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AFAIK they were meant to be the "latest" in eco friendly heating. We saw quite a few of them when we were house hunting. I dont think they ever caught on tho??? and maybe werent any good??

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What's the story with those electric radiators the Spanish have which look like big hot plates?
In our experience any kind of electric radiators (oil filled, or those flat panel wall mounted ones) are pretty useless especially in larger rooms, and comparatively expensive to run. Wood burning or pellet burning stoves seem to be best for keeping a whole house warm, judging by the houses of friends who have them.
 

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All electric heater produce the same amount of heat for a given amount of electricity. Do not be taken in by tales of 'better efficiency' and the like.

The best thing to clean woodburner glass with is Mr. Muscle. There are some other makes (don't know the names) which work but most cheap brands are completely useless. With Mr. Muscle it takes a couple of seconds.
 

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All electric heater produce the same amount of heat for a given amount of electricity. Do not be taken in by tales of 'better efficiency' and the like.

The best thing to clean woodburner glass with is Mr. Muscle. There are some other makes (don't know the names) which work but most cheap brands are completely useless. With Mr. Muscle it takes a couple of seconds.

... actually, the cheapest and best way (IMHO) is vinegar - cheap, quick and brilliant.
 

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We always use "Quita Grasas" from Coviran. Spray on first (put newspaper on the floor to catch any drips) then use a metal scourer (the stuff that looks like swarf) to physically dislodge it from the glass, then wipe of with kitchen roll. No hard labour and effective. Then, once a year (after the log-burning season has ended) remove the glass and putting it on a flat bench give it a thorough clean to ensure that the margins which are close to the metal parts of the door are thoroughly scoured and clean. You can also give attention to the door seal (looks like old rope) that ensures there is a good fit to log-burner body, renewing it, if necessary.
 
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