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Vertical radiators

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by xyz321, 31 May 2016.

  1. xyz321

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    Hi, we r looking at replacing out quite old double panel type radiators with modern ones with fins. In couple of places (living room and hallway) I would like to put vertical radiators to make better use of space. We have conventional system with hot water tank.

    Is it a good idea as in I don't know of the work well, if heating system pump has any effect in terms of capacity or any other issues?

    Ta
     
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    if fitted properly your existing pump will be fine but they are very expensive compared to standard rads
     
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    You will be unimpressed with their heat output.

    Don't be persuaded by the figures; most of the heat ends up next to the ceiling. God intended radiators to be horizontal for a reason.

    Manufacturers love them because, at the moment, they can charge mugs more for the same thing up the other way.
     
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    Thanks for your replies.
     
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    There are some in silly colours by a firm called Geyser which seem cheaper than most other vertical rads!

    Tony
     
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    Tony do you have nothing good to say about anyone
    How do you think the company in question would respond to your assertion that their product is naff
    For a man I consider to be clever and smart, you do have a habit of making some strange comments indeed
     
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    Not too sure Tony was dissing the company. Substitute jolly for silly, and you will get my line of thinking.

    Of course, I could be totally wrong here....
     
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