Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@. Skimlinks & other affiliated links are turned on

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • britishboy
    • By britishboy 15th Oct 16, 2:42 PM
    • 2,095Posts
    • 238Thanks
    britishboy
    Can't find a new radiator same width as old one
    • #1
    • 15th Oct 16, 2:42 PM
    Can't find a new radiator same width as old one 15th Oct 16 at 2:42 PM
    Am slowly replacing all of the old radiators in the house, most have been fairly standard sizes and been direct swaps, but our bedroom one is 1320mm wide x 600mm high. Height is fine, but struggling to find one thats 1320 mm. Can find 1200 mm and 1400 mm but nothing in between, what options do we have please? Its going to be a very minimalist bedroom so ideally want it to look really tidy once completed.

    What will be the cheaper, or least hassle option?
    Last edited by britishboy; 20-10-2016 at 3:16 PM.
Page 1
    • andyhop
    • By andyhop 15th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
    • 1,749 Posts
    • 889 Thanks
    andyhop
    • #2
    • 15th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
    • #2
    • 15th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
    Myson , stelrad, permo all do 1300mm

    Bung a pair of 10mm radiator extensions on either side
    Hi, we’ve had to remove your signature. If you’re not sure why please read the forum rules or email the forum team if you’re still unsure
    • TheCyclingProgrammer
    • By TheCyclingProgrammer 15th Oct 16, 4:44 PM
    • 1,931 Posts
    • 1,051 Thanks
    TheCyclingProgrammer
    • #3
    • 15th Oct 16, 4:44 PM
    • #3
    • 15th Oct 16, 4:44 PM
    Radiator extensions or have the pipework modified. If you can afford the labour and its not too disruptive I'd go for the pipework modification personally - it will look much neater and its not a big job.
    • FreeBear
    • By FreeBear 15th Oct 16, 5:31 PM
    • 679 Posts
    • 1,232 Thanks
    FreeBear
    • #4
    • 15th Oct 16, 5:31 PM
    • #4
    • 15th Oct 16, 5:31 PM
    I'd moved the radiator in the lounge recently, that was a 1300mm jobbie that I'd picked up from Wickes several years ago. Looking at their web site, they still do a couple (500mm & 600mm high). Double panel, so it will kick out more heat than a single panel - 6478BTU or 1.89Kw
    So many cats, so few good recipes.

    Treasure the moments that you have. Savour them for as long as you can for they will never come back again.

    £2 Savers Club (No. 73) - £226 ______ £1 jar - £207
    • britishboy
    • By britishboy 20th Oct 16, 3:15 PM
    • 2,095 Posts
    • 238 Thanks
    britishboy
    • #5
    • 20th Oct 16, 3:15 PM
    • #5
    • 20th Oct 16, 3:15 PM
    Thanks all, we're after a modern looking rad (we like the gloss black 'tube' type radiators or the anthracite finish) but cant find any even in 1300mm width, the pipework will be hidden by a low bed, so could we fit a 1200mm wide on and use 60mm extensions on each end of it?
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

2,764Posts Today

6,413Users online

Martin's Twitter