Monthly Archives: August 2018

  • How to paint a radiator

    How can one paint their radiator? This is a great question and something at Columnrads that we get asked quite a lot. We think it is fantastic that customers are trying to liven up a rad. Not so long ago, rads where all white and old ones are generally yellowish, dirty white - but now there is no...
  • Bedroom Radiators that Save Space

    Bedroom radiators used to be more for their functional purpose rather than for looks, however that has changed in recent years, as an array of stylish designer radiators have been made available. Also, these have to be durable in a different way. It is likely that you use your bedroom...
  • How Do I Know If I Need A New Radiator?

    Were your radiators installed before the year 2000? If so, you likely need new radiators. Since water runs through each tubular column, the clue that replacement is required most difficult to miss is the leaking radiator. Either through corrosion or improper installation leaks are the most common...
  • Heating The Kitchen In Winter Months

    It can often be difficult to purchase an efficient and effective radiator for some rooms in a home.  One room that is harder to heat than you might expect is the kitchen.  There are many factors to take into consideration when choosing a kitchen radiator.  Some of these factors include:  the...
  • All you need to know about radiator valves

    All radiators need valves to control the flow of water into the units and these now come in a variety of styles and finishes. Radiator valves are necessary in whatever form as they allow an easy way to stop the flow of the central heating circuit into the radiator. In times past there were double...
  • What to do if you have a water leak at home

    If you spot a water leak at home, do not panic as you can  normally easily contain the water damage while you wait for an engineer to come and fix the leak cause. There are a number of reasons for water leaks in the home, from leaking pipes, to damp patches appearing in the ceiling (lose tiles on...

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