Tips When Buying Towel Warmers


Asking yourself questions like which model will fit my budget either designer or economical model, what’s the difference between hydronic and electric models, the benefits of going with plug-in or hardwired installation, should you go for sleek lines or more eccentric, artistic design or a simple one is enough, what type of finish will complement existing decoration and so forth is important before you finalize which towel warmer to buy.

Market of today has created broad range of prices. Whether seeking for a moderately priced unit or an absolute design sophistication, these warmers will fit for almost any budget. On the other hand, you should know that warmers vary in its price which depends on size, installation type and style. As what mentioned earlier, there are several ways on how you can install a warmer and potential budget considerations for such units may require a professional installation.

There are many manufacturers that offer budget friendly line of warmers which can be purchased for a modest price of 300 dollars but if you want to go better than that, there are first-class and more impressive units that come in designer finishes that might exceed 4000 dollars or even more. So the first step to be considered when buying a towel warmer is to consider your budget.

The hydronic and electric models are the two major types of warmers and these said units are very efficient. The electric towel warmers normally have low energy consumption rates and most consume the same power as standard light bulbs. The electric models for  warmrails towel warmer and drying rack have one of two kinds of low wattage elements and some make use of dry element while others are using an element in order to heat mineral oil in the unit.

Electrical spa hot towel warmer can be bought either plug-in or hardwired. Latter units must be integrated into the electrical system of the building while the plug-in models simply need to be plugged in like other appliances you have.

For the hydronic models, it is only using your hot water plumbing to produce heat by running hot water through the warmer. This can be carried out in two ways, one is by connecting to a specific hydronic heating system or to a hot water system of your home. Most of the time, hydronic towel warmers can’t just be the most energy efficient method but can be the hardest to install if not included throughout the construction of the house or complete remodeling project.

But towel warmers of today are incorporating various safety features such as automatic shut off and thermostats capabilities, which make it safer to use.


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