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towel

A towel is a piece of absorbent fabric or paper used for drying or wiping a body or a surface. It draws moisture through direct contact.
In households, several types of fabric towels are used, including hand towels, bath towels, and kitchen towels. At the beach, people use beach towels.
Paper towels are provided in commercial or office bathrooms via a dispenser for users to dry their hands. In households they are used for minor, precision, or particularly dirty jobs of wiping, cleaning, and drying.

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  1. D

    Connecting values to towel radiator help needed

    Hi there. I’ve installed a new towel radiator and I’m trying to fit the valves but I’ve come unstuck and need some help. I’ve bought new angled valves to replace the old ones but I can’t connect them. I think I’m missing something. They are the right size to screw into the bottom of the...
  2. B

    Water filled towel rail overheating

    I have a water filled towel rail which has been working for several years. It is now getting very hot and making a noise. Do these loose water over time and need topping up? Could this be the problem or a faulty thermostats or element? Any way to diagnose the problem? Thanks
  3. R

    Towel rail installation

    I have had no end of trouble recently fitting a heated towel rail. First problem is tightening the fittings so that it is tight in the correct position/orientation for the flow/return pipework, these have o rings for sealing but are not always water tight at the correct position. Also some of...
  4. J

    Heated towel rail turn off

    I have a combi boiler (Baxi Duo Tec) I have two radiator towel rails one of which is in a room we don't use so would like to turn it off. Neither of these two have thermostats, (rest of the house does.) Any help appreciated on how to switch off one of them.
  5. Pwarrener

    Heated Towel Rail Sizes

    Hi, I have just redecorated my bathroom and am looking to buy a new towel rail which is 400w x 600h. I have just realised that the pipe centres are 375mm apart, and it looks like the standard for this sized towel rail is 350mm. Does anyone know where I can get a 400x600 towel rail with pipe...
  6. MarkWillGreen

    9 towel rads on primary with TRVs - good idea? With picture/schematic.

    Hi All, Thanks for your time. Planning a complete house refurb, where the utility/WC/bathrooms sit right next to the riser which will take the primary up to the cylinder in the loft. It would be easiest to take these towel rads off this primary. All the other rads are on the opposite side of...
  7. S

    Cannot turn towel rail off

    I have a heated towel rail in both the upstairs and the downstairs bathroom. The one upstairs is super hot all of the time. I bought the house a year ago and I knew this radiator was plumbed into the hot water but I only have the hot water coming on in the mornings but this towel rail stays...
  8. J

    Towel radiator not heating

    Hi all,just an update from yesterdays post,the towel radiator has miraculously fixed itself!it is now red hot,I still don't understand how after bleeding full system including new rad,it should suddenly fix itself,May be some of you clever people out there could explain, cheers
  9. J

    New towel rediator not heating

    Hi everyone looking for advice,today I changed a bathroom radiator for a towel radiator,it is a pressurised combi system,I switched off power to boiler and drained down system,the pipework is 8mm copper microbore,I used two 15mm to 8mm reducers then plastic pipe and connections to towel rail...
  10. StevePJ81

    Towel Rail Stopped Heating Up After Leak

    Hi everyone, About a year ago we moved into a new property which has a towel heater as part of the Central Heating System. There are no thermostats as part of the valves, so after a quick look on google I believe it is a manual heater. In the summer a leak developed on the left hand side...
  11. A

    Towel Rail on boiler circuit

    Hi everyone, In my house the boiler (standard heat only) is in the garage and the flow and return run in 28mm under the first floor bathroom and into the airing cupboard across the landing where the cylinder, pump and motorised valve are I want to put the bathroom towel rail on the main...
  12. Barisk

    REMOVING A TOWEL RAIL

    Hi , I’ve just bought a house and there’s a big towelrail on one of the radiators, it looks really ugly and no use to me , I want to remove it and wanted to ask if it is ok to remove the towelrail and put blank cups on ? Would it affect anything else with heating?
  13. M

    pressure loss and air in ground floor rad and top foor towel rad

    Hi Towel rad in bathroom needs bleeding every few days and now noticed a small rad downstaris also has air in it regularly. Pressure drops every few days and needs topping up. I've tested with a flame for corrosion and it's clear, tried leak sealer and checked for weaping rad connections . I...
  14. T

    Removing siezed tails from a brass towel rail

    Hi, I am replacing an old towel rail that has started leaking with another old one the same size. The original was made of steel and has rusted through in several places so that it is weeping from several places. The replacement is made of brass so this shouldn't be an issue however I am having...
  15. D

    Replacing radiator with towel rail - help needed

    Morning all. Wondering if you can help. I'm re-doing my bathroom and thought I'd replace the radiator with a towel rail. The plastic pipes seem to be speedfit (or similar). I can't see a brand on them and they say 15mm (but they're clearly 10mm). The current pipes won't stretch to the new...
  16. S

    Towel Rail Valve Fitting

    I have spent an inordinate amount of time trying to work out the best approach to fitting valves to my new towel rail, but i just don’t have the experience to know the best approach and would appreciate input from you guys. If i get this wrong, it’s going to be a major PITA to correct...
  17. U

    Should I expect my towel rail (non electric) to be fitted like this

    I’ve paid good money for a bathroom installation. This follows on from having an en-suite installed last year. Both involved replacing existing radiators with flexi pipe behind them with towel rails. When my towel rail was fitted in the en suite the plumber fitted with two very short pieces of...
  18. I

    790MM RADIATOR - CAN I PUT ON A 800 TOWEL RADIATOR?

    HI ALL, WE'VE A 790MM RAD IN BATHROOM. I WANT TO PUT ON A NEW TOWEL RADIATOR THE PIPEWORK IS FROM THE GROUND AND IS PVC/FLEXIBLE CAN I PUT ON AN 800MM TOWEL RAD? IM ONLY ASKING BECAUSE I CANT SOURCE A DECENT HEIGHT 790MM IN GREY TOWEL RAD. THANKS D
  19. M

    Albert 1 Towel Dryer

    Hello, Are there shops in Ireland that carry this particular towel dryer? Due to space constraints I am unable to install a wider model. https://thebathroomlook.com/radiators-bathroom/albert-450_171.html Thanks
  20. scott_d

    Quiet towel radiators?

    Anyone managed to fit a towel radiator that doesn’t ping and groan as the heating comes on? I have fitted loads, cheap and expensive they all seem to make noise.
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