Classic Luxury: Heated Towel Rails
Aah, heated towel rails. One of the ultimate small luxuries when it comes to home bathrooms. And while this bathroom accessory is quite popular, there are still some common misconceptions and frequently asked questions about this little gadget.
To help customers fully understand the advantages of this product, here Bathroom Butler, a supplier of top-of-the-line bathroom accessories, including heated towel rails, answers some of the most asked questions about heated towel rails.
What is the main purpose of a heated towel rail?
While heated towel rails do a good job of warming towels, the main purpose is to dry towels.
Can you adjust a heated towel rail’s temperature?
Yes, you can choose the temperature setting. You can increase it or decrease it to your personal preference.
How long does it take for the heated towel rail to reach optimum working temperature?
It takes approximately 10-15 minutes for a towel rail to heat up.
Should you only use a heated towel rail in the winter?
No. You can and should use it all year round for drying all your towels, including swimming and beach towels too.
Do heated towel rails reduce the number of germs and bacteria on towels?
Yes. Heated towel rails eliminate bacteria by 90%. Very few people are aware of the number of germs and bacteria on used towels.
How much electricity does a heated towel rail draw?
An electric heated towel rail uses the same amount of electricity as a standard light bulb – 60 watts.
Should you fold your towel and hang it over the heated towel rail?
Yes. You need to create insulation under the damp towel, not allowing any heat to escape, so you should fold your towel twice, creating four layers.