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Review: Best Electric Wall Heaters

When space is limited, but it still requires heating, an electric wall heater can be the answer. These wall units can be recessed into the wall for optimum space-savings or attached to the wall’s surface. Wall heaters are available in both 120 and 240 volt units that have the ability to keep areas warm, even when installed in entryways and subjected to high traffic. The list of the best electric wall heaters in 2021 can provide you with the best choices to heat your space.

Comparing the Best Electric Wall Heater

Dimplex Watt Fan Electric Wall Heater

The Dimplex Fan Forced Wall Heater is the perfect heater for areas in your home with limited space. Requiring a wall opening of 14 1/4 inches by 8 5/8 inches and a minimum depth of 3 3/8 inches, this heater can fit in some of the shallowest interior and exterior walls. The 22-gauge steel-constructed exterior grille is fully louvered and measures 17 inches high and 9 inches wide, making it an excellent fit for kitchens, hallways, bathrooms and basements. The Dimplex fan forced wall heater requires a 240-volt circuit and uses anywhere from 500 to 2,000 watts, depending on the heat setting which can generate up to 6,824 BTUs. The quiet, built-in fan moves 45 cubic feet of air per minute to push the air out from the heater and into the space. This wall heater uses a finned, tubular heating element for both safety and long life. The built-in thermostat is installed below the heating element for better temperature control. Dimplex warranties the entire wall heater for two years and provides a 10 year warranty on the heating element.

Q-Mark Electric Wall Heater

The Q-Mark Electric Wall Heater can heat areas up to 150 square feet, making it an excellent choice for small bedrooms, bathrooms, entryways and almost any small room in your house that requires a little extra warmth. It operates on 120 volts and uses up to 1,500 watts, while providing up to 5,118 BTUs. With its rapid response coil heating element, it can quickly heat small areas with a temperature range between 40 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit and its built-in thermal cut-off automatically protects against overheating. The Q-Mark wall heater is constructed with three pieces for easy installation. Its physical size of 10 1/2 inches wide by 12 1/4 inches high requires a wall depth of at least 4 inches. You can also choose to surface-mount this electric wall heater. It has a four-speed built-in fan and a built in thermostat and comes with a five-year limited warranty.

Broan Electric Wall Heater

The Broan Wall Heater is a great wall heater for those areas that need to be heated quickly. While this heater operates on 240 volts, it can be wired for either 1,500 or 3,000 watt operation. This wall heater features a built-in fan-delay switch for energy savings. It lets the heating element warm up before the fan starts. The fan continues to operate as the heating element cools down, making sure to utilize every bit of heat generated by the element. The Broan wall has a steel-finned, heavy-duty and close to heating element to quickly and quietly heat an area. It has an adjustable, built-in thermostat with variable heat settings, and has a heavy-duty steel louvered grill with downward pointing louvers for more even heating. It measures 20 1/4 inches high by 16 3/4 inches wide and you can remove the heater from the housing for easy cleaning. Broan provides this unit with a one-year limited warranty.

Stiebel Eltron Electric Wall Heater

The Stiebel Eltron Wall Mounted Electric Fan Heater has a sleek European surface-mount design and provides you with 1,500 watts of heat, enough to heat 150 square feet. This wall heater comes with a unique, convenient 60 minute timer designed to provide you with the maximum heat output for the length of the timer. Once the time is up, the heater reverts to its thermostat setting. This is a great heater for use in bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, small offices, hallways; practically anywhere you need quick, economical heat. This heater directs the heat towards the floor for even heat distribution and to keep a tiled floor warm and toasty. It is 4 3/4 inches deep by 13 1/4 inches wide and 18 1/4 inches high. The Stiebel Eltron wall heater quietly operates at 53 dB and is provided with a three-year limited warranty.

Cadet #67508 1000W Wall Fan Heater

The Cadet Wall Fan Heater Model 67508 provides 1,000 watts of heat and is perfect for small spaces. Install more than one Cadet to heat larger spaces without breaking the bank. It's built with a thermal fuse that turns off the heater immediately should it overheat. It comes with a built-in thermostat or you can install a separate wall-mounted thermostat to obtain the best performance from your heater. This small heater fits into a wall cutout of 8 inches wide by 10 1/4 inches high and only requires 4 inches of depth. The grill of the unit measures 9 inches wide by 12 inches high and extends from the wall by 1 inch. It can be installed either horizontally or vertically on the wall. This heater does its best work when installed 12 inches off the floor. Cadet provides this little wall heater with a two-year limited warranty.

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