Yes, but please make sure not to overlap multiple heating elements over each other.
Electric-resistance heating cables and systems have no polarity. This includes all current WarmlyYours heating elements.
Yes. In fact, this is the most common way to operate a mirror defogger.
An ultra thin electric heating mat is attached to the back of the mirror, which transmits gentle warmth across a mirror’s surface to prevent moisture from condensing on the mirror's surface during a shower or bath.
No. Mirror defoggers are designed to be mounted and wired to a fixed, wall-mounted mirror.
A mirror defogger cold lead is 36 inches long.
Installing a heating system behind your mirror is the most reliable way to avoid a foggy mirror. Typically, mirrors fog up because they are much cooler than the steam in a bathroom after a shower or bath. The cool surface of the mirror causes the moisture in the steam to condensate in the form of fog. A heated mirror will prevent this condensation by being as warm, or warmer, than the steam.
The defogging is concentrated in the area of the heating element, but may spread out as the mirror warms up over time. There are too many variable atmospheric conditions that make it impossible to quote a fixed distance of heat spread away from the element. That is why the defogger must be placed in the area of the mirror that requires defogging.
No. Mirror defoggers can't be trimmed and the proper size needs to be selected to fit on an open, unobstructed area on the back of the mirror.
The mirror defogger will begin to defog the mirror within 5 minutes of operation.
The mirror defoggers are not designed for use with dimmer switches or with any low-voltage control.
No. Mirror defoggers are not rated to be installed in wet locations like a shower enclosure.
If you're gluing a mirror to a wall, simply apply adhesive to the mirror backing, not covered with the mirror defogger.
The electrical junction box should be installed inline with the Mirror Defogger’s lead wires and box. The box at the back of the defogger is meant to be located over the electrical box in the wall. This way it will be in the electrical box and not interfere with the defogger being flush with the mirror and the wall. The location where the wires leave must be entirely within the area of the new electrical junction box.