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Electrical Question: Can I plug a heater into an existing outlet?

I am also considering a Sun Aire Heater. What do you think? Thanks.

This electrical wiring question came from: Michael in New York.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Michael.

The Problem of Sharing Circuits with Space Heaters

Application: Electrical Wiring for an Electrical Heater Circuit.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced -Best performed by a licensed electrician..
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and tools essential for installing electrical wiring.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools, access to the circuit wiring and project area, and experience working with electric circuit wiring.
Notice: Modifying or installing additional electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

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