Traditional Towel Rails

A dual fuel traditional towel radiator is a simple way to provide additional heat to your bathroom. These stylish and useful heated towel rails are available in various designs, colours and sizes, making them an excellent choice for any bathroom. Their aesthetic appeal is unmatched, and they also use less...

A dual fuel traditional towel radiator is a simple way to provide additional heat to your bathroom. These stylish and useful heated towel rails are available in various designs, colours and sizes, making them an excellent choice for any bathroom. Their aesthetic appeal is unmatched, and they also use less water than conventional radiators, making them an ecological and cost-effective option. They come in various shapes and designs, and you can choose from an array of styles to match your bathroom's overall design scheme.

Chrome is the most common colour that makes traditional chrome towel rail easy to match with all kinds of decor. This traditional bathroom radiator provides spectacular contrast with tiles. However, a gold finish can bring an added extra touch.

Consider your bathroom's style when choosing the perfect colour for a traditional heated towel rail.

What makes a good towel radiator?

When choosing a towel radiator, the first thing you should consider is its size. Depending on the thickness of your towels, a Victorian towel radiator in a larger size might be better. If you're not sure which type to choose, check out some of the most popular models. Lastly, you should look into the type of heating system. Ultimately, a towel heater should be a necessity for your home.

A traditional bathroom radiator takes up less wall space than a conventional radiator. Make sure to measure your bathroom before buying and factor in the extra width when fitting the valves. A traditional towel rail can come in different shapes; some have a gloss white column, while others are curved to allow more space for towel hanging. Some can come with an extra rail for towel hanging.

So, go ahead and buy one! You'll be glad you did. A traditional towel rail radiator is a timeless investment.

Important Guideline: For heated towel rail radiators, valves are needed, they are sold separately, please visit our Towel Radiator Valves collection page.

You can also visit our blog: 4 Best Bathroom Radiators And Heated Towel Rail Options For Your Stylish Home” 

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Traditional towel radiators bring a classic elegance to any bathroom, combining functionality with timeless style. The selection is characterised by their detailing, which often includes decorative and ornate brackets and intricate styles. These elements evoke a sense of luxury and craftsmanship, reminiscent of a bygone era.

The rails are typically made from high-quality materials such as brass or stainless steel, ensuring durability and longevity. Available in a stunning assortment of gold and chrome, the traditional bathroom radiators enhance durability with brushed and polished finishes that increase the durability of the base metal. These products are tested for extensive daily usage, withstanding the constant exposure to moisture and vapour in the bathrooms.

Despite their traditional styling, the Victorian style towel rail radiator can complement a range of bathroom decor styles, including Victorian, Edwardian, and Georgian. The structures not only provide a stylish way to hang towels but also help to keep them warm and dry, adding a level of comfort and convenience to your bathroom, standing out with the overhanging rail design.

Explore more about the diversity of our Victorian bathroom radiators towel rails selection: THE BEAUTY OF TRADITIONAL RADIATORS: TIMELESS WARMTH FOR YOUR HOME

Colour and Sizing Options

The design statement of traditional heated towel rails for bathrooms is defined by the ladder structure or the column radiator design. The gold selection adds a touch of opulence and elegance, creating a focal point that enhances the overall décor with a warm tone. On the other hand, chrome features a sleek and modern design, with a reflective surface that brightens a room, making it appear larger and more inviting.

Column Design with Overhang Rails: Column Victorian towel radiators are a classic and versatile heating solution that can add a touch of elegance to any room. Their traditional design features vertical columns that not only look stylish but also provide efficient heat distribution. It stands out with the overhanging rails that vary in number from product to product, with heat that is regulated by the column design. The vertical columns provide a large surface area for heat emission, ensuring that the room is heated evenly and efficiently. Available sizes: 1500x578mm, 1130x553mm, 963x673mm

Ladder Structure: The ladder Victorian style dual fuel towel rail is a popular choice featuring a ladder-like design with horizontal bars that provide a convenient place to hang towels, while also serving as an efficient heating source. Available sizes: 1193x600mm, 720x600mm,

We also offer: Gold Towel Radiators| Black Towel Radiators| Chrome Towel Radiators

Advanced Features with Dual Fuel Property

Dual fuel traditional Victorian towel radiators offer the flexibility of using both central heating and electric heating elements, providing efficient heating solutions for various situations. This property allows users to use the radiator with the central heating system during the colder months and switch to the electric heating element during the warmer months or when the central heating is turned off.

The heating element in a dual fuel traditional brass towel radiator is typically located at the bottom or side of the radiator and is connected to an electric power source. This placement ensures that the heat is evenly distributed throughout the radiator, maximising its efficiency. When activated, the heating element warms up, providing heat independently of the central heating system.

To use the electric heating element in a dual fuel radiator, users simply need to switch the traditional towel rail radiator to electric mode using a dual fuel valve or switch. This allows users to control the radiator independently of the central heating system, providing a convenient and efficient heating solution. 

Explore additional pairings for your chrome and gold traditional radiator: Radiator Heating Element 400W, With T- Piece | Radiator Heating Element 200W, With T- Piece | Radiator Heating Element 600W, With T- Piece| 200W Digital Thermostatic Element With 3 Settings | 200W Digital Thermostatic Element With 3 Settings

Radiator Valves

Radiator valves for traditional towel rails are essential components of a heating system, responsible for controlling the flow of hot water into the radiator. There are several types of radiator valves available, including thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs), manual radiator valves, and lockshield valves. TRVs are the most common type of valve for traditional electric towel rail.

Manual traditional towel radiator valves require manual adjustment to control the flow of hot water, while lockshield valves are used to balance the heating system by regulating the flow of water through the radiator, preventing overheating and related malfunctions.

The valve for the gold and chrome traditional towel rail selection stands out with the handles, offered in cross or wooden designs to complement the vintage element of the radiators. These are controlled manually and can connect heating pipes at a 90 degree angle with 15mm compression fittings.

Explore options valve options for a Victorian towel radiator by visiting our products: Traditional Angle Radiator Valve - Antique Brass | Traditional Angle Radiator Valve - Chrome | Angled Radiator Valves With Wooden Handles - Chrome Finish

See the complete assortment: Towel Radiator Valves


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