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  1. A

    Can anyone identify the make/model of this storage heater please?

    Hi All, after a bit of help and wondered if anyone can tell me if they know the make/model of this storage heater. Recently purchased a property and this storage heater does not work, so looking for parts to fix it or may replace. There is no manufacturers make or serial numbers I can see on the...
  2. J

    Storage heater local timer

    I have 2 storage heaters in the flat I let out (in London). They are 3.5KW As far as I am aware there has never been a separate off peak supply for these heaters. Around 5 years ago the heaters were replaced and one timer was fitted to each heater in place of the switch - the model was Timeguard...
  3. F

    UK Dimplex storage heater question.

    Can anyone point me in the direction of the reset switch on the Dimplex XL 12N series A? Thanks.
  4. D

    Storage heater not charging

    Hi all, hope someone can help or just shed some light. We recently moved into a property that uses storage heaters in the living room. Now it is getting cold we need to use them, however we discovered faults, electrician replaced a part and assured us everything was in order. Have serviced on...
  5. littlespark

    Feasibility of “reverse” storage heater?

    Ok. Just thinking out loud here. I’ve cut through from my house into the attached garage, and have the laundry machines out there and a spare freezer. Combo boiler already there. We are finding it really cold in there just now. Would it be possibly to connect up a storage heater on a timer...
  6. M

    Advice regarding storage heater

    I am refurbishing a modern flat that I have recently bought and it is all electric. All the old heating, which was a mix of convectors and a large storage heater have been scrapped. The storage heater is located in the lounge/dining area and I wish to replace it with a slightly larger unit to...
  7. K

    Storage heater Asbestos?

    Anyone know what model of simplex storage this is. I never got as far as taking the cover off yet to find a number inside. I have a suspicion it may contain asbestos. Hopefully someone on here might recognise it. Was thinking it might be a dsh or dsr model
  8. M

    how to use storage heater without activating the included convector heater?

    Dear all, I have 3 unidare storage heaters that I d like to use minimizing electrical expense and I m struggling to understand how they work. I ve called unidare phone with no success and asked 2 electricians that could not provide help, thus I thought maybe someone from here could help. the...
  9. P

    Storage heater tripping

    I went to a call regarding a dimplex storage heater not coming on during economy 7 hours. I did the basic tests and the storage heater is on an old board with cartridge fuses, and the fuse was fine and the FCU switch was also okay. I connected the heater to a 13 amp plug and every time it was...
  10. P

    Peak Supply for Storage Heater

    Hello, I am replacing my old storage heaters (single supply). I have two choices either buy replacement ones which require only off-peak or buy the more modern type which require peak and off-peak supplies. I am wondering if an electrician will be able to create the new peak supply by running a...
  11. Charlie_

    Storage Heater Recommendations?

    As part of a conversion from a town house to a kind of HMO I have been asked to quote for all electric heating + electric showers (5). Qualifies for ‘comfy heat tariff’. I have put forms in to upgrade from 1 to 3 phase. I’m looking at the Dimplex Quantum range, because it’s a brand with a good...
  12. L

    Storage Heater- ASBESTOS????

    Hi, I’ve been asked to replace some old storage heaters from a flat - they seem very old and I’m a bit worried they contain asbestos. I couldn’t find any make or model numbers on them. I’ve attached photos , it’s a long shot but if any storage rad experts out there and knows please help.
  13. robbacrap

    Advice on mystery old storage heater

    Hi everyone, we have in our rented flat a quite old storage heater. Up to now we only used it when required without using the "storage" feature, as we are unable to understand how the input/output controls work. It does definitely work when we turn the switch on, but it seem we cannot regulate...
  14. James Harrison

    Electrician Unidare Storage Heater with Under floor air flow broken

    Hi, I'm trying to help my elderly dad who has a Unidare Storgae system with underfloor air circulation. The motor appears to have stopped working. Can anyone help. I'm in Winchester, Hampshire. Many thanks in advance.
  15. happyhippydad

    Night storage heater, how easy to remove bricks?

    I need to get a night storage heater up the stairs. I was planning to get a helper but I just wondered how easy is it to take the bricks out? Is it just a few screws on the front cover or is it more time consuming? Its one of the older types if that's any help at all. I haven't got a picture...
  16. J

    creda storage heater

    have creda bathroom storeage heater last week put in a new thermal fuse it worked for 4 days then stopped checked meter cuboard and nothing tripped please help thanks jim
  17. U

    storage heater or not?

    Evening chaps usual Thursday evening dumb question coming up but I would appreciate a little help as Dr Google is not cooperating. An electric boiler (heatrae sadia amptec C900) running wet system radiators(normal rads) Would the radiators be considered to be storage heaters? may be more of a...
  18. M

    13amp socket for old storage heater

    Taking a old storage heater off the wall for my brother who would like a single socket in its place. It has it’s own circuit in the fuse board (b16 breaker) I know a little about electrics but don’t know if a standard 13amp socket will run off the breaker safely. Thanks in advance
  19. codger

    Replacing storage heater

    Good morning chaps. Needing some guidance if poss. Looking to replace an existing storage heater in a living room with a panel heater, but looking for something which will give max heat but with max efficiency too. The room is 5m x 5m x 2.5m. Thinking 2.5/3kW possibly, or equivalent. Can anyone...
  20. S

    Totally stumped. Night Storage Heater tripping out MCB, but ok on daytime circuit.

    Please help. I have a basic understanding of electirics, but 5 Electricians are stumped and I don't know where to go next. My mother in law heats her house by 4 Night Storage Heaters, all of which are wired to a Economy 7 supply/fuse board, with no RCD just MCB. The largest of the Night...
  21. E

    Why are all storage heater replacements on the top floor?

    can anyone answer me this riddle?
  22. R

    Storage Heater Recommendations

    Hi Guys, Been asked by a family friend for advice about what storage heaters to go for. They've got 4 in total in the house and have said only ones working properly so want them all changing. What are people recommending when being asked by customers to change all storage heaters? I'm currently...
  23. L

    Storage heater / Oil filled radiator / Ceramic radiator?????

    I’ve just bought a 1 bed apartment with storage heaters from the early 1980’s with no thermostat. The apartment is electric only and I’m trying to work out what is the best replacement for the old storage heaters. I have economy 7 What I can’t work out is am I best to go for: 1. Storage...
  24. Sparky_marky2

    Storage Heater with 4 wires

    My mum bought some storage heaters with in built thermostat and I noticed there were 4 wires, live, neutral, earth and a black cable. I've wired storage heaters before and they didn't have this 4th black cable. How is this 4th cable wired? She has Economy 10 in the house is it possible to wire...
  25. A

    Storage heater identification

    Can anyone help to identify this Dimplex storage heater that am removing? Have looked everywhere but can't find a model number.

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