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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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Can Electric Heating Be Cheaper Than Gas?

Finding the cheapest option is usually what many of life’s decisions are based on. No one wants to waste money if there’s an affordable alternative - and rightly so. The same probably goes for your home heating system, which is why it’s a good idea to weigh up your options. In the gas versus electric debate, traditionally, gas is thought to be the cheaper way of heating your home. When considering cost-effectiveness, however, electric heating may just come out on top. If you need some assistance in deciding which route to go down, we’re on hand to help.

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How Much Does It Cost to Switch From Gas To Electric Heating?

Thinking about switching from gas to electric heating, but not sure how much it’s going to cost? The price of removing your boiler, installation fees and energy bills are just some of the things to consider when it comes to changing the way you heat your home. We’ll be breaking down these costs, measuring efficient electric heating against conventional gas central heating – easing your transition to a greener alternative.

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What Will Replace Gas Boilers in 2025? The Future of Heating

The UK has relied on gas and oil based central heating since the 1930’s. Nowadays, tackling climate change is a national priority, which means the way we warm our homes has to change. In 2025, gas boilers will be replaced by renewable heating systems in all new-build homes. This is part of a government effort to achieve net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050. But what does this mean for you, and what are the alternatives to a traditional central heating system?

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Smart Electric Radiators: The Alternative to Hive and Nest

The advancement of smart technology has had a huge impact on the heating industry. There are now a variety of intelligent thermostats such as Hive and Nest, which let you control your heating with your phone – a big step up from the days of mechanical temperature dials. However, if you’re looking for more than just a thermostat upgrade, we have the perfect alternative: smart electric radiators. These appliances also allow for intelligent control, but they have so much more to offer as well. We’re taking a look at how smart electric radiators work as an alternative to Hive and Nest systems, so that you can see what makes them such an ideal heating solution.    

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The Benefits of a Smart Electric Towel Rail

Over the years, electric towel rails have seen a surge in popularity and for good reason too. They provide effective warmth and boast modern designs that are perfect for any bathroom, however there is an even better solution: smart electric towel rails. Available with app control through Bluetooth or WiFi, these appliances supply superior and more efficient heat management, without the need for manual adjustment. They offer unrivalled programming capabilities, with a range of control features that are enough to tempt anyone to upgrade their heating, but what exactly are their benefits?   

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