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Living Room Radiators: A Selection of the Very Best

 

With so many stylish designer radiators on the market these days, home heating options really don't need to be bulky or boring. In this day and age, designer radiators for living rooms are about so much more than just heat and warmth.

Your living room is where you relax, spend time with your family and entertain guests, so you'll want it to look good. That’s why the perfect designer radiator should complement your stylish interior design scheme and act as the focal point of your room, too.

When it comes to choosing a living room radiator, there are a lot of different things to consider. Of course, there's the fun part of looking at different colours and styles, but you should also take some time to ensure that your living room radiator provides the best heat output too. It's all well and good having a modern designer radiator, but if it doesn't do its job properly, it's nothing but a pile of metal hanging from your wall.

So, with that in mind, here are some things you should consider when choosing designer radiators for living rooms, swiftly followed by some of our favourite living radiators on the market today.

 

Living Room Heat Outputs

First things first, how much heat do you need? Having a radiator that doesn't produce enough heat is completely pointless. But, at the same time, having a radiator that produces too much will suck the life out of your bank account: we’re sure that no one wants to deal with that.

To work out exactly how much heat you need, simply enter some details about your living room into our handy BTU calculator, and you'll be ready to start shopping designer living room radiators.

 

Size and Space

You should also consider how much space you have and whether you'll be better choosing between horizontal or vertical radiators, and single or multi-panelled.

Most of our designer living room radiators come with various panel options meaning you never need to sacrifice style for functionality. A multi-panelled radiator creates a high heat output in a smaller wall space but also requires a little more depth. In a narrow room, it's smarter to choose a single panel radiator since you'll be looking to save on depth. In a larger room with limited wall space, a double panel radiator might be the better choice.

For everything you need to know about finding the perfect living room radiator, check out our comprehensive radiator buying guide.

Now that you've had a chance to think about which type of designer living room radiators might suit you, here's a look at our six favourites! All of our lounge radiators come with a 5-year guarantee giving you the ultimate peace of mind.

 

Our Top 6 Living Room Radiators

Reina Flat Panel Horizontal Designer Radiator - White

 

If you're going for a minimalist look then there's no fresher colour than white. The modern simplicity of the Reina Flat Panel Radiator will complement most interior design schemes and can even create the illusion of more space since it reflects light across the room. The vertical panels and clean lines of this horizontal radiator add to its crisp and stylish look.

This contemporary radiator doesn't just look great: it does what it's supposed to do. Combining great design with killer functionality, this small designer radiator is compact enough to fit in tight spaces and keep the room warm and toasty.

Key Features:

  • Heat Output (BTU 50ºC) - 1507 or 2714
  • Heat Output (BTU 60ºC) - 1905 or 3430
  • Heat Output (Watts) - 442 or 796
  • Available in H600 x W588mm - Single or Double Panel
  • Fuel Source Option - Central Heating, Electric, Dual Fuel
  • Material - Steel
  • 5 year guarantee

 

Brenton Horizontal Designer Column Style Radiator

 

This Brenton living room radiator has a traditional design that looks anything but dowdy or old fashioned. Standing at 500 x 1010mm, this large radiator produces a high BTU output of 6163, making it a great choice for large living rooms. It's available in 2, 3 and 4 column configurations too, offering a huge range of heat outputs to suit your needs.

It's crafted from high-quality steel, which means you can be sure that you won't have any issues with rust or corrosion anytime soon. 

Key Features:

  • Dimensions - H500 x W1010mm
  • Heat Output (BTU 50°C) - 2776 - 4876
  • Heat Output (BTU 60°C) - 3509 - 6163
  • Heat Output (Watts) - 814 - 1430
  • Fuel Source Option - Central Heating, Dual Fuel or Electric

 

Reina Flat Panel Vertical Design Radiator

 

Contemporary vertical radiators aren't just trendy and modern, they can bring maximum heat output to a room with limited wall space too.

The Reina Flat Panel Vertical Designer Radiator is the perfect example of a radiator that’s cosy and looks great. The clean and modern look of this trendy radiator is a real eye-catcher that can act as a statement piece in a minimalist living room. Plus, its generous size of 1800 x 514mm means that it can give off enough heat to keep a large room warm.

Key Features:

  • Heat Output (BTU 50ºC) - 4275 or 7696
  • Heat Output (BTU 60ºC) - 5404 or 9728
  • Heat Output (Watts) - 1254 or 2257
  • Available in H1800 x W514mm - Single or Double Panel
  • Fuel Source Option - Central Heating

 

Brenton Oval Single Panel Horizontal Radiator

 

Horizontal radiators are a smart choice for living rooms with generous wall space. Since heat rises, none of the warmth produced from a horizontal radiator escapes through the roof.  However, these days, modern vertical radiators seem to get all the attention from style seekers and interior design fanatics.

Luckily, the Brenton Oval Single Panel Radiator brings a touch of style to what's often considered an old-fashioned radiator choice. The minimalist anthracite design wouldn't look out of place in the chicest of homes and its maximum heat output of 5198 BTU can help large living rooms to stay warm, too.

If you're looking for designer radiator ideas that combine style and functionality, this option should be on your list.

Key Features:

  • Heat Output (BTU 50ºC) - 4112
  • Heat Output (BTU 60ºC) - 5198
  • Heat Output (Watts) - 1205
  • Dimensions - H635mm x W1200mm
  • Fuel Source Option - Central Heating
  • Material - Steel
  • Complies to EN 442 Quality Standards

 

Brenton Style Oval Tube Designer Radiator

 

A vertical radiator with a difference, this lounge radiator stands out with its oval tube design: a stark difference to the flat panel radiators that have been in vogue for a while.

The tall thin radiator produces a high heat output with a BTU of between 2237 and 2828 but is slim enough to fit in a room with tight wall space. Its shiny chrome finish can add a futuristic look to a muted design scheme while still being striking enough to stand out in the trendiest of homes.

Key Features:

  • Dimensions - H1800 x W295mm
  • Heat Output (BTU 50°C) - 2237
  • Heat Output (BTU 60°C) - 2828
  • Heat Output (Watts) - 656
  • Fuel Source Option - Central Heating

 

Brenton Ruby Flat Panel Horizontal Designer Radiator - White

 

The small homes movement has been taking the world by storm recently and it can't be denied how much simplicity having a small space can bring to your life. One of the best things about having a small home is how quick and easy it is to heat. There's no need to spend a fortune on a huge radiator and astronomical heating bills when there are so many fashionable and effective radiators for small spaces on the market.

This small designer radiator has a clean and modern design that will fit seamlessly into your living room. Its crisp white colour is the ultimate in minimalist design and will blend beautifully with any colour scheme.

Key Features:

  • Heat Output (BTU 50ºC) - 2758
  • Heat Output (Watts) - 808
  • Material - Steel
  • Complies to EN 442 Quality Standards

 

Final Lounge Heating Thoughts

Finding the perfect designer radiator for your living room doesn't need to be difficult. With so many choices available, it's easy to find gorgeous designer radiators to fit spaces both large and small. We stock a huge variety of radiators and are sure to have your dream living room radiator, too. Have a look at our selection of radiators for your living room today and find your ultimate match in home heating heaven!

In summary, living room radiators don't need to be boring and old-fashioned: they should look great and provide the perfect amount of heat, too. These are our six favourite designer radiators for living rooms that will fit a variety of different styles, colour schemes and budgets. We're sure you'll find your dream lounge radiator in here.

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