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Tmurphy

10:44AM | 11/17/03
Member Since: 12/25/02
18 lifetime posts
I am in the process of buying my
first home. The sellers installed a new electric baseboard heater last week, and
during my walk-thru this weekend I noticed that the wall above this heater seems very hot. I have no experience with this type of heating, and don't know if this is normal or not? Is it? The wall was not warm, but pretty hot. I turned down the thermostat as a precaution. Any advice? It is a brand new unit.

BV015315

11:32AM | 12/15/17
I have the same issue and have wondered the same. It is a new baseboard heater, and I noticed the drywall above the heater becomes very hot, almost to hot to hold your hand against wall comfortably.


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