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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO KEEP YOUR RADIATORS CLEAN? Did you know that by keeping your radiator clean and free from dust and dirt it can actually help to keep your heating costs down. Dust in between the fins of a convector radiator can prevent heat from escaping, which will mean your radiators have to work harder to heat up your rooms in your home.  See Blog – The Importance of Maintaining your Heating System It is also advisable when cleaning your radiators, to consider behind the radiator, this is the one place we all tend to ignore, indeed we...

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Since the outbreak of Covid 19 In March of this year we have been having to spend much more time in our homes since the lockdown began.  We could now be facing a second wave as we enter into the 6 month Winter period, with the presence of Covid 19 on the rise! The affects of Covid 19 has previously highlighted the risk and devastating impact poor indoor air quality can have on our health, lives and long term well being when inhaled in poorly ventilated indoor environments! As our School Children, College/University students and staff are now returning to...

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Any home water based central heating system can be complicated and something that most people do not want to mess with when it comes to removing the radiator from the wall for decorating! But one day you may find yourself in a position where you would have to remove a radiator and the most common reason for this is when you need to get behind the radiator for painting and wallpapering.    You may be thinking that this is not a job for you and in most cases, you will need to call upon a professional to remove and refit...

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There aren't many areas in our home or rooms we cannot paint or wallpaper when we decorate other than behind our central heating radiators. This problem has existed for decades following the introduction of steel panel radiators that are static and have little or no access. Radiators are one of the main obstacles we encounter when we decorate frustrating problematic and time consuming to achieve a satisfactory finish we require in our homes. The daunting task of removing and replacing a radiator to simply decorate is not an option for the majority of homeowners would choose to do if there...

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It's difficult to achieve a professional standard of decoration behind a radiator without full access, to achieve this standard you will need to remove the radiator so you will need the following: Spanner Radiator bleed key, Container to catch the water in Plastic sheet or towel to cover the floor to catch any unwanted spillage. When painting a room, there are often pipes and radiators in the way, or tight gaps and awkward spaces which are difficult to workaround.   Paint should be put on the wall behind the radiator but is not so easy using the conventional roller or...

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