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Old 11-06-2011, 06:05 PM   #1
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We have a small bedroom, and we have a few things in there we want to put in there, but we can't put them up against the walls with the 2 wall heaters.

We have a bed, desk, and tv unit, along with an in-wall closet. I have 2 heaters, one under a window, and one on a blank wall. Both are controlled by one thermostat. I'd like to disconnect the one up against the blank wall because I want to put a bed next to it, and can't because of the heater, as it is then a fire hazard.

Is it as easy as taking the heater wiring panel off, and capping the wires coming from the wall?

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As long as the wiring remains accessible I don't see an electrical issue with capping the wiring.

The issue may be that you will not have enough heat in the room with the one removed.

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As long as the wiring remains accessible I don't see an electrical issue with capping the wiring.

The issue may be that you will not have enough heat in the room with the one removed.
It was just the electrical issue that I was worried about. The room is actully warm even with the heat off most time, and I used to run a small oil radiator on low every now and then, and that would still toast it up, so I should be fine now with an even bigger and higher wattage wall heater.

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