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  1. How Do I Know If I Need A New Radiator?

    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 evidence of radiator deterioration. That said, make sure the issue is the old...
  2. How to bleed a radiator or towel radiator

    How to bleed a radiator or towel radiator

    Bleeding a radiator is a very simple task that can mean your radiators get hotter and make your central heating system work more efficiently. Excess air stops the radiators from working correctly and can mean that a radiator suffers from cold spots. It is not good to have air in a central heating system as this causes corrosion of the...
  3. How do you know if you have a cracked radiator ?

    How do you know if you have a cracked radiator ?

    Do you have a cracked radiator ? Receiving a cracked radiator is extremley rare. Most radiators in mainland Britain are steel, there are some aluminium and historically cast iron but in the majority radiators in domestic houses are steel. These come in the form of pressed steel panel or tubular steel in the form of column radiators or towel rails...
  4. New range of radiator protection now added

    New range of radiator protection now added

    Radiator Protection for your investment. Here at Columnrads we are all about making sure that we get the best quality products delivered direct to you at the best prices when you want them not when we have them. The difference we us is the fact that we call upon a huge stock of column rads, convector rads,  towel rails and...
  5. Radiator problems

    Radiator problems

    There are quite a few things that can go wrong with rads in your house and not all of them will be pleasant but you have to get dirty to fix stuff yourselves otherwise get a plumber in a get it fixed properly. With all things a proper diagnosis is often the quickest route to fixing a problem. Radiators in...
  6. Top tips when replacing your radiators at home

    Top tips when replacing your radiators at home

    It is definitely the time of year to look at changing that radiator in your house. It could be old, rusty, nasty and dated and you may want to upgrade to a more modern radiator like a column radiator or towel rail if it is for the bathroom. There are a number of things that you diligently need to do...

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