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Bleed radiators and inspect valves
NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Radiators are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.
If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Radiators.
The bleeder valve for each radiator is located near the top. Place a cup underneath it to catch water drips and open the valve until water begins to come
out. Once all the air is out, close the valve.
Check around the radiator and valves for any water leaks.
Clean dust off of the radiator, since a layer of dust will act as heat insulation.
And make sure the radiators are not blocked by drapes or furniture.
Straightens fins of ac/heating systems
Protects from the damaging effects of radiant heat
Powerful suction capability for air filters
Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
Health & Safety
The benefits of this task are high, in that it enables the energy efficient operation of your radiator heating system.
The cost of this task is low from an investment of time standpoint. It is estimated that this task should only take about 30 minutes to complete, depending on the number of radiators in your home. The task is relatively easy to do, once you have done it the first time. No specialized tools are required.