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Default Kick Toe heater sizing

"Eric Scantlebury" wrote in message

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"Eric Scantlebury" wrote in message
Ok - I am remodling my kitchen and I'm putting cabinets where my
existing baseboard had been so I want to put a toe kick heater in as a

Anyone know of a good site for a DIY'er to get sizing info and product
info on these units? I've already pulled out the existing forced hot
water baseboard (and just spliced it to the existing zone with 3/4
copper). The old baseboard was around 5 feet. The kitchen is 12'x12'.

I can do all the plumbing and electrical for the unit just need to know
what to buy. Any experience/opinions welcome.


Just my opinion: use anything but a toekick.

What would you suggest in an area that has cabinets all around? I've had
no heat at all this winter in the room (New England) and quite honestly,
I've thought about no heat. The room doesn't get more than a degree or so
below the rest of the house - and that was even with all the insulation
ripped out. Now that I've insulated and rocked it, cooking overheats it.

A little radiant under the floor would be nice, but not always possible or
practical. They make some really small in wall electric units with transflow
blowers, similar to those in the toe kick, if it was a choice between the