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Cast Iron Radiators

Cast iron radiators are known as one of the classic designs of the radiator, dating all the way back to the Victorian era. These classic radiator specimens are easy to spot, and bring style and nostalgia to any home their housed in. Iron is one of the most popular metals in the country due to its abundance and its strength, being used for as diverse products such as household tools and homeware, sometimes even in furniture.

Cast iron radiators are known as one of the classic designs of the radiator, dating all the way back to the Victorian era. These classic radiator specimens are easy to spot, and bring style and nostalgia to any home their housed in. Iron is one of the most popular metals in the country due to its abundance and its strength, being used for as diverse products such as household tools and homeware, sometimes even in furniture. Whatever your needs for iron, it has been a popular metal with which to make radiators out of due to its long-lasting durability, giving you the perfect radiator for dependable heating.

Some of the most popular styles of cast iron radiators that we sell are column radiators, the traditional tubular style lends itself perfectly for this material. We have plenty of column cast iron radiators in our range. Our range of cast iron radiators are more than efficient, as cast iron is a thick metal in comparison to stainless steel or aluminium radiator variants. This means that Cast Iron Radiators may take longer to heat up but will stay hotter for longer, even when the heating is off.

 

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Before choosing a brand new radiator for your property, you need to know what heat output. you need for your space. This can be worked out with our handy BTU calculator.

Maybe a cast iron radiator isn't what you're looking for? Not to worry we have a whole range of radiators available. Make sure you check out our huge range of designer radiators on our sale page. We have a huge 50% off selected radiators. Almost all our designs are available as vertical designer radiators and also horizontal radiators. We are certain to have something that suits you, no matter your taste and décor.

Once you have decided on your perfect heating solution, it's time to decide on your radiator valves to pair with your radiator. We have hundreds of designs for you to pick from so you can be assured to find something that suits you.

If you have any questions regarding any of our products or services, please don't hesitate to contact us today. Our award winning customer service team are waiting to help you.

Cast Iron Radiators Buying Guides

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Cast Iron Radiators FAQs

A cast iron radiator is a sectioned radiator from the art nouveau era. Each portion is made of cast iron that has been shaped into a precise shape. Radiator gaskets serve as connections, and the parts are slotted or welded together.

Most of the cast iron radiators at Designer Radiators Direct are column radiators, using iron to forge a series of vertical loops, fitted together using a spine of often paint finished metal to piece it together. These iconic radiators can be found in differing forms throughout both modern and traditionally furnished homes, benefiting from the heat radiated between the loops in this radiator which evenly distribute heat throughout the home. Cast iron radiators have become one of the most well-known designs on the market today, and more than a century on, continues to impress.

Yes, it's just like a standard radiator in terms of installation. One cast iron radiator may be used as a focal point in your system, or cast-iron radiators can be installed in every room. You make the decision, and installation is simple, with the right brackets, wall stays and correct radiator valves.

However you can expect cast iron radiators to be heavier than their countertops. For example a column cast iron radiator is going to be much heavier than an aluminium version, this may inform a decision of where to put a cast iron radiator.

Yes, Both modern and traditional cast iron radiators benefit from beautiful finishes. Whether you're looking for beautiful ornate cast ironhand-crafted finish or modern cast iron radiators with an anthracite black finish, there's plenty of choice to make your home stand out from the crowd, here at Designer Radiators Direct. With a range of unique finishes, strong radiator frames and a wide range of designs, the cast iron is a timeless hit. Check out our range of new cast iron radiators for sale.

Although cast iron and steel radiators produce identical amounts of heat and are similarly effective, their heat distribution is vastly different. Cast iron radiators take longer to heat up, so plan ahead and turn them on early in the day when you want the room to be warm.

Cast iron radiators retain heat from the previous circuit for much longer, through natural convection, meaning the boiler doesn’t have to fire as frequently. Your room or home will therefore benefit from the immediate release of warm air, which means lower energy bills and a reduction in emissions – a double win!

Most of the radiator valves that we have on offer are compatible with all of our models of radiator. The only issue you’ll really run into is which angle you need to consider, Whether that’s an angled or a straight valve. To help inform your decision on buying a valve. Take a look at our Valve Guides which can be found in the tabs on each product page.

Cast Iron Radiators and Column Radiators are similar as they both have the same form. However the difference here is the materials that column radiators are made from. Whether that’s aluminium, mild steel or stainless steel. Whereas a cast iron radiator is made from exactly that.

All the cast iron radiators at Designer Radiators Direct are compatible with your a normal central heating system. However if your system includes a heat pump then please get in touch and let’s discuss your needs.

Designer Radiators Direct is the one-stop-shop for comfort and innovation with our range of cast iron radiators. Catering to all rooms in your home or commercial space, we aim to bring our customers only the best in designer radiators. At Designer Radiators Direct, we showcase an unbeatable and exquisite range of radiators carefully created from a hand-picked selection of over 20 premier brands. Offering an array of exceptional Cast irons radiators, column radiators and traditional towel rail radiator in a variety of colours, finishes, sizes and to suit your need - we guarantee satisfaction. Along with boasting an enormous range of fabulous radiators in UK, we deliver right to your door, ensuring comfort, simplicity and efficiency every step of the way. Browse our range of traditional radiators and order online from DRD today.