There are multiple advantages to using electrical heating. Not only is it a safe and affordable solution—it is also odorless, easy to use, and quiet. If you are thinking of switching to an electrical heater, you will be happy to know that installation is also much less complex compared to installing gas or oil systems (though you still need to call licensed professionals). There is no need for supply pipes or storage tanks for oil.
Another huge benefit of electric heating is that it is instantaneous. Simply adjust the thermostat on wall or on the unit, and you will feel the difference right away. An electric heater responds quietly and immediately. All energy is used 100%, so it is efficient and eliminates loss during operation.
Many homeowners also prefer electric heaters because they do not pose risks of gaseous contamination. There are no disturbing smells or potentially harmful fumes created. Whether you’re using an electric radiant heating system, forced air, or convection, it’s easy to control your entire house’s temperature with a single thermostat. You can also control the temperature in each room via individual thermostats. Programmable or non-programmable electronic thermostats allow the heater to constantly adjust to achieve the set temperature, guaranteeing comfort on top of energy savings.
Did you know that because electric heating is safe, most contractors in the construction industry choose it for their own homes? Electrical heating is virtually maintenance free. They also rarely break, making them not only reliable but also economical in the long run (as no repairs are necessary). Depending on your budget, you can choose convectors, electric baseboards, or forced air heating. When you choose electric heating, you never have to worry about the fluctuation of oil and gas prices. The price of electricity tends to increase to a reasonable curve with inflation, making it more predictable.