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Top 3 Oil-Filled Electric Towel Rails

Over the years, electric towel rails have transformed from an exclusive luxury to a familiar bathroom staple. The ideal spot for both storing and drying towels, these handy units make an invigorating shower or a relaxing bath a touch more indulgent. We have a dedicated blog for the best overall electric towel rails in 2022, but here, we’re zoning in on the oil-filled variety. Read on to find out what makes them so special, how your bathroom or kitchen can benefit from one, and which models we’re putting top of our list.

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Electric radiators vs underfloor heating: which is better?

Electric heating takes many forms, and today we’re comparing electric radiators and underfloor heating to see which is the best fit for your home. We’ll be diving into how they work, their pros and cons, and ultimately have them battle it out for the top spot.

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How Much of Your Salary Are You Spending on Energy Bills?

With the cost of living crisis biting, it’s no surprise that many people across the country are worried about how much disposable income they will be left with - if any - at the end of the month. The cost of energy has been a particular concern for Brits this year, and unfortunately it doesn't look like the situation will improve any time soon as the autumn and winter months approach. In addition, multiple sources are predicting the new energy price cap increase, which is due to come into effect in October 2022, could push energy costs up even further. With this in mind, we wanted to explore how much of the nation’s salaries are now going on energy bills each year.

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What are the best infrared panels 2022?

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 appearance, 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 2022. Let’s take a look.

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What are the best electric panel heaters 2022?

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 2022. Let’s check them out.

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What are the best electric towel rails 2022?

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 2022. 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 2022.

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What are the best electric radiators 2022?

There are more reasons than ever to make the switch to electric heating in 2022. Perhaps you’re looking to save money on your heating bills, live a greener lifestyle, or simply wish to upgrade your old-fashioned central heating to a modern alternative. Whatever it is, we’re here to break down our extensive range to give you the definitive list of the best electric radiators on the market. Whether you want to take advantage of smart heating, complement interiors with a designer model or are just looking for absolute efficiency, we’ve got you covered.

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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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