Balancing of Radiators - one with possible sediment

Discussion in 'Central Heating' started by Turin74, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. Turin74

    Turin74

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    Hi
    One of my radiators heats up slower than the others and the top usually heats up quicker than the bottom. This radiator is the furthest from the boiler so i thought it could be a balancing issue
    On a recent visit from an engineer on an unrelated issue they suggested it was sediment build up. The radiator has plastic piping leading into it from the wall.
    From advice from others it had been suggested that there could also be a balancing issue.
    So i asked the engineer to adjust the other radiators so that more flowed into the colder radiator.
    However i am now wondering if this is a safe thing to do with the increased water pressure into this radiator possibly pushing the sediment around the entire system? - others have suggested this cant happen
    Any ideas?
    Thanks
     
    Turin74, Oct 7, 2018
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