Many thanks for the advice regarding fitting the base or wall units first.
However I was a bit ahead of myself there and still have a bit of work to do
One bit is to replace the radiator. When it was fitted it was a little to
long and stuck out slightly into the door frame.
Went to B&Q and picked out a radiator, perfect size but it said not to be
used on a direct central heating systems.
So I lifted this heavy radiator back onto the high shelf and made my way
home- not a happy chappy
I have a sealed central heating system (No tanks) using Worchester Bosch
Highflow 400 boiler. Is this a direct heating system, and if so do I need a
particular type of radiator.
The 'direct' refers to heating the hot tap water.
These would be very old systems now, in which the
water in the boiler and radiators is the same as
comes out the hot tap. Any vented system installed
in the last 40 years is going to be an indirect
system (water in boiler and radiators cannot mix
with hot tap water). If you were to use any modern
steel radiator on a direct system, it would rust
through in no time at all, not to mention making
the hot tap water rusty.
If you have a sealed system, it can't possibly be
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