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Don’t fret over plumbing troubles, you’ll probably find some useful advice on your issue here at The BestHeating Blog.

How To Fix Cold Radiators – A BestHeating Guide

Last updated: September 19, 2018

How To Fix Cold Radiators – A BestHeating Guide

How To Fix A Radiator That Doesn’t Get Hot

Everybody knows that the main function of any radiator is for it to heat a space to a nice, warm and inviting temperature – but what if one or more of your radiators just refuses to heat up, what do you do then?

A lady wearing a hat and coat indoors because it is so cold

During the colder months, everybody wants their home to be warm and cosy and for it to stay that way for the duration of winter, so knowing how to fix any little issues with your heating will mean that your home can stay nice and warm without having to fork out for an expensive engineer.

There are a few different factors that can cause your radiators to become cold and not heat up properly, so we thought we’d put together this handy list of tips to help you solve your cold radiator problems – that way, you can save a little extra money to spend on the finer things in life and only call out the experts when there’s a real heating emergency.

This is the BestHeating guide to fixing cold radiators.

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What Are Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs)?

Last updated: June 1, 2018

What Are Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs)?

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The 20 BEST Winter Energy Saving Tips

Last updated: September 25, 2018

The 20 BEST Winter Energy Saving Tips

If you don’t do it right, winter can be an expensive time of year. Keeping in the heat and making best use of what you have are essential if you are to make the most of your central heating until springtime. So from blocking draughts to switching suppliers, to shutting doors and getting the rightContinue ReadingContinue Reading

What is a BTU?

Last updated: May 25, 2018

What is a BTU?

What Exactly Is A BTU? If you’ve been browsing our collection of radiators and heated towel rails, there is no doubt that you’ve come across the letters BTU. But what exactly is it and what does it mean?Continue Reading

World Plumbing Day – 11th March 2017

Last updated: March 28, 2018

World Plumbing Day – 11th March 2017

World Plumbing Day 2017 Contrary to what you may think, World Plumbing Day isn’t like Father’s Day or Mother’s Day – you don’t have to find a plumber and bring them breakfast in bed, or get them a card and some flowers and all that jazz (though I have no doubt they’d appreciate the attention).Continue Reading

Here’s How To Balance Radiators

Last updated: October 25, 2018

Here’s How To Balance Radiators

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How to MOT Your Heating

Last updated: May 29, 2018

How to MOT Your Heating

With soaring temperatures across much of the UK this week, no doubt your central heating system is finally taking a well-earned rest, after a long, hard winter.Continue Reading

The (Improved) Best Heating Guide To Buying A New Boiler

Last updated: August 9, 2018

The (Improved) Best Heating Guide To Buying A New Boiler

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How To Cure A Noisy Central Heating System

Last updated: July 16, 2018

How To Cure A Noisy Central Heating System

What Causes A Noisy Central Heating System? A noisy central heating system can be caused by a number of things, many of which you can fix up yourself. We’re going to cover a lot of different sounds that your boiler, pipework or central heating system may be making and help you to cure a rangeContinue ReadingContinue Reading