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Which is the slimmest electric radiator?

BestHeating offer a number of electric radiators with a width of 200mm, representing the slimmest models of our collection. One such example is the Milano Windsor White Traditional Vertical Electric Triple Column Radiator, with dimensions…
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Are all electric radiators the same?

No. There are a wide variety of electric radiators available in an immense choice of sizes, shapes and styles. Our full Advice Centre blog, Should You Buy An Electric Radiator, offers a full insight into this particular type of heating…
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How do self-learning electric radiators work?

Self-learning electric radiators incorporate infrared sensors to track your weekly routine, and create a heating schedule in accordance with it. Ultimately, they greatly assist with regards to energy efficiency, by warming the room when…
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Do I need to program electric radiators?

There is no strict rule, but you can get the utmost levels of energy efficiency out of electric radiators by programming them to alternate preferred temperatures. For instance, you can set a temperature for when the room is in use (comfort…
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How long is the electric cable on electric radiators?

Typically, the electric cable which connects electric radiators to the wall socket is around 1.5m long. It is found at the bottom right-hand side of the radiator as you face it on the wall, and can be cut down to size for fitting or…
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Can I leave an electric radiator on overnight?

It is not advisable to leave electric radiators switched on overnight. Electrical heating devices can pose a fire risk, especially when positioned nearby to curtains, quilts, rugs and other materials often found in bedroom areas. If…
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Which side of an electric radiator does the cable come from?

The cable emerges from the bottom right-hand side of electric radiators as you would look at them attached to the wall. Typically, the cable will measure around 1.5m in length. However, they can be cut down to size for fitting and wiring…
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Can I use electric radiators to heat my hallway?

You can use electric radiators to heat your hallway if they meet your preferences with regards to style, and suit your budget. Learn more about all the available hallway heating options available to you in our Advice Centre blog, How…
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What makes electric radiators efficient?

All electric radiators from BestHeating are filled with a thermodynamic fluid called glycol, which enables them to operate with the utmost efficiency. Glycol is used because it is excellent at retaining and transferring heat, and incorporates…
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Do electric radiators heat up quickly?

Yes. Electric radiators heat up very quickly. However, as the most energy efficient heating solutions available, they distribute their warmth gradually, so as to preserve as much energy as possible. Consult our blog, Should You Buy…
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What makes electric radiators energy efficient?

Unlike standard hot water radiators, electric radiators are filled with a thermodynamic fluid called glycol. This solution is excellent for the retention and transfer of heat, helping electric radiators to perform with the utmost energy…
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Can electric radiators be controlled via smartphone?

Yes. The majority of electric radiators on the market can be remotely controlled via an app installed on a smartphone or tablet. Browse our Ultimate Guide to SMART Home Heating Controls for further information.