There are few things in life more disappointing than climbing out of a nice, hot shower and wrapping yourself in a cold, damp towel. Towel warmers are great ways to avoid this extreme unpleasantness. The Amba RWH-SB radiant hardwired straight towel warmer is an excellent option for a first-time towel rack.
The Amba Radiant utilizes radiant air technology by means of a pilot light, which makes it a very affordable option. It mounts onto the wall, which avoids using any floor space in a cramped bathroom.
It sits at a slight 4.75″ x 31.5″ x 23.75″ so it can fit into the tiniest spaces. At 11.3 lbs, it hangs on the wall comfortably. It is hardwired into the electrical system, so you can keep your plugs free of other uses. The hardwiring can get difficult, so it is highly recommended that you have an electrician install it for you.
The Amba RWH-SB radiant hardwired straight towel warmer heats quickly. It typically fully heated in about 15-20 minutes. With ten crossbars, two towels fit comfortably and heat quickly.
The vertical poles get hot, as well as the horizontal, for maximum heating capabilities. For those of you who shower quickly or who hop in the shower directly out of a bed, a timer is a great idea.
It can turn on your towel warmer 15 minutes or so before your alarm goes off, so you can wake up to a warm towel every morning with no effort on your part.
If you choose to turn it on and off yourself, the power switch is discreetly hidden for sleek style.
This Amba RWH-SB radiant hardwired straight towel warmer is very energy-efficient. It takes up about 150 watts, which is about the same amount as a light bulb. It is also one of the most affordable warmers on the market, making it an affordable luxury for even the most restricted budgets.
It is made of high-quality 18/8 steel, so it is sure to last for many years. When purchased from Amba, it includes a two-year warranty.
This warmer gets hot enough to warm your towels quickly, with temperatures up to about 150 degrees F. before you parents start to worry, it comes with a convenient cover plate, so you don’t have to worry about injuring your little ones.
It also is not going to get so hot as to heat your entire bathroom if you forget to turn it off. One small downside to this model is that it does not include an automatic shut-off option, so if you forget to turn it off, it will be on all day.
However, as it is energy efficient, leaving it on constantly is not bound to have a significant impact on your electricity costs.
Amba offers several variations on this model, one with square poles, or with polished instead of brushed steel. You can also choose for the crossbars to be curved, for a little more surface area. All of the Amba Radiant collection is constructed in China, and Amba itself is based in the United States.
With the affordable price and the high quality of the Amba Radiant towel warmer, it is sure to fit into any budget. Seeing its sleek, simple elegance hanging in your bathroom is certain to impress your guests and make every shower as satisfying to climb out of as it is to get into.