In UK bathrooms, it is not uncommon to find a beautiful electric towel rail or stylish electric towel bars. Designed well, they can often become an eye-catching focal point to any modern bathroom. However, if you are considering using an electric towel rail or electric towel bars as a primary heat source, your bathroom heating may not be as efficient as it could be.
The primary purpose of an electric towel rail or electric towel bars is to dry towels. This has benefits including better hygiene. Moisture is a catalyst for the growth of mold and mildew and is more difficult to control in humid and cold conditions. An electric towel rail or electric towel bars removes moisture from the towel making it much more hygienic and takes away the horrible musty smell that damp towels give off.
If you are looking for a combination of heating efficiency and luxury, a great way to achieve it is by installing a heated electric towel rail or electric towel bars with electric underfloor heating as shown below. The electric underfloor heating creates an even spread of heat. The towels are warm and the bathroom is comfortable.
You can control your electric towel rail or electric towel bars and your electric underfloor heating with one thermostat? Using ThermoSphere's unique dual control thermostat you can do just that. It’s Eco Design Lot 20 compliant so that means it is jam packed full of practical functionality which makes heating your bathroom easier and more efficient.
What to choose? Electric towel rail or electric towel bars?
99% of the time the choice is based on design or style preference. However, when it comes to electric towel rails and electric towel bars, they tend to be best suited for flats or buildings where there is difficulty in achieving the pressure needed from the central heating system or where there is no gas supply.
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