Traditional Cast Iron Rads

If you are willing to maintain the traditional splendor of your home decor, choose, Traditional Cast Iron Radiators. Besides effectively heating the surroundings, Traditional Cast Iron Radiators, ornate your home, matchlessly. Also, these radiators do not produce air currents like forced air system, which makes them safe for people suffering from allergies. Traditional Cast Iron Radiators can stay warm without fearing allergens or dust flying about. Available in remarkable finishes, any Cast Iron Radiator in a Traditional style will add to beauty of your home.

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  • Why Traditional cast iron radiators from Tivolis?

  • How Does a Heating Radiator Works?

  • Which Valves To Use To Heat Up A Radiator

Why Traditional cast iron radiators from Tivolis?

Finding radiators that match the traditional, old world charm of your home, which boasts of antique décor, is an extremely difficult task. Tivolis offers, Traditional Cast Iron Radiators that are elegance personified. If you are looking for something that will add grace and a touch of old world charm, to make your décor the talk of the town, then Tivolis is the ideal place to log on to. You can get Victorian or Gothic style radiators at Tivolis; all from reputed brands and at affordable prices.     

How Does a Heating Radiator Works?

Heating radiators attached to your central heating system have a flow of hot water running through them. The hot water heats the metal of the radiator, which heats the air that is in contact with the metal. As the air is heated it becomes less dense and rises. The warm air rises and creates convection currents.

Heating radiators have two valves; wheel-head valve and a flow control valve. The wheel-head valve is used to turn the radiator on and off and can be replaced with a thermostatic radiator valve (TRV). TRVs open and close automatically as the air temperature in the room reaches the pre-set temperature on the valve.

Which Valves To Use To Heat Up A Radiator

If you use a wheel-head valve to frequently turn a radiator on and off then it will fail and need replacing within a few years. Thermostatic radiator valves cost more but remove the need to keep turning radiators on and off.

The flow-control valve is rarely used by most householders, but it can be very useful. If you have a room that needs more heat then you can open the valve 100 with a pair of pliers. Similarly if a room is too hot you can gradually close the flow control valve 100 at a time until you are happy with the temperature.