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Balancing radiators: How to balance the radiators

Balancing the radiators may be necessary if you find that some are too hot or too cold. By adjusting each radiator’s lockshield, you can control how much hot water flows through them so they all heat up evenly. Bleed the … Continue reading

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One radiator not working: 5 common causes & how to fix

One radiator not working is usually the result of poor water flow. Typical causes are seized valves, blockages, an imbalanced system, or the presence of air. In this article, we’ll explain what you can do to fix this problem. How … Continue reading

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Radiator cold at the bottom, hot at the top: 2 reasons why

A radiator cold at the bottom and hot at the top is usually due to the build-up of sludge. This is a black, mud-like substance which is a by-product of corrosion inside the heating system. It can seriously impact a … Continue reading

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Bleed the radiators: how to bleed a radiator in 5 easy steps

Before turning your boiler back on for the colder months, you’ll probably need to bleed the radiators. You’ll definitely want to do this if you have a radiator which makes funny noises, takes too long to heat up, or doesn’t … Continue reading

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