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Black Friday Sales Event with Electric Radiators Direct

Black Friday is back with a bang this year at Electric Radiators Direct! We have a range of discounts for you this November with up to 15% off some of our bestselling products. With deals on electric radiators, infrared panels and towel rails, you won’t want to miss out, so read on to find out more about what we have on offer.

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Electric Radiators Direct Supports DIY SOS Big Build in Scunthorpe

For the second year in a row, Electric Radiators Direct have teamed up with DIY SOS to contribute to another well deserving cause. This time Nick Knowles and his team wanted to transform the home of a family who have been struck by tragedy, to help make their lives a little easier. As always, the DIY SOS crew called for support from hundreds of different tradespeople and volunteers and we were more than happy to lend a hand. You can see the end result of this build on Thursday 19th November on BBC1 at 8pm but for now, we thought we’d share some of the details of this heart-warming project.

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Pairing renewable energy with electric heating

Low carbon heating has never been so vital to the environment but there is a way you can make a difference sooner rather than later. If you have access to self-generated energy, you can massively cut down the carbon footprint of your household by pairing it with electric heating. And, as an added bonus, you can even run it for free for a large part of the year. If you’ve been mulling over the idea of investing in your own renewable energy, we’re here to tell you why electric heating makes such a great fit...

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Best Electric Radiators 2020

2020 has been a strange old year and one in which we’ve all become intimately familiar with the interiors of our homes. It turns out that when you’re stuck staring at the same four walls for most of the day, it’s harder to ignore things like the scuffs on the skirting board, the cracks in the paintwork, and the chill in the conservatory. But it doesn’t have to be this way. If your heating is one of those things that’s long overdue for a refresh, you’re going to need our best electric radiators of 2020 to keep you cosy and warm through to the new year and beyond...

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Top Eco-Friendly Heating Solutions

If you’re worried about the carbon footprint of your heating and taking a suspicious, sidelong glance at your gas boiler, you’re not alone. There are plenty of households in the UK proactively looking to upgrade their heating to something more eco-friendly. But just where do you begin with such a big undertaking? We’ve rounded up the most carbon conscious heating solutions in the UK, all of which have a greatly reduced impact on the environment compared to traditional methods. So, let’s dive right in and take a look at the best options...

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Can solar panels power electric radiators?

Imagine a day when heating our homes doesn’t cost the earth and we have access to a ready supply of green energy. That’s the dream for most, but for those fortunate enough to have the resources, this utopian vision of the future can happen today with the help of self-generated energy. Whether using solar or wind, some households have the potential to generate enough power for their heating needs for most of the year, essentially providing them with free warmth that’s completely carbon neutral. If low-cost heating takes your fancy, we’re taking a look at why electric radiators are perfect for pairing with solar panels and how they work together…

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What Haverland Electric Radiator Have I Got? Pre & Post Lot 20 Differences

Since Electric Radiators Direct was established, we’ve provided thousands of satisfied customers with home heating they can rely on, and one brand that’s proven to be a particular favourite is Haverland. Their heaters have been with us since the start of our odyssey into efficiency but what you might not know is that their products have gone through some changes in recent years. Haverland updated their radiators in 2018 to offer improved efficiency and control across the range, but if you’ve got a mix of old and new heaters, it might be a bit confusing knowing which is which. So, if you’re unsure what model you have or what the differences are, this is the right blog for you.

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Everything You Need to Know About Slimline Electric Radiators

If all you’ve ever known is bulky old heaters, you’re going to have your whole view of electric heating flipped on its head with our slimline electric radiators. These ultra-modern appliances are slender, attractive and the perfect way to stay cosy without having your heating stick out like a sore thumb (yes, we’re looking at you, storage heaters). There’s plenty of choice when it comes to slim electric heating solutions and this blog aims to cover all of the most common questions about these innovative little heaters. So, here’s everything you need to know about slimline radiators and maybe even a bit more…

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Best Practise for Installing Your Electric Radiators

You’ve bought your electric radiator and now you’re raring to get it up and ready but where to start? If you’re not a DIY expert – and let’s face it, many of us aren’t! – we’ve made a list of the main dos and don’ts so you can install yours with confidence. Here’s what you need to know…

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Are New Electric Heaters More Efficient?

Ever wondered if new is always better? Is the grass truly greener on the other side? The case can definitely be made for new electric heaters. In recent years electric heating has become one of the preferred choices when it comes to efficient heating. It has seen a number of upgrades and is one of the many solutions often topping the list as a more eco-friendly heating system. Gone are the bulky appliances of the past, now replaced by more sleek and stylish heaters that come with a range of energy-saving features to help cut down on costs and energy usage. So, just how much more efficient are the new electric heaters on the market? 

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