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Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872)

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  • Fan forced heater
  • Dual settings: 750W/1500W
  • Elements: ikron chrome wire non-glow
  • Automatic thermostat on/off setting with operation light indicator
  • Overload thermal protector
  • Rocker switch
  • Metal structure body


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Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872)
 
2.6

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

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    (1)

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43%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (5)
  • Safe (4)
  • Energy efficient (3)
  • Good power output (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bathroom (6)
    • Bedroom (4)
    • Workshop (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Homeowner (7), Avid do-it-yourselfer (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (13)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Little Heater

    I bought this heater due to the cold weather in Florida & couldn't be happier. I have a large living room and it kept it very toasty warm. I like the fact that...Read complete review

    I bought this heater due to the cold weather in Florida & couldn't be happier. I have a large living room and it kept it very toasty warm. I like the fact that you change from 750 to 1500 watts & select how warm you want it to be. Great product for the price, run it all night with no problem, sure cuts down on the heating bill.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Poor or no quality control

    My sons' co-worker bought one, it did not work, exchanged it
    for another. It did not work either. When plugged in, the light
    came on but nothing else. The dial...Read complete review

    My sons' co-worker bought one, it did not work, exchanged it
    for another. It did not work either. When plugged in, the light
    came on but nothing else. The dial did nothing. He gave it to my son for me to tinker. I found the overload thermal fuse protector to be bad (open). Once bypassed still no joy. Checked
    the wiring and found open circuit to the fan and coils. Moved
    hot wire going to the light terminal on the hi/lo switch to the
    hi terminal. Everything works correctly, but now has no thermal overload protection. (jumpered)
    PS. On testing the hi/lo switch, I found it to be a single
    pole single throw lighted switch, it parallels the two coils.

    Reviewed by 14 customers

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    2.0

    Heater quit

    By DavenBama

    from One holler over

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bathroom

        Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

        This heater went out after 3 months. I checked it out and it was the selector switch. Easy enough to replace but should have lasted longer. This is a $3.00 part.

        • I Am A:
        • Family Older Kids

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        runs erraticly , faulty from the start

        By Gary S

        from Story, WY

        About Me Handyman

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Low Heat Output

          Best Uses

            Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

            this thing was faulty from the start ..... it appears to be the thermostat .... sometimes it cycles on and off coonstantly and sometimes it wont run at all. I was very disatisified. BUYER BEWARE!!!!!!!!!!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            dont buy

            By Clint the farmer

            from Minnesota

            About Me Homeowner

            Pros

              Cons

              • Can Burn If Touched

              Best Uses

                Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                I used this to try and keep my farms well house warm...worked for about a week in mild weather and then one day my animals had no water and neither did we, pipes were froze!! light comes on but nothing else.....JUNK!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Didn't last even one winter

                By Teri

                from Mesa, AZ

                About Me Homeowner

                Pros

                • Heats the Whole Room
                • Powerful

                Cons

                • Can Burn If Touched
                • Loud

                Best Uses

                • Bathroom
                • Workshop

                Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                I did like this originally, it worked well and I especially liked the thermostat, however, it burned up a plastic part inside and without that, it won't work, so it didn't even last for more than two months here in Phoenix's winter, which is really mild.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Just what I wanted

                By Ray the rainman

                from Porterfield, WI

                About Me Handyman, Homeowner

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Energy Efficient
                • Quiet
                • Safe

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Workshop

                  Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                  In my pump house to keep the lines from freezing

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  4.0

                  Like this little heater

                  By MNS25

                  from Florida

                  About Me Renter

                  Pros

                  • Energy Efficient
                  • Quiet
                  • Safe

                  Cons

                  • Can short house fuses

                  Best Uses

                  • Bathroom
                  • Bedroom
                  • Office

                  Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                  Like this little heater! Needed it when large heater went out. Have lent it to two friends who now own them as well. Only drawback that I could find is that on the high watt setting, it threw our house fuse!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Soleil don't bother.

                  By mailgal

                  from Upstate NY

                  About Me Homeowner

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Lacks Power
                    • Loud
                    • Low Heat Output

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                      [...] tryed it in my very small bathroom, even with the shower running this heater is so loud.Heat out put is NOT very hot. Do NOT like this heater at all. To loud & doesn't heat well. Guess the old saying of (you get what you pay for) is true. I'll be looking for something else.[...]

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Bad Thermostat

                      By Wallace

                      from Tampa, FL.

                      About Me Homeowner

                      Pros

                      • Quiet
                      • Safe

                      Cons

                      • Poor quality thermostat

                      Best Uses

                      • Bathroom
                      • Bedroom

                      Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                      Bought this heater due to cold weather in Florida to keep my 2 dogs warm. Liked the fact that it was metal and had a safety cut -off. After using it 6 or 7 times, the thermostat burned out! There is NO WARRANTY and no place that I am aware to get a new thermostat. Waste of money. Better to pay a few extra dollars and buy better quality.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Little Heater

                      By Pam Liz

                      from Orlando, FL

                      About Me Homeowner

                      Pros

                      • Heats the Whole Room
                      • Powerful
                      • Quiet
                      • Safe

                      Cons

                      • Couldn't find any cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bathroom
                      • Bedroom
                      • Living Room

                      Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                      I bought this heater due to the cold weather in Florida & couldn't be happier. I have a large living room and it kept it very toasty warm. I like the fact that you change from 750 to 1500 watts & select how warm you want it to be. Great product for the price, run it all night with no problem, sure cuts down on the heating bill.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Poor or no quality control

                      By Bob

                      from Cocoa, Fl.

                      About Me Handyman

                      Pros

                      • Powerful
                      • Quiet

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                          My sons' co-worker bought one, it did not work, exchanged it
                          for another. It did not work either. When plugged in, the light
                          came on but nothing else. The dial did nothing. He gave it to my son for me to tinker. I found the overload thermal fuse protector to be bad (open). Once bypassed still no joy. Checked
                          the wiring and found open circuit to the fan and coils. Moved
                          hot wire going to the light terminal on the hi/lo switch to the
                          hi terminal. Everything works correctly, but now has no thermal overload protection. (jumpered)
                          PS. On testing the hi/lo switch, I found it to be a single
                          pole single throw lighted switch, it parallels the two coils.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          good product

                          By Alan

                          from St. Louis, Mo.

                          About Me Homeowner

                          Pros

                          • All metal
                          • Compact

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Workshop

                            Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                            nice heater, compact, like the fact it is good old fashion metal and has a tip over switch in case my kids knock it over. Throws nice heat for the price.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

                            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Just ordered it

                            By Foto

                            from Folrida

                            About Me Renter

                            Pros

                            • Energy Efficient

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • 12x12 rooms or smaller
                              • Bathroom
                              • Bedroom

                              Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                              According to the reviews I have read, this heater does a decent job heating small areas and a good overall value for the money. As far as any possible thermostat problems goes for some users, it seems like it could eventually fail on long continuous use on high heat. Since I live in South Florida where the temp only drops below 50 for a few weeks a year I believe this unit should do the job.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Nice little heater

                              By Dale

                              from Chicago, Il

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                                    My furnace broke so was looking for some low wattage heaters and these came with a 750 watt and 1500 watt setting I bought 3 of these for my bedrooms and I keep them on the 750 watt settings for less energy use. My rooms are around 10x10 and they do a good job keeping them warm. I had these working for a month now and they are working fine. They arent meant for bigger rooms I have a different heater for that.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal

                                    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    1.0

                                    poor quality

                                    By ray

                                    from Oakland, CA

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Soleil® Small Milk House Heater (LH-872):

                                          We bought one of these at work and it appeared to work well so I decided to order one for home. Both of the heaters had the same weak point, the thermostat. Within a week or so the thermostat failed on both. I have used electric heaters before and found that they usually last for years so I threw away the packing and receipt. There is no warranty and no UL approval. A waste of money!

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal

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