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How can I substitute a heating pad?

How can I substitute a heating pad?

To make a heating pad, use:

  1. A wet dishcloth. Place a wet dishcloth in a freezer bag and heat it in a microwave.
  2. An oven-heated towel. Share on Pinterest A person can use a towel to make a homemade heating pad.
  3. An old sock. People can make reusable heating pads out of fabric or an old sock.

How do I contact Sunbeam Canada?

If there is a problem with the product you receive or if you would like to make a warranty claim please contact our customer service line at 1-800-667-8623 or use our Customer Service Contact Form for assistance.

What do you do when your heating pad stops working?

The most common fix to heating pads is cleaning out the control unit on the cord. Unplug the heating pad, then use a screwdriver to open up the control unit. If parts are loose, tighten them. Otherwise, you may need to invest in a new heating pad.

How can I contact Sunbeam?

  1. Appliances-Kitchen & Irons. 1-800-458-8407.
  2. Bedding. 1-800-892-7684.
  3. Pain Relief Products. 1-800-435-1250.
  4. Heaters, Humidifiers & Fans. 1-888-264-9669.
  5. Sunbeam® Pets. 1-866-537-2249.

What happens if you leave a heating pad on too long?

Those who suffer from neuralgia or other conditions that result in numbness or tingling in the extremities may not only receive burns from leaving a heating pad on too long, but may actually end up causing a fire. Heating pads should never be used on small children or infants. A tragic fire could result.

What kind of rice do you use for a heating pad?

Grab 3 pounds of jasmine rice, a single piece of fabric, some needles and thread.

How do I claim my Sunbeam warranty?

If you have any question regarding your heated product, this warranty or would like to obtain warranty service, please visit our web site at: or contact Jarden Consumer Care at 1 800 892-7684 and a convenient service center address will be provided to you.

Does Sunbeam still exist?

Sunbeam, which is based in Boca Raton, Fla., and owns brands like Oster and Mr. Coffee, said it would change its name to American Household Inc. The company will operate three subsidiaries: the Coleman Company, Sunbeam Products Inc. and First Alert/Powermate Inc.

What does F mean on my heating pad?

The flashing F means it needs to be reset. I think there are directions on the Sunbeam website. I have had fairly good luck when it happens to unplug from the wall, the unplug from the pad. Wait 20 minutes and plug in the pad.

How long should a heating pad last?

It all depends on the level of pain and your tolerance to heat. Even so, if you use a heating pad on a high setting, remove after 15 to 30 minutes to avoid burns. On a low setting, you can use the heating pad for a longer period, maybe up to one hour.

How long can you leave a heat pad on you?

Even so, if you use a heating pad on a high setting, remove after 15 to 30 minutes to avoid burns. On a low setting, you can use the heating pad for a longer period, maybe up to one hour.

Can you overuse heating pad?

Be careful to not heat up the pad too much. Though it does not happen often, there have been cases of people sustaining burns from heating up their electric pads too much or ignoring the instructions when using it. Burns become more apparent after the pad is used so users might now be aware while using the product.

What should I do if my heating pad keeps going off?

Knowing how to repair your heating pad does not take much time or expense. Make certain you have the power cord plugged firmly into the wall outlet. If your heating pad unit keeps going on and off, there may be a broken wire inside. In this case, you will need to purchase another heating pad.

What to do if your heating pad light is flashing?

The green light on the highest heat setting button was flashing on mine. Here’s how I fixed it: (1) unplugged both ends of power cord and straightened out the cord, then plugged back in to the heating pad end.

When to replace the thermostat on a heating pad?

The thermostat is a switch which controls the temperature of the heating element in your heating pad. You should see a zero reading, meaning the switch works well. Replace your heating pad if you see a reading other than zero. This means you have an interruption or resistance in the circuit and the thermostat needs to be replaced.

Where do I Return my homedic heating pad?

If you purchased a Homedic heating pad in 2001 and 2002 at Walgreens, and the date code on the hand control ends in “01,” return the heating pad to any Walgreens store or call (800) 466-3342. You should see the Walgreens logo on the front of the hand control.