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Baseboard heaters are used to heat up only the room that they are installed in rather than the whole house. This type of heating system is generally more cost-efficient as homeowners can choose to only provide heat to ro... More »

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The most effective way to childproof baseboard heaters is to use covers designed for the purpose. Baseboard heater covers come in a variety of colors and styles to match most interiors. More »

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Cleaning baseboard heaters is a fairly straightforward process, and it's one that should be undertaken at least twice each year ? in the spring and in the fall. Keeping baseboard heaters clean is part of the maintenance ... More »

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Baseboard heaters are more effective and less expensive than stand-up heaters when heating larger rooms, while stand-up or space heaters are better in the same ways for smaller rooms. Both forms of heat are considered to... More »

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Baseboard heaters that are plugged in can be painted only if they come with covers, allowing them to match with any existing wall paint or furniture. Custom covers are also available for baseboard heaters to make them st... More »

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Traditional space heaters are designed to warm a room, while most infrared heaters warm objects, so neither is inherently more efficient. For heating a room, an oil-fueled space heater provides better efficiency. More »

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Infrared heaters are more energy efficient than traditional heaters since they produce heat without the need to heat up the air in a room to raise the temperature. Infrared heat waves are distributed evenly throughout th... More »

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