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Installing An Electric Wall Heater

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Identify and Install the Electrical Circuit for an Electric Wall Heater

Electrical Circuit Size For A Wall Heater

Wall Heater: I’m wiring a electric wall heater, 4800 watt.
The dealer told me that I should use 10-2 wire and a 30 amp breaker.
Is he correct?

This electrical question came from: Mike, a Homeowner from Saginaw, MI

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Mike.

Wiring a Water Heater

Mike, yes the circuit specification is correct.

Identifying the Electrical Circuit Size For A Wall Heater

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