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    • Hedgehog99
    • By Hedgehog99 15th May 17, 11:52 AM
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    Flushing central heating
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    • 15th May 17, 11:52 AM
    Flushing central heating 15th May 17 at 11:52 AM
    How much is a reasonable price for flushing a bungalow's central heating system? 14 radiators if that matters.

    One tradesman has suggested it should be done (because one radiator has been replaced) or can we wait until a new boiler is needed and get it done then?
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    • southcoastrgi
    • By southcoastrgi 15th May 17, 9:47 PM
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    What's the colour of the water in your system ?
    Was the rad replaced because of sludge/rusting ?
    Do all the rads get hot from top to bottom ?
    I'm only here while I wait for Corrie to start.

    You get no BS from me & if I think you are wrong I WILL tell you.
    • Hedgehog99
    • By Hedgehog99 16th May 17, 12:06 PM
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    • 16th May 17, 12:06 PM
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    • 16th May 17, 12:06 PM
    What's the colour of the water in your system ?
    Was the rad replaced because of sludge/rusting ?
    Do all the rads get hot from top to bottom ?
    Originally posted by southcoastrgi
    I haven't seen the colour of the water.

    The rad was replaced to swap it for a heated towel rail, not because of a problem with the old rad.

    The rads heat a bit unevenly?

    Thanks.
    • southcoastrgi
    • By southcoastrgi 16th May 17, 8:02 PM
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    • 16th May 17, 8:02 PM
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    • 16th May 17, 8:02 PM
    Drain some water out or bleed some air out & see how dirty it is,
    If they aren't cold at the bottom & they seem to work ok then you might not need a powerflush, to give you some idea my price for 14 rads would be £420 & id be there all day
    I'm only here while I wait for Corrie to start.

    You get no BS from me & if I think you are wrong I WILL tell you.
    • Hedgehog99
    • By Hedgehog99 18th May 17, 9:49 AM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:49 AM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:49 AM
    Thank you southcoastrgi. Very useful. The water is a bit brown, but the rads do warm at the bottom, so that gives us some time to think and get local quotes.
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