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Discuss glow worm flexicom 12hx in the Central Heating Forum area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. francis prior

    francis prior Member

    at the moment i have 5 radiators 1 double and 4 single panel. they all are 40 odd years old , i want to relace all with double panel ones. would my boiler cope ok ?. it is a condenser boiler and the tank in the loft is open vented. hope some one can give me any advice. thanks.
     
  2. DuncanM

    DuncanM Plumber GSR

    Yes it will.
     
  3. francis prior

    francis prior Member

    cheers, thanks
     
  4. Matchless.plumb

    Matchless.plumb Trusted Plumber GSR

    Perhaps consider a flush before fitting new radiators I would imagine some sort of sludge.
     
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  5. francis prior

    francis prior Member

    i have flushed recently and cleaned the magna filter.
     
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  6. king of pipes

    king of pipes Trusted Plumber GSR

    No problem there bud get em swapped over . Kop
     
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  7. francis prior

    francis prior Member

    i was thinking of buying the kudox rads from screwfix ,they have a 15 year guarantee. are they a good buy ?
     
  8. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    there ok but i would ignore the warranty, make sure you inspect them for damage tho
     
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  9. francis prior

    francis prior Member

    ok, thanks.
     
  10. Pickwickpick

    Pickwickpick Plumber


    Ignore because they're not likely to honour it, or because warranties on rads not likely to be required?
     
  11. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    both as they will want system water tests and they will blame it on corrosion
     
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  12. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    If your house warm enough on single rads theres no point changing them to doubles , just keep them as singles .
     
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  13. francis prior

    francis prior Member

    i thought doubles were cheaper to run [in the long term ]
     
  14. Riley

    Riley S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    On what basis, it’s based on heat loss and correct sizing
     
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  15. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    You are paying to heat more water , thats your answer
     
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