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    • britishboy
    • By britishboy 15th Oct 16, 2:42 PM
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    Can't find a new radiator same width as old one
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    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?
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    • andyhop
    • By andyhop 15th Oct 16, 3:43 PM
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    Myson , stelrad, permo all do 1300mm

    Bung a pair of 10mm radiator extensions on either side
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    • TheCyclingProgrammer
    • By TheCyclingProgrammer 15th Oct 16, 4:44 PM
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    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.
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    • By FreeBear 15th Oct 16, 5:31 PM
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    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
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    • britishboy
    • By britishboy 20th Oct 16, 3:15 PM
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    • 20th Oct 16, 3:15 PM
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    • 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?
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