4.8
6 reviews
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Brand:
Bionaire
Model:
BH3950 U
Bionaire BH3950-U Silent Micathermic Console Heater BNRBH3950U

Summary

The Bionaire Micathermic Console Heater offers a slender design, this heater does not take up a lot of space and heats up quickly. Heats through the process of convection. The micathermic heating panels are made of the mineral mica, which resists breakdown and has excellent stability. Adjustable thermostat control and heat mode setting let you set the heat just right for you.

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It's an okay product

4

I can't say that this is one of my favorite products. We have been using a few of them at the office. One of them is a bit damaged but it still works fine. Whenever you turn one of them on (even after it has been off for a day or so), it will have a burning smell that will last for about 5-10 minutes, which is a bit unpleasant. It does heat up pretty fast though and it seems safe and easy to move around with the handle. It is able to heat up a small room very quickly and keep it very warm, not entirely a large one though. One would have to stay very close to the heater when you are in a large room to actually feel the heat. So, i would recommend this for smaller rooms or for individual use.

nygirl25

USA

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You get what you pay for - quality.

5

This a a portable heater that is more than capable of heating up an entire large room, and does so with ease and elegance. I live that it can cover as an old school radiator in a room, and works very well overall. Performance This thing puts out a ton of heat, and does so without any issues. It can get quite hot so don't sleep too close to it, but do feel free to turn the heat up! Ease of Use Like a lot of other models out there, the controls are very intuitive and easy to use. I can use them in the dark at this point and it gives me no issues at all. Durability I suspect that the Bionare could make it through a severe traumatic event with ease. It sure makes it through my kids lol. Design The heater looks like a lovely old time space heater. It suits the rooms that I use it in just fine and is great. Safety Something this well built, and pricy has to be well built and true to form it is.

marilynpennington

USA

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Nice and warm, with slim design.

5

I've owned this space heater for 7 years now, and it still does a great job warming a room without taking up space or being an annoyance. The slim design with heaters on the side panels allows for more warm air to distribute through the room, unlike fan heaters which just heat in one direction. The size is space-saving, too, and fits easily in our coat closet when we're not using it. The other thing I really like about the Bionaire console heater is that it's very quiet! When it's on, it's virtually silent. We end up using this heater a lot in the winter time, as it's much more practical to just heat the room we're in instead of cranking up the furnace. The cats love it, too! As soon as we turn it on, they find a spot next to it and curl up.

katiekapow

Lenexa, KS

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Very pleased

5

I purchased this heater because I was trying to save some money on my home heating bills during the winter. We have a 2500 square foot home but find that we spend a great majority of our time in one main area. I love this heater! I set this heater in our main area while keeping my whole house heater off. It has saved me so much in our electric bill. This heater is so quiet that you would never know its on and I Iike that the sides of the heater aren't blazing hot. It is the perfect size to roll into the bathroom to heat while we are showering and getting ready in the morning. I have been very pleased with this heater and it has held up over several winters for us.

eshyde

San Antonio, TX

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Bionaire Micathermic heater

5

I've had this Bionaire Micathermic heater for 4 or 5 years now, and it still works great! It's lightweight (unlike the oil-filled radiator style), and it's easy to carry from room to room. It starts heating up immediately when I turn it on, and it warms up our basement family room in about 20 minutes. It's completely silent, and it radiates the heat through the whole room. I couldn't make it through the winter without it!

parkwest

Fox River Grove, IL

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Love this heater!

5

I bought the Bionaire BH3950-U Silent Micathermic Heater with Adjustable Thermostat 2-3 years ago during the winter so I could keep the house at a lower temperature and use it in the room I was in most of the time so i could save some money on my heating bill!  The thing I really liked about this unit is that it is very quiet!  Every now and then it will make a small noise as the ceramic plate heats but for the most part I can't hear a thing out of it because it does not use fans.  It uses a compact micathermic heating element, which uses 80 percent convection and 20 percent reflective heat to warm the air directly in front of the unit, which then circulates upwards into the room to provide consistent warmth.   It takes a little while to start warming up the room but once it is going it is highly effective.  My dogs really like it and will lay on either side of it to warm up.  I liked it so much that I went back a couple of weeks later and bought a second one to keep in my bedroom.  Now when I get ready for bed I turn it on 30 minutes before bedtime so the room will be nice and toasty when I get in there.  One con is that the ceramic plate is sealed tight in the box so for the first 2-3 days of use it has a weird smell.  Once you get past that period it will never have a smell again, even after taking the spring, summer, and fall off.  Put up with the smell for a few days and you will have a virtually silent and effective heater!

leturne2

Virginia Beach, VA

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