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Is it cheaper to leave my heaters on?

I've heard some people saying that it is in fact cheaper to leave an oil filled heater on for 10-12 hours a day, rather than have it come on twice, mornings and evening. Is this true or a myth?

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It works both ways if you are home it will give a constant heat , but is it safe in your place to leave it on while you are out .
Once they are hot they should cut out on the thermostat thus costing less to run .

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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I would suggest that the element may have absorbed some mloisture whilst being left in storage for a period of time. You may need to take it to a local repairer to see if they can dry out the element.

If there is moisture in the element it is not safe to use, hence it trips your circuit breaker.

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