Radiator Problems


Postby colhouna » Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:26 pm

Hi,

I am having some issues with the gas central heating in my apartment. There are 6 radiators, but when the heating is turned on, only the two either side of the tank get hot. I have bled the all the radiators and there is no air in any of them. However, when I let lots of water out of one of the cold rads it will eventually heat up. If I repeat it for anothe cold rad, it will heat up, but the previous one will go cold.

I don't know if this makes sense, but any help would be appreciated. I read something about balancing the radiators and maybe that would solve it. It that something a layman could do and how would i go about it?

Thanks,

Andrew
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Postby plumbbob » Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:27 pm

Try turning off the hot rads to see if that forces the cold ones to warm up. If it works try balancing the system. There is a good topic here to help.

http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects/ba ... ystems.htm
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