It was a frantic weekend fielding RugBuddy under rug heater enquiries from the lovely Radio 2 listeners who had heard me on Simon Mayo Drivetime on Friday. Thank you everyone who got in touch.
If you missed the ‘Innovation’ interview you can listen again here.
Rebecca Pike has a regular Innovation feature each Friday evening at about 6.30 and this time RugBuddy was invited! You can hear Simon Mayo introduce the item and Rebecca then describes what RugBuddy can do.
I’m there to answer her questions and we chat about how easy it is to use RugBuddy, how you can save money if you turn your main thermostat down, and how there was a significant technical hurdle to overcome before RugBuddy was proven safe for the UK market. It’s this clever technology that makes RugBuddy unique and the only IEC (International Electrical Commission) approved under rug heater available on the market.
If you’ve just been on the RugBuddy under rug heater pages you’ll have seen that we are waiting for stock of the most popular sizes. We’ve had an amazing response since I was invited to talk about RugBuddy on the Simon Mayo Radio 2 show on Friday 13th December. The good news is that the new stock will be arriving 20/01/14
Thank you everyone who has contacted me with questions and their orders. When the new stock arrives we will be working very hard to get the orders out as soon as we can.
If you’d like to be on the waiting list for the new batch, please order in the normal way on the RugBuddy product page.
If you’d rather not do this, but would like to be kept informed when the stock has arrived, please leave your email details in the form below and I’ll be in touch.
Thank you everyone
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Very excited to be invited on Radio 2’s Drivetime show this evening to talk about the famous RugBuddy! Got the call from Rebecca Pike at around 12.30pm. “Could I be in Portland Place, with sample, by 5.45?” Fantastic!
Can’t wait to explain the benfits of being able to turn the heating down if you have a RugBuddy on in the room. Not everyone knows that for every degree you turn down the thermostat you save between 7.5% and 10% on your heating bills!
This is amazing as you can be perfectly comfortable at these lower tempertaures if you have a source of radiant heat – a RugBuddy in other words, And a RugBuddy under rug heater only costs 4p – 7p to run. That’s under £10 per month if it’s on only in the evening!
In our first season selling RugBuddy under rug heaters in the UK we have tried very hard to anticipate demand. We knew interest in RugBuddy would grow as the weather turned colder but we have been caught out I’m afraid.
RugBuddies have been proving so popular that our first consignment has all but sold out – just a few of the larger 2.3 x 1.6m (7’6” x 5’3”) RugBuddies left. And that’s in less than 2 weeks!
Fortunately another order was placed last week and we should be fully stocked again in 2 weeks time (early December). We are maintaining a wait list so if you want your RugBuddy before Christmas please order now and we will deliver the new stock on a first come first served basis.
Thanks for your interest, and, just this time, thanks for your patience.
We have some more news about RugBuddy UK sizes. These RugBuddies® are specially engineered to conform with all electrical safety codes for the UK market and come with a UK 3 pin plug and 1.8m cable. Just plug in and enjoy the warmth!
The RugBuddy® under rug heater is manufactured in an ISO 9001 factory and they are very particular about getting every detail correct. They have asked BeWarmer to gain some more feedback from visitors to this site so it would really help if you could look at the options below and then complete the form at the bottom of the page. Thanks!
The options are for the following rug/ mat sizes (the RugBuddies® are slightly smaller so they are completely hidden under the rug):
If you’re wanting to buy RugBuddy in the UK there’s a challenge when it comes to search engines. US amazon ranks highly, as does US facebook, and the South African Coldbuster site comes up time and again.
Not much use if you want to order RugBuddy online today and get delivery of a RugBuddy within a few days, with postage that doesn’t cost the earth. And what about with the correct voltage rating and IEC certification?
It’s surprising that so many overseas sites come up in searches for RugBuddy given Google is famous for returning relevant results. There’s nothing relevant about listing a South African store when you live in Stoke d’Abernon!
So how do you find where to buy RugBuddy in the UK?
In fact there is only one source – BeWarmer.co.uk. We have the exclusive agreement to sell RugBuddy online in the UK.
So if you’re reading this you’re in the right place! 🙂 You can place your order online here and sit back and let us take care of the rest.
Have just had confirmation of RugBuddy sizes for your under rug heater.
After an extensive survey of popular rug sizes in the UK the range will start with RugBuddy sizes of
1.6 x 2.3m (5ft 3ins x 7ft 6ins)
1.3 x 1.8m (4ft 3ins x 5ft 10ins)
We estimate these two RugBuddy sizes will cover 80% of people’s requirements.
The range wll be extended in time but the beauty of radiant heat is that you don’t need an exact fit under your rug. In fact it is usual to have an overlap so there is no chance of the RugBuddy under rug heating peeking out from under the rug!
If you look at the image on the right, the RugBuddy size chosen allows the rug at least 150mm (6 inches) overlap over the heater. When the rug is laid flat, the heater is hidden but anyone on, or close, to the rug will feel the beautiful radiant heat. This is very elegant solution to warming seating areas as shown, but also work stations.
It’s the ideal retrofit for most rooms. RugBuddy will
Extend the season you can use your conservatory
Give warmth to the sitting area in your living room
Make a poorly heated extension cosy and inviting
Give you the most welcoming hallway in the street!