A traditional towel rail can bring that something special to your interiors. Theses skilfully engineered heating options not only look stylish but they are also very effective at heating rooms. This means you will get towel rail that will work well and also add to the aesthetics of the room.

What Size Towel Rail Do I Need?

This will very much depend on the space you have available in your bathrooms or cloakrooms. Traditional towel rails are available in a wide selection of shapes and sizes so you should be able to find the right size for your rooms.

• Bathrooms can be tight on space. You need a clear section of wall to install a traditional towel rail.

• It is important that you measure the space you have available before you go shopping for a traditional towel rail.

• This will help to prevent you buying a towel rail that is too big or too small. If the rail is too small then it may not be able to provide you with the drying space and heat you need for bathrooms.

• You also need to think about what size traditional towel rail you really need. If there are only a few of you in the house then you may not need the additional drying space a larger rail can provide.

• If you have a large household then you may need all the towel drying space you can get and the more rail space the better.

• Balance your needs against the space you have available when choosing the right size traditional towel rail for your bathrooms and cloakrooms.

• If you want your traditional towel rail to heat rooms as well as dry towels then you can plan out the correct size for individual rooms.

• You can use BTU radiator calculators to work out what heat output will be required to heat rooms. These calculators will take into account factors such as room size, usage and heat loss factors.

• Radiators and traditional towel rails will be listed with a BTU or wattage output and you will be able to shop for the ideal option to heat your rooms.

Dealing with Faults

A traditional towel rail will have no working parts. This means there will be very little to go wrong. However the towel rail could be damage during transportation so you will need to check it very carefully once it has arrived. If you do find any faults once you have installed the traditional towel rail then you may be covered by the warrantee. This would mean you could request repairs or replacements.

• If you have a traditional towel rail that is plumbed into your central heating system then regular draining and topping are important maintenance procedures.

• Leaving untreated water in the pipes can cause corrosion inside radiators and traditional towel rails.

• The first sign of rust damage is cold spots or leaking. You need to drain some of the water off the traditional towel rail from the bleed valve.

• If the water is orange or brown then this indicates rusting has occurred and will need to be sorted out before you can use towel rail again.

Author's Bio: 

A traditional towel rail can add comfort and warmth to bathroom spaces. Installing towel rails is straightforward and there are plenty of great shapes, sizes and designs to choose from.