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How to Improve Your Heating Habits in Spring

After a cold, dark winter, the beginning of spring promises more sunshine and warmer homes. With less reliance on full home heating, “improving” our heating habits may seem redundant when we can just turn off our heating all together. But if the British weather has taught us anything, the changing of seasons does not a cosy home make! You’ll find behaviours practised during winter have unwittingly followed you into the year’s second quarter, keeping those energy bills alarmingly high. Switching to electric allows for greater control over your heating – with an emphasis on convenience and energy-saving features that allow you to break those bad habits and practise an eco-friendlier approach. Here’s how:

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What are the best electric patio heaters 2022?

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 2022, to help you find an appliance that best suits your patio area.

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How Long Do Electric Radiators Last?

Are you looking to save money long term when it comes to your heating? If you want a radiator with minimal upkeep that won’t need to be replaced every few years, electric radiators are the way to go. Electric is dominating the heating industry, and one reason why is its durability. From manufacturing, advanced programming, and extended warranties, you can invest in electric heating with confidence. Let’s jump in and explore how long you can expect your electric radiator to last – and all the reasons why.

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Heating a Loft Apartment With Infrared Heaters

Loft apartments are synonymous with contemporary aesthetics, spacious living and plenty of natural light. Serving as a modern alternative to the traditional studio flat, these abodes are fast becoming a firm favourite for tenants, homeowners and landlords alike. However, these spaces are often poorly insulated – so what’s the best way to keep them warm? We’ll be explaining why infrared heaters make the perfect solution for loft apartments, covering everything from their designer flare to their 100% efficiency. But first, let’s understand what infrared heaters are and how they work.

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Do electric radiators need childproofing?

Childproofing a gas radiator may involve fitting clunky guards that are both unsightly and affect the distribution of warmth, but electric heating does away with this hassle by being designed with safety in mind. With in-built features ready to go, you can rest easy knowing that childproofing your electric radiators involves no fuss or costly extras. Some of these safety features activate automatically whenever the radiator is running; others can be initiated with just a few taps of your smartphone or through the radiator directly. Safety is just one way electric is pioneering the heating industry, so let’s explore exactly how it manages this.

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Does Daylight Saving Time Conserve Energy?

The beginning of spring marks the age-old practise of pushing our clocks forward – meaning we’ll lose an hour’s sleep but gain an extra hour’s sunlight (a good or bad thing depending on your priorities!). The conversation around daylight savings has been a contentious topic in recent years, especially as efforts have increased to reduce and eventually annul the UK’s carbon emissions. So, let’s explore the intentions behind DST and how best we can save energy during it.

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Which Smart Electric Towel Rail Should I Choose?

Thirty years ago, towel rails were considered luxury items only found in the most elite hotels. Today, it’s almost unheard of for a home not to have one. Electric towel rails have seen a surge in popularity over the last decade, and it’s not hard to see why. They can be used for both their drying functions and to keep a space warm, but as we typically don’t spend as much time in our bathrooms, we tend to use towel rails differently than our other radiators. Heating bathrooms on an individual basis is one of the most efficient ways to save energy and keep bills down – making electric the perfect alternative. Smart electric towel rails go one step further in their functionality: by utilising smart technology they offer users a myriad of innovative and convenience-focused options that do even more to reduce costs and energy waste. So, let’s take a closer look.

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Are portable electric radiators safe?

Freestanding, flexible and DIY-friendly – it’s safe to say that portable electric radiators make a prime heating solution for those seeking versatility. From your conservatory to your spare bedroom, these heaters are ideal for spaces used on an infrequent basis. However, as is the case with any heating system, it’s only natural to question whether they’re safe or not, especially if there are small children in your household. With this in mind, we’ll be answering all your FAQs regarding the safety of portable electric radiators – but first, we must understand what these heaters are and how they work.

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Freestanding vs Wall Mounted Electric Radiators

Considering opting for an electric radiator, but not sure whether to choose a freestanding or wall mounted version? From the flexibility of a freestanding solution to the space-saving properties of a wall mounted choice, it’s safe to say that both options offer their own unique benefits. To help make your decision easier, we’ll be taking a closer look at both heating solutions, explaining what they are and what they could bring to your property. Before we compare the two installation types, let’s first explore why electric radiators are ideal for any home.

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Do electric heated towel rails have thermostats?

Electric towel rails are a beacon of warmth and luxury in bathrooms or kitchens, deftly taking the edge off chilly mornings and transforming towels into inviting cocoons of comfort. Although they all do a similar job, not all electric heated towel rails are the same, and they mainly differ in terms of their levels of control. We stock towel rails with simple on/off switches, for total functional simplicity, but also those with in-built thermostats that deliver advanced temperature management. We’re here to explore which type of control best suits your specific needs, and whether opting for an electric heated towel rail with thermostatic control is the way to go. Let’s jump in…

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