How to bleed a radiator
Feeling a little chilly? It might be time to bleed your radiator and you’ll be toasty again in no time. Don’t worry, it’s not as scary as it sounds!
Here's some super simple, step-by-step instructions on how to bleed your radiator
Turn your heating off and wait for the radiator to go cold.
At one end of the radiator (always at the top), there’ll be a valve you need to attach a bleed key to.
If air is escaping you should hear a hissing sound.
Wait until this stops and water is coming out. Remember to catch any drips.
Tighten up the bleed valve again, but don’t over-tighten.
Check your boiler pressure (re-pressurising it if needed) and turn your heating back on and your radiator should be working again properly.
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