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Will New Radiator Affect Cabling ?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Rossua, 29 May 2015.

  1. Rossua

    Rossua

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    I am about to install a full new central heating system in my home and am just wondering about one potential problem - I have two cables, one for phone and one coax for Virgin Media TV/Broadband running alongside a skirting board in my living room where a radiator is going to be installed under the window. I am wondering if these cables would be OK in such close proximity to the radiator ? I could alternatively move the cables to run along the underside of the window sill, but that would still be right next to the radiator. Will the level of heat from a radiator be a problem for such cabling or can they withstand such heat without trouble ? My alternative will be to re-route the cables up above the window and around it, but I will need extensions for that.

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    won't be a problem,
    tuck them under the carpet and never let them be seen again :D
     
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    Hi, thank you - its a bit messy though under the carpet with a lot of nails etc so do you reckon it'd be alright under the window sill just sitting above the radiator?
     
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