At Reactive Property Maintenance, we often calls to for management agents and letting companies, because the storage heating wont work in an apartment. If the heater doesn’t have problem with a broken elements or tripped thermal cut out (don’t dry cloths on them!), the lack of heat is usually down to operator error.
A storage heater is a large heat store, it heats up a night and lets heat out when wanted during the day. The input controls the amount of heat goes into the heater, so turn it up as the weather gets colder and the output controls when and how much heat comes out, so set this to ‘zero’ when you go to bed at night or if you are out during the day and then turn it up when you arrive home.
The difference in following theses couple of tips , usually resolves the problem.