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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 | 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 | 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 | 1600 x 600 White Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RW1600600
iBathUK | 1600 x 600 White Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RW1600600
Sale Price: £113.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • BTU Rating: 3197
  • 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
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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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

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
1200 x 600 Premium Square Bar Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RS1200600
1200 x 600 Premium Square Bar Heated Towel Rail Chrome Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RS1200600
Sale Price: £129.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

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 | 800 x 450 mm Chrome Designer Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Radiator - All Sizes
iBathUK | 800 x 450 mm Chrome Designer Flat Panel Heated Towel Rail Radiator - All Sizes
Sale Price: £87.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • BTU Rating: 1013
  • Dimensions: (H x W) 800 x 450 mm
  • High grade low carbon steel, chrome plated radiator
  • Kit includes: Radiator, adjustable wall brackets, blanking plug and air vent plug
iBathUK | 1200 x 600 Thermostatic Electric Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RE167
iBathUK | 1200 x 600 Thermostatic Electric Heated Towel Rail Bathroom Radiator - All Sizes RE167
Sale Price: £122.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • High grade low carbon steel, chrome plated radiator
  • Dimensions: (H x W) 1200 x 600 mm
  • BTU Rating: 1432
  • Kit includes: Radiator, 300W thermostatic electric heating element, Anti-Freeze Radiator Inhibitor Fluid, adjustable wall brackets, blanking plug and air vent plug
800 x 500 mm Electric Heated Towel Rail Chrome Straight Ladder Bathroom Radiator
800 x 500 mm Electric Heated Towel Rail Chrome Straight Ladder Bathroom Radiator
Sale Price: £64.99
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Availability: Usually dispatched within 24 hours

Features

  • 10 Year Warranty
  • High grade low carbon steel, chrome plated radiator
  • Dimensions: (H x W) 800 x 500 mm
  • BTU Rating: 596
  • Kit includes: Radiator, 300W electric element, Anti-Freeze Radiator Inhibitor Fluid, 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.