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How To Incorporate A Coloured Radiator Into Your Home

By John Lawless @BestHeatingUK
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Last month we shared some tips and tricks for how to create fun and playful children’s spaces within your home which incorporated BestHeating’s new Milano Aruba yellow coloured radiator.

However, the use of color is not just limited to children’s spaces. You can incorporate color into any interior design scheme and that includes any of your home’s radiators!  Here are some ways in which you can do the same.

How To Incorporate A Coloured Radiator Into Your Home

Blend your radiator into your chosen color scheme

More and more people are using color in their homes and we’re big fans of going bold with color on your walls, whether that’s a big block of color or a patterned wallpaper.  But what do you then do about the radiators?  Do you leave them the standard white?  Or do you incorporate the radiator into your scheme?

We think that replicating the key colours with the radiators can make the scheme look well thought through and considered.  It also provides a feel of minimialism and classiness.

Here are two quite different examples of this approach. One where the radiator has been matched to the wall color and the other where the core colours from the wallpaper have been pulled out in the radiators.

sage green radiator in a green living roomlight gray radiator on a gray wall

Mixing old and new without them jarring

Something we often hear from clients is that they struggle to blend old and new.  Sometimes that’s struggling to put more modern pieces into a period property and other times it’s bringing some character into a more modern home. Either way, your radiators can help bridge the gap between old and new.

If you live in a period property but don’t want to go too ornate on the radiators then opting for a more modern style in a period color like gold, bronze or copper would work really well.

Similarly, if you live in a modern home but want to add character then incorporating a coloured radiator will help add interest and a hint of heritage into your scheme.

Gold column radiator in a dark hallwayImage: Fresh Start LivingCopper column radiator on a blue wall

Inject a pop of color

Sometimes more is more when it comes to color. So, even if you have a lot of color in your scheme already why not inject some more in with your radiators? It can create a real wow factor in your home and be a real talking point when people come to visit. Why not give it a go?!

You can either do that using vibrant colours like yellow, orange or pink. Or you could opt for a different coloured metallic like copper or gold. They don’t have to match the other metals in your scheme. In fact having copper and chrome or gold and chrome is no longer an interior design crime, so you can mix and match your metals rather than have to match these days.

Pink radiator in a pink living roomGold radiator on a blue walllFresh start living orange radiatorImage: Fresh Start Living

BestHeating have a great range of coloured radiators in various styles, sizes and most importantly colours. So, if you’re thinking of using color in your next home interior design project then think about how your radiator can help elevate that design.

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If you are thinking about renovating your home or commercial space and need some help or interior design inspiration, do get in touch with us here.  And don’t forget to follow us via Instagram, Facebook and our upcoming blogs.

Fresh Start Living is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire and covers the surrounding areas as well as offering a remote interior design service.

Beth and Jon Miller from Fresh Start Living

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