Burning the midnight Oil… Oil filled radiators a Guide to;
There are various types of oil filled radiators people buy as their applications and ability to fit into almost any space is unparalleled by any other heating source. The use of oil filled radiators in the UK varies but many people own them as secondary heating sources for times when they need a little bit extra, although modern wall mounted oil filled radiators are fast becoming a cheap and easy way to install a primary and permanent heating source into a room. This is because oil filled wall mounted radiators are so easy to install…
Floor Standing Oil Filled Radiators on Wheels
When some people think about an oil filled radiator they automatically think about a floor standing electric heater mounted on wheels and often these are some of the best selling and most useful secondary heating options for a room. Simply plug in the heater and wheel it into position the wheel it away into storage once you are finished with it. Some of these electric radiators even come with water reservoirs which act as dehumidifiers when the heater is in use. Timers and thermostats are another thing which come with many oil filled radiators. These are often simple and easy to use and can help cut the cost of electric heating and assist with the Eco friendliness of the heaters during their life span.
How long will an electric heater last?
Often depending on the make and model as well as for how long and how often you use your heater will determine just how long it might last you. All electrical goods sold in the UK should come accompanied by a one year warranty however by buying your electric radiator on a credit card you can have it covered in the short term by the insurance, buying with paypal and some other online systems also may help if anything was to go wrong in the short term with your new heater. A typical electric oil filled radiator is expected to last about 10 years according to the user manual for the one pictures here on Eco Heaters, after this the oil inside the heater would not be at its most efficient and as such it may be more cost effective to buy a new heater as this would have improved performance and heating capacity vs. the old heater. Fan heaters are often the heaters which last the longest as these have very few, expensive or complex parts.
What wattage oil filled radiator?
Depending on the application and whether or not you are using your heater as a primary or secondary heating source might affect which sized heater you buy. Bigger is not always better when it comes to electric heating but, the principle is quite simple to follow in that, the bigger wattage heater you buy, the bigger a room or space it can heat. Regardless of the kind of heating source the oil filled nature of oil filled radiators ensures that a heating liquid is being heated an as such the core of the heater and the way in which this heats up a room can be considered different to that of an electric heater or central heating gas powered system. The principle is the same as central heating albeit instead of gas heating a series of radiators, electric radiators can be controlled individually at the source. You can also get apps and heating controls which work with electric heating systems to really make your home heating smart.