Shower room electrical

Is there a timer switch available for a shower room towel rail?

Asked by Colin on 29th Apr 2021
Expert Trade Answers
"Why do you need a time switch for tail rail it doesn’t pull that much current you keep switching it on and off it’s crazy that’s why you have a fail to turn it up or down"
Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Yes, electric timers are available for towel radiators."
Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"The timer switch is usually mounted in the main system. Mounting in just one spot can be expensive."
Answered on 16th Jun 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report
"Can purchase a fused spur 7-day programmable timer to install outside shower room or hide in a cupboard nearby depending on personal preference"
Answered on 16th May 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
"Yes of course! You can have a fused spur timer (you should already have a fused connection unit for the towel rail which can be easily converted into a timer unit!)

Many thanks

RTS Engineering Services Ltd"
Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
"Yes. Go onto the Screwfix website and search for 7643G which is a 'Greenbrook 7 day fused timer spur and costs £29.99
However, this will probably have to be fitted outside of the shower room."
Answered on 2nd Jun 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"Fused spurs are normally located outside the shower room, the normal fused spur can be changed for a timer spur at very little cost with no damage or rewiring, its just a replacement"
Answered on 7th May 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Yes you can buy a timer that has a 7day programmer."
Answered on 4th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
"we would normally put the spur 3 metres away from the shower or bath and the timeswitch out of the bathroom if possible ie on its own feed not on the ring main if possible."
Answered on 29th Apr 2021 - Member since May 2020 - report
"Hi yes this is possible to install. It would depend on the way your radiator is currently powered and where the cable is coming from etc. These 2 factors will affect the ease and possibility of the job. But definitely, thermostatic timers are available to install."
Answered on 30th Apr 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
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