Why does my baseboard heater not turn off? The Baseboard Heater Won’t Turn Off
A baseboard heater that’s running nonstop is a sign of a faulty thermostat. A malfunctioning thermostat could increase your energy bills. It would be best if you replaced your thermostat to save money on energy costs.
How do you stop a baseboard heater from heating?
- Locate the end-cap covers on the heater on the end of the heater where the water in-let pipe mounts.
- Locate the water flow control valve under the end-cap.
- Turn the clockwise to increase the flow of water or counterclockwise to decrease the flow of water.
Do baseboard heaters automatically turn off? Do electric baseboard heaters turn off automatically? Yes. As the air in a room cools, it sinks and goes into the baseboard heater to be warmed again. This cycle continues until the room is at the set temperature, and the baseboard heater will then shut off automatically.
Do baseboard heaters have a switch? When the switch is turned up, the coils heat up and disperse heat into the room. These baseboard heaters are controlled by a thermostat that is on the heater or mounted to the wall. As the air is heated, it will rise in the room and cooler air will be drawn into the bottom of the heater.