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Wireing the baseboard heater

I recenty bought a fahrenheat baseboard heater, i ran 12/2 wire to wire it to a circuit breaker, i bought a 20amp double pole breaker, i also bought a single pole thermostat for the heater. the 12/2 wire has a black wire, white wire, and a ground wire, the thermostat has a black, and a red wire. the heater has 2 black wires, and a red wire, now i dont know how to read an electrical scamatic, so what i need to know is what wires get hooked together, so i dont blow the main breaker to my house, i have blown the main breaker a couple of times. any help you can give is greatly needed..............thank you

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    Do I require single or double pole circuit breaker

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  • butch welch Nov 06, 2008

    Hook blk on one pole (Screw)and white on the other pole (screw) of breaker, run white straight to heater (tie on to either black wire) run Blk from breaker to blk on stat, run red from stat to other blk on heater. Connect grd to heater and braker box

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