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How to Buy Heated Towel Rails

Our bathrooms are very important to us. In fact the bathroom is up there with the most essential rooms in the home. The reason for this is not hard to see. It is the place where we get ready in the morning before we go out to face the world. It is also the place where we seek refuge in when we want to relax after a long day or weeks work.

iBathUK | 1600 x 500 Curved Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes NC1600500
iBathUK | 1600 x 500 Curved Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes NC1600500
Sale Price: £77.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • BTU Rating: 1367
  • Dimensions: (H x W) 1600 x 500 mm
  • Low carbon steel chrome plated radiator
  • Kit includes: Radiator, adjustable wall brackets, blanking plug and air vent plug
iBathUK 1200 x 450 Anthracite Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RA1200450
iBathUK 1200 x 450 Anthracite Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RA1200450
Sale Price: £76.49
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Features

  • 10 Year Guarantee
  • BTU Rating: 1939
  • Dimensions: (H x W) 1200 x 450 mm
  • Thick Anthracite finish
  • Kit includes: Radiator, adjustable wall brackets, blanking plug and air vent plug
iBathUK | 8 Column Traditional Designer Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes
iBathUK | 8 Column Traditional Designer Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes
List Price: £144.99
Sale Price: £124.97
You save: £20.02 (14%)
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • High heat output: 2423 BTU
  • Dimensions: (H x W) 952 x 659 mm
  • Premium Quality Carbon Steel & Gloss White Finish
  • Fixtures and fittings included
iBathUK | 1600 x 450 Premium Straight Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RH1600450
iBathUK | 1600 x 450 Premium Straight Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RH1600450
Sale Price: £89.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • High grade low carbon steel, chrome plated radiator
  • Tested to BS EN 442 standards
  • Complies with ISO9001:2008 regulations
  • Kit includes: Radiator, adjustable wall brackets, blanking plug and air vent plug
iBathUK 650 x 400 Thermostatic Electric Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes
iBathUK 650 x 400 Thermostatic Electric Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes
Sale Price: £69.99
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Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • Quality polished chrome finish
  • Tested to BS EN 442 standards
  • BTU Rating: 517
  • Kit includes: Radiator, electric thermostatic element, fixtures and fittings
Requena Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Ladder Radiator - All Sizes (Straight, 1600 x 400)
Requena Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Ladder Radiator - All Sizes (Straight, 1600 x 400)
Sale Price: £56.99
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Features

  • Height: 1600mm / Width: 400mm / Depth: 30mm / BTU Rating: 1229
  • Includes: Wall brackets and fittings / Excludes: Radiator Valves / Style: Straight
  • Accreditations & Testing: Tested to BS EN442 standards / Complies with ISO9001:2008 regulations / Compatible for use on all UK heating systems (tank fed or combi systems) / 6 layered European Standard plating process / Safety tested at 15 bar pressure
  • Our luxury Requena straight towel rails are the perfect addition to any contemporary home. They are designed to look stylish but they can also be used extensively. With a number of horizontal rails on each design our Requena towel rails give maximum heat output and can make your bathroom cosy as well as allowing for items on the rail to dry quickly.
  • Our quality heaters are available in a wide range of sizes, therefore you have a variety to choose from that will suit your bathroom. Our Requena straight towel rails have a chrome finish, giving any bathroom a sophisticated feel effortlessly. Whether you are looking to replace an old worn down radiator or completely redesigning your bathroom our Requena radiators are of a very high quality, yet affordable and will certainly look perfect in your bathroom.
700mm(w) x 1200mm(h) Chrome "Barmouth" Designer Electric Heated Towel Rail, Radiator, Warmer. Supplied with 300 Watt Electric Heating Element
700mm(w) x 1200mm(h) Chrome "Barmouth" Designer Electric Heated Towel Rail, Radiator, Warmer. Supplied with 300 Watt Electric Heating Element
Sale Price: £133.00
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Features

  • Outer Finish: Sparkling Chrome. Base Material: Mild Steel
  • Height: 1200mm Width: 700mm
  • Supplied With a 300 watt Electric Element
  • Bar Pattern: 15 Horizontal Tubes
  • Projection from Wall: 115mm
300mm(w) x 800mm(h) Straight Chrome Heated Towel Rail, Radiator, Warmer 895 BTUs Bathroom Central Heating Ladder Rail
300mm(w) x 800mm(h) Straight Chrome Heated Towel Rail, Radiator, Warmer 895 BTUs Bathroom Central Heating Ladder Rail
Sale Price: £53.49
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Features

  • Outer Finish: Sparkling Chrome. Base Material: Mild Steel
  • Height: 800mm Width: 300mm
  • Pipe Centres: 255mm , Bar Pattern: 4-5-6
  • Output Value - BTUs: 895. Output Value - Watts: 262
  • Projection from Wall: 90-110mm (Adjustable Brackets)
iBathUK | 800 x 600 White Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes
iBathUK | 800 x 600 White Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes
Sale Price: £69.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • BTU Rating: 1598
  • Crafted from high grade low carbon steel
  • High quality white powder coated finish
  • Kit includes: Radiator, adjustable wall brackets, blanking plug and air vent plug


Decorating your bathroom is a very rewarding task and one that is getting ever more popular. Once you have completed your bathroom project, whether it is a big remodelling task or a quick redecoration job, there are a few items that can make a lot of difference and have a huge impact and add that final exquisite touch to your bathroom. One of those accessories is a towel rail.

Heated towel rails are an inexpensive way of incorporating style and aesthetics into a bathroom while at the same time being very functional. Looking around on the Internet or your local bathroom store, you will be met with a vast range of models at different sizes, colours and heat outputs.

This means that there is something out there for you no matter how unique your tastes and requirements are. That is the good news. The bad news is that it can be overwhelming when you are faced with such a wide variety of models to choose from.

The important thing is to know what you want and start from there. Decide what you would like and how much you want to spend. Budgeting is very important because it will help you to avoid looking at things you cannot afford, thus saving you lots of time and frustration. It will also keep you inline and not overspend.

Probably the biggest decision you will make when it comes to heated towel rails is the heat source the product uses. There are three main types available on the market. As you would expect each has its pros and cons. You can get ones that directly connect to your central heating system. The main drawback with these is that they require the central heating to be turned on in order to work. During the winter months this is not a problem, but when summer comes and the heating is not normally switched on they are no use.

You can also buy electric towel rails that work without the need for the central heating to be put on. All you do is switch them on when you require it and then turn it off when not needed. Another option is dual fuel towel rails. These combine the best of both worlds and can work fine when you have central heating and when you don't.

Another key decision to make before going out and buying your dream towel rail is the size of the model you intend to purchase. You should decide where you want the towel radiator to go and measure it properly including its height and width and have it with you when looking at prospective towel rails.