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The Best Way to Dry Clothes Indoors

22nd July, 2017
Posted by Safiya Shaikh

Having enough space in your home, or access to a garden, to be able to dry out your clothes are luxuries that not all of us are able to afford. While a tumble dryer can save you the hassle of hanging clothes from the curtain rail or over the bannister on your staircase, they guzzle an awful lot of electricity and the costs of running them can take the satisfaction out of their use – even if they …

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Which Electric Radiators Should You Choose?

19th July, 2017
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Designed to offer a superior performance to their traditional counterparts, electric radiators convert almost 100% of their energy into heat for the room- a huge difference from the approximate 30% converted by fossil fuels. They will help you to save on your heating bill and are widely regarded as the future of home heating . But what materials and features make the best electric radiators, what …

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9 Unique Space Saving Ideas for the Home

16th July, 2017
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Having a home that feels spacious is an important factor for many of us, especially when we have a limited amount of space. However, even larger rooms can begin to feel claustrophobic when you factor in children, pets and the general day-to-day mess. Our team has gathered together all of our interior design knowledge and expertise to bring you nine fantastic space saving ideas, helping you to make …

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What is the best temperature to sleep in?

14th July, 2017
Posted by Safiya Shaikh

Room temperature needs to be just right for the best sleep. Being too hot or too cold can be a deal breaker for that much-needed rest. We’re all too familiar with tossing and turning during the summer nights, and shivering ourselves to sleep during winter. However, being aware of the best temperature to sleep in will help you to adjust your room temperature accordingly. Why Does Temperature …

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Silence Is Golden With Electric Radiators

27th June, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

You have quite possibly read all about the numerous benefits of electric radiators as a form of home heating ; you will know already that they are cost-effective, easy-to-install, adaptable and practical and make your life easier through being fully programmable and working with incredibly accurate digital thermostats. Surely that is enough to convince you that electric home heating is the future, …

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Room-By-Room: How Electric Radiators Are The Best Solution For Your Home

27th June, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

It is common with some home improvement ideas that they are a good solution for some rooms in the house, but not all. Blinds, for example, work in the bathroom and kitchen, but not really in a front room. You also might consider installing an extra TV in the bedroom, and sometimes the kitchen, but not in the bathroom. One essential feature of the home that must work in every room, however, is home …

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Getting Started With Your Electric Radiator Couldn’t Be Easier

6th June, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Some people still need convincing of this, but installing an electric wall mounted radiator and programming it ready for use is not much more complicated than setting an alarm clock or pre-setting your favourite stations on a DAB radio. It literally is a case of ‘plug and play’. But naturally, with a service in your home as important as your main heating source, making sure you have the most practical …

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Which Key Features Of An Electric Radiator Actually Provide The Benefits?

6th June, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

The benefits of electric home heating and installing wall mounted electric radiators are well established. The flexibility of programming, the ease of installation, the stylish look, the energy efficiency and the low maintenance of electric radiators, compared to other home heating systems, has been discussed long and hard. But what specific design aspects of our electric radiators actually provide …

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Energy Saving Tips to Make the Most of Your Electric Radiators

16th May, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Electric radiators are an efficient way to heat your property and more and more homeowners in the UK are installing them. We took a look at some simple ways to make the most of the heat generated by your electric radiators to keep your home warm and energy bills low. Insulate Your Home One of the best ways to keep energy bills low is to make sure that the heating you are paying for is not lost …

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Why The Future Of Heating Is Electric Radiators

12th April, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

There remains a stigma attached to the word ‘electric’ which alludes to outdated theories on it being an expensive energy source and a ‘revolutionary’ concept stuck in a post-war boom period. The time was when something being ‘electric’ certainly raised an eyebrow; a kettle, a toothbrush, an alarm clock. Now the simple notion of electricity fails to excite us, and yet it offers so much versatility …

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Five Best Ways To Retain Heat In A Conservatory In Winter

12th April, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Conservatories are a great place in which to relax, unwind and entertain…….in the summer. Even in the spring and autumn months it can get a little chilly in there and let’s face it; you have probably spent far too much building the thing to leave it barely used or even completely un-used for two thirds of the year. Naturally, economic electric heating is the best way to keep a conservatory …

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Reasons Why You Should Choose an Electric Heater for your Home

23th March, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

More and more homeowners are opting for electric home heating due to the benefits it offers. Not only do our electric radiators come in a range of stylish freestanding and wall-mounted options, but are extremely effective and easy to maintain – read on to find out more about some of the other advantages they offer:   Temperature Control Take control of your home heating with our easy to …

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Choosing the Best Radiator for your Home

23th March, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Making sure you select the right heating solution for your home can depend on a number of factors such as what room you will be placing your radiator in, the size of the space and what overall finished look you desire. For example, the heating requirements of a bathroom will be different to those of a conservatory. This is why our range of electric home heating solutions come in a selection …

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Should I Choose Wall-Mounted Or Free-Standing Electrical Radiators?

24th February, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

The benefits of electric radiators over more traditional heating sources are well known. Electric radiators have much the same qualities as gas central heating, for example, but need no plumbing, are low maintenance due to having no water or moving parts, and are fully programmable. This allows you to vary your requirements in different rooms and at different times of day, in order to tailor …

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Why Electrical Radiators Are Not Necessarily More Expensive Than Gas Heating

18th February, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

It has long been considered that gas central heating is far more cost-effective for heating an average home than electrical heating. But this is largely based on outdated technology, and doesn’t take into account modern developments that have been built into electrical heaters and give them far more versatility to make your day-to-day heating requirements much cheaper. The cost per unit of electricity …

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Heat Your Conservatory With An Electric Radiator

30th January, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

A conservatory brings the outside into the home; it enables you to enjoy your garden whatever the weather. The glass structure brings in light and magnifies it so that it creates a wonderful space within your home. But, conservatories have a big drawback. They are difficult to regulate the temperature, which means they can be boiling hot in the day and freezing cold at dusk. So, how do you keep …

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What It Means To Be Made In Yorkshire

19th January, 2016
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

Over the last few years, Yorkshire has been firmly placed on the map. Just as much as customers want to hear that the product they are buying is made in Britain, letting them know it is ‘Made in Yorkshire’ is a tagline a lot of brands want to be associated with too. Luckily for us, we are Yorkshire through and through, which is why we’re proud to say we’re not only British made, we are Yorkshire …

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Company relocation brings Electric Radiators to Yorkshire

3rd July, 2015
Posted by Mrs Smurfwaite

New Northallerton Premises Enable Planned Expansion The Economy Radiator Company has relocated to new premises at Crabtree Hall Business Centre in Northallerton. The company officially re-opened on Monday 6th July and the move enables electric radiators to be supplied to a growing network of customers across the UK. The relocation to Crabtree Hall Business Centre will provide more flexible warehousing …

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How do you choose an electric radiator?

10th March, 2015
Posted by FreshEgg Administrator

How to choose? Since the birth of our company back in 2006 we have seen a great number of electric radiators from a wide variety of manufactures. Initially electric radiators were less mainstream than they are today and in the last 8 years we have seen many developments in technology and the number of companies offering them to the market here in the UK. Many of our customers will contact us asking …

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