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Oil filled radiators: Everything you need to know

If you’re looking for a dependable heating solution that’s equal parts stylish, efficient, and highly controllable – look no further than oil filled radiators. Suitable for a wide range of spaces, they’re among the most widely purchased electric heaters on our site. So, what is it that sets them apart from the rest? If you’re weighing up your options and wondering if oil filled radiators are right for you, you’ve come to the right place – read on for everything you need to know. 

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The top UK cities for rooftop bars revealed

Summer cocktails and crisp pints are often enjoyed in the summer, but nothing quite beats enjoying your drink of choice on a sunny rooftop overlooking a city skyline. But where in the UK provides the best rooftop bar experience? 

Our new study investigates the chance of rain, cheapest pint, air pollution levels, number of skyscrapers (hiding the view) and the number of rainy vs sunny days, to reveal which UK cities provide the ultimate rooftop bar experience. 

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Top 5 benefits of electric panel heaters

If you’re looking for responsive heating with a budget-friendly price tag, electric panel heaters are your best bet. Designed for supplementary use, they’re the ultimate solution to topping up the temperature alongside an existing system, or used on an ad-hoc basis when full home heating isn’t required. Built to the highest efficiency standards and chockful of intelligent features, there’s no denying these compact heaters pack a powerful punch. So, let’s dive into the top 5 benefits of electric panel heaters and why they make such a great addition to homes.

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A guide to electric heating for landlords

For landlords, heating is a long-term investment, so it’s important to strike the right balance between quality and affordability. This is truer now than it’s ever been, with changes in legislations putting more emphasis on futureproofing. So, as more landlords look for options outside of traditional gas central heating, modern electric heating solutions have proven to be more intuitive and efficient than ever. Read on for everything you need to know.

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Do electric patio heaters need hardwiring?

So many of us only use our gardens for a few months out of the year, but with the help of electric patio heaters, you can enjoy your outdoor space no matter the season. Electric patio heaters are efficient, cost-effective, and maintenance free. However, you might be wondering what’s involved in installing them. In short, we always recommend electric patio heaters are hardwired. However, there are some cases where DIY-installation might be the better option. Let’s explore the reasons why and take a look at your choices if you’re looking to install one in your outdoor space.

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The Great British BBQ Season: What Are the Best Outdoor Grilling Conditions?

Most Brits love a BBQ and as we approach the summer months, many are sure to dust off their trusty grills and host a get-together in their garden. We always hope the summer will bring sunshine, but we also know better than to trust the weather forecast. Here at Electric Radiators Direct, we’re delving deep into BBQ-ing habits, discovering how many Brits can’t wait to be back behind the grill – even if that means outdoor cooking in the wind and rain. 

We surveyed 2,000 UK adults on what they say are the perfect BBQ conditions. Alongside this, we’ve analysed the average spring temperatures across the UK, to reveal which locations offer the best temperatures for BBQ-ing.

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What are the best electric patio heaters 2023?

If you live in the UK, you’ll be no stranger to unpredictable changes in weather. One minute, the sun will be shining and the thought of an impromptu garden party sounds appealing. Next minute, the biting chill has set in, and you quickly realise that an outdoor gathering just won’t do. The solution, however, is a simple one – invest in an effective electric patio heater that combats the cold. Providing robust radiant warmth, these heaters are a sure-fired way to keep your domestic or commercial exterior toasty, whatever the weather. We’ll be taking a look at the best patio heaters of 2023, to help you find an appliance that best suits your patio area.

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What are the best infrared panels 2023?

You’ll find infrared panels in more homes and businesses than ever now that electric heating has firmly settled itself into the mainstream. It’s not hard to see why: they’re efficient, cost-effective, and most are DIY-friendly straight out of the box. Not to mention, their use of radiant heat to deliver superior all-day warmth. You’ll recognise infrared panels by their distinct square, slimline builds – but despite their similar appearances, they don’t come as a one-size-fits-all solution. Across multiple sizes, mounting options and programming possibilities, our range of infrared panels is extensive, which is why we’ve already weighed up the options to give you the very best for 2023. Let’s take a look.

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What are the best electric panel heaters 2023?

If you want responsive, on-demand warmth for your home, look no further than electric panel heaters. While they may look similar to electric radiators, panel heaters differ by being all about those lightning-quick results. Designed for occasional use when the temperature needs topping up, panel heaters are the ideal solution for when your home’s primary heat source just won’t cut it. What should you be looking for when choosing an electric panel heater? Well, we’ve taken the guesswork out of it and collated our favourites for 2023. Let’s check them out.

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What are the best electric towel rails 2023?

Towel rails that simply turn on and off are a thing of the past, thanks to the power of electric. With modern innovation, you can now own a bathroom heater with sophisticated digital programming all the way to smart control, for an experience designed to fit around you. With a wealth of energy-saving features and traditional and designer builds, there’s so much more to consider when choosing a towel rail in 2023. Luckily, we’ve carefully combed through our extensive range to give you the very best to choose from. So, without further ado, let’s check out our picks for our favourite electric towel rails of 2023.

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