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Sidato Designer Radiators - Riding the heat-wave!

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Home heating has come along way in the past few years, and it is fair to say that the designer radiator options of 5 years back have now become the norm for those looking to enhance their homes. What started with a few chic takes on towel radiators for the bathroom soon led to the manufacturers exploring contemporary designs to suit all settings. Not only have the radiators become a lot more appealing to look at, it seems they are becoming hotter too due to advanced heating methods. Sidato are a manufacturer we first came across in 2012, with the...

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Designer Radiators - How a bleak economy can lead to fancier homes

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The word 'recession' has been an ever present in the media for near on the past decade, and by enlarge there do not seem to be many positives to derive from it. Low confidence, consumer spending falling, increased unemployment, but is there a flip side? The answer to the above is of course, yes. The Designer Radiator Market focus The whole 'designer radiator' industry noticed an initial drop in sales when the tabloids were in full throttle with the 'doom and gloom' stories (and it's safe to say they weren't alone); but as all good businesses do when sales drop,...

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How to Guide - Electrifying a Designer Radiator or Heated Towel Rail

Posted by Phil Scott on

At Vida we'll always try and go that extra mile for our customers. The home development and furnishing industry to the end customer can often be a daunting place. Many of our customers will start their communications with "This is probably a stupid question", but the reality is that, it takes us a minute or so to answer a question. It takes an awful lot longer to rectify a mistake made because the customer felt embarrassed to ask. Selecting a Designer Radiator (or any heat source for that matter) is much more involved than simply picking the most attractive option...

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Endless Summer - Return of the Designer Rads...finally

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It's not often in the UK we get the luxury of being able to boast warm weather, and certainly not for a prolonged period. Usually, as soon as the light nights disappear, this almost always coincides with the appearance of scarves round necks and warm winter coats being pulled from the depths of that cupboard under the stairs. It is almost a given, that come Halloween and Bonfire night we will be stood in rain at some point with the kids making the ultimate compromise of staying out that extra half hour to get completely drenched, for the sake of...

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Designer Radiators | What's new in 2013?

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We've just about had the last of the new portfolios for our key suppliers of designer radiators, so what do the new ranges tell us about the suppliers goals and direction for the year ahead? Reina Designs, who initially produced a glorious range of Chrome products, seems to have had a focus for the past few years on generous heat output, offering us products such Neva, Rione, Sena and Bonera. These options, made from steel and exceptionally finished in a range of colours, were produced with large surface areas in mind, usually dictated by the width of the panels exhibited...

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