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Combi Boiler drain to remove radiator from wall

Postby Maddog551 » Sun Feb 13, 2022 6:56 pm

Hi guys. Need some advice. Moved into a bungalow and looking to remove a radiator completely as a wall is being removed

I'm fine with the plumbing etc of it however none of the radiators or under floor pipes have a drainage point or drain valve.

I've been looking at the pipework below and on the radiator closest to the boiler is a these two cogs. (Image attached) can I use these to drain the system if so do i use the one connected to the thermostatic valve or the lockshield?

Many thanks

Image for pipes : https://linksharing.samsungcloud.com/vMYlhvuDmTZS
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon Feb 14, 2022 10:10 pm

Hi maddog551,
Yes they should be good for draining the system but you may have to use both to clear dead legs in the system.
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