Electric baseboard heaters are a quiet, safe and reliable heat source for individual rooms when your central heating system isn't adequate. Warm air is circulated by natural convection instead of a noisy fan, so you'll never even know it's there.
How are electric baseboard heaters different from other heaters?
Since electric baseboard heaters heat the room through convection - the natural circulation of air though the room - they don't require a fan. This keeps them quiet, so they're a perfect choice for bedrooms and living areas where you don't want a lot of noise.
There are two types of baseboard electric heaters, mountable and portable:
While it does take a little longer to warm a space than fan-forced heaters, baseboard electric heaters can comfortably warm rooms up to 150 square feet. Larger rooms can be effectively heated by connecting two or more baseboard heaters together.
How do electric baseboard heaters work?
Electric baseboard heaters use convection to circulate the air. The heating element heats the air, and as the hot air rises from the baseboard heater it forces the colder air to the bottom of the room, creating a continual cycle of warming. The process of convection will repeat until the thermostat controlling the baseboard heater reaches the set temperature.
Baseboard heaters are easy to maintain. The heating element inside electric baseboard heaters have no moving parts, and therefore need very little maintenance. Upkeep of the unit requires minor cleaning consisting of removing the dust and lint from the grill of the heater and keeping things away from the intake at the bottom of the unit. Auto safety thermal cutout protection will turn off the electrical heaters in case of overheat. They are thoroughly tested and UL or ETL listed.
Electric baseboard heating brands
We're pleased to provide baseboard heaters by the following manufacturers:
We're also happy to carry Fahrenheat portable baseboard heaters, Dayton portable baseboard heaters, Air King baseboard heaters, and Comfort Zone electric baseboard heaters.
Need help choosing? Take a look at our list of recommended electric baseboard heaters.