How to bleed a towel or horizontal radiator

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What will I need?

  1. - Vent Key
  2. - Cloth

Step by step instructions

  1. 1. Check the type of boiler and system. Always check prior to starting!
  2. 2. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions for filling the system (pretty please!)
  3. 3. Grab a radiator key and engage this on to the air pip.
  4. 4. Place cloth around the air pip to catch excess water.
  5. 5. Turn anticlockwise to release air.
  6. 6. Turn clockwise to close the air pip once water is present.
  7. 7. Following instructions from manual, top up heating as required.


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