Radiator Valves
The Buyer's Guide


Consider this your one and only guide in understanding anything and everything you’d ever need to know about radiator and heated towel rail valves. We wanted to provide our customers with a specialised guide which can help with every aspect of finding, buying, installing and maintaining the most appropriate radiator valve for any radiator situation.

In this guide, we’ll help you understand why there are different types of valves, which styles you might want to consider, how valves work, when you’ll have to change or buy a new valve, and other important radiator valve topics you’ll need to consider with any purchase.

Whether this is your first time buying radiator valves, or you’re looking to learn more about how they work and what you can do at home to make them perform without any issues, you’ll find it here. All valves are designed to fit standard 15mm pipework and are compatible with all radiators and heated towel rails on our website.

Step 1 - What is the Right Type of Radiator Valve for you?

Fundamentally valves can be split into two types Thermostaic or Manual (non thermostatic).  Thermostatic vavles allow you to control the temperatue of the room, manual are a simple on or off operation. Once you have decided on this there are several types of valves available and the right type for you will depend on how they connect to your pipework and your radiator or heated towel rail. 


THERMOSTATIC (TRVs)


  • Control the temperature of the room
  • Cost saving
Corner TRV valve

MANUAL VALVES


  • Manual on/off operation

  • Cost effective
Straight Manual valve

Step 2 - Which image below that best suits your application?

Now simply click on an image or button below that best represents your situation and you will be forwarded to further information and our most popular.


Side inlets and pipes up from the floor

You'll need

Side / Base inlets and pipes from the wall

You'll need

Base inlets and pipes from the floor

You'll need

Side inlets and pipes from along the wall

You'll need


ANGLED VALVES


  • 90° connection angle
  • Compatible from pipes from wall or floor
  • Thermostatic & manual valves in stock all with FREE delivery
An angled black thermostatic radiator valveAn angled black thermostatic radiator valve
Side valve connection
Trade Direct Thermostatic ValvesTrade Direct Thermostatic Valves
Base valve connection

Our most popular Angled Valves


CORNER VALVES


  • Great for pipes coming from the wall
  • Side inlets, the valve head will sit vertically
  • Bottom inlets, the valve head will sit under the radiator or towel rail
  • Thermostatic & manual valves in stock all with FREE delivery
Chrome Anthracite Thermostatic ValvesChrome Anthracite Thermostatic Valves
Side valve connection
A white and chrome corner thermostatic radiator valveA white and chrome corner thermostatic radiator valve
Base valve connection

Our most popular Corner Valves


STRAIGHT VALVES


  • Straight or Inline valves
  • Compatible with pipes from the floor or along the wall
  • Thermostatic & manual valves in stock all with FREE delivery
A silver and chrome thermostatic straight valveA silver and chrome thermostatic straight valve
Side valve connection
A straight chrome thermostatic radiator valveA straight chrome thermostatic radiator valve
Base valve connection

Our most popular Straight Valves


Step 3 - Modern or Traditional Valves?

Please read on to help you decide on a style of valve to fit in with your overall decor and taste.


MODERN RADIATOR VALVES


A modern silver and chrome angled thermostatic radiator valveA modern silver and chrome angled thermostatic radiator valve
A modern, angled TRV
A modern silver and chrome angled thermostatic radiator valveA modern silver and chrome angled thermostatic radiator valve
A modern, angled manual valve

Our most popular Modern Valves


TRADITIONAL RADIATOR VALVES


A traditional brass thermostatic radiator valveA traditional brass thermostatic radiator valve
A traditional, angled manual valve
A traditional brass thermostatic radiator valveA traditional brass thermostatic radiator valve
A traditional, angled TRV valve

Our most popular Traditional Valves


Still have a question regarding radiator valves?

See a selection below of some of the most common questions we get asked about radiator valves.  You find links through to articles on our advice centre & helpful videos on our youtube channel.


HOW DO THERMOSTATIC RADIATOR VALVES WORK?


WHAT DO THE NUMBERS MEAN ON THERMOSTATIC VALVES?



SHOULD RADIATOR VALVES BE FULLY OPEN?


HOW TO FIT THERMOSTATIC RADIATOR VALVES



INFORMATIVE VALVE VIDEOS




INFORMATIVE VALVE VIDEOS



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