What is a lockshield valve for?

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A lockshield valve is the valve on a radiator that is usually covered with a plastic cap.

Lockshield valves need to be adjusted when balancing home radiators in individual rooms.

A lockshield valve will balance out each radiator within your heating system, ensuring they all heat up at the same rate.

To learn more about balancing radiators, check out our titled guide, How To Balance A Radiator.

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