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Amber Radiator covers deliveries

Hello, our delivery company Tuffnell’s which we use for all our deliveries are also experiencing huge volumes of work just like all the delivery companies in the uk and are finding it difficult to to keep there promise of next day service on some items in certain area’s.

The extra demand on the courier service has also proving to give a higher percentage of damaged deliveries, please contact us asap if your item arrives damaged and if possible please sign for the package as damaged or refuse the delivery if it is badly damaged on the packaging.

We do apologies if your order from us does not arrive next day as stated on our website, this is totally out of our control, the courier service will try to get your order delivered as soon as physically possible for them.

Regards the amber team.

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Latest Lead Times

Our lead-time for all orders placed for radiator covers (except untreated versions) in July & August 2020 will be 6+ weeks more detailed information below.

This is on all radiator cover orders, this is due to the high volumes of orders we are experiencing and the working restrictions we have in place, our production rate is down 50%.

we are also working with limited staff especially in our office so we are struggling to answer every phone call.

Please note: email and phone orders will be processed as and when we have staff to do this in our office so please expect these to have a longer lead time of up to 2 weeks on top of the below lead times.

Grille only: These items are generally in stock and will be packaged and despatched within 2 days excluding weekends.

 

All Untreated radiator covers: (Bare MDF or Bare Oak veneer) finished radiator covers take around 2+ week for delivery.

 

Made To Measure:Primer coated & Top coat satin white and natural oak clear lacquer veneer finishes around 6+ weeks for delivery depending on size and finish.

 

Made to Measure:- top coat Gloss white, satin black, antique white and own colour options around 7+ weeks from order to delivery.

 

Ready made:- orders finished in varnish and satin white are taking around 4+ weeks (we have sold our stock and can not keep up with demand)

NOTE: Our lead times above are an estimate, there are a large number of factors which effect the manufacture and paint time ranging from, the design of the cover as some are more complex, the physical size of the radiator cover, and also the amount of orders we have placed with us at any particular time, the busier periods being November to May.

All our orders are placed in a queue system of date order received, we do aim to get all our orders finished as soon as physically possible, and if you are working to a specific time frame then please contact us prior to discuss the schedule to see if we can accommodate.

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Hannah Barnes Design

Hannah Barnes Design

We still maintain a working relationship with Hannah barnes to supply bespoke radiator cabinets made to Hannah’s specific designs and customer requirements, as you can see from the latest delivery the cover really does compliment the design work Hannah’s team have done on the customers house in Manchester.Radiator cover supplied by amber to hannah barnes interiors of manchester radiator cabinet finished in medium oak supplied for hannah barnes interiors of manchester

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Footsteps nursery

Footsteps Nursery & Pre-School

Here is some feedback from a joiner/maintanance personnel who install and maintain the ever growing network of nurseries in the footsteps group, we have supplied them many covers for most of there safety needs to cover there hot radiators from there small children, many thanks for the feedback Ian.

HI Amber,

Thanks for delivering the radiator covers on Friday.

I fitted them all on Saturday and they fitted perfectly.

As ever the workmanship is first class and they look great, they really finish the rooms off very well.

Thanks again for all your help.

Regards

Ian

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Radiator Heat Keepers.

Radiator heat Keepers, They are inexpensive and easy to fit DIY silver metalled panels that slot behind central heating radiators providing a fixed and permanent energy and carbon saving feature for your home.

There is no need to remove the radiator for installation they simply slide behind.

The packs we offer for sale are sold separate or can be added to a radiator cove oder, The heat keeper sheets @ 58cm (23″) high x 45cm (17 3/4″) wide, The coil of self-adhesive tape is 25metre and enough to secure the up to 7 sheets, all are supplied with fitting instructions.

The heat keeper packs are subject to a packing and delivery charge of £10.

We also offer a cleaning brush and larger packs available for trade customers please contact us for more information.

amber radiator cleaning brush for behind the radiator Radiator heat keeper panel behind the radiator

radiator heat keeper silver panel

heat keeper panels how they work illustration how the heat keeper panels help convect heat from the radiator heat keeper reflection illustration heat keeper air insulation pockets illustration

Heat Keeper Reflector panels work in three ways to save you energy and improve room comfort:[clear]  No 1:- The panels reflect heat back into the radiator so water returns hotter to the boiler which there fore fires up less often, so saving heating costs.   No 2:- The scientifically designed profiles trap insulating pockets of air between the radiator and the wall.   No 3:- The profiles also stimulate convection currents which improve heat circulation and help eliminate cold air spots in the room.

Trials carried out by independent experts show that you can save as much as 20% of the money you spend on heating your home when using heat keeper panels.

Heat keeper reflector panels are recommended by the Energy Saving Trust and accredited by Ofgem.energy saving trust logoamber radiator heat keeper logo

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Under floor heating manifold covers

Recently we have manufactured lots of under floor heating manifold covers from our veneered oak or our standard colour range or even our colour match finishes with any of our grille selections and in our standard cabinet designs to hide the unsightly pipeworts and electrical connections.

The covers work very similar to our radiator coves in the fact they have easy access if needed by simply lifting the cover off and they are well ventilated to help the heating system ventilate the heat safely.

If you need anymore information on the cover for wet system heating manifolds then please contact us using the contact us page link at the foot of the webpage

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Radiator cover materials information

We are asked quite frequently for specific details of the main materials we use in our manufacture processes so here we have some data sheets to explain.

The main materials used in our Radiator cover manufacture is 18mm MDF (medium density fibre) we only use the premium version of this product as this is a lighter slightly denser material which does not produce as much dust during manufacture and sanding and has a smooth solid finish for us as a base product.

Medite Premier Data Sheet

We also use premium MDF Laminate boards for our Wood Veneer radiator covers also in 18mm the data sheet explains the main points of this material.

Medite veneer Data Sheet