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What type of electric heater is best for garages?

Poorly insulated, draught-prone, and infrequently used - home garages can be a tricky one when it comes to sourcing effective heating. Whether you use your garage purely as a storage spot, or more permanently as a workspace - making sure it’s toasty warm when you need it to be is made simple with electric heating. We’re here to run down our top three picks to make sure you’ll never have to get the winter woollies out to go into your garage again.

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World Environment Day 2022

Sunday 5th June 2022 marks World Environment Day. Launched in 1974 by the United Nations, the event aims to bring awareness to our environment, how it is being impacted, and how we can all make improvements in our everyday lives. At Electric Radiators Direct, we take our environmental responsibility seriously. Our products represent an eco-friendly alternative to carbon heating, but our awareness goes beyond just the products we sell. To bring light to World Environment Day, we’re looking at how our practices, products, and people are all doing their bit to push towards a more sustainable planet.

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What are the benefits of vertical electric radiators?

Are you looking for an electric heating solution that perfectly balances look, function and efficiency? Vertical electric radiators have fast become one of the most sought-after electric heaters for homes due to the sheer number of boxes they tick. Sporting a long, slimline build, these radiators are not only suited to compact areas, they’re also a key part of your room’s design scheme. Instead of just a boxy necessity, your vertical electric radiator can add personality to your space, with innovative programming to boot. If you’d like to learn more, read on as we go in for a closer look at the benefits.

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Does Insulation Help with Heating Costs?

The cost of living in the UK is rising, in no small part due to soaring gas prices. Millions of homeowners across the country are looking for new ways to keep their heating bills down, and today we’re asking the question: can insulation do that? This begs another question – what part does electric heating play in helping with heating costs, and which method is more effective? Read on to find out.

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The Top Benefits of Patio Heaters

Keeping your outdoor space warm all year round can be a challenge, especially when the weather can be so unpredictable. With an electric patio heater, you can combat those colder days and stay warmer for longer in your favourite outdoor spot. We’ll be exploring the top benefits of patio heaters to see what it is that makes them such an ideal heating solution.

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Are electric radiators expensive to run?

As the boiler ban quickly approaches and gas prices continue to rise, a growing number of us are seeking low-carbon alternatives to gas central heating. Efficient, versatile and smart, it’s no wonder electric radiators are an ever-popular choice. However, when it comes to making the switch, it’s important to consider how much this heating solution is going to cost you – that’s where we come in. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about running costs, as well as explaining how electric radiators can help trim down energy bills. But before we get into it, let’s first understand how this heating system works.

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How do Designer Electric Radiators Work?

If you’re interested in upgrading your home’s heating system, you can’t go wrong with designer electric radiators. From their tradition-breaking finishes to their revolutionary inner-workings, the design and technology behind them really set designer radiators apart from the rest. If you want to know more, read on to learn all about how they work and what makes them such a fantastic choice for your home.

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Which city is the beer garden capital of the UK?

As we leave cold temperatures behind and the nation eagerly awaits the opportunity to enjoy a drink in the sunshine once again, we decided to find out which UK city is the top destination for outdoor drinking. To do so, we delved into the number of pubs with a beer garden in major UK cities and how they compared to population levels, as well as sourcing data on average spring temperatures, sunshine and rainfall levels in each region. With British weather being notoriously unpredictable, we also looked into how many pubs offered outdoor heaters to keep their guests warm if the weather turns.

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Which electric patio heater is right for you?

Whether you need a heater for your beer garden or gazebo, choosing a solution that best complements your space is key to keeping your exterior toasty. However, with such a vast array of electric patio heaters to choose from, you may be wondering where to start. That’s where we come in – this article explains the different types of products on the market, so you can put your best foot forward when it comes to purchasing your perfect patio heater. First, let’s understand what these heaters are and what makes them the best choice for outdoor heating.

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A Guide to the Different Types of Heat

If you’ve had a browse on our website before, you may have come across certain electric heating terminology that left you drawing blanks. Convection, conduction, and radiation are the three methods of heat transfer, and we sometimes refer to them to describe our products. But what exactly do they mean, and why do they matter? Hold off on digging out those old schoolbooks… we’re going to do this the easy way.

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