Before you purchase an electric heater for your home, consider your intent. Do you wish to heat an entire room or an area of a room? For heating an entire room, electric baseboard heaters are a popular choice. These heaters are most often placed beneath windows to counter heat loss that escapes through the glass.
Usually placed under vanities or cabinets, electric toe-kick heaters are good for heating a small room or an area of a larger room where extra heat is needed.Found in many bathrooms are electric cove (panel) heaters. These heaters are installed in the ceiling or the wall just below the ceiling. It's radiant heat provides maximum comfort to it's user.
An electric portable heaters is another option for warming a small area of a room. For your safety, choose a portable heater with automatic shut-off and anti-tipping features. They should never be used in the bathroom or within a child's reach.