Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 36
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by BiCoastalBuilder Just OK
This wall mounted heater has a stand-off plate that the faceplate mounts to, so the install faceplate is not flush with the wall. The faceplate and the stand-off have two different finishes, so they do not match and the faceplate itself is made of thin gauge metal, so it does not sit flush against the stand-off bracket.
This is a cheap replica of a very sturdy model of the same look from years back.
August 18, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by George A very good product
It is a very good product that works easily and very well.
It was easily installed
It does not make but a low unnoticeable noise
I am pleased with it
I have been using it since it was installed
March 26, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Rhonda easy retrofit
Works exactly as hoped for. Simple retrofit because it fit the old box and the house wiring is grounded. Wish the Chrome cover was sturdier/heavier construction.. I can imagine that without care I could have easily bent this cover. This unit is only 1,000 watts compared to 40 year old Thermador 1500 watt unit this is replacing. It will be cheaper to operate and In my opinion, the quiet fan helps in warming the bath much faster than the original unit which was simply radiating heat without a circulating fan. I bought two bath replacements and both were well packed and received in perfect condition.
October 23, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by KMSD Great replacement for Thermador
I bought this heater to replace an old Thermador in-wall unit. I was able to use the existing wall box, so installation was simple enough to do myself. I was very impressed with the quality of construction of this heater - it felt solid and sturdy.
So far I've used this heater for about a week. I have a tiny bathroom, about 5'x8', and it's easily able to heat that room up to nice and toasty within a minute or two. One point of consideration about the functionality of this heater - the fan seems to direct the hot air upwards instead of straight out. This worked out perfectly for me, since my old heater was located low on the wall, but it might be something you want to take into account if you're planning on installing it higher up.
December 15, 2011
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Emma Electric wall heater for bathroom
I recommend this bathroom wall heater only because you can apparently no longer get the older, better kind with radiant heating coils. This one has a fan that makes noise and blows the heat upwards, which our small dog does not appreciate since she liked lying in front of the old heater on cold winter mornings. The new one does put out heat and is certainly better than nothing, but it is disappointing compared to the more effective old one it replaced. I hope the old heater in our other bathroom lasts a long time.
December 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by RemodelNM Good for retrofit applications
I would recommend this heater for homeowners replacing an older (1950-1970) wall heater, especially because it is one of the only products available that fit older mounting boxes. If you are doing a new wall heater installation, you would probably be better off choosing one of the more-common 12" tall models that feature thermostats, timers, and other convenient controls. I used this heater to replace an exposed-element heater (not a Cadet model) originally installed in the early 50's. While it generally fit the mounting box and wall opening, I did have to add some new bolt holes and mounting tabs to the frame to match my particular wall box. The modification was not difficult, and was necessary because this is one of the only replacement models available for older boxes. The heater warms a small bathroom very quickly, and the forced air heat is much safer than the exposed element it replaced. The grill metal is a bit thin, but it should hold up well enough. Please note that this model only has a manual on-off switch, not an automatic thermostat or timer.
February 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Willothewisp Great Replacement
Had an old coiled Thermador in tiled bathroom, circa 1950. Worked but...not exactly safe for straying fingers or pet tails. This was the only unit which would fit the old space. Even could use the old can with just a few re-drilled holes. Saved tearing out the old and messing with the tile. Grill even looked the same. Looks nice, works fine, and is quiet. Just use it for heating up the bathroom when taking a bath/shower in the winter.
July 10, 2011
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Davo Product performs as advertised. The added metal bezel causes the face to protrud from a flush finish with wall
The heater was an improvement over the radiant heat unit previously in place. The installation was straight forward and I was able to use the existing can.
What I missed on the published photos was the 5/8" thick metal bezel needed to allow the face plate to clear the interior blower housing. This bezel causes the faceplate to extend into the room with sharp corners. I wasn't planning on painting the bezel and it shoul have been chrome plated to match the faceplate.
February 19, 2013