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    • Help1234
    • By Help1234 12th Feb 18, 7:28 PM
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    Pipes freezing??
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    • 12th Feb 18, 7:28 PM
    Pipes freezing?? 12th Feb 18 at 7:28 PM
    Hi we have removed 3 radiators from our house while the 3 rooms are being plastered this week. This has however broke the circuit so none of the other radiators will come on now and we have no hot water. We was hoping to leave them off for a couple more weeks while everything dries and we paint. However, two different people have told us we need to be careful that the pipes might freeze? Is this the case? Should we just get them back on ASAP?
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    • Debbie Savard
    • By Debbie Savard 12th Feb 18, 7:33 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 7:33 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 7:33 PM
    I'd drain down the system for sure
    • Help1234
    • By Help1234 12th Feb 18, 11:10 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 11:10 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 11:10 PM
    Oh God. The radiators will have been off for 7 days tomorrow. We will drain the system tomorrow. Do you think we will be too late?
    • MikeEngTech
    • By MikeEngTech 12th Feb 18, 11:20 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 11:20 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 11:20 PM
    Is it definitely a one pipe system? If not then a plumber should be able to get the others working.
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 13th Feb 18, 9:10 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 9:10 AM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 9:10 AM
    Is it actually freezing cold in your area?
    • bris
    • By bris 13th Feb 18, 1:25 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 1:25 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 1:25 PM
    Taking radiators out the system shouldn't stop the rest from working.


    You need someone to look at it and find out what's gone wrong.


    A good place to start is letting us know what kind of system you have.
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 13th Feb 18, 1:32 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 1:32 PM
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    • 13th Feb 18, 1:32 PM
    Did you repressurise the system after removing the 3 radiators
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