Energy and Heating

  1. Electric Underfloor Heating Guide

    Electric Underfloor Heating Guide
    Having underfloor heating in your home can be a great little luxury and an added way of keeping your home warm when its cold. It feels lovely to walk on in winter and can remove the need for radiators, freeing up extra wall space to do what you want with it. So why don't more people have it? Well, it...
  2. What is the best heater for a large room?

    What is the best heater for a large room?
    When it's cold outside, you obviously don't want to be sat in a freezing cold house putting on more layers until you look like the Michelin Man. Inevitably, you're going to put on the central heating. That being said, if you have a particularly large room, or one that has high ceilings, it's common for you to worry about costs...
  3. Best heated towel rails for small bathrooms

    Best heated towel rails for small bathrooms
    It's fairly common for people to assume that because they have a small bathroom, they cannot possibly have additional luxuries such as heated towel rails in their bathrooms. A lack of suitable wall space is the most common misconception that makes many think that a heated towel rail is simply not an option. However, a lack of space is no...
  4. Styling tips: Why white radiators always look stylish

    Styling tips: Why white radiators always look stylish
    "White...is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colours, but he never paints so gorgeously - I had almost said so gaudily - as when he paints in white." - G. K. Chesterton White looks good in all settings Much like a...
  5. What do the numbers on a thermostatic radiator valve mean?

    What do the numbers on a thermostatic radiator valve mean?
    Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs) are a very simple way to give you full and individual temperature control over all radiators that you have TRVs installed on. The main benefit of them are that they will save you money on your heating bills, if used correctly. There are numbers on the thermostatic valve and many people make the mistake of thinking...
  6. 5 easy ways to make your home more eco-friendly

    5 easy ways to make your home more eco-friendly
    Ever-increasing gas and energy prices are making it more and more expensive to power our homes. We're also becoming more aware of the Earth's finite resources, which means that finding a way to live our lives in a way that gives more consideration to the environment is imperative. This article covers our heating-related tips that will help you to make...
  7. Our top 5 radiators for wide spaces

    Our top 5 radiators for wide spaces
    Although we've discussed how you can fit small radiators into surprisingly tiny spaces before, we also need to look at a common radiator problem at the other end of the scale. For those with large houses, spaces or rooms, a common issue is finding a radiator of an adequate size to fill the wall and heat the space. It can...
  8. Our top 5 most stylish traditional radiator valves

    Our top 5 most stylish traditional radiator valves
    When buying new radiators for your home, it can be easy to overlook the importance of the accompanying valves. Your old radiator may already have some valves with it, but we're will to bet that that these will be tired, discoloured and boring when compared with what is available on our website. There's also no guarantee that your old valves...
  9. The top 5 radiators for small spaces

    The top 5 radiators for small spaces
    For those who have limited experience of DIY or plumbing tasks around the house, it can be very easy to look at a small room or narrow piece of wall space and decide that it's impossible to fit in a radiator. For that tiny percentage of people who don't live and breathe central heating related matters like we do, it...
  10. The Top 5 High Output Vertical Radiators

    The Top 5 High Output Vertical Radiators
    Many people are living in increasingly small spaces where horizontal wall space is very limited and jostling for position with furniture. In the past, people simply had to accept that the back of the sofa was going to be heated up before the rest of the room, as it was placed in front of a horizontal radiator. Making the most...

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