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  1. The best radiator brands on the market

    The best radiator brands on the market

    Introduction If you're shopping around for a new radiator that fits your design aesthetic, you might be feeling overwhelmed at the huge number of different designs and brands there are on the market. To give you a helping hand, we've created a comprehensive list of the best radiator brands out there at the moment so that you can find the...
  2. What are dry electric towel radiators?

    What are dry electric towel radiators?

    When it comes to kitting out your house, there is an abundance of choice available for you to peruse over. This is especially true when it comes down to deciding what radiator to fit in your bathroom. For many, installing a radiator inside your bathroom used to be seen as an unconventional choice; however, the introduction of dry electric towel...
  3. Different radiator valves - Straight, angled and corner

    Different radiator valves - Straight, angled and corner

    Beyond visual style, shape and design, there’s more to radiators than what you see. While they may seem a minor element to many homeowners, radiator valves are an essential part of the decision process – and certainly shouldn’t be overlooked. With three different valves available, finding one that fits your home is a matter of informing yourself about the differences...
  4. Why are radiators made of metal?

    Why are radiators made of metal?

    The wonderful way radiators generate and disperse warmth has been understood for many hundreds of years. A radiator expert realised that by encasing hot water or steam in a metal vessel, you can ‘radiate’ heat outwards and distribute it around confined spaces. What a great day that was! Incidentally, did you know that Romans have been credited with inventing the...
  5. Benefits of aluminium radiators

    Benefits of aluminium radiators

    Radiators come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, but more and more people are beginning to choose aluminium radiators over the more conventional steel and old-fashioned iron. Why is that? There are several reasons to consider an aluminium radiator for your home. Making the most of the light weight Aluminium radiators are considerably lighter than their steel counterparts, which is...
  6. Chrome radiators provide lower heat output

    Chrome radiators provide lower heat output

    Radiators and heated towel rails are made in a vast range of different materials and finishes, and as such, it can be difficult for customers to know what is best for them. Specialists are often asked what material users should go for, and one feature that is frequently mentioned is that chrome radiators are able to provide a significantly lower...
  7. Painted radiators vs chrome radiators - Which is right for you?

    Painted radiators vs chrome radiators - Which is right for you?

    Introduction If you are looking to update your existing radiators, you may be considering both painted and chrome finishes. But which of these is right for you? At present, around 95% of radiators in UK homes are white, but this is rapidly changing. More and more, our customers are choosing radiators that compliment their home and can even be a...
  8. Best ways to maintain your chrome radiators

    Best ways to maintain your chrome radiators

    Introduction Most of today’s radiators are manufactured using mild steel then coated with chrome paint to provide them with a shiny, protective finish. The chrome paint is what makes the rails on the radiators look more stylish, which is a critical aspect in advertisements and sales. However, with time, rust often forms on the chrome surfaces either through condensation, leaks...
  9. Why are chrome radiators so popular?

    Why are chrome radiators so popular?

    Introduction Like the majority of today's appliances, radiators are starting to undergo a modern makeover and you may have noticed more chrome-finished radiators popping up in the households of today. In such a vast market, however, this begs the question - just why are chrome radiators suddenly becoming so popular? So, what are the advantages of chrome radiators? It can...
  10. Advantages and disadvantages of aluminium radiators

    Advantages and disadvantages of aluminium radiators

    IntroductionAluminium is everywhere. From tin cans to roofs and everything else in between – so why not radiators too? Easily recyclable, practical and much more modern than the old-world metals of the 19th century, aluminium is only getting more popular as a choice for home décor. If you’re considering upgrading to aluminium for your home heating, we’ve got all the...
  11. What is a column radiator and why should I own one?

    What is a column radiator and why should I own one?

    IntroductionFrom Instagram interior design accounts to in-shop showrooms, column radiators are increasing in popularity like never before. For good reason, too – these elegant alternatives to more modern designs are true statements in any room. Lending themselves well to industrial, as well as vintage and ultra-modern styles, column radiators might be the ideal addition to your home.Read on to find...
  12. The simple guide on how to bleed your radiators from JustRadiators.co.uk

    The simple guide on how to bleed your radiators from JustRadiators.co.uk

    IntroductionThe team here at JustRadiators field absolutely loads of new radiator sales queries. Yet, it's often the case that when we start talking to customers about their new radiator requirements, we realise their existing system really just needs bleeding.When the air starts to get trapped in your central heating system, the radiators don't perform to optimum levels. What's more, the...
  13. What are the best electric radiators and why are they so good?

    What are the best electric radiators and why are they so good?

    IntroductionElectric radiators have revolutionised household heating in recent years and become the best home heating alternatives. They are cheap, energy-efficient, long-lasting, and very economical. However, not many homeowners know much about them or their specifications. This can be an inconvenience, especially when looking to buy one for your home.Trying to find the perfect electric radiator that suits your heating preferences...
  14. Top 20 radiators for my home in 2020

    Top 20 radiators for my home in 2020

    Introduction Not only is investing in a new radiator an effective way to improve your home’s heating system and energy efficiency, it is also a great way to transform the look of your home, bringing it up to date and making the most of your space. However, with so many new and varied radiator models to choose from in 2020...
  15. Why is my radiator making a noise, and how do I fix it?

    Why is my radiator making a noise, and how do I fix it?

    Introduction: No matter what kind of radiator you have, you generally expect it to operate reasonably quietly - whether you have designer radiators or more traditional vertical and horizontal radiators, you expect silent operation. There are, however, occasional noises that radiators can make, which can lead you to start worrying. With boiler repairs and plumbing work always seeming to be...
  16. Should you buy a cast iron radiator?

    Should you buy a cast iron radiator?

    Here at Just Radiators we have an amazing range of Cast Iron Traditional Radiators. From simple ‘old school’ column designs to the more intricate and ornate hand burnished designs as pictured above from the Paladin Shaftsbury range.   Offering a touch of period elegance and an amazing feature in any room within your property. We have a wide range of...
  17. Luxury Stainless Steel Radiators

    Luxury Stainless Steel Radiators

    Luxury Stainless Steel Radiators… For a warm and stylish home. We all like a little luxury in our lives. Why should our radiators be an exception? Stainless steel radiators make a stylish addition to any home. There is no longer a need to compromise between design and practicality. If you are looking for something a little different than your typical...
  18. 6 Designer Radiators That Will Transform Your Home

    6 Designer Radiators That Will Transform Your Home

    Radiators are no longer boring white boxes that are only there to heat up your home. In fact, homeowners use the new and innovative units to make a big style statement in their room and match them to the décor of the house. Here at Just Radiators, our hand-picked range of designer radiators are our pride and joy. It is...
  19. Our top picks for Vertical Radiators

    Our top picks for Vertical Radiators

    Here at Just Radiators, we have the highest quality selection of vertical radiators which are kind to the pockets. Our extensive collection of vertical radiators and towel radiators are available in a plethora of sizes, finishes, designs, colours and styles, which will complement any modern and contemporary home brilliantly! Whatever your goal, our vertical radiators are designed to achieve it...
  20. Electric Radiators – A Cost Effective Solution for your Home!

    Electric Radiators – A Cost Effective Solution for your Home!

    Central heating radiators are the perfect choice if you want to heat your whole house at once; however, you’re not going to be in all your rooms at once. So, why waste money and heat rooms that you’re not in? An electric radiator works separately to your central heating system, which enables you the flexibility and control to heat one...
  21. Why a Stainless Steel Radiator is Perfect for your Property

    Why a Stainless Steel Radiator is Perfect for your Property

    When choosing a radiator for your home, there is so much to think about: style, material, brand, size, colour, finish, price, BTU; the list goes on. Here at Just Radiators, we think it’s important to help you through your journey in making a perfect choice. That’s why we recommend Stainless Steel radiators. They are a must-have in any modern and...
  22. What is a BTU requirement?

    What is a BTU requirement?

    So, are you on the hunt for a new radiator and keep seeing the letters BTU everywhere, but have no idea what they mean? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! What is a BTU? BTU stands for British Thermal Unit. It’s a measurement that shows the amount of energy it takes to heat up one pound of water (approx. 1 pint...
  23. 11 Ways to Cut Down on Your Energy Bill

    11 Ways to Cut Down on Your Energy Bill

    Winter is coming! Naturally as the temperature outside goes down, we want the temperature in our homes to go up and keep us snug and cosy throughout the chilly season. Sadly, this means that our energy bills go up too. However, there are several things you can do to keep your bills low this year. Little changes can make a...
  24. Radiator Trends of 2018: Interior Design Watch

    Radiator Trends of 2018: Interior Design Watch

    Here at Just Radiators, we are big fans of delectable interior design and take pleasure in following interior design and décor trends all year, and watching how people incorporate them in their homes. We’ve often said that radiators can be as central to your interior design as the lamps and rugs, and, believe it or not, there are radiator trends...
  25. How to Bleed Your Radiator: A Step by Step guide

    How to Bleed Your Radiator: A Step by Step guide

    What does this mean? Bleeding the radiator means letting the trapped air out again and helping your radiator get back to doing its job efficiently. Over time, air can make its way into your central heating system and rise to the top of your radiators, impacting on the radiator’s efficiency in outputting heat as it causes ‘cold spots’, usually at...
  26. 6 Things You Need to Know About Cast Iron Radiators

    6 Things You Need to Know About Cast Iron Radiators

    Cast iron radiators are a thing of beauty. They are classically designed heaters that add character to period properties and enhance a modern one with an air of class and style. They’ve stood the test of time in terms of their aesthetic appeal. Today’s cast iron radiators have all the qualities and functionality of a modern radiator, styled with old-fashioned...
  27. 5 Ways To Decorate Your Radiator For A Luxury Interior

    5 Ways To Decorate Your Radiator For A Luxury Interior

    Once you’ve decided which radiator you want in each room, you can begin to think about how to fit it in with your décor. Your radiator should be as much part of your interior design scheme as the lamps and wall colour. There are plenty of ways to decorate your radiators to suit any luxury interior. We have a few...
  28. Radiator Care Guide

    Radiator Care Guide

    Your radiators are pretty important features in your home, aren’t they? You depend on them to keep your home and family cosy and warm when it’s chilly. For them to operate as they should, you need to take good care of them. Radiators are reasonably low maintenance but there are a few essential things you must do to keep them...
  29. Finding The Right Radiator For You

    Finding The Right Radiator For You

    Choosing the right radiators for your home is an important decision. It’s not a purchase you want to rush, as the radiator fulfils a crucial purpose: heating your home. The requirements for heating each room is different, you need to know as much as you can before choosing the right radiators for your home. We’ve created a guide to help...
  1. The best radiator brands on the market

    The best radiator brands on the market

    Introduction If you're shopping around for a new radiator that fits your design aesthetic, you might be feeling overwhelmed at the huge number of different designs and brands there are on the market. To give you a helping hand, we've created a comprehensive list of the best radiator brands out there at the moment so that you can find the...
  2. What are dry electric towel radiators?

    What are dry electric towel radiators?

    When it comes to kitting out your house, there is an abundance of choice available for you to peruse over. This is especially true when it comes down to deciding what radiator to fit in your bathroom. For many, installing a radiator inside your bathroom used to be seen as an unconventional choice; however, the introduction of dry electric towel...
  3. Different radiator valves - Straight, angled and corner

    Different radiator valves - Straight, angled and corner

    Beyond visual style, shape and design, there’s more to radiators than what you see. While they may seem a minor element to many homeowners, radiator valves are an essential part of the decision process – and certainly shouldn’t be overlooked. With three different valves available, finding one that fits your home is a matter of informing yourself about the differences...
  4. Why are radiators made of metal?

    Why are radiators made of metal?

    The wonderful way radiators generate and disperse warmth has been understood for many hundreds of years. A radiator expert realised that by encasing hot water or steam in a metal vessel, you can ‘radiate’ heat outwards and distribute it around confined spaces. What a great day that was! Incidentally, did you know that Romans have been credited with inventing the...
  5. Benefits of aluminium radiators

    Benefits of aluminium radiators

    Radiators come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, but more and more people are beginning to choose aluminium radiators over the more conventional steel and old-fashioned iron. Why is that? There are several reasons to consider an aluminium radiator for your home. Making the most of the light weight Aluminium radiators are considerably lighter than their steel counterparts, which is...
  6. Chrome radiators provide lower heat output

    Chrome radiators provide lower heat output

    Radiators and heated towel rails are made in a vast range of different materials and finishes, and as such, it can be difficult for customers to know what is best for them. Specialists are often asked what material users should go for, and one feature that is frequently mentioned is that chrome radiators are able to provide a significantly lower...
  7. Painted radiators vs chrome radiators - Which is right for you?

    Painted radiators vs chrome radiators - Which is right for you?

    Introduction If you are looking to update your existing radiators, you may be considering both painted and chrome finishes. But which of these is right for you? At present, around 95% of radiators in UK homes are white, but this is rapidly changing. More and more, our customers are choosing radiators that compliment their home and can even be a...
  8. Best ways to maintain your chrome radiators

    Best ways to maintain your chrome radiators

    Introduction Most of today’s radiators are manufactured using mild steel then coated with chrome paint to provide them with a shiny, protective finish. The chrome paint is what makes the rails on the radiators look more stylish, which is a critical aspect in advertisements and sales. However, with time, rust often forms on the chrome surfaces either through condensation, leaks...
  9. Why are chrome radiators so popular?

    Why are chrome radiators so popular?

    Introduction Like the majority of today's appliances, radiators are starting to undergo a modern makeover and you may have noticed more chrome-finished radiators popping up in the households of today. In such a vast market, however, this begs the question - just why are chrome radiators suddenly becoming so popular? So, what are the advantages of chrome radiators? It can...
  10. Advantages and disadvantages of aluminium radiators

    Advantages and disadvantages of aluminium radiators

    IntroductionAluminium is everywhere. From tin cans to roofs and everything else in between – so why not radiators too? Easily recyclable, practical and much more modern than the old-world metals of the 19th century, aluminium is only getting more popular as a choice for home décor. If you’re considering upgrading to aluminium for your home heating, we’ve got all the...

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