What you need to bleed a radiator
- A radiator bleed key
- A cloth or an old towel to catch an drips
- Turn your heating on.
- Feel the top of every radiator (don’t burn yourself) and check for cold spots
- Turn off your heating and wait till your rads are cool.
- Grab your bleed key and old cloth for catching drips.
- Insert your bleed key into the radiator bleed valve, holding your cloth underneath.
- Carefully turn anti-clockwise to open the valve and listen for hissing as the air escapes.
- When water comes out, turn the key back clockwise to close the valve.
- Repeat on all radiators with cold spots.
- Check boiler pressure and rebalance & repressurise if necessary.
- Kick back, relax and get cosy.
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