31 July 2023 Cariad Marketing
Choosing the right trench grille for your project is essential. When it comes to your specific space, whether it be home or office, you’ll need to have the right materials to maximise trench heating. The advantages of aluminium grilles are plentiful – from its lightweight nature, excellent durability and corrosion resistance, to its low maintenance and visual appeal. Let’s dive into the benefits of opting for aluminium trench grilles and our product recommendations.
Aluminium is about a third of the weight of steel, making it a very lightweight material that is easy and affordable to transport. The strength of aluminium can be altered using various alloying elements to make it even stronger. Due to its lightweight nature, aluminium is useful for trench heating and other applications like vehicle panelling and kitchen fittings.
Aluminium grilles can stand the test of time as they are strong and do not bend easily. However, it’s also one of the most malleable and flexible materials and has a high strength-to-weight ratio. This means that it has a high impact strength and can withstand loads pushing down on it – making it ideal for grilles that are often faced with heavy foot traffic.
As a corrosion-resistant metal, aluminium naturally generates a protective coating that is extremely thin and is generated when the material is in an oxidising environment. This protective aluminium oxide layer helps to protect the surface from corrosion thereby leading to its longevity. As a result, you look forward to a long lasting heating system.
Aluminium requires very little upkeep due to its protective coating and rust-resistant properties. It’s super easy to maintain your aluminium grilles as they do not need a corrosion resistant treatment and once you have installed them, you’ll not incur any additional maintenance costs after purchasing your grilles.
Aluminium’s aesthetically pleasing features has also led to it being chosen as a popular trench heating material. It is offered in a variety of colours that can be considered contemporary and add an element of sophistication to your home or office. From grey and beige to light and dark brown, you’ll be able to choose the perfect colour to suit any modern space.
Natural aluminium is one of the most widely used trench heating materials as it offers both visual appeal and works well with the trench system for effective heat distribution. Due to its great versatility and excellent thermal and electrical conductivity properties, natural aluminium is ideal for heating your home. Aluminium is extremely durable and resistant to environmental factors and foot traffic so you can be rest assured that this product will withstand any heavy loads or elements.
The Roll-Up Closed Profile trench grille can be easily customised to complement not only your central heating, but also your home’s interior design and is suitable for various architectural styles. The grey colour combined with a dull texture gets used in both modern and more traditional settings. The installation process is also fairly simple and once installed, your trench grilles will be long-lasting.
The corrosion resistance and durability of aluminium reduce maintenance requirements and associated costs over the trench grilles’ lifespan. The Linear T-bar Profile in Natural Aluminium is lightweight, making it easier to handle and install. This characteristic is especially beneficial when considering the overall load on the structure for the space it’ll be placed in.
The versatility and flexibility in design means that your trench heating can be seamlessly integrated into different building structures. Natural aluminium has a good thermal conductivity, allowing it to efficiently transfer heat and insulate the room. It’s also recyclable, making it the environmentally friendly choice.
This product is available in a grey colour that is combined with a dull texture which is the trendy and contemporary choice for architecture these days. The Linear Snap Profile grille has been entirely made of aluminium snap-on profile and is available at a height of 18mm.
The natural aluminium in the Roll-Up Double T-Bar grilles have enhanced strength and security with a wide range of design possibilities. The combination of corrosion resistance and inherent strength makes aluminium trench grilles durable and long-lasting. They can withstand heavy loads and foot traffic without warping or deforming. This reduces the need for frequent replacements, making it the cost-effective option.
Due to the variety of customisation options, you’ll be able to tailor your trench heating according to specific project requirements. Aluminium trench grilles have a sleek and modern appearance, improving the visual appeal and enabling them to suit your architectural style.
With the many advantages of aluminium, it’s one of the best materials for trench grilles. If you’re looking to heat your home while being environmentally conscious and saving on costs, get in touch with us to chat about the right aluminium grilles for your space.
At The Trench Grille Centre, we have a wide range of high-quality grilles that have been carefully designed to add a sense of warmth and style to your space..
Our Linear Stainless Steel grille adds a touch of modern elegance, while the Linear Snap Profile in natural aluminium combines contemporary style with durability. For a timeless, classic look, explore our Natural Wood Roll-Up options in Ash, Beech, Oak, and Sapeli.
If you prefer a sleek and clean finish, our Roll-up Closed Profile grilles in natural aluminium and satin stainless steel are perfect choices. For a touch of opulence, consider our Roll-up Double T-Bar options in black, gold, natural aluminium, and satin stainless steel.
Elevate your space’s ambiance and comfort with our trench heating grilles, each meticulously designed to provide not only exceptional heating performance but also a touch of sophistication. Upgrade your interiors with The Trench Grille Centre and experience warmth and style like never before.Shop Now