Radiator valves are not at the top of most people’s bathroom priority lists. In fact, even if they are thought of at all, they tend to take a back seat. At Bathroom City, our 30-year experience has taught us the importance of these finishing touches.
For an entirely stylish radiator - an essential addition to any bathroom radiator installation - have a look at our a huge collection radiator towel Rail valves from some of the world’s leading brands.
Radiator Valve Types - Angled or Straight Valve - Wall or Floor
What radiator valves do I need to buy?
There are two main questions you need to answer before buying your valves
Position of water inlet pipes With Radiator Bottom water inlet.
My pipework comes through the floor
The Radiator has water inlet on the bottom - Buy Straight Valves
Radiator has water inlet on the side - Buy Angled Valves
Radiator has Middle inlet - Buy H Valves
My Pipework comes through the wall at the back.
The radiator has water inlet on the bottom - Buy Angled Valves
The radiator has water inlet on the side - Buy Angled Valves
The radiator has Middle inlet - Buy H Valves
Thermostatic Radiator Valve or Manual Radiator Valve
What is the difference between the thermostatic radiator valve and standard manual radiator valves
- What is a thermostatic radiator valve - The Thermostatic Radiator Valve or TRV as its known gives you the individual temperature control that will be constant. If the weather changes and gets cold the thermostatic control will increase the heat to that radiator to ensure the room temperature stays the same all year round, in the same way, your central heating operates.
- What is a manual standard radiator valve - Manual valves are just like a standard tap it stops the flow of hot water entering the main radiator. Subsequently, the radiator will start to cool and go cold.
Radiator Valve Shapes - Round or Square Valves
Valves tend to either come in round or square shapes, which shape you choose will often boil down to radiator shape. As a rule of thumb, we recommend that you use a square bar radiator for square valves and round valves for a rounder shaped radiator towel rails This shape is is all about your design choice.