Ultimate Radiator Accessory Buying Guide

Radiator accessories are a rarely discussed part of owning and maintaining a radiator. Yet with such a vast selection of add-ons available to buy, it’s understandable that many homeowners flock to get greater value from their heating system.


The best radiators are often powered by a selection of add-ons, which allow the user to either make the radiator more efficient, or add some aesthetic benefits.

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Step by Step Guide to Bleeding Your Radiator

Bleeding a radiator is one of those common household chores which many of us shy away from, for fear of getting it wrong. However, learning how to do so effectively can help to keep your heating system healthy and functional.


In this blog, we’ll give you a step by step guide to bleeding your radiator, as well as highlighting some of the key reasons why you should harness this useful skill.

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How to Replace a Single Radiator with a Double Radiator

If you’ve been thinking of replacing your single panel radiators with double panel radiators to enjoy higher heat outputs or just for a different look, you might be wondering if this is something you can do yourself.


Luckily, you can replace a single for a double radiator with a little help from a handy friend, but there are a few things that you’ll need to take into consideration before you order your new double radiator or take the old single unit off the wall.

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Four Vertical Radiators Under £100

Adding a few new radiators is a quick and easy way to transform any home and keep your rooms warm and cosy when the temperatures start to fall.


If you’ve been seeking an excellent quality pair of vertical radiators for your living room, want one of our stylish vertical towel radiators to adorn the wall of your bathroom or need an electric model, then our favourite four vertical radiators under £100 have you covered!

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Our Top Picks For Small Radiators

Just because you only have a small amount of space to play with, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a great-looking new radiator to heat your home.


With the average home across the UK getting smaller, many big radiator brands have been hard at work creating brand new ranges of compact radiators to suit small rooms of any size and shape, so there’s no reason that you can’t add stylish radiators to your home easily.

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How to Find the Perfect Radiator for Your Kitchen

Finding the perfect heat source for your kitchen can be overwhelming to say the least.


From cool and contemporary vertical radiators to vintage-inspired column radiators, the amount of choice available can sometimes add to the problem rather than make your decision easy – that’s why we’ve created this simple guide to help you find the perfect kitchen radiator for your home.


Read on to discover a few key points you’ll need to consider when seeking a new kitchen radiator so that you can make an informed decision and pick a design with complete confidence.

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5 Must-Have Radiator Accessories

If those tired and old looking radiators are blighting the look and feel of your home, then you might be planning to upgrade your current radiators with something a little more modern.


Once you’ve found the perfect home radiators to suit your personal décor style and budget, you might think that all you need to do is sit back and wait for them to be delivered ready for installation. While that is true to some extent, don’t forget that you’ll possibly also need a few accessories to install your designer radiators properly and get the look you are aiming for.

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Our Top Picks for Coloured Radiators

Who says that radiators need to blend into the background?


Recently, there has been a revival in the popularity of coloured radiators in homes across the UK with white radiators being replaced with colourful and stylish models that can provide a much-needed pop of colour to any room of the house.


From polished radiators that make a real style statement to sleek anthracite radiators that ooze class and sophistication, here are a few of our top picks for coloured radiators.

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10 Diy Projects to Complete Before Summer Is Over

Summer is a season we all associated with great weather and fun times, but it can also be a fantastic time of year for completing all those little DIY projects you’ve been meaning to get round to! In this blog, we’ll take a quick look at ten top DIY projects you can get finished before the end of the summer – leaving you free to enjoy a stress-free autumn.

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An Essential Buying Guide for Designer Radiators

Looking to buy a new radiator to adorn your home? Then you’ve come to the right place!


Buying new designer radiators for your home can be a bit of a minefield especially if this is your first attempt. We’ve created this essential guide to help you find the perfect radiator online that will deliver the heat output you need and complement your current home décor style.

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6 Ways to Hide Your Radiator

Here at Designer Radiators Direct, we get that not everyone wants to make a focal point of their central heating radiators – especially if they are started to look a little tired or dated.

That’s why we’ve created this quick guide – we want to give you a little inspiration to disguise those home radiators without losing out on heat efficiency. We’re also sharing a few top tips to make choosing a new stylish radiator that will blend seamlessly into the background a breeze. Let’s get started!

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