Outlet controlled by thermostat.


Old 01-19-17, 02:28 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: USA
Posts: 4
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Outlet controlled by thermostat.

I have a question. Could I connect a 120v wall thermostat for a baseboard heater to control an outlet? I have an electric oil filled radiator style heater, but it doesn't have a thermostat. Just on/off hi/low etc. I would leave the heater on but would like the thermostat to power the outlet only when the room is heating debuts off the outlet when the room is up to temp. I know I could just get a baseboard heater, but I have all the materials already on hand and was curious if it would work. Thank you
Sponsored Links
Old 01-19-17, 02:35 PM
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Near Lansing, Michigan
Posts: 10,944
Received 42 Votes on 40 Posts
Yes you can, but I strongly recommend against using a space heater unattended. A baseboard heater is the right way to do it.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: