Do radiator reflectors work and could they save you money?

woman sitting next to a column radiator in window
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Do radiator reflectors work? Rising energy prices and the high cost of living right now have us all looking for energy saving tips and ways to slash our household bills without sacrificing comfort — so could a radiator reflector be one method to add to the list?

Anything that makes our homes warmer without the need to crank up the thermostat is most welcome for anyone at the moment, particularly as the nights begin to draw in.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.