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  • Best living room radiators
    Whether it be vertical or horinzal, plain white or anthracite grey, these are the perfect designer radiators for a modern and contemporary living room.
    24 January 2022
  • The top 5 best low-level radiators
    Low level radiators fit into small places like under windows perfectly. Here's our most poplar and best selling list of low profile radiators you could fit into your home.
    17 January 2022
  • Do you need radiators with underfloor heating?
    High installation costs of underfloor heating mean it isn't always practical to get rid of all your radiators. Read why there's still a place for your humble rad within a modern UFH system
    10 January 2022
  • How to keep your conservatory warm in winter
    Glass isn't the best material for keeping heat in, so conservatories can get quite cold in winter. In this article we'll show you how to stop heat escaping and the simplest way to add heat into the room.
    4 January 2022
  • How to use central heating thermostat guide
    Taking conrol of your heating by understanding the thermostats in your home is a great way of keeping warm and lowering your heating bills. In this guide we explain all.
    17 December 2021
  • How to bleed a radiator without a key
    If you've got a modern radiator then there is an easy way to bleed your rad if you don't have a bleed key available. Read on to find out what to do and what not to do.
    5 December 2021
  • What should boiler pressure be?
    Your boiler pressure is important as it helps to ensure that the right amount of hot water flows all around your home. The ideal boiler pressure is between 1 - 2 bars, but see what to do if it's too high or too low.
    3 December 2021
  • Can heat pumps be used with radiators?
    We look at air source heat pumps, how they work and whether you can use your existing radiators to heat your home with them.
    17 November 2021
  • What is a lockshield radiator valve?
    In this article we'll take a look at the different types of radiator valve that exist, with an emphasis on the function of lockshield valves.
    15 November 2021
  • How to remove an airlock in your central heating system
    Read how to clear an airlock in your system and what other problems might be causing your radiator to stay cold.
    8 November 2021

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