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Restored Arts and Crafts era Radiators

Restored Arts and Crafts era Radiators

The restored radiators were plumbed back into their original positions in their lovely Arts and Crafts home which is being fully renovated   The gun metal finish is achieved using an "anthracite" paint colour   Radiators in the process of restoration acquire...

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How to bleed radiators

How to bleed radiators

Hope you are all warm and cozy. This is a nice info-graphic & article on bleeding radiators by u-switch - pleased to see they have used antique radiators in the pictures! Here's a link to the full article

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Handsome and hefty decorative radiators

Handsome and hefty decorative radiators

The larger of these decorative radiators weighed in at 173kg! They are likely to have been manufactured circa 1900 so it is fitting we have just delivered them to an Edwardian townhouse in Bath. They should certainly belt the heat out!

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Before & after. Radiator restoration for a large project.

Before & after. Radiator restoration for a large project.

Twenty two radiators removed from a historic house 200 miles away arrived on pallets in October. The rads, mostly four columns, looked tired and were definitely in need of some TLC. Thankfully most tested fine i.e. they were watertight both before and after...

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Oops, radiator, you seem to be leaking!

Oops, radiator, you seem to be leaking!

Careful transport of original radiators is so important - this poor 2 column arrived in a VW Golf (!) and subsequently failed it's pressure test. In the second photo you can see it taken apart for repair. The third photo is a fully restored 2 column radiator.

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