This bucket heater is designed to heat water as opposed to de-icing water. A stainless steel guard protects the durable heating element that will heat water past 150 degrees F towards boiling, depending on the bucket’s volume and insulation. It comes with a 6-foot cord and is designed to rest easily inside a 5 gallon bucket. The heater is thermostatically controlled with over-temperature protection. For use in water only. UL Listed. CSA Listed.