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Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by MickyP10, 6 May 2021.

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    I inherited the above in our 'new' house and I've cleaned it maybe six or seven times in five months - excessive, but I don't think it was done before. So the first time it had a lot of muck, second time less, then I had a couple of new rads installed, so was cleaning it in case there was any cr*p in the system and so on. Anyway... Whenever it's cleaned the heating performs better (hotter). I can even turn down the boiler a few degrees. Any ideas why? The last time there were some miniscule rings of muck which I cleaned but nothing much. Is the flow that sensitive?

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    You are removing sludge and scale. They areinstalled to increase efficiency.
     
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    Next time you drain it to clean it, add some inhibitor into the magnaclean before you put the magnet back in, emptying and cleaning it all the time will dilute the inhibitor so has to be topped up
     
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    Hi both

    Thanks for replies. I had been adding Sentinel save for the last time and I appreciate it's improving efficiency. I was just surprised how little muck was cleaned this time and how dramatic the improvement in heating.
     
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