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Electric Radiators or Infrared Panels: what's the best electric heating system?

Intuitive, sophisticated and efficient – electric heating is fast becoming a popular low carbon solution for modern homes. Not only is it eco-friendly but it’s also incredibly versatile, offering everything from smart electric radiators to cutting-edge infrared panels. But when it comes to heating your home, which option is most effective? We’ll be comparing electric radiators and infrared panels to see which type of electric heating perfectly matches your property.

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What's The Best Way To Heat A Gazebo?

A gazebo is an essential feature of many British gardens, providing shade during hot spells and shelter during showers. Not only do they cater for changeable weather conditions, but they also act as a freestanding garden room for your favourite outdoor space. However, with these hard-to-heat areas being susceptible to the chill, it’s worth considering the best ways of keeping them warm. We’ll be looking at the most effective options available, so you don’t have let the UK weather stop you from making the most out of your garden hotspot.

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Panel Heaters vs. Fan Heaters: Which is Best?

It’s the age-old choice whenever you need a quick heating fix: do you go for the panel heater with its quiet operation, or the fan heater with its immediate results? In this blog, we’re pitting these rival heaters against each other to settle the question once and for all. We’re going to look at which is more efficient, why it’s more efficient and other things you need to know to make an informed purchase. Which is the better option: panel heaters or fan heaters? Let’s find out…

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The Best Electric Patio Heaters 2021

This year more than ever, many of us have spent a lot of our time socialising outside, whether sitting out in the garden or meeting in the park. With the British weather typically never on our side, chances are you’ve had to endure some chilly alfresco dining too. It’s for this reason patio heaters have continued to increase in popularity. Providing effective radiant warmth to help tackle the cold, they’re a sure-fire way to achieve indoor comfort in outside areas. We’re looking at the best electric patio heaters of 2021, to help you find the ideal outdoor heater for your garden or terrace.  

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Heating Garden Rooms – Why Electric Is The Best Solution

Garden rooms have a variety of uses – social hotspots, garden offices and even gym areas, to name just a few. However, these close-to-home getaways often fall victim to the unpredictable British weather, making them chilly and uninviting. With electric heating, however, there’s no reason why you can’t maintain a warm garden room all year round. Offering a range of energy-saving features, electric heating is the perfect solution for those hard-to-heat spaces, whatever the weather. So, let’s take a look at some of the best ways to heat a garden room.

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Do Electric Radiators Just Plug In?

Versatile, easy-to-use and highly efficient – it’s no wonder that an estimated 2.2 million households are now using electricity to heat their homes. Whilst there are many forms of electric heating, it seems that electric radiators are fast becoming a popular choice for many. This low-carbon alternative offers a range of benefits, such as excellent controllability and energy-saving features, that help reduce running costs. But when it comes to installation – just how easy is it? Let’s take our bestselling electric radiator, the Ecostrad iQ Ceramic, to see if it just ‘plugs in’ or if there’s a bit more to it.

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Types of Rooms that are Perfect for Electric Panel Heaters

Electric panel heaters are a budget-friendly heating solution that are ideal for temporary heating, supplementary warmth, or to heat smaller rooms. Also known as convection heaters, they warm the surrounding air, supplying effective warmth to spaces through a convection current. We’re looking at the type of rooms that are perfect for electric panel heaters, to see how they can benefit your home.

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How does smart electric heating work and is it worth it?

In today’s tech-driven world, almost everything seems to be ‘smart’. Phones, TVs and even doorbells are just some of the everyday appliances that offer intelligent control. So, it makes perfect sense that an increasing number of us are integrating smart heating systems into our homes, revolutionising the way we keep warm. But what is smart heating, and how does it help you save energy?

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Do electric radiators use a lot of electricity?

With the 2025 “boiler ban” approaching, it’s no surprise that more and more of us are opting for sustainable heating solutions. One of these options is electric radiators, an increasingly popular low-carbon alternative. Not only are they 100% efficient at point of use, but they offer excellent controllability and fast, comfortable warmth. Before making the eco-friendly switch, it’s worth considering just how much electricity is needed to run these appliances, and how this could impact your heating bills.

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Temperature regulation for your pets within your home

It is estimated that 12 million homes in the UK have pets, but how many of those households know how to maintain the ideal temperature for their animal companions? We’ve teamed up with Wood Green, The Animals Charity, home to Channel 4’s The Dog House, to find out how to keep your pets warm all year round. We’re looking at the ways in which you can determine your pet’s heating needs and why electric radiators are the perfect solution for regulating your home’s temperature to benefit your four-legged friends.

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