How to Replace a Single Pole Thermostat for Baseboard Heaters?

Answer Line voltage thermostats come in two types: single pole or double pole. While both types of thermostats turn the heater on and off depending on the temperature set point, each has a different metho... Read More »

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How to Replace a Single Pole Line Voltage Thermostat With a Double Pole?

Line voltage thermostats control the operation of electric baseboard heaters. The heaters connect to the main service panel with two wires, usually one white and one black, in addition to a ground ... 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 »

How to Replace Zone Valves in Baseboard Heaters?

Zone valves are a component of water-based baseboard heaters. The valve opens to allow heated water to circulate through the water lines, which heats the water fins when air temperature has dropped... Read More »

How do I replace a single pole switch?

PowerTurn the power off to the branch circuit you are working on by moving the circuit breaker to the "Off" position. Remove the switch cover plate held in place by two screws. Test for live wires ... Read More »