Radiator Valve Sizes
Radiator valves come in various sizes, with the most common being 15mm (standard). The size refers to the diameter of the valve, and it's crucial to choose the appropriate size to match the pipework in your heating system. Larger valves, such as 22mm, are typically used in high-capacity older systems, while smaller sizes like 10mm and 8mm microbire are often used in specific, space-constrained retrofit installations.
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We recommend the following when looking for the perfect radiator:
- Consider the size of the room, as larger spaces will likely require radiators with a higher heat output or maybe even multiple radiators in some cases. If unsure, try our heating calculator, which will help narrow down your search.
- If the available wall space is minimal, consider a vertical radiator to maximise this, or even look at the spaces under windows if that is an option.
- If you're looking for a specific aesthetic, there are various styles and colours available that will match in with your interior.
- Efficiency is also a key factor, especially when it comes to keeping a handle on heating bills, so look for energy-efficient models that save both energy and money; these are often aluminium, low-water-content radiators.
- Additionally, explore practical features such as smart heating options or dual-fuel towel radiators for bathrooms, so you can dry towels through the summer without having to turn the heating on.
- With consideration for the above, you can confidently make a selection that best utilises space, complements your decor, and meets your heating requirements.