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    How To You Determine Good Quality Radiator Valves?

    Radiator valves are an often overlooked but important aspect of selecting and maintaining your radiator. Ensuring you have the highest-quality radiator valves for your system helps to ensure its effectiveness

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  2. Uncategorised

    Why Are Vertical Radiators So Popular?

    Vertical Radiators have been rising in popularity for a while now. As opposed to horizontal radiators they are visually unique and like with it’s horizontal kin, there is plenty of opportunities

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  3. Advice & DIY

    Why is One Radiator Cold When Heating is On?

    There is nothing worse than popping your heating on before you leave the house and expecting to return to a warm, cosy scene. - Only to come back to a freezing room that feels like the arctic, because

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  4. Style Guide

    Amazing Benefits of Flat Panel Radiators

    Sooner or later, people are recognizing the need of being eco-friendly and this has led to the rapid rise in the usage of Flat Panel radiators. If you desire to get one installed in your house, then you

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  5. Advice & DIY

    The Best Tips For Fitting Radiators In Your Kitchen

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} Kitchens are a place of creativity, socialising and should also be a place of warmth. As one of the most important rooms in the home, the kitchen is a place

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  6. Designer Radiators & Style Guide

    Designer Radiators With Different Styles

    Radiators are seen in every part of the United Kingdom and in every room, particularly designer radiators & designer towel radiators. If you're looking for a designer piece, then check our wide range

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  7. Style Guide

    When Space Is At a Premium: Small Bathroom Radiators

    Often the least capacious room in a home, the bathroom can prove a rather tricky space to heat. Finding precisely the right heating solution and where best to site it both come into play here – not least

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  8. Designer Radiators & Style Guide

    An Essential Buying Guide for Designer Radiators

    Looking to buy a new designer radiator to adorn your home? Then you’ve come to the right place!Buying new designer radiators for your room can be a bit of a minefield. Especially if this is your first

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  9. Towel radiators

    More Than Just A Heating Option: The Benefits Of Towel Radiators

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none}  Summoning up thoughts of unnecessary and expensive luxury in the property, the towel radiator makes for an addition to a room that many may consider

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  1. How To You Determine Good Quality Radiator Valves?

    Radiator valves are an often overlooked but important aspect of selecting and maintaining your radiator. Ensuring you have the highest-quality radiator valves for your system helps to ensure its effectiveness

    Continue Reading...

  2. Why Are Vertical Radiators So Popular?

    Vertical Radiators have been rising in popularity for a while now. As opposed to horizontal radiators they are visually unique and like with it’s horizontal kin, there is plenty of opportunities

    Continue Reading...

  3. Why is One Radiator Cold When Heating is On?

    There is nothing worse than popping your heating on before you leave the house and expecting to return to a warm, cosy scene. - Only to come back to a freezing room that feels like the arctic, because

    Continue Reading...

  4. Amazing Benefits of Flat Panel Radiators

    Sooner or later, people are recognizing the need of being eco-friendly and this has led to the rapid rise in the usage of Flat Panel radiators. If you desire to get one installed in your house, then you

    Continue Reading...

  5. The Best Tips For Fitting Radiators In Your Kitchen

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} Kitchens are a place of creativity, socialising and should also be a place of warmth. As one of the most important rooms in the home, the kitchen is a place

    Continue Reading...

  6. Designer Radiators With Different Styles

    Radiators are seen in every part of the United Kingdom and in every room, particularly designer radiators & designer towel radiators. If you're looking for a designer piece, then check our wide range

    Continue Reading...

  7. When Space Is At a Premium: Small Bathroom Radiators

    Often the least capacious room in a home, the bathroom can prove a rather tricky space to heat. Finding precisely the right heating solution and where best to site it both come into play here – not least

    Continue Reading...

  8. An Essential Buying Guide for Designer Radiators

    Looking to buy a new designer radiator to adorn your home? Then you’ve come to the right place!Buying new designer radiators for your room can be a bit of a minefield. Especially if this is your first

    Continue Reading...

  9. More Than Just A Heating Option: The Benefits Of Towel Radiators

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none}  Summoning up thoughts of unnecessary and expensive luxury in the property, the towel radiator makes for an addition to a room that many may consider

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  10. Reasons Why Interior Design Lovers Go for Vertical Designer Radiators

    Are you a fan of great interior design? Do you love decorating your home with the latest must-have home décor trends? Are you always on the hunt for ways to refresh your interior spaces and move

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  11. Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Towel Radiators

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} Heated towel rails or bathroom towel radiators as their more commonly known, are a fairly recent phenomenon in the domestic radiator landscape. Rising to the

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  12. Keeping It Toasty: How Best To Heat A Kitchen?

    It's 50-50 on if the kitchen is the heart of your home or not. It can be constantly used and filled with members of the household, or it can be very rarely used, and only stepped in to make dinner or a

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  13. Beat the curve? Why you might want to install a curved towel radiator

      Now, let’s face it; towel radiators aren’t at all a new invention – and nor are their curved cousins. Yet, they’re an undeniably fashionable item that are currently experiencing

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  14. Window Seat Designs For Your Home

    A window seat in your home can add to the beauty quotient while also instilling a soothing almost tranquil vibe. A window seat allows you to gaze at the beautiful outdoors all day long. You can enjoy the

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  15. Things to Consider Before You Get A Towel Rail for Your Home

    The heated towel rail is no longer a luxury and has become more common than ever in homes over the years. This very useful bathroom accessory is something that you should surely have to add that little

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  16. How to Heat Your New Conservatory

    So you are building a new conservatory on your house, you lucky devil. You've worked hard and it shows; time to add that whiff of luxury to your abode, taking it from Honey, I'm house to Honey, I'm home. 

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  17. Terms to Know for Your Home Heating

    Home heating can be a real head-scratcher. With all the terms and words melding into a hot pile of jargon, you might find it difficult to decipher your instruction manual. Whether you’re buying a new

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  18. How to heat a Hallway

    Some tasks appear to be simple when you first think about them but when you actually set out to complete they turn out to be daunting and tricky in nature. Well, this occurs more often while designing

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  19. 8 DIY Projects That Are Perfect for the Summer

    Every summer, we all want to get outdoors. Whilst the weather's good, we want to feel the sunshine on our faces and roam free in the parks, countryside or hit the swimming pool, but that's not all summer

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  20. How to Look After Your Traditional Radiator

    Traditionally styled radiators come in many shapes and sizes but the one thing that they all have in common is that they're highly valued items within the home. They don't call traditional radiators 'designers'

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  21. My Radiator Isn't Working! How to Bleed a Radiator

    So you've been informed that your plumber has balanced your system (always step one when your new radiator isn't heating up, especially if you fitted without plumbing assistance), and yet it's still not

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  22. Radiator Company Ancona

    The Radiator Company Ancona is an iconic Column Radiator design which is well known for having the highest heat outputs for its type on the UK market. With its ability to made in section sizes, it is available

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  23. The Best Steel Radiators at Designer Radiators Direct

    In its many forms, steel has become one of the most popular radiator materials in the UK. There are a whole host of reasons for this including the great value costs in both purchasing and manufacturing

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  24. Choosing a Radiator: Horizontal vs Vertical Radiators

    Choosing a radiator can be overwhelming. Although many people see a radiator as a functional piece of home equipment, there's no reason why yours can't be stylish and fit with the overall aesthetic of

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  25. Home Energy Saving Tips

    As we battle the effects of global warming, it’s certainly a case of every little bit helps. With more and more companies changing their practices to be more eco-friendly, we should do the same within

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  26. How to Pick A Designer Radiator For Your Luxury Hotel

    All of the customers checking into your luxury hotel can expect to enjoy personal comfort that feels almost like home and a reasonable degree of opulence during their stay. Every hotel suite has a specific

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  27. The Eskimo Ron

    Eskimo Design has a beautifully formed column radiator. They have called it RON! RON is a modular aluminium high-output radiator: allowing you to add as many sections as you need from 1 to 50. The design

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  28. Why summer is the best time to install new Radiators

    Summer in United Kingdom is one of the best times where you do not worry about rain or high temperatures. Instead it is the only season where you will observe a clear blue sky, long days and bright sunshine.

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  29. How to Save Money on Your Heating

    We may be coming out of winter, but that just means we are starting to notice the strain it's had on our pockets. Most of our energy bills come in monthly, bi or tri-monthly batches, meaning that as we

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  30. Why Bleed Radiators?

    You bleed radiators as a cleaning measure to prevent any negative effects on the heating ability of the radiator. If you're not familiar with the term, bleeding might sound bizarre when talking about a

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  31. Brand Spotlight: DQ Heating

    DQ Heating is one of our most popular radiator suppliers, leading the way in stylish designer radiators. The DQ team combines quality and value for money with an eye for design that sets them apart from

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  32. 5 Simple Ways To Increase The Value Of Your Home

    So, you're looking for easy-to-follow advice on how to add value to your home, but admittedly, it is a daunting task you have ahead of you. Or at least that's how it feels.Increasing your home's value

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  33. Why Buy Column Radiators

    To date, column radiators continue to mark a marvellous impression with their presence in the markets as well as at homes. They have the potential to provide a classic look to the elegant interiors of

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  34. New Help Centre!

    We love to speak to our customers, whether by phone, live chat, email or social media - and believe this is the best way to provide the greatest support to you as possible. There are times however when

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  35. Keeping Your Traditional Radiator in Check

    Traditional Radiators Need Slightly Different Levels of Care to Your Everyday Designer Model The traditional radiator is like the modern in most ways, except for its aesthetics, and so most of the same

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  36. UK Weather: 6 Simple Ways to Weatherproof Your Home

    Regular maintenance is extremely important as our homes often endure low temperatures and high winds, not to mention the incessant rain as well, ah, isn't the UK a delightful place to live? Too much exposure

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  37. Heat Output

    Why do you show outputs as Delta 50 (?t 50ºC)? The output range is shown in watts and BTUs (British Thermal Units). Wattage is based on the system's likely operating temperature and is shown as Delta

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  38. Avoiding Your Home Heating Arguments

    We all have different body temperatures, sometimes our central heating systems forget that and can cause home heating arguments. During the winter months, it is easy to see how couples, families and friends

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  39. Must Have Radiator Accessories

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} If you are planning to upgrade your current radiators to something that better fits the style of your home, don't forget to give some thought to what radiator

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  40. Best Designer Radiators for a Living Room

    We all spend a lot of time in our living rooms relaxing, so it's important to decorate it in a style we like so we enjoy our time there. One thing that many people struggle with is finding a radiator that

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  41. Everything You Need to Know About DQ Heating

    Radiators are more than just heating units. With the countless brands on the market and a dizzying range of designs, radiators have become more efficient, creative and stylish in their look and output.

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  42. What Are the Benefits of Towel Radiators?

    More and more people across the UK are enjoying the benefits of having a towel radiator in their homes and offices. Heated towel radiators make for an effective, convenient and attractive modern feature

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  43. How to Install Electric Underfloor Heating in a Bathroom

    Underfloor heating in a bathroom is one of the best ways to ensure that the moment you step out of a shower, you are not immediately cold. Once thought to be used only by the rich and famous, bathroom

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  44. How Often Should Radiators be Replaced?

    Most homeowners don't think about radiators much until something goes wrong with them, which is understandable. When you move into a new property, radiators are usually already installed and unless the

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  45. What are the most efficient radiators?

    Running efficient radiators in your home is not only better for the environment, it's also better for your heating bill. By using energy-efficient radiators, you spend less on the gas trying to heat your

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  46. Modern vs Traditional Radiators

    Buying and installing radiators can be an overwhelming notion thanks to the vast array of options on the market. While some of our choices are limited by space, location and which valves are needed to

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  47. How to Fit Radiator Valves

    There are several reasons why you might want to change the radiator valves in your home. After all, fitting a new radiator valve can change the look of your radiator, improve its performance and help stop

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  48. Why Is My Radiator Leaking?

    Puddles of radiator water dripping from, pooling under and damaging your heating unit is a more common occurrence than you might think. And - we don’t have to remind you - it can be frustrating. Whatever

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  49. Your Perfect Towel Rail Guide

    Up until recently, a heated towel rack was considered a luxury item in someone's home. It was seen as something only the upper class would invest in or one of the perks of staying at a fancy hotel. Heating

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  50. Which Towel Radiator Valves Do You Need?

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} When designing and refurbishing a room like the bathroom or kitchen, very few of us will be concerned at the outset with the issue of towel radiator valves.

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  51. How to Clean Rust Off Stainless Steel Radiators

    Stainless steel is one of the best materials a radiator can be made from. It is durable, long-lasting, with a timeless design that won't degrade as quickly as other materials. If you use stainless steel

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  52. Why Is Your Home Heating So Inefficient?

    An untended central heating system can lead to all manner of problems with your home heating. Here are just a few of them. Like with people, age brings wear and tear. As we grow older, our joints get achy

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  53. Why Are My Central Heating Pipes Making Noise?

    We’re talking about radiators and your central heating, a system that might not be thought about very often but is absolutely crucial when it comes to the smooth running of your home. These systems are

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  54. How to Prevent Limescale in Boilers

    You've seen limescale in your kettle and probably scraped some of it off your bathroom taps, but most of us don't consider the formation of limescale in our boilers and central heating system. As with

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  55. Brand Spotlight: Reina

    Home heating is always a tricky choice, especially when you buy radiators at Designer Radiators Direct. With so many brand options, designs and colour schemes to sort through on our website, we like

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  56. What Does the Inhibitor Do in Central Heating?

    Central heating systems are tricky to understand for those with little experience with them. So, when they go wrong, it can leave many of us at a loss as to what to do. While calling a plumber is obviously

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  57. Top Choices for Low-Level Radiators

    It goes without saying that some of the most popular designer radiators are vertical models.With the benefits of space saving in smaller rooms, vertical radiators are striking in their look and efficient

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  58. Essentials to Childproof Your Home Radiator

    Let's face it, whether we like it or not, children rule the home. Maybe not literally, as they certainly aren't the ones paying the bills, but they do have this uncanny knack of getting into every nook

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  59. Are Electric Radiators Expensive to Run?

    Some homes are not able to be heated by central heating - which uses the gas supply to heat water and pump it into radiators around the house. So what should people do in these instances? For many, using

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  60. How to Drain a Central Heating System

    Draining a central heating system may seem like a large and imposing task. However, if you arm yourself with the right advice and equipment, then you may find that the job is easier than you ever thought.

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  61. Can You Control Your Heating With a Smart Meter?

    The internet is infiltrating every aspect of our lives. To such a degree that an internet connection can actually help you run a more efficient central heating system as you can control your heating even

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  62. How to Box in Radiator Pipes on the Wall?

    Boxing is the most popular and common method to conceal ugly radiator pipes. By wrapping your pipes in some sort of decorative covering, such as plastic or wood, you are able to hide unsightly pipework.

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  63. What Are Radiator Covers For?

    A radiator cover can be made from a variety of different materials and is usually defined by its covering of a heating unit. Whether chrome radiators or aluminium radiators, all types can be protected

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  64. How to Clean Behind Radiators

    Whether you're a weekly house cleaner or prefer to keep on top of the mess on a daily basis, there is often one area that gets forgotten about. We're talking about radiators. Often disguised behind sofas

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  65. How to Remove a Radiator for Decorating

    If you're having a spring clean or planning a decorating refresh for your home, chances are you may need to remove a radiator to give it a clean, wallpaper around it, avoid splashing paint on it or move

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  66. What is a Column Radiator and Are They Efficient?

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} If you're looking to redesign your heating system or add another radiator to your space, then you've probably found you're overwhelmed with choices. As a result,

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  67. How to Clean a Chrome Radiator

    A chrome radiator is a firm favourite among Brits and truly stands out from the traditional aesthetic of white painted horizontal heaters. Chrome radiators differ from standard painted appliances in several

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  68. Why You Should Bleed Your Radiator

    Radiator bleeding is a common household maintenance procedure. It simply refers to releasing air that has become trapped inside your central heating system. This is an extremely common issue in unvented

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  69. Which Radiator to Bleed First

    Bleeding your radiators is a household job that should be carried out routinely as well as on an ad hoc basis, but realistically, it's just not a task that many remember to do as often as they should.

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  70. What Temperature Should the Central Heating Thermostat Be Set At?

    Families up and down the country find the thermostat setting to be a hotly-contested topic. While one member of the family is sitting in shorts and a vest, another is likely to be wearing two jumpers and

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  71. What is the Difference Between a Lockshield and Radiator Valves?

      Radiator valves are something that is easy to overlook when you are new to redoing a central heating system in a house. Often, novices will look at a radiator and decide upon a model depending on

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  72. What Are The Standard Radiator Sizes?

    For many years, radiators were all very similar – chunky white horizontal models that came in three sizes. Heating technology has moved on a long way in the last ten years and now there’s no limit

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  73. Welcome to Designer Radiators Direct

    Thank you for taking the time to visit the website, please take a look around at our designer radiators and towel radiators. A lot of hard work has gone into making it as good as possible. We will be adding

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  74. The Do's and Don'ts of Radiator Installation

    If there is one thing that every radiator needs, besides electricity, of course, is the right installation. If you have decided to take it upon yourself to install your new radiator, then here are some

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  75. Single vs Double Radiator: Which Do You Need?

    Here at Designer Radiators Direct, we understand that we have a great deal of knowledge on heating products - and it's easy for us to slip into jargon from time to time. However, when you think of a 'standard'

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  76. Old vs New Radiators

    When you think of the word radiator (which, to be fair, you're probably not asked to do very often!), the mental image you conjure up likely refers to chunky, white, cast-iron radiators sticking out from

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  77. Heating Systems: A Modern Review

    One needs to utilise smart heating solutions for their home. Usually, most houses comprise of Hive, Nest, Honeywell, Netatmo and Tado as they are considered the smartest thermostat solutions for households.

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  78. Introduction to Supplies 4 Heat

    Designer Radiators Direct are extremely proud to announce our latest top-quality radiator brand to be able to offer you, Supplies 4 Heat.     Supplies 4 Heat radiators is a company providing

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  79. Introducing Lux Heat

    We are super excited to be able to introduce our latest brand, Lux Heat.The products of Lux Heat have been hand-chosen to reflect the theme of a modern look combined with pure excitement and represent

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  80. How to Turn Off a Radiator When it Leaks

    Noticed that a radiator in your home suddenly sprung a leak? Well, to prevent water damage, it's best to turn the radiator off as quickly as possible. That said though, if you've never turned a radiator

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  81. How to Improve Radiator Performance

    In every house, radiators are one of the most frequently used appliances. Since your heating system is likely to be operating for the majority of the autumn and winter months, it makes complete sense to

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  82. How to Clean Inside a Radiator

    Mrs Hinch has spurred on a nation of cleaning lovers, but aside from floral-scented disinfectants and well-plumped grey cushions, there's a myriad of information, tips and tricks to help clean your home

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  83. How to Choose Between a Type 21 and Type 22 Radiator

    Most radiators work through a mix of electricity, boiling water or oil-based systems. These radiators heat the room due to the radiators themselves heating up and radiating (it’s in the name) the warmth

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  84. Facts You Didn't Know About Underfloor Heating

    If you are put off by the disruption which underfloor heating could cause, take heed of these facts. Underfloor heating systems have grown in popularity over the last decade. With so many different companies

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  85. Electric Radiators vs Gas Central Heating Radiators

    Central heating radiators, (otherwise known as gas radiators), are commonly used in the UK. However, gas has begun to wane in popularity; due to more focus on energy efficiency and to reduce use of fossil

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  86. Designer Radiators Don't Have To be Boring!

    For many years, the choice of radiators was somewhat limited. Subsequently, in most houses we have functional radiators, keeping the house nice and warm but not really being a part of the room's design.

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  87. Can You Put a TV Above a Radiator?

    Deciding where to put everything in a living room to maximise space can take time. One place that many people try to make space savings is by putting a TV above a radiator where there is often negative

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  88. Can Electric Towel Radiators Heat a Bathroom?

    Electric towel radiators provide the elusive combination of style, practicality and function. They look fantastic, fit snugly into most bathrooms, and transform towels from damp and cold to soft, fluffy

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  89. Are Radiator Keys Universal?

    Radiator keys come in all shapes and sizes but do you know what they're for and what they look like? These tiny metal keys are usually supplied with a radiator upon purchase from the manufacturer, but

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  90. Aluminium vs Steel Radiators

    When it comes to buying radiators, there are a couple of options available to you. You can either buy aluminium radiators to warm your property, or try steel radiators to heat it up.But which is better?

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  91. Warranty, Guarantee, Cup of Tea?

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} Arguably the most important of these three would be the cup of tea. But our warranty and guarantees bring you peace of mind when purchasing a brand-new, designer

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  92. How To Choose The Right Towel Radiator

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} You’ll want to know how to choose the right towel radiator for you, whether you’re buying for a hotel, office or for your property.Towel radiators have

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  93. Delta Ratings Explained

    Starting To Look For A New Radiator?Before you pick out your perfect radiator, you need to think about a few factors. You need to think about what’s going to suit your décor and provide the best heating

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  94. Considering Buying Anthracite Radiators? Check Our Best Guide

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} When it's time to invest in new radiators, you have plenty of great options to choose from, including a wide

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  95. Aluminium Radiators – What’s All The Fuss?

    There are countless different materials out there to build your radiator out of, so why aluminium radiators? what’s made them so popular?With cast iron, steel and now anthracite, the radiator metal market

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  96. The Top Mirror Radiators And Why They’re Great For Your Space

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} When we think of designer radiators it’s easy for our imaginations to stray into over the top radiators with

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  97. How To Pick The Perfect Living Room Radiator

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} It’s getting cold outside and you’re hoping to warm up with family and friends in the living room. Where do you start?With winter rearing its chilly head

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  98. How To Stop Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

    Many people across the country will undoubtedly have had their central heating systems turned to low power or even summer mode over the last three months. As heat waves washed over the country,

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  99. White Vs Chrome: Which Is Best For Radiators And Heated Towel Rails?

    For many of us, 21st-Century homeowners making decisions on interior design, a crucial question when choosing bathroom fixtures is this; clean and classic, or sleek and shiny? That is, white or

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  100. Add aesthetic nature at your home with designer radiators

    Radiators have been known to be used for the prime purpose of heating the home or the place where they are installed. But then just like times have changed, the uses of heaters have also changed. With

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  101. Summer Heating Kits

    Heating Kits With DRD In this blog, we will be discussing the benefits of our heating kits and why they are important to your radiator and household. We are rapidly approaching the summer months here in

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  102. Top Tips For Cleaning Your Radiator

    Cleaning your radiator is an important activity to help ensure it continues to heat your home effectively, and always looks its very best. There are lots of great ways to get the task completed – many

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  103. Ultimate Radiator Accessories Buying Guide

    Radiator accessories are a rarely discussed part of owning and maintaining a radiator. Yet with such a vast selection of add-ons

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  104. Should I Buy a Radiator Cover? Pros and Cons

     Radiator covers are a rarely discussed but popular accessory which help to conceal your radiator and, in some cases, add an extra dimension of usefulness to this part of your heating system.In this

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  105. 9 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Electricity and Gas Bills

    High electricity and gas bills can wreak havoc with your budgeting plans, and present a real challenge for even the most conscientious homeowner. In this blog, we'll outline a few easy ways for you to

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  106. 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

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  107. 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

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  108. Does Painting a Radiator Make it More Efficient?

    With energy prices on the up and up, we’re all seeking new ways to get the most out of our horizontal radiators and keep our household bills in check. Is painting a radiator the key to making your old

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  109. 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

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  110. 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

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  111. How to Install Underfloor Heating

    Have you been thinking of installing underfloor heating systems in your home, but are put off by the amount of work involved? Underfloor

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  112. 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

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  113. How to Paint Interior Walls Like a Pro

    Looking a doing a little DIY around the home? Then you’ll want to learn how to paint interior walls like a pro! Getting your walls ready with a professional finish is essential if you’ll be

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  114. 5 of the Best Towel Radiators Under £150

    There’s no doubting that upgrading your towel radiator can be an expensive job, but when it comes to those finishing touches and must have accessories, you don’t need to blow a huge hole in your budget

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  115. Does Your Radiator Smell? Here’s What to Do About It

    When the summer months begin to give way to cool autumn evenings, it is a sure sign that it’s time to check that your central heating system can spring effortlessly back into action once more.Why Does

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  116. The Best Guide for Buying Cast Iron Radiators

    Make no mistake about it; cast iron radiators have been around for a very long time. First making an appearance in 1841, this new type of heating system was reserved for the rich, with most homes not enjoying

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  117. How to Choose the Perfect Radiator to Catch the Eye of Your Guests

    There’s no denying that our homes serve as extensions of our personalities and individual tastes with many homeowners going to great lengths to create the perfect home décor scheme that tells visitors

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  118. 6 Best Decorative Radiators That Enhance Your Interior

    Radiators aren't just the best way of keeping your home warm; they're also an excellent way of enhancing interior within your space and conveying your individual taste too. Modern designs have

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  119. Annual Maintenance For Your Heating System: How Important Is It?

    A central heating system is something we all tend to take for granted – until something goes wrong that is. As we don’t always need our central heating radiators all year round, it’s easy

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  120. Top Heating Guide to Heat Your Conservatory

    Conservatories are a great way to add extra space to the home without the expense of an extension.Filled with light and decorated in a way that suits the interior design style of your choice, conservatories

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  121. How Do You Know When It’s Time to Replace a Radiator?

    Making the decision to replace a radiator isn’t something many homeowners will take lightly.Knowing when it’s time to wave goodbye to those old radiators in favour of something new depends on a wide

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  122. Installing New Radiators? Here’s a Quick Guide on How to Choose Between Series and Parallel Installation

    When it comes to installing radiators in your home or commercial premises, series and parallel refer to two different installation methods.Choosing which of these methods works best for you when installing

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  123. What’s the Reason Behind Placing Radiators Under Windows?

    Walk into almost any home and you can almost certainly be sure to find a radiator under a window. In this blog we will go over the reasons behind placing radiators under windows.Many people think that

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  124. Draining a Heating System? Check Out Our Ultimate Guide to DIY It Properly

    Like many essential home items, radiators need regular maintenance to ensure that they continue to work properly and keep your home at a comfortable temperature. Draining a heating system is the way to

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  125. The Dilemma of Painting Your Old Radiator or Buying a New One

    Its DIY season once again and many of us are looking for ways to breathe new life into our home décor or update our colour scheme. In this blog, we will discuss whether you should paint a radiator or

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  126. How to Remove Your Radiator Without Draining the Whole System

    If you’ve got an old radiator hanging on your wall that you’re looking to replace, don’t be put off from buying a newer model because you think that you’re going to have to drain your

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  127. Traditional vs. Contemporary Radiators: How Should You Decide Between Them?

     Today's buyers benefit from more choices than ever before, with both traditional radiators and contemporary radiators on the market which promise a range of great benefits for a wide variety of different

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  128. Want a Warm and Stylish Conservatory All Year Round? Wall Mounted Radiators Are the Best Choice

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  129. Our Top Tips to Choose the Best Radiator Brand When You’re Overwhelmed with Options

    With so many sites online selling designer radiators and electric radiators and all offering what seems like a good deal, how can you be sure that you're spending your hard-earned cash on the right product

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  130. Is Your Kitchen Freezing in Winter? Check Our Top Five Kitchen Radiators

    The kitchen is the heart of any home, but it can be less than welcoming in the winter months if you don’t have any kitchen radiators to continually supply the room with warm air.Often one of the busiest

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  131. Best Radiators For Under Window Use

    Look around any home, and you'll usually find a radiator nestled just beneath the window sill. Typically this is done to provide heat and warmth to an area which can often lose valuable heat,

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  132. Struggling to Reach Behind the Radiator When Painting? Here's How to Remove It Temporarily

    Doing a little decorating this year? There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction you get from applying a fresh coat of paint to any room in the house. Unfortunately, it’s not always straightforward

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  133. Add An Inhibitor To Any Heated Towel Rail In Your Home With Our Step-By-Step Guide

    Keeping your radiators and heated towel rails working correctly so that they can kick out fantastic levels of heat and continue to keep our homes cosy and fluffy towels warm and dry, can sometimes be a

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  134. How To Stop The Annoying Dripping Sound Coming From Your Radiator

    If you’ve noticed that your central heating radiators are making

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  135. Replacing A Small Radiator With A Larger One? Here's How

    If your small radiator is looking a little worn and tired and isn't kicking out as much heat as you'd like, you might be wondering if you could replace it with a sleek new designer radiator without

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  136. Moving Your Radiator Across The Room? No Problem!

    Renovating your home is a great way of showcasing your individual taste and style, so it’s no wonder that many homeowners undertake some form of DIY or home décor project at least once a year. Many

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  137. What Should You Do If Your Boiler Is Working But Your Radiators Are Cold?

     If you’ve noticed that you have a cold radiator yet you've set it to heat up; you could have a problem with your boiler.After closer inspection and running some hot water with no problems, it may

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  138. The Best Six Towel Bathroom Radiators Which Include A Towel Rail

    If you're looking to upgrade your bathroom or just want to liven things up a little with a shiny new fixture, then you can't go far wrong by opting for a new bathroom radiator. Not only are electric bathroom

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  139. How To Install Vertical Radiators

    Although everyone admires our range of stylish vertical designer radiators, many people can be put off by the installation process and think that they’ll need to pay a plumber to help them achieve

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  140. Why Invest In Column Radiators?

    Heat, positioning, style. These are all buzzwords we hear everyday when looking for our next radiator option, so why not choose column radiators?Whatever the size of your home, there’s always another

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  141. How Loud Is Your Radiator?

    We live in a world where our home appliances talk back. We’re not talking about Alexa or SIRI, we’re talking about our more analogue appliances. The toaster buzzes, the microwave hums and our

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  142. Stemming The Flow Of Radiator Mould In Your Home

    Radiator mould in the home is not only unsightly, but it can also be dangerous too. Here’s how you can combat against it.It might be a late night bathroom trip, or a sudden look up at the corner of your

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  143. Why painted radiators are just as good heat emitters

    There’s a myth that’s been circling the radiator world for many years now; it goes that the colour that a radiator is painted in affects its heat performance. But is it really true that the

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  144. It’s a matter of balance: the 8 steps to successfully balance your radiators

      It’s a problem all too familiar to too many homeowners who are reliant on central heating radiators; why’s one radiator not getting hot? The answer may well reveal itself – and, happily,

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  145. What Is Radiator Sludge And How Do You Get Rid Of It?

     There is a plethora of problems out there when it comes to radiator heating turning awry. It could be a gentle yet aggravating tapping on your pipes or a cold spot on the panel which you hadn’t

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  146. What To Look For When Buying a Designer Radiator

    When it comes to buying a designer radiator, the world is your oyster. With so many options out there, it can be easy to end up disappointed with your purchase if you haven’t done the research

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  147. Does A Radiator Dry Out The Air?

    One problem that many new home owners must face, is the presence of damp. Damp can damage walls, the foundations of a home and can be bad for the lungs. Making sure that your home is damp free is of vital

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  148. Why Is My Radiator Making Noise?

    Radiators tend to be rather silent creatures. In both form and sound, radiators are designed to blend into their interiors and not to draw too much attention to themselves. However there are some interesting

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  149. Top Ways To Hide a Radiator

    There has always been a danger of radiators sticking out like sore thumbs. Whilst designer radiators are designed to be eye catching, discreet models can still stand out a little too much if you haven’t

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  150. Boosting Radiator Efficiency

    In this blog we will be dioscussing the ways you can boost radiator efficiency.Due to exposure to specific chemicals and limescale, as a result of their manufacture from several differing materials (mostly

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  151. Radiators vs. convectors: home-heating pros and cons

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  152. Bathroom Heating Installation: What's Needed

    When it comes to choosing your bathroom heating, there are a whole host of decisions and choices to be made to ensure you get the right heating system for your own specific bathroom. Once you have decided

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  153. A bathroom heating alternative: installing an underfloor system

    Once upon a time, stepping out of your bath onto the cold floor tiles underfoot was unavoidable – and uncomfortable; removing all the enjoyment and goodness you might get from a long, languorous scrub

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  154. Preparing and installing: getting a towel radiator installation right

    You can imagine doing it, can’t you? Stepping out of that bath or shower, scooping up a toasty, comfy and oh-so inviting and cosy, big, fluffy towel from a newly installed towel rail to dry yourself

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  155. Childproofing Radiators

     Young children are always accident prone with home radiators. also, with stairs, kitchen appliances and plug sockets, you already have your hands full when it comes to ensuring your children’s

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  156. Getting it right first time: how to create your perfect bathroom

    If you’ve just moved into a new home but the bathroom needs some work, it may well be one of your priorities to sort it out; after all, there’s nothing like a beautiful, luxurious-feeling bathroom,

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  157. Where is the best place to position a radiator?

    So, you’ve just bought a killer column radiator. Now… where do you put it?It’s easier said than done, where to position a radiator has many factors that homeowners wouldn’t initially think of,

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  158. Why Hallway Radiators Are So Important

    Hallways are often forgotten about in the interior design world. They are neither here nor there, literally. The hallway acts as a link to another room and does not in itself serve a purpose, so when you

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  159. Fleeting Fix: How To Hide An Old Radiator Before Buying A New One

    Ah, there’s nothing like purchasing and putting in place beautiful new features in your home, is there? Just like, say, stylish radiators. But what do you do before you can justify breaking the piggy

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  160. Radiator Noises – And What To Do About Them

    Radiator noises are very normal. And often those noises emanate from the central heating system. By and large, they’re nothing to worry about at all – pipes expand and contract due to hot water passing

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  161. Compact, Round Top and Seam Top Radiators: How To Choose

    When you choose a new radiator, it can easily feel like you’re overwhelmed; nowadays the market’s so large and comprehensive there are simply so many different units to choose between. How on earth

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  162. Let it bleed: removing and fitting blanking and bleed plugs

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  163. Radiator DIY: removing and fitting valve tails

    Are you looking to remove or fit your radiators valve tails? Check out this DIY radiator blog for a step by step guide on how to do this. If you attempt to install a replacement radiator because

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  164. What makes a dual fuel radiator stand out and how do they work?

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  165. How To Increase A Radiators Efficiency

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  166. What could a heated towel rail do for your bathroom?

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  167. Space Saving Radiators For Your Home

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  168. What Valve is Best For You? Manual Or Thermostatic Valves

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  169. A Brief Guide To The Different Radiator Finishes Out There

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  170. Why Is My Radiator Still Cold After Bleeding?

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  171. How To Use A Radiator’s Valves To Balance Your Hot Water System

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  172. Radiator Maintenance For Beginners: Fixing Simple Problems

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  173. The Value Of Valves: Choosing The Right Valves For Your Heated Towel Rail

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  174. How To Remove A Blanking Plug To Bleed A Radiator

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  175. Essential FAQs: what you need to know before buying a radiator

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  176. Why Are People Going For Flat Panels?

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  177. Should I Buy A Cast Iron Radiator?

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  178. Balancing Radiators: Why?

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  179. Why Should I Keep My Radiator Clean

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  180. What’s The Point Of Radiator Covers?

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  181. Single And Double Panel Radiators – What’s The Difference? Is It Significant?

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  182. A Leaky Radiator: Identifying The Leak And Fixing It

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  183. Horizontal Or Vertical Radiators

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  184. How To Get The Most Out Of Your Hallway Heating

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  185. How Foil Can Prevent Wasted Radiator Energy

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  186. Hot water no show? How to tell (and what to do) if your radiator’s blocked

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  187. The post-clothes-wash problem: how best to dry clothes indoors?

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  188. What Are The Most Common Rf Noise Problems In a Home?

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  189. Sounding out trouble: what to do when your radiator becomes noisy

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  190. Why Won’t My Radiator Heat Up?

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  191. A Classic Radiator Design: Why Should I Buy a Column Radiator?

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  192. How To Fix a Leaking Radiator

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  193. Why Is My Towel Radiator Corroding?

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  194. How To Balance Your Cast Iron Radiator

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  195. The 7-Step Plan To Fixing A Leaking Radiator

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  196. The Most Helpful Guide For Replacing Your Radiator

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  197. The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need For Painting Radiators

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  198. The Best Way To Clean a Radiator

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  199. How To Efficiently Bleed A Radiator

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  200. National Radiator Day: Time To Show Some Love

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  201. A Complete History Of Radiators

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  202. The Only Radiator Valve Guide You’ll Need

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  203. Great Routes To A Dog Friendly Home

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  204. Should I Buy A Single Panelled Or A Double Panelled Radiator?

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  205. To Cover Or Not To Cover - Should I Invest In A Radiator Cover?

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  206. Hefty Hallway Radiator Heating And How To Find Your Hot Spot

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  207. Why A Dual Fuel Towel Radiator Will Be Your New Best Friend

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  208. Everything You Need To Know About Aluminium Radiators

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  209. Why Do We Argue Over The Central Heating?

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  210. Why Drying Clothes On The Radiator Could Put A Dampener On Your Day

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  211. Heated Towel Rails - Too Hot to Handle!

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  212. Comfortable Living: Choosing The Right Radiator For Your Living Room

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  213. Versatility, Efficiency and High Conductivity: The Advantages of Aluminium Radiators

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  214. Is it A Good Idea To Fit A Column Radiator Instead of A Panel Radiator?

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  215. Reina Neva Double Vertical Review

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  216. What is a TRV?

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  217. Radiator Heating VS. Underfloor Heating

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  218. How a BTU can get you the perfect Radiator

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  219. A Beginners Guide to Buying a Radiator

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  220. Summer Heating Kits

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  221. What is the most efficient type of radiator?

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  222. Spotlight – Reina Arlec

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  223. Make your bathroom a little more stylish with an Electric Towel Radiator

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  224. How do thermostatic radiator valves work?

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  225. Bleeding your radiators

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  226. Six Interesting Facts about Radiators – Yep, We Did Say Interesting

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  227. Picking out the ideal place to install a heater

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} There are many things to consider when you’re contemplating where you’re going to install a heater. One of the most sensible options you can make, if you’re

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  228. The first steps to installing a Radiator

    Installing a radiator isn't as difficult as it might seem. In this post, we’ll take you through the process so that you can feel more confident about the prospect of doing it yourself. Hiring a professional

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  229. How to calculate BTU

    The British thermal unit (BTU) represents the basic measure of heat energy in the Imperial system. It essentially determines how much energy it will take to heat a room. One BTU is equivalent to about

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  230. Deciding Between Gas and Electrical Heaters

    In this post, we’re going to be helping you decide between gas and electrical heaters. You might be moving to a new home, or you might be thinking about whether it’s worth changing your home heating

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  231. Compact Radiators

    Today’s DRD blog is a change of pace from our normal features which usually put the focus on the stunning wonders of heating technology that we specialise in. Today we are looking at radiators which

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  232. Aluminium Radiators

    Good morning all, after a the weekend it’s always a bit of a slog coming back to normality on Monday morning, but we’ve got a great blog lined up today for you with a focus on some superb Aluminium

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  233. Low level, High quality

    Good afternoon! This week at DRD we are looking at low-level radiators! Sometimes you just don’t have the room to fit a radiator in the space you want it, so why not check out our selection of low-level

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  234. Take a seat!

    Good afternoon! This week at DRD we are looking at seat radiators! These dual-purpose radiators are such a fantastic invention – have a read and take a look!   DQ Bench The superb dual purpose column

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  235. Definitely abstract!

    Aeon Maze Good Afternoon! This week at DRD we’re moving on from the weird and wonderful Aeon Madonna to the abstract Aeon Maze! The Aeon Maze takes the current trend for square profile Stainless Steel

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  236. Radiator Tail Extensions

    Good afternoon bloggers, today we’re taking a look at a little piece of kit that might just save you a whole heap of stress. Picture this; you’re redecorating a room, you come to change over the radiator

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  237. Slim Radiators

    Small Problem? Small Solution! Designer radiators are stunning creations, and often can be likened to works of art (some literally are art as well, but that’s for another time), and so quite rightly

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  238. Designer Towel Rails

    Here at Designer Radiators Direct, we have all manners of wonderful designs for towel radiators, all of which innovate in some way; some putting a new spin on the classic ladder rail design, and others

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  239. Pipe Centres

    If you’ve been looking around for a radiator at all, you might have heard the term ‘pipe centres’, and like me when I first heard it, you may have found yourself scratching your head. Simply put,

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  240. True Bleed

    Radiators are bleeding complicated, it has to be said! Or rather, sometimes it’s the bleeding that’s complicated… Simply put, radiators heat your room when hot water fills it right up, and that heat

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  241. Little Tricks; Piping Kits

    Most people will come to buy a designer radiator for the first time with only one thing on their mind; a big old bootiful radiator, all singing, all dancing, with all the bells and whistles they could

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  242. Sectional Radiators

    Good afternoon to all in the land of radiators and blogs! You may have noticed while perusing our website that there are some extremely cheap radiators (bear with me here…). By cheap I mean prices starting

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  243. Calculating the Heat Output you Need!

    Good morning to all in the land of blogs! Today we’re going to explore exactly how to go about choosing a radiator that’s hot enough for your home. Making that choice and selecting a designer radiator

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  244. Ultraheat’s Super Radiators!

    Morning bloggers! It’s wet (no surprise) and windy (no surprise) at DRD’s offices today, it seems like summer just doesn’t want to kick itself off yet. Today’s exciting instalment of the DRD daily

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  245. Zehnder Radiators

    The Zehnder Group has more than 100 years of experience in the world of special design!In 1923, brothers Walter and Robert Zehnder developed and built a light motorcycle that was manufactured in big numbers

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  246. ESKIMO RADIATORS

    Eskimo was founded by Phil Ward and Ed Dimmock in 2001. Eskimo create unique and state-of-the-art heating. They provide gas and electric designs and they continue to develop captivating, tastefully engineered

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  247. MHS Designer Radiators

    MHS Designer Radiators is an independently owned company based in Essex and is a market leader in the design, practicality and functionality of Designer Radiators. With over 30 years of experience, MHS

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  248. Accessories, Accessories, Accessories .......

    are apparently, next to diamonds, a girl's best friend, but do you know we have a vast range of accessories to compliment your new Designer Radiator? From radiator valves to decorative caps, our wide range

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  249. Space Saving Heating Ideas

    Today we are focusing on something that not many of you may have considered when it comes to heating your home, your office, your school, your boutique or come to think of it any space that requires heat.

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  250. Reina Designer Radiators

    It's cold outside! Winter is most definitely on its way, with more and more reports in the press that we're in for the longest and coldest winter since records began. Apparently, we'll be hidden under

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  251. Designer Radiators Zehnder Style

    Good Evening Ladies and Gents, welcome back to the Designer Radiators Direct blog. Tonight we are focusing on the Zehnder range. Zehnder focus their work on four main areas: Heating - which we'll be looking

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  252. Flat Panel Radiators

    It may be dark and dismal outside, but the future is looking colourful and warm. Tonight's blog is focusing on Flat Panel Designer Radiators from Supplies4Heat. Supplies4Heat offers a fantastic range of

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  253. Designer Kitchen Radiators

    Is your kitchen the hub of your home? Is your kitchen where everything happens? I know my kitchen is, we cook there, we talk, we plan, we party in there. All of these daily functions happen in our kitchen

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  254. BTU Calculator

    Goodness me! Hands up who got a visit from Jack Frost over night! I certainly wasn't expecting to scrape the ice from my windscreen this morning! Choosing The Right RadiatorGoing shopping for and

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  255. Simple Elegance with MHS

    Halfway through the week and we're taking a look at the elegant world of MHS Designer Radiators. MHS offer a comprehensive range of Designer Radiators and Designer Towel Warmers and budget prices. MHS

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  256. Turning Up The Heat With Vogue Designer Radiators

    Well! After stating that yesterday was a lovely Autumnal day, today has turned into one of the soggiest and blustery days this month. We can't really complain, we had a good summer but we really do need

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  257. Under Floor and Kick Board Heating

    We briefly touched on under floor heating in our last blog, but as it's coming towards winter and we've all pulled out our thick socks and winter duvets, we thought we'd give you a little more information

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  258. Make the most of your outdoor space

    Thanks to technological advances aiding mobile communications and the ever-increasing costs of commuting, many of us are opting to work from home. A self-contained office in the garden provides the perfect

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  259. Flat Panel Radiators With Designer Radiators Direct

    Today we're focusing on flat panel radiators. Flat panel radiators are becoming more and more popular in new build properties as they don't 'acquire' quite as much living space, they are simple innocuous

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  260. Hidden Radiators can be an option

    If you sometimes feel like your radiators detract from your room’s décor, and make it look untidy or improperly finished, you might want to consider radiators that don’t, at first glance, appear to

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  261. Visually Attractive Alternative Radiators

    Gone are the days when the only thing you could buy to fill your house with heat were boring white radiators.  These are unattractive to the eye and a nightmare to paint if you fancied trying to spruce

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  262. Are large windows making you feel cold in winter?

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} Those lucky enough to have big or even floor-to-ceiling windows somewhere in the house often find those rooms too cold in winter.  Many want the expanse

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  263. Children’s rooms

    It can be a concern for parents, when making ready a bedroom for a new arrival, about how safe the radiator in the room is.  We all know that the surface of radiators can get very hot, especially during

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  264. Low Level Radiators - For When Space Is At a Premium

    Low-level radiators are ideal when space is tight or compact. These particular radiators are perfect in areas such as around a window, by a skirting board or perhaps under a cabinet. Many new build houses

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  265. Using Cast Iron Radiators to Create a Rustic Style

    Many homeowners wish to create a rustic and charming style for their homes, but making artistic statements can be difficult with the practicalities of everyday living. Many people would not have thought

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  266. Mirrored Radiators: Transforming Spaces with added Practicality

      Radiators can sometimes look unattractive in a bathroom, bedroom or kitchen as their chunky design can appear outdated and unstylish. For a stylish change, a mirrored radiator may be a good design

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  267. Why Use Stainless Steel Towel Radiators

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} Innovation is the name of the game when it comes to radiators. From the white, massive and boring-looking radiators of yesteryears to the chic, designer radiators

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  268. What are the Advantages of Electric Towel Radiators

    In most countries in the cold tropics, having a radiator in the house and the bathroom is an absolute necessity. However, whether you are refurbishing your existing home or you are moving into a new home,

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  269. What are the Functions of Towel Radiators

    Towel radiators are basically used in bathrooms acting as bathroom radiators to make the atmosphere in the bathroom warm and to dry towels so that after you have had a hot shower you can get a warm towel

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  270. Extensive Collection Of Horizontal Radiators

    .vce-row-container .vcv-lozad {display: none} If you are looking for horizontal radiators of any configuration, you have reached the right site. Flip through our rich store of horizontal radiators from

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