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Electric baseboard positioning

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Is this an improper installation of electric baseboard? The wall is 15 to 20 degrees out of plumb. It is on the inside of a mansard

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30.57 KBexterior wall. The home is thirty years old with no apparent problem. Thanks for any response.

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I don't think there are any specific rules that govern this situation, but wouldn't having the heat angled toward the floor be the primary concern, rather than what the heater was mounted on?

Clearly the carpet hasn't combusted yet, but I'd hate to receive a phone call and learn that the bloody thing caught fire.

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