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Yes, always
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In most cases
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Question: Do electric baseboard heaters make noise?
Top Answer (65% of 55 votes): In some cases.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Electric baseboard heaters can make some noise as they expand and contract due to heating and cooling.
Shedhorn Inspection Services, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: This depends upon the manufacturer and the age of the heater.
Reality Property Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If there is a fan. Otherwise, thermal expansion will make a little noise.
Aegis Electric LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Sometimes baseboard heaters can give off a slight humming or popping noise. It's usually nothing to be alarmed about, but a buzzing baseboard heater can be annoying to some people. ... The noise is essentially caused by the heating element being installed on a wall that is warped or slightly uneven
D B Electric
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Sometimes baseboard heaters can give off a slight humming or popping noise. It's usually nothing to be alarmed about, but a buzzing baseboard heater can be annoying to some people. ... The noise is essentially caused by the heating element being installed on a wall that is warped or slightly uneven
My Electrician
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If they do I would have them checked by a qualified contractor. Generally no noise, very exspensive to use.
North State Inspections
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: They could.
Royalty Home Solutions, Inc
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Typically now however I'm aware instance that it does occur they should be evaluated by a licensed professional
Able Home Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: in some case, a noise can be heard when heating up or cooling
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Sometimes the heaters will make noise as the metal expands and contracts. The noise will be minumal and likely ignored over time.
Look First Homes, LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Electric baseboard may creek a little as the element heats up and metal expands and contracts.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Homes prior to 1975 asbestos is commonly found in insulation wrap of plumbing pipe insulation
Ray REI
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Baseboard heaters are made of metal. Because of the this, they tends to expand and contract and make noise.
J. Michael Simon, LLC
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Baseboard heaters are made of metal or aluminum because of the material this tends to expand and the water running thru can vibrate.
Your Home Property Consultants
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: They ping, pang, pop, squeak, squeal, hum, whine, bang, zing, and ring even, when energized, as the warming parts change size.
A Balance Home Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Electric baseboard heaters can make unusual noises from thermal expansion, circulation fans, and humming from rheostat controllers.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: They should not make any noise unless they are not fastened correctly to the wall
JKM Home Inspections
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