How to baby-proof baseboard heaters 

baby-proof baseboard heaters

Baseboard heaters have become an important part of our daily comfort, especially during the cold winter season as they keep us warm amidst severe temperatures. However, if you don’t take the necessary safety precautions, they can become a hazard for the young ones in your family. For that, it’s important to learn how to baby-proof … Read more

Can baseboard heater covers be painted? 

spray paint for baseboard heater

Many old homes have baseboard heaters as they can be more efficient than other heating systems like radiators. More notably, these units come with metal baseboard heater covers that hide the cables and different heating elements inside. Unfortunately, these covers tend to rust over time, especially if your unit is installed near rooms with high … Read more

120V Vs 240v Electric Baseboard Heater; What’s the right voltage for your home?  

120V 240V Baseboard Heater

Most homeowners start to think about replacing or updating their electric heaters when winter approaches. Luckily, there are some incredible options out there, making it easy to find the best baseboard heater for your home. However, before you settle on any particular model, it’s important to know how much wattage, amperage, and voltage the circuit … Read more

How to install an Electric baseboard heater

baseboard heating advantages and disadvantages

If you’ve read this article on forced air vs baseboard heating, you’ll notice that baseboard heaters are more cost-effective and efficient for heating areas that are under-served by your main heating system. More importantly, they’re relatively easier to install as they eliminate the need for ductwork in the new space. This makes them ideal for … Read more

How to Clean Electric Baseboard Heaters 

clean electric baseboard heater

Electric baseboard heaters require little maintenance since they don’t have any moving parts. However, dust, dirt, pet dander, debris, and other particles accumulate in the convector fins surrounding the copper pipe. As a result, your heater is forced to work harder to generate enough heat, causing reduced efficiency, increased electricity bills, and eventual damage. To avoid … Read more

Should baseboard heaters touch the floor? 

baseboard heating advantages and disadvantages

When installing the baseboard heater, it’s important to consider when you place it as it will determine the unit’s safety and effectiveness. Unfortunately, there are no universal electrical code regulations about where to mount your baseboard heater. Not to mention that various models and styles of heaters tend to have different spacing requirements. For that … Read more

Baseboard Heating Vs Forced Air 

baseboard heating vs forced air

When choosing a heating system for your home, you’ll come across many options like Baseboard heating, forced air, & radiant heating. However, it can be a bit confusing, especially if you want to choose between baseboard heating Vs forced air heating.  One reason for this is that forced air and baseboard heating are some of … Read more