As electrical elements have become a popular choice to heat traditional radiators where traditional plumbing is impractical or invasive to the building structure, the design of these elements have become more imaginative.
An electric traditional radiator sounds like a contradiction in terms but it is possible to have a beautiful old style cast iron radiator or traditional towel radiator, working with all the heat qualities associated with these radiators, requiring no plumbing or attaching to your wet plumbed system.
The traditional radiator, so pleasing in almost any setting both contemporary and period, can sometimes be invasive to the building when installed. Original old floor boards may have to be lifted damaging the wood surfaces and causing uneven flooring, expensive extensions to existing plumbing systems to loft, cellar and conservatory extensions. The quickest and easiest answer to all these problem areas is the electric radiator.
The cast iron radiator or traditional towel radiator is filled with water and a heating element is inserted, rather like a kettle element and can then be plugged directly into a standard wall socket or hard wired into your electrical system by a qualified electrician. The electric towel radiator is easy to use as you can keep your towels and any piece of cloth in the electric towel radiator and on the switch of your electric towel radiator after some time the towel gets warm and you can dry your body with it as though that you did not feel the cold in the winter. You can also warm your cloths which you have to wear after having a bath. Every kind of cloth can be warmed up on the electric towel radiator. Once you have installed the electric towel radiator you will feel really happy knowing that you did not waste your money.
The energy consumption is not much in an electric towel radiator as they are only used while you are having a bath and they do not consume much power and you need not worry about having to touch any electrical appliances but the Electric Radiatoris free from electric current so you can easily use it.
As electrical elements have become a popular choice to heat traditional radiators where traditional plumbing is impractical or invasive to the building structure, the design of these elements have become more imaginative. Up until recently the designs of all element sizes were modern looking and mainly white and chrome in finish but as the market has grown in demand they are now available in different colours and finishes to blend and compliment the radiator styles and colour choices.
Electric traditional towel radiators provide a very flexible heating method as rooms that do not require heating during the day can be switched off to save money and energy. Temperature settings are adjustable and may also include a frost protection option. So if you are in the bathroom in the summer you can heat your towel for extra comfort and bedrooms during the day can easily be switched off to save energy as well as living areas during the night time.
Traditional radiators up to 2000 Watts in heat output can be heated with the convenience of electrification. The choice of a radiator size and heat output that is to be heated via electric element is definitely a choice well made with professional advice and guidance.
Probably the only disadvantage of the electric radiator is the fact that the heat output achievable is not infinite. The heating elements available on the market today vary in output from 300 watts to 2000 watts and the choice of which element is right for a particular radiator is down not only to the size of radiator but also the water content of that radiator.
Any good reputable dealer of traditional cast iron radiators and towel radiators, such as Designer Warmth Radiators who offer the electric option, will be able to guide you towards the correct electrical option for your room space and they will be able to give you expert advice on the heat output required for any particular room. It is always advisable to seek professional advice when installing electric radiators.
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