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30 ft. Automatic Electric Heat Cable Kit Accessory

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  • For use on metal and plastic water pipes
  • Helps keep water flowing down to -40 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Plug has a power indicator light
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About This Product

The Thermwell 30 ft. Automatic Electric Heat Cable Kit is designed for use on metal and plastic water pipes to help prevent the pipes from freezing. This kit has a built-in thermostat. It comes pre-assembled for easy installation.

Highlights

  • For use on metal and plastic water pipes
  • 1-year warranty
  • Helps keep water flowing down to -40°F
  • Plug has a power indicator light
  • Built in thermostat
  • 120-Volt, 7-Watt per foot
  • Return Policy

Product Information

Internet # 100196471

Model # HC30A

Store SKU # 476714

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Specifications

Dimensions: H .75 in, W .75 in, D 360 in

Dimensions

Maximum compatible pipe size (in.)

6.0

Product Depth (in.)

360 in

Product Height (in.)

.75 in

Product Length (in.)

360 in

Product Width (in.)

.75 in

Details

Accessory Type

Insulation

Compatible Pipe Material

Copper

Features

Self-Sealing

Insulation R-Value

0

Minimum compatible pipe size (in.)

.375

Pack Size

1

Pipe or Fitting Product Type

Accessory

Product Weight (lb.)

1.55 lb

Returnable

90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

I Year

Questions & Answers

702Questions
caret
Q:would this work on pvc gravity drain line?
by|May 23, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  These heat cables will only work on charged water lines and will not work on drain lines.

by|May 24, 2024
    caret
    Q:Do these plug in to each other for a longer cord?
    by|May 20, 2024
    1 Answer
    Answer This Question

    A:  No you cannot plug them into each other.

    by|May 22, 2024
      caret
      Q:Can I use this to heat my soil? I know it’s intended for the roof, but any worry about it being buried under soil?
      by|Apr 21, 2024
      1 Answer
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      A:  We do not test our cables for heating soil. These roof cables are made for shingled roofs. That’s as far as we can tell you what the cable is for.

      by|Apr 22, 2024
        caret
        Q:Can this heat trace be used on vinyl tubing from a furnace that discharges water to the outside of the house?
        by|Mar 3, 2024
        1 Answer
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        A:  No, it will not work on drain lines. It will only operate on Charged water lines. It would not work on vinyl tubing either.

        by|Mar 4, 2024
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          Customer Reviews

          4.2 out of 5

          • 4.2 out of 657 reviews
          • 76% recommend this product
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          Keeps Hose Water from Freezing
          Used in Colorado cold to keep my RV hose from freezing the water. It works extremely well. I enjoy the light showing it works, and that it only uses electricity to power it when it reaches a certain low temperature. I use this in conjunction with fiberglass insulation (by Frost King) and some foam. This has surpassed my expectations.
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            Per Manufacturer, this product is for pipes not gutters
            Website description is deceiving. The packaging says this is "Water Pipe Heating Cable," not the kind of cable that can be put in a gutter to keep in unfrozen as "Electric Heat Cable"might imply. The problem is that the thermostat is like a button that needs to be held against a pipe, so it can monitor temperature and turn on and off. This type of thermostat will not reliably work based on air temperature. I suppose if you put the cable in a gutter and that section of the gutter near the thermostat iced up, the thermostat would turn on. But what if the icing is somewhere else along the 30 ft cable? No heat. This is why some people are saying it worked one year, but not the next. I called the manufacturer and they said they would work with Home Depot to fix the reviews. If you look at the picture of the box (below), you're wondering how I made the mistake to buy this, thinking I could put it in my frozen gutters? Two words: Curbside pickup. I urgently ordered it based on the description of the item (there is no picture of the package on the website).
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            Fig tree
            I’m in NJ. I use the heat tape to keep my fig tree frost-free in the winter.
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              6 found this review helpful
              My sprinkler manafold froze before I had it blown out. The night temp droped to 15 degrees. I bot...
              My sprinkler manafold froze before I had it blown out. The night temp droped to 15 degrees. I bot the 12' heat cable kit and taped it to the pipe feeding my sprinkler valves and also the valves them selves. I put the wire on the bottom of the pipe, since heat rises. I also put a thin layer of insulation over the valves to keep the heat in. 24 hours later the pipes were thawed ( day time temp stayed at freezing) and I was able to have the sprinklers blown out. This product worked quicker than I expected, and was very easy to tape in place using electrical tape. Just to make sure to tape the sensor to the pipe you want to thaw as it will turn it's self on when needs to.
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              I installed this last winter and it failed the very next winter causing my pipes to freeze.
              I installed this last winter and it failed the very next winter causing my pipes to freeze.
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              Sump pump pvc froze solid after 3 days in -10*. Wrapped all 18ft around the outlet for a few hou...
              Sump pump pvc froze solid after 3 days in -10*. Wrapped all 18ft around the outlet for a few hours and put a new hose on the end and it's was completely thawed and pumping again . Saved me having to do any work. Maybe this will help others in the same boat
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                This product is a life saver when it comes to not having your pipes freeze up. I wish I had insta...
                This product is a life saver when it comes to not having your pipes freeze up. I wish I had installed this a last year.
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                Definitely Works
                We had a frozen pipe on the north side of house, which was the main line from the water meter that feeds into our house. Basically we didn't have any water in the house because this line was frozen. Bought the 12ft cable went under the crawl space and installed per the directions using electrical tape to hold it in place. Plugged it in and after less than 1 minute the line thawed and we had water again. Product is a life saver and I highly recommend it. Just FYI I'm in Oklahoma so its not as cold as other places but still.. you get the point.
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                  3 found this review helpful
                  The cable is not too stiff and is easy to work with. You definitely want to read the instructions...
                  The cable is not too stiff and is easy to work with. You definitely want to read the instructions carefully so you install the cable and the temperature sensor correctly. The light on the plug is helpful to know it has power. But, it is difficult to verify that it works until the pipe temperature drops below 34 degrees. I wish the power cable were longer. I will note that I couldn't easily reach the entire length of pipe I was trying to warm (under an outdoor kitchen). But, I was able to wrap the cable around the pipe and pull it tight. Where I could reach, I mounted to the bottom of the pipe, adhered with electrical tape, and added pipe insulation over the top. That seemed to do the trick, although in Texas, it doesn't get too cold or stay cold for long.
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                  6 found this review helpful
                  Works in gutters too!
                  Contrary to what the Home Depot employees will tell you, this item can be used in a gutter. The manufacturer confirms this on the Home Depot Q&A section. It works well to eliminate ice dams in gutters. I only plug the cable in when needed and has lasted all winter.
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                  15 found this review helpful
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