- Give-Aways & Offers
- Monthly Must Do's
- DIY Project Ideas
- Step-by-Step Guides
- Inspirational Photo Galleries
If you have radiators that don’t warm up completely, chances are it needs bleeding. Bleeding a radiator lets trapped air out of the system, allowing hot water to fully warm up the radiator. To do this, simply turn the radiator’s bleed valve counter-clockwise slightly with a radiator key (or a flat screwdriver) until you hear a hissing sound. Once water begins exiting the valve, turn the key clockwise to close it.
We'll send you an email as soon as Bob Vila Academy launches
Enroll now and learn DIY basics from the next generation of home improvement experts