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william_wt

  • Joined Apr 2016
Electric heater
« on: September 28, 2020, 09:39:20 am »
I'm looking for recommendations for a plug in electric heater for a small office. Its 6m2 in an old stone outbuilding but the walls floor and ceiling have had some insulation added.
I'd like to leave the heater to come on if the temperature falls below a certain level but many of the heaters on amazon/ebay say they're only for occasional use, if you read the small print.
Can anyone recommend a good electric plug in heater?
Thanks very much
William

chrismahon

  • Joined Dec 2011
  • Gascony, France
Re: Electric heater
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2020, 11:23:36 am »
Can't give you a brand William, but we have a 2KW fan heater and it's noisy, so rarely gets used. We also have 1KW oil filled radiator heaters, which in 6m2 should be fine I think. We use one of them to provide background heating for chick rearing- wired via a 'pipe' thermostat. That type of stat switches on when the temperature falls below 5C or so (adjustable), whereas a room stat switches off at the set temperature.

doganjo

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • Clackmannanshire
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Re: Electric heater
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2020, 03:11:17 pm »
« Last Edit: September 28, 2020, 03:13:22 pm by doganjo »
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william_wt

  • Joined Apr 2016
Re: Electric heater
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2020, 01:45:43 pm »
Thanks for the info chris.
And thanks for the suggestion doganjo.
William

YorkshireLass

  • Joined Mar 2010
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Re: Electric heater
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2020, 07:07:46 pm »
Backing up the suggestion for oil filled radiators - a nice steady warmth rather than, basically, a hairdryer!

 

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