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Pros and Cons of the Different Types of Radiators Each type of radiator has its own pros and cons. Here are a few to be considered when choosing the best radiator for your home: Cast Iron Radiators Beautiful in Art Deco, Regency, Victorian and Edwardian type houses. Cast iron radiator is the most efficient conductor of heat. Pros: 

Excellent conductors of heat

Work best in large spaces, especially in those with high ceilings

Can be custom-built to exact size specifications, specifically heat output requirements, design for each room space, and colors

Cons: 

Expensive, not for the economically-minded Stainless Steel Radiators.

Stainless steel radiators bring an artistic modern flair to a home. These types of radiators are hand-crafted, giving the buyer a product with superior craftsmanship. Pros: 

Tolerant of extreme temperatures

Easily customized in terms of size

Responds well to frequent cleaning

Cons: 

Expensive, not for the economically-minded


Steel Radiators Steel Radiators are popular because there are many different models and sizes available. They are very well-priced, in comparison to other types of rads as well. Pros: 

Variety of sizes

Easy to maintain

Economically priced

Cons: 

Only available in white Fan Convectors

Fan convectors provide the optimum heating solutions for particular spaces and scenarios. They are known for their good amount of heat output in a more compact format. Pros: 

Able to switch on and off, will provide an instantaneous heat source.

Direction of heat is controlled and equally distributed.

By design, a low surface temperature appliance eliminates the risk of injury due to hot surfaces.

Easy to run and install.

Cons: 

The movement of the fan may not be to everybody’s liking

Dust can be found in the filter and motor

Uses electricity to run the fan motor


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Pros and Cons of the Different Types of Radiators  

Choosing a radiator often seems to be a daunting and complicated task. With endless choices available in the marketplace and knowing full we...

Pros and Cons of the Different Types of Radiators  

Choosing a radiator often seems to be a daunting and complicated task. With endless choices available in the marketplace and knowing full we...

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