Often space heaters are used in a bathroom to heat a space while getting ready for the day.
While space heaters do work in a pinch they can get in the way and depending on where they are placed may be a hazard.
One way to warm up a bathroom and get rid of the space heaters is to use wall heaters that stay up out of the way.
There are many units available with some of our favorite options below.
As always be sure to read the reviews on Amazon, forums, here or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.
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Our Picks for Best Electric Bathroom Wall Heaters
- Broan Wall Heater
- Broan Wall Heater
- Stelpro ARWF1501TW Pulsair
- Cadet Manufacturing 79241
EconoHome Wall Mount Space Heater Panel – with Thermostat and Heat Guard Cover – 400W Convection Heater – For 120 Sq Ft Room – 120V – Save Up to 50% of Electric Heating Cost – Overheat Protection
Flat-panel wall heaters are a great option to heat up any space while staying up out of the way.
Electric units are the easiest to set up since they only need to be hanged on a wall and plugged in.
These types of units don’t put out a lot of heat but a steady warmth that helps maintain the temperature in a room.
This steady heat source helps to bring down electrical cost compared to electric space heaters use with heavy up and down spikes.
Broan-NuTone 9815WH Grille Heater with Built-In Adjustable Thermostat, 1500W, 120/240V, White
Electric space heaters that use elements can also be bought that fit into a wall.
A small section if the bathroom wall will need to be cut out and the unit fit into place.
Since a hole needs to be cut in the wall and electrical run this makes them more difficult to flat panel heaters to setup.
While more difficult to set up they put out much more heat when needed and warm up a space quickly.
The Broan 174 is one such unit that puts out 750-1500 Watt and uses 120 Volt AC.
It has a built-in thermostat to regulate the temperature.
Stelpro ARWF1501TW Pulsair Ultra Quiet Electric Wall Heater with Thermostat, 750W to 1500W 120V, White
The Pulsair 1501TW is a popular wall unit that puts out 1500 Watts using a 120-Volt power source.
It will need a hole cut into the wall for installation.
The unit is very quiet while operating making it nice to have in some scenarios.
Cadet Manufacturing 79241 120-Volt Compact Electric Wall Heater, 1000-Watt, 8.33-Amp
This unit has a unique older style wall heater look.
There is no built-in thermostat but a simple on/off switch.
It works the same as a standard space heater with elements that get hot and put out heat.
Electric wall units have a huge advantage over space heaters as they are out of the way mess-free.
Installing an eclectic heating wall unit does take some skills but most home DIY types can often install a unit.
Of course, if in doubt be sure to call a professional.
How To Install an Electric Bathroom Wall Heater Overview
- A Hole for the unit may need to be cut out of a wall.
- Electric will need to be run to the unit often from the closest outlet. With a little pre-planning running power to the unit can make the installation a lot easier.
- Connect the wiring and use screws to hold the unit in place.
Choosing the right style electric wall heating unit for your home goes a long way in how the end result will look.
Since every home is different it will no doubt be a personal choice of what the design type is.
Wall heater units are installed by cutting a hole in the wall and running electrical to it. While it is not difficult to install a wall unit always hire a professional when in doubt.
Flat-panel wall units are much simpler to install and simply hang on a wall without any cutting.
Each breaker in a home can only take a set load before a breaker trips and turns off the outlets it is supplying. Most breaker supply power to 3-5 outlets and lights per a breaker.
This will need to be taken into account as to not overload a breaker making it shut off the power.