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Holmes HFH436
 
Price range:
$36.22 - $100.05
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Community icon13 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Smaller heaters
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Prefer a heater that turns on
9/14/2014
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Cons
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Comment:
Preparing for my second winter in Montana, I studied Consumer Reports before purchasing a space heater to take the chill off the bathroom. When it turned on, the Holmes heater was great, but it only wanted to turn on with certain outlets in my house and did not like the bathroom. Finicky from the beginning, now 10 months later it will not turn on at all so it is going to the trash. Safe products are important, but turning on is more important.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
Blue laser light too bright, loud fan
1/30/2014
Pros
Cons
Light Way Too Bright
Loud
Must Be Reset If Moved
Best Uses
Comment:
This is an okay heater, but I much prefer the Holmes HFH136 compact heater fan, that one is small, quiet and nice. This Holmes required that you reset it after moving or the VERY BRIGHT BLUE DISPLAY will continue to blink. It is on the bulky side of small, but does have a GFI so if using in the bathroom it would probably be a good choice.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
3.0
Settings somewhat complicated
1/19/2014
Pros
Quiet
Safe
Small
Cons
Controls Complicated
Low Heat Output
Best Uses
Bathroom
Bedroom
Comment:
We found the thermostat complicated to set. Also it needs to be reset whenever you unplug it, for example to put it away for a few days or week or even to unplug when you are cleaning an area.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Holmes HFH436 is part of the Space heaters test program at Consumer Reports. The Holmes HFH436 Space heaters features and specs include Remote control, Weight (lbs.), Fan, Oscillating, Warranty, Tip-over safety switch. In our lab tests, Space heaters models like the Holmes HFH436 are reviewed on Overall score, Output (watts), Ease of use, Fire safety, Hot surface, Room heating, Noise, Spot heating. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Holmes HFH436 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Holmes HFH436 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Holmes HFH436.
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