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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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Baseboard heaters are an alternative to standard heating systems that are effective both as primary and secondary source. The baseboard heater is a low-cost option for heating smaller homes or areas that have poor heat d... More »

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A baseboard heater thermostat is an electronic device that senses room temperature and adjusts the output of the connected heater accordingly. The system works to maintain temperature in a room as closely as possible 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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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 heater parts can be purchased at Home Depot, Lowe's and SupplyHouse.com. While both Home Depot and Lowe's offer in-store, phone and online sales, SupplyHouse sells its products online and by phone only. More »

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Baseboard heater parts or accessories are sold by large home improvement stores such as Lowe's and Home Depot, as well as smaller home improvement stores. Parts such as vacuum breakers, switching relays and zone valves a... More »

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