Electric Radiators

Electric radiators are an excellent solution for heating. Whether your electricity is generated using fossil fuels or sustainable resources, they work just as well. Our range provides an economical and effective electric heating system. They offer quality, reliability, and easy installations with realistic running costs. Available as free standing or wall mounted, traditional to electric designer models, our range of luxury low cost stylish electric heaters offer an unrivaled level of quality and comfort for your home heating.

Heater Shop offers a wide range of energy efficient electric radiators from well-known brands to heat your home. Our range of products include Rointe, Dimplex and Haverland. Our models will suit households with all types of rooms and budgets.

Our heating solutions range from dry ceramic and aluminium core electric heaters to gel or oil filled. Many of the products offer features such as timers and thermostats. If you need help choosing a size then use our heating calculator or call us on 01473 276686 and one of our technical team will be happy to help you.

Savings and energy efficiency

Electric currently costs more than gas. However, as you can control electric more precisely with the use of thermostats and timers, in the long run, electric can work out to be the cheaper option over gas central heating. Evolving technology such as smart heating will make this type of heating more cost effective to run as the technology will start to understand your house needs and react instantly to ensure even less heat wastage to give you peace of mind.

Choosing the best size for your home

All our products show you what size room it heats up to in m2. If you are still unsure, you can you our room calculator which will provide you with all the details you need based on the size of your room, which area of the country you live in and which direction your property faces.

Simply enter a few details based on the above and the calculator will provide you with a wattage enabling you to choose your items based on the wattage needed for a room.

Difference between oil-filled, gel-filled and dry

This depends on the size, purpose and usage of the room in which it is being installed in.

A dry ceramic core and dry aluminium core radiator will heat up quickly and efficiently, ensuring no heat energy is wasted when you do not need it.

An oil-filled radiator will take a bit longer to heat your room but will heat your room for longer. Oil-filled is seen to be safer than dry, as air flow to dry radiators can be affected by dust - therefore they can overheat and can be hot to the touch for children and animals. Low surface temperature dry electric radiators are available and although not widely available, they’re a great option for those who prefer the dry over oil filled.

A gel-filled radiator is quite like an oil filled radiator although it uses a thermodynamic gel rather than oil for greater efficiency.

Benefits

  • Ability to control each heater in your house separately
  • Highly accurate thermostats
  • 100% efficient meaning all electricity used is turned into heat
  • No heat loss from plumbing such as pipes and boilers
  • No maintenance is required
  • Low cost installation

Are they expensive to use?

As with other types of heating, they can be expensive if not used properly. The great thing about modern versions is that they have timers and thermostats, as well as the newer smart versions, which allows you to control your heating so that you only use it when you need it. For this reason, even though electric currently costs more than gas, electric heating can be just as cost effective, if not better than other heating methods.

What size do I need?

This mainly depends on the size of your room as that will dictate how much power is needed from a heater to keep the room warm. There are a few other factors to consider when working out what size heater you need such as the insulation in your home, whether you have north facing walls and which part of the country you live in. However, to make this easy, you can use our room calculator. Alternatively, all of our products shows a "heats up to" figure which shows which size room that particular product will heat up to. If you are still unsure, call us on 01473 276686 and we'll be happy to help you.

What's the difference between electric heaters and electric radiators?

The main difference between heaters and electric radiators is that radiators heat through radiation, very similar to how an open fire would heat your home whereas heaters produce heat through convection methods which usually entails using hot elements to create and send hot air around the room.

If you aren’t sure which product would be suitable for your household or commercial property, our expert team will be happy to provide you with more information and offer guidance to ensure you get the most effective and efficient heating for your needs.

Call us now on 01473 276686.

If you are looking for more traditional radiators, we also stock a range of central heating radiators.

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Frequently asked questions

Most of our products comes with a fixing kit, which includes the brackets, plugs and screws. The majority of our products also come with an installation guide as well as a fixing template which allows you to measure exactly where screws and fixings need to be placed.

The application process is very simple however we do advise you have the product installed by an authorized professional installer if you are not comfortable with installing the product yourself.

Choosing the correct size radiator is crucial to the overall comfort and efficiency of your heating solution. Each of our product descriptions displays a measurement in m2 which represent the model’s recommended room floor area it can provide for.

To find out the size and wattage you require, first measure the space you intend to warm. You can do this be multiplying the length in meters with the width. Once you have this number you can enter it into our room calculator. The program will also ask you for some more information about your room including your location, orientation and insulation.

The room calculator will allocate you an appropriate minimal wattage which you can measure against the products in our collection, giving you a selection of products which are suitable for your needs.

Quite simply - oil filled, gel filled and dry electric radiators are all electrically efficient, but may be more appropriate for your installation depending on your specific requirements and the size of the room that needs heating.

Dry heaters are designed to heat up both quickly and efficiently whilst you are in the room, ensuring that no heat energy is wasted when you do not require it. An Oil or Gel filled heater on the other hand will take longer to heat up and release heat into a room, but will heat your room for longer even after being turned off as that retained heat is dispersed slower.

Oil filled radiators are also deemed to be safer than a dry electric radiator as air flow to dry radiators can be affected by dust - therefore they can overheat and can be hot to the touch for children and pets in comparison to an oil filled radiator. There are specific low surface temperature electric radiators available for dry technology, although these are not widely available – they are a fantastic option for those who prefer the dry technology electric radiator.

Gel filled radiator is very similar to the oil filled radiator, but uses a thermodynamic gel compound as an alternative to oil for heat diffusion around the internals of the radiators metal construction.

Please see our Which Electric Radiator should I choose? Gel filled? Oil filled? or Dry? article for further information.

Product reviews

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John Pickering, Portchester Hants
29 July 2021 10:53

Rointe KRI0330RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 330W, 3 Elements

good customer service and damaged one replaced immediately without fuss

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Rointe KRI0990RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 990W, 9 Elements

bought 3 heaters, one damaged and replaced straight away. But heaters are excellent and very stylish now installed.

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heaters sent very quickly with free delivery. One was damaged which was a factory defect ( not heater shops fault) They responded very quickly and sent a replacement within 3 days and picked up defective one. Good honest customer service which shows they are a good reliable company to deal with.

Excellent

Julie Thompson
26 July 2021 22:08

Haverland RC10TT - Electric Radiator, 1250W

No instruction manual in box. Got to ask a friend to print it off. Heater looks good & the template was so useful to fix heater to the wall. Not used it yet so hopefully it would be effective & cheap to run.

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Great website. Free delivery. Arrived when stated. Just a pity there isn’t a paper version of the heaters instructions in the box. Got to get someone to print them off for me!

Thank you for completing a review. It is great to hear you liked our website and delivery.

I can only apologise about the digital instructions. Please do not hesitate to contact us, as this would be something our customer service team could help with.

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Trusted Customer
26 July 2021 08:08

Haverland RC4TT - Electric Radiator, 500W

Ease of installation programming a bit difficult

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Swift delivery after purchase online. Helpful customer service.

Thank you for submitting this review. We are glad to hear you are happy with the delivery and customer service.

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Alex Cairns-lawrence, Birmingham
24 July 2021 14:15

Dimplex Q-Rad QRAD100E - Electric Radiator, 1000W

repeat repeat repeat repeat

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Dimplex Q-Rad QRAD150E - Electric Radiator, 1500W

same as before seems very good

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Dimplex Q-Rad QRAD200E - Electric Radiator, 2000W

Neat and attractive - not able to check their effectiveness during a heatwave.

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Excellent advice, good prices though limited choice. The Tech guy was helpful, informative and pleasant. delivery on time and also pleasant and helpful.

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are glad our technical team we able to inform you on the products.

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Trusted Customer
23 July 2021 21:18

Rointe KRI0550RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 550W, 5 Elements

The hole experience from ordering to reserving the heater well done

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Brilliant experience from start to finish well done

We can’t thank you enough for the kind words about our services. Your review means a lot to us.

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Yvonne Blaken
23 July 2021 16:32

Rointe KRI1430RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 1430W, 13 Elements

Good solid product value for money

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Rointe KRI1600RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 1600W, 15 Elements

Good solid product value for money

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Very efficient I would buy form them again

Thank you for your positive feedback. We appreciate your business with us.

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Linda Hobbs
23 July 2021 15:18

Rointe KRI0550RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 550W, 5 Elements

1 x large rad. 1 x small rad. Both looking good and modern on the wall. Would certainly buy more if needed.

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Rointe KRI1210RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 1210W, 11 Elements

Clean ,sleek and so much better than the storage radiators that were taken out.

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Excellent service, excellent product, easy to fit, and quick response. Would certainly recommend to friends and family.

Thanks for your kind words about our products and services. We’re very grateful for customers like you and hope you stick with us for years to come.

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Alan Spiers
23 July 2021 13:18

Rointe KRI0770RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 770W, 7 Elements

See previous. I don't have time to keep saying the same things.

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Rointe KRI0990RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 990W, 9 Elements

See previous. They are very good.

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Rointe KRI1210RAD3 - Kyros - Electric Radiator, 1210W, 11 Elements

We had four units last year this so these complete the whole house. Have been very happy with the first four, so purchased these three.

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I called and placed the order in the morning and picked up the unit's in the afternoon. They were ready for me when I arrived. Could not have been easier.

Excellent

M Collins
23 July 2021 10:26

Elnur RF14E-PLUS - Inertia Electric Radiator, 2000W

Neat tidy and hopefully efficient when the weather cools

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Delivery prompt on time and unloaded perfectly

Thanks for sharing your feedback. We are glad to hear you are happy with the services and products you have received.

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Maryann, Fakenham, Norfolk
23 July 2021 09:45

Electrorad Vanguard VA750 Electric Radiator

Heaters look great. Just waiting for the colder weather to enjoy them. Manual operation simple. Might need to sit down with a coffee to take in all the programming details!

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One phone call answered all queries very professionally. Delivery was swift and on time. Heaters are very attractive and easy to hang.

Thank you for the positive review. We are glad to hear our customer service team was able to answer all of your questions and queries.
It is also great to hear you are happy with the new heaters.

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