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To Hardwire or Not, The Electric Radiator Dilemma

To Hardwire or Not, The Electric Radiator Dilemma

Last updated Feb. 29, 2024 

Is Hardwiring Your Radiator Necessary?

If you're unsure whether your radiator needs hardwiring or not, you're not alone! Let's break it down to make it easier for you.

1. Consult the Manual

The first step is to consult your radiator's manual. It will provide crucial information about whether hardwiring is necessary or if you can opt for a DIY approach. If hardwiring is unfamiliar to you, check out our blog on electrical hardwiring.

2. DIY for Single Radiator

If you're only installing one radiator and you're feeling confident in your DIY skills, you might be able to tackle it yourself. Many radiator packages come with clear, easy-to-follow instructions to guide you through the process. For further guidance check out our blog on whether you can install your own radiator without an electrician.

3. Professional Help for Multiple Radiators or Bathrooms

However, if you're considering installing multiple radiators or adding one to your bathroom, it's time to call in the pros. Overloading your circuits can lead to complications, so it's best to enlist the help of a qualified electrician.

DIY Package Assistance

For those brave souls taking the DIY route for a single radiator, fear not! Most packages include all the necessary components and even a template to simplify installation.

Follow the Simple Steps

Just follow the straightforward steps provided in the manual, and you'll soon be enjoying a cozy, warm space.

Professional Assurance

But if you're dealing with multiple radiators or bathrooms, it's electrician time. They'll ensure everything is done safely and correctly, providing you with peace of mind and a snug home.




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