Like any other appliances that you use in your home on a regular basis, your radiator can malfunction due to normal wear and tear. Radiator damages are not often easily noticeable but they can be quite dangerous. For example, when your radiators fail, you can end up being left with no or insufficient heat from your central heating unit.
One of the easiest ways to know if your existing radiator needs to be replaced is to look at how your central heating is performing. For example, if your unit is still producing hot water but the water feels colder than normal, it may be a sign that you need to replace your radiators/storage heaters.
How Frequently Should I Replace My Radiator?
There is no general answer to this query. However, on average, you should replace your radiator after using it for between 15 to 20 years.
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