Are electric baseboard heaters dangerous?

Answer On One Hand: Safety of Electric HeatersElectric baseboard heaters are safe because they do not use flame like a wooden fireplace and they do not have the danger of carbon monoxide producing fuels l... Read More »

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How do I clean old electric baseboard heaters?

Cleaning the HeaterTurn the heater's switch to the "Off" position to turn it off. Allow it time to cool before continuing. Use a screwdriver to remove the end caps from the baseboard damper shroud.... Read More »

How do I clean electric baseboard heaters?

Remove HousingTurn off the heater. Loosen and remove the end caps that hold the metal housing in place. Once the end caps are removed, take off the metal housing to reveal the heater's fins, which ... Read More »

How do I install electric baseboard heaters?

WiringSelect NM type cable capable of supplying the current that the baseboard heater requires. Run the NM Cable from the circuit breaker box to the thermostat location and from the thermostat loca... Read More »

How do I wire electric baseboard heaters to the thermostat?

Turn off the PowerTurn off the power at the circuit breaker that supplies the circuit you will work on. Run an NM cable that meets the amperage requirements of the baseboard heater from the heater ... Read More »