Types of Radiator Explained: Keep Your House Cosy in Style

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Choosing a radiator is not as simple as it might sound — there are various types of radiator on offer, each offering something a little different.

Despite the ever-increasing popularity of underfloor heating as a method of heating a house, radiators continue to be the heating source of choice for many, being easy to install, available in a number of different styles and suitable for all budgets.

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.