Category Archives: Plumbing

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

Why Is My Radiator Not Coming On?

Last updated: November 20, 2018

Why Is My Radiator Not Coming On?

Why Is Your Radiator Not Heating Up?

At this time of the year, there really is no bigger home heating-related nightmare than the central heating not working or a radiator not coming on (and trust me, I know, because as I write this my boiler is on the blink and I have to wait 3 DAYS until Baxi will send someone out to it).

But, putting my own problems aside for a minute, if you find that you have a radiator that isn’t working, what exactly should you do?

Well, before you panic (or freeze), there are a couple of things you can try to get it back up and running again (sadly, forcing the Baxi men to come under threat of execution isn’t one of them – I know that now, too).

Anyway, enough of that. How do you fix a radiator that’s on the blink?

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How To Bleed A Radiator (With NEW Quick Guide)

Last updated: November 21, 2018

How To Bleed A Radiator (With NEW Quick Guide)

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How To Fix Cold Radiators – A BestHeating Guide

Last updated: September 19, 2018

How To Fix Cold Radiators – A BestHeating Guide

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What Are Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs)?

Last updated: December 19, 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: January 16, 2019

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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