A common issue with thermostatic radiator valves is that the internal pin can get stuck. If this happens then it's likely that your radiator won't get hot. In this article, you can learn how to easily fix this common issue and understand how you can stop it happening again.
DIY Toubleshooting Blog Posts
This category provides helpful information on DIY troubleshooting queries you may have. Below you can find a range of posts which will provide helpful insight into a variety of issues.
- 12 January 2024
- 24 November 2023
Master the art of radiator isolation with our guide—essential for preventing water damage and disruptions. Discover why, when, and how to efficiently manage your central heating. From routine maintenance to replacement, empower your home care decisions.
- 23 October 2023
Our comprehensive radiator cleaning guide is your key to maintaining an efficient heating system. Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or a beginner, our guide provides all the knowledge you need to keep your radiators clean and running smoothly, saving energy and enhancing your comfort..
- 16 October 2023
Learn why it's important to have a balanced central heating system, what factors might have caused it to become unbalanced and what you can do to ensure your radiators heat your rooms evenly and efficiently.
- 29 September 2023
Discover the complete step-by-step guide on how to paint your radiator with precision, and get the best finish possible. Learn all the best painting techniques and quality tips to revamp your home heating effortlessly.
- 12 September 2023
Master the art of radiator maintenance with our comprehensive guide. Learn how to efficiently bleed radiators, ensuring your home stays warm and your heating system runs smoothly. Including essential tools to step-by-step instructions, say goodbye to cold spots and hello to a toasty home!
- 5 September 2023
Discover if it's safe to mount a TV above a radiator and how to protect your TV from potential heat damage in our informative article on space-saving setups.
- 25 April 2023
Discover how to hide your boiler from view with these creative and practical tips. From building a cabinet to using room dividers or potted plants, we cover a range of budget-friendly options to suit your needs.
- 18 April 2023
Hot water but no heating? This article explores causes like radiator or boiler issues, and whether it affects specific types or radiators. Learn signs to watch for and easy workarounds to try before calling in a pro.
- 11 April 2023
Learn how much water is in a hot water radiator and if the amount changes throughout the day. Discover how different types of radiators can affect heating capabilities and more in this guide.
- 4 April 2023
Do you have a radiator that won't get hot? There are several things that could be causing the issue. James the plumber shows you some things to look for and how to solve it!
- 28 March 2023
Knowing how to turn off a radiator is important in case of a leak, broken valve or various other reasons. Read on to discover how you can turn off your radiator yourself.
- 14 March 2023
Radiators getting hot even when the heating is switched off is a fairly common problem. In this article, we'll explore the reasons why radiators might get hot even when the heating is switched off.
- 28 February 2023
In order to ensure that your radiator is functioning properly, it is important to understand how to identify the inlet and outlet valves. This article shows you how.
- 7 February 2023
Knowing which pipe is bringing the hot water into your radiator and which is taking the cold water away is important. We look at how to identify the two and enabling you to ensure your radiator installation goes well.
- 17 January 2023
Many people find exposed radiator pipes unsightly, but it's not always possible to hide them under the floor or in a wall. This article goes through some alternative ways to hide or disguise your vertical radiator's pipework.
- 17 January 2023
Old radiators don't always fit in with your interior design plan and there may be times when you want to make them less noticeable. In this article, we'll go over some simple ways you can hide and disguise your radiators to make their appearance more subtle.
- 17 January 2023
There are a number of reasons why your radiator might be clicking. Often it's nothing too worry about, but occasionally it can be serious. Read on to discover what causes your radiators to click and what you can do about it.