i have five storage heaters that heat the house fine. however every few months two of them stop working. I get the electrician and he finds nothing wrong with the wiring, the heaters, the fuses - nothing. however he jiggles a few wires going into the fuse box ,tightens some screws and the heaters come on again - last night they stopped working again.
What is wrong and how do i get it fixed?
The problem is the internal stat in the storage heater, basically it a spring loaded bimetal strip. if clothes are left on the heater it heats up and trips the power to the storage heater.
its easily reset by pushing on the stat.
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