The most expensive radiators allow the buyer to help complete the finished product. A company like Aeon for example, produce a stunning mirror finish that can have your own design or picture superimposed on the glass.
It’s pretty impressive, and when fitting a home with a new central heating system there’s no reason why every room cannot have unique radiators.
So good are modern designer radiators that they should be thought of as part of any property refurbishment.
It can be extremely satisfying managing a complete property makeover. The shabbier the property the greater the finished product will look. And it’s always best to do the lot.
If the ceiling in a room looks like it needs a lick of new emulsion paint then it’s pretty inevitable that when it’s done the walls will look drab.
When the walls are then painted the old carpet will look shabby. And then putting back the old furniture will simply not be good enough.
So cost the whole room to include new ceiling and wall covering along with new furniture. And whilst you’re at it, doesn’t that old radiator look out of place?
It certainly will if look disappointing when you take some time to look online at all the thousands of beautiful radiators available these days.
Don’t forget to include a new boiler as the newer they are the more efficient they become. Aeon radiators have some examples that are almost works of art. As such, they should be mounted on walls with pipework hidden from view.
Early central heating systems were usually fitted with pipes running along the top of skirting boards. This is always a deadly trap for dust and dirt and difficult to clean.
It’s far better to chase the pipes into the walls wherever possible or make sure they are below the floorboards.
Radiator shapes are also available to fit any kind of space such as thin vertical ones for narrow alcoves and short horizontal models for beneath low windows.