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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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The main reason people need to get behind their radiators is to paint or wallpaper. When decorating the radiator can be a frustrating obstacle that if not manoeuvred around properly causes future problems. A proportion of people that have children with severe respiratory problems such as asthma go to every length to ensure the house is rid of triggers. The dust that sits behind your radiator accumulates over time and becomes a trigger for such illnesses. The only way to get a thorough clean behind the radiator is to remove it from the wall, which is quite a big task...

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