Moving radiator into window alcove


Postby rbuxton76 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:52 pm

Hello
I am planning on moving a radiator (central heating from combi) in my bedroom from the wall to the window to make more room for a cot. Below the window is wooden tounge and groove so I would need to mount directly onto this.

is it ok to mount wall radiators onto wood?
its old wood so no idea what type e.t.c incase anyone thinks this makes a difference.
Also planning to paint it so can use fire retardant paint if that is necessary?
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Postby htg engineer » Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:51 pm

Mounting onto wood will be fine, for peace of mind and to maximise the heat emitted to the room, you could fit a reflector panel http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/10-Heat-Reflector ... 27008r9885 or similar.

If you think of older style gas fires, they have wooden cases and very rarely burn - more direct heat will be given off a gas fire than a radiator


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Postby rbuxton76 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:20 pm

thanks for your help.
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