How to Bleed a Towel or Horizontal Radiator

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What will I need?

> Grips

> Vent Key

> Cloth

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Above, Gibraltar Floor Standing Traditional Chrome Heated Towel Rail

Step by step instructions

1. Check the type of boiler and system. Always check prior to starting!

2. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions for filling the system

3. Grab a radiator key and engage this onto the air pipe.

4. Place cloth around the air pipe to catch excess water.

5. Turn anticlockwise to release air.

6. Turn clockwise to close the air pip once water is present.

7. Following instructions from manual, top-up heating as required.