
Example larger room:
Square footage = 25W x 15L = 375 (standard 7 to 8 foot ceiling)
Watts per Sq Ft = 10 to 12 watts (new construction few windows use 10 watts)
375 sq ft x 10 watts = 3,750 watt heater (select a 4,000 watt heater)
Always give yourself a safety factor by averaging up.
2. Voltage
1. Heater location in your room
Find a spot on an interior wall close to the outside wall. Make sure you avoid any obstructions like a chair or couch, or hanging items like drapes. By using a near by wall you can avoid cutting into your wall insulation. The idea is to heat your cold wall first and the rest of the room will fall in line.
2. Noise level
All fan forced wall heaters will make a noise, I tell customers over the phone when browsing our website the more expensive the wall heaters the quieter its going to be ( this rule does not apply to our commercial grade 3000 watt and up wall heaters ) because the internal parts are of a higher quality. If noise is not an issue any heater w/ in you parameters meaning correct wattage and voltage will work
2. Wall Thermostat location
When using a wall thermostat with this wall heater be sure to place it on a internal wall ideally across from the windows. Avoid drafty areas, direct sunlight, and other heaters & electronics devices that can put out heat like computers or TVs. make sure you dont place it behind a shelf or to close pictures what will affect airflow around the thermostats sensors.
4. Recessed vs. Surface mounting
Recessed mounting simply means you cut a hole in the sheet rock wall.
Surface mounting on a brick or block wall, your heater will mount on the wall instead of inside the wall.

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