Best Bathroom Heaters – 2020 Reviews
Everyone wants a warm bathroom when they take their showers or baths, especially in the colder months. Not all bathrooms have heaters, some just have a light and fan which means when you step out of the shower on a cold winter morning you get blasted by the cold air in the bathroom and that is no fun.
Just read through the information about these bathroom heaters and hopefully, you can find the best one for you.
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Holmes Digital Bathroom Heater Fan – HFH436WGL-UM
This portable bathroom heater by Holmes can help keep your bathroom warm and cozy when you are taking a shower or bath. It has easy to adjust digital controls so you can set it to your comfort level. It has a digital clock and timer so you can set it to preheat the bathroom before you even step in there.
It only has one heat setting, but you can adjust the thermostat to your liking. It has a bathroom safe ALCI plug so you will not have to worry about any shocking or fire hazard. This bathroom heater is also wall mountable if you want to mount it on your bathroom wall. Most people have been happy with their purchase of this bathroom heater since it does what it says it does, the only real complaint by some is the noise level of the fan, but others have said it is not that bad.
Panasonic FV-11VHL2 WhisperWarm
This ceiling bathroom heater is perfect to help warm up your bathroom on cold mornings. It has separate controls for the vent, heater, light and nightlight, yes it even comes with a nightlight! You need a mount opening of 17 3/8″ x 12 5/8″ in your ceiling and you just hook it up to your existing ductwork and electrical or if you are not comfortable you can have someone else install it for you.
It will warm up your bathroom in about a minute and you are ready to take your shower or bath in comfort. It is also fairly quiet for a bathroom heater, yes you can hear it, but it is not too loud, hence the name WhisperWarm. The Panasonic FV-11VHL2 is a way to upgrade your bathroom as part of a home renovation.
Broan 655 Heater and Heater Bath Fan
This bathroom heater by Broan is designed to be mounted on the ceiling to give you light and heat in your bathroom. It works best for bathrooms up to 65 square feet, anything larger it may not warm enough. It has a 1300 watt heater, so it really can warm your bathroom up in no time and the fan and heater can work independently or together. It is not the quietest of fans, but it is not too bad and the fan can really move the air.
The light socket takes up to a 100 watt bulb, unfortunately the bulb is not included but bulbs are not too expensive to buy, you could probably use your existing one if you are replacing an old bathroom heater or fan/light fixture. The only real complaints has been about the noise level, some say it is not bad and others say it is overly loud.
Stiebel Eltron CK 15E 120-Volt
This wall mounted bathroom heater is perfect for cold mornings. It has an adjustable thermostat and a boost timer for up to 60 minutes to warm things up fast, when the time goes off, it will automatically revert to the thermostat setting to keep it at your optimal temperature. I think the only real negative is that you cannot run the fan without the heat.
It may not be a fancy bathroom heater, but most people were happy with their purchase. Everyone seems to say it heats well and is quiet, the only complaints have been the fact that you cannot run the fan and heat separately. The Stiebel Eltron CK Fan Heater is one most highly rated on our list.
Broan Model 157 Low-Profile Ceiling Heater For Small Bathrooms
This ceiling mounted bathroom heater is perfect for those small guest bathrooms. It radiates the heat in your bathroom from an enclosed metal sheathed heating element and does a good job for small bathrooms. This ceiling mounted bathroom heater can be installed where your existing ceiling mounted light is.
There is nothing fancy about this, it just does its job in keeping a small bathroom warm. The only complaints were that it only works well for small bathrooms and some wish it would air a little better, but still call it decent. The Broan Model Ceiling Heater is perfectly designed for use in small size bathrooms.
Delta BreezRadiance RAD80L 80 CFM Exhaust Bath Fan/CFL Light and Heater
This ceiling mounted bathroom heater works well in just about all bathroom sizes. It has a fan, light and heater that can be used separately. It has a built-in thermostat to help regulate the temperature in the bathroom and the 26 watt CFL lamp is included, you do not have to go out and buy your own lamp for the unit.
People say it works well in heating the bathroom and keeping it warm and they seem to love how quiet the fan is. In fact a couple of people said it is so quiet that actually forget they left it on. The only complaints seem to be about the installation, apparently it is not the easiest to install yourself.
The Delta BreezRadiance RAD80L 80 CFM Exhaust Bath Fan/CFL Light and Heater is really good choice if you are looking for a combination light and fan.
Nikko Heater (UL LISTED) – 5200 BTU
This portable ceramic bathroom heater is perfect to keep your bathroom warm while using it and move when you are done. This 1500 watt ceramic heater has a temperature output of up to 120 degrees to heat the room up fast. There are three heat settings – low, medium and high, so you can put it on high to warm it up fast and then turn it down once it reaches the temperature you like. It has overheat shut-off protection, tip over protection, a removable dust filter in the rear and has a cool touch housing.
According to the reviews it works well in heating and keeping their bathroom warm when in use and it really is easy to just pick up and move. The only real complaint seems to be that while there are three heat settings, there is only one fan setting, other than that people are happy with it.
Portable Ceramic Heater for Home and Office Indoor Use
This one is not only a bathroom heater, but can be used for other rooms in your house also. This ceramic heater has two heat settings and it helps heating all the air around you by oscillating instead of just blowing in one direction. And it really does a good job, some people use it not only in their bathroom but their home office or anywhere they feel a little chilly.
It has over-heat protection and tip over protection for your safety, so you can feel secure in knowing you will not be in any fire danger. Honestly I think the oscillating fan feature is a great idea for small room heaters. The Portable Ceramic Heater is the most versatile of all heaters on our list as it can be used throughout the house.
Honeywell HCE200W UberHeat
This is a unique looking little unit. It can be used it the bathroom to heat it up or even in other small spaces that need a little more warmth. It has two heat settings and an adjustable thermostat to further adjust it to your comfort level.
It can really warm up a small space nicely. Not only can you use it in your bathroom, but it is small enough to sit on a desk or small table in a small room to help warm it up. The Honeywell HCE200W Heater, White is one of the best heaters on our list from one of the most well-known company.