Radiator leak

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  1. Ellie22

    Ellie22

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    The bottom of my radiator has eroded and water keeps coming out and it’s leaking into downstairs, it’s the copper pipe that connects the radiator and goes under the floor boards. Is there any way I can stop the water coming out of it just for tonight until a plumber can come out in the morning
     
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    If its the radiator itself that has corroded, then turn the valves fully off at each end.....one may be turned by hand, the other may need an adjustable spanner.
    John :)
     
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    Aww thank you so much
     
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    If it’s the nut and olive into the radiator then turning the valves off won’t stop it leaking, you’ll need to attempt to tighten the nut up. Is much water coming out?
     
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