Licensed Architect- 17 years, L.E.E.D. AP
Pearl Wilson, Contractor's Assistant Welcome! How can I help with your home repair question?
We have a cottage with baseboard heating with thermostats upstairs and baseboard heating downstairs that runs continuously. Normally in the winter we leave the baseboard heating upstairs set at 50 degrees. This year our handyman blew out the pipes and we are leaving the cottage without heat at all except for the part of the basement with the water softener. That baseboard heater runs steady, there is no thermostatic control. Our handyman told us that it is cheaper to go with the baseboard heater without the thermostat set on low. It keeps the room warmer than I thought was necessary. Is he right?