Rest Easy with Radiators Warming Your Home

If you’re from the generation that received your iPhones before leaving the maternity ward, radiators may not be your first thought when it comes to heating options for your home. Google the subject and you’re likely to see a few references to “old-fashioned heating.” (Google’s actually being nice — radiator heating has been used since the 1800s!) But what can we say about heating equipment that can outlast several presidents? Radiators provide high quality heating to homes that may not have other options.

Why Radiators in the Greater Milwaukee Area?

While it’s pretty unlikely to see a radiator installed in a new home, we understand that not all homes are new and many still depend on the dry warmth of radiators to heat their homes. Rather than go to the expense of retrofitting your older home for a more modern heating option, trust the Milwaukee area’s resident experts in radiator heating.

Three big pluses to having a radiator system in the house:

  • Radiators require less maintenance and tinkering than other suggested heating methods.
  • The units are safe and won’t leak contaminates or carbon monoxide into your home.
  • Visit an old home from years back and you might be seeing the home’s original radiator heat. Radiators are notoriously long-lasting.

There are two types of radiator - steam and electric. Both are structured the same way, but they draw from two different forms of heat. As it may sound, steam radiators use boiling water to create steam and then heat. Electric radiators run on a metal reservoir of oil that does not need to be replaced.

Free-standing units are also available to install, if you need to supplement the heating system in your home without spending a ton of money.

If you have a radiator that could use a tune-up or safety review, please call Burkhardt Heating & Cooling to speak with someone knowledgeable today.

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