Everyone likes watching TV, it’s how we relax after a long day at work, where we catch up on the news from around the world, and above all else… where you can watch other people watching the same shows you just watched.  Amazing.  However, what isn’t as amazing is when your TV starts overheating because of that radiator you’ve got underneath. Electrical items and heat are not usually a great mix, especially when the electrical product in question is as sensitive as a modern flat screen TV.  TVs don’t typically have internal cooling systems in place, so keeping them at...

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We have been receiving emails on a near daily basis since we launched the Radfan from our customers asking about ways they can save money on their energy bills, we reply to everyone with a few of our favourite suggestions and point them to some useful websites. We started to realise though that there was no "One Stop" for simple energy advice. So, in our typical manner we set out to create that one stop resource and the result, we are proud to announce is our new eBook called "Watt? Home Energy Explained". Our aim with this book is to...

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We’ve taken a look at the current state of online radiator calculators and have to say that although they do their job they could be much better. So, we took it upon ourselves here at Radfan to make our own radiator calculator with a couple of additional features that set it apart from the rest and make it a lot more useable. Check it out here Radiator Calculator Features The calculator supports both metric and imperial units with automatic conversion between the two Simple, large buttons for setting room specifications Ability to name and save rooms to a list for...

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  Simon Barker

  calculator, house and home, radiators, tips, warmth

My wife and I have just returned from our first camping trip with our 3 month old baby Benjamin, so I thought I’d share our experience and top tips for making the most of camping in the outdoors with a baby. We took the ferry from Newcastle to Amsterdam and then traveled about 3 hours across Holland to an excellent campsite called Camping De Roos near Ommen. This meant that our total driving time was about 3 and a half hours, and for a baby that doesn’t like his car seat, this was about as far as we wanted to...

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  Roland Glancy

  lifestyle, tips

Drawing smiley faces on a window covered in condensation is probably a good few peoples earliest memory. Those of us who still like to indulge their inner child might well still draw the odd face on the shower screen or on the car window when the mood takes us. I’m guiltily as charged on that one, I’m not ashamed to say. Condensation, as much as it is a great tool of childhood amusement, can actually cause a huge number of problems in a home and is something that, if left to build up day after day, month after month, can...

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  Simon Barker

  house and home, tips, warmth, windows