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Electric baseboard query

Electric baseboard query

Electric baseboard query


I have a few application related queries concerning standard, electric baseboards with front heat discharge and linear, convectors with top heat discharge.

I understand that the linear convectors are more compact, but are following concerns valid:

1. Linear convectors provide uneven area heating as they are compact and only provide concentrated heat on small wall space.
2. Paint gets cracked with linear convector installation rather than standard, electric baseboard.

Would appreciate any other concerns I should consider when choosing linear convector over standard, electric baseboard.

Thank you.

RE: Electric baseboard query

Unless all exterior walls have baseboard, heating will be uneven.

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