How to Maintain a Steam Radiator | This Old House


This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey shows how to silence a whistling radiator. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)
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Shopping List for How to Maintain a Steam Radiator:
– new steam valve
– teflon tape
– graphite packing gasket

Tools for How to Maintain a Steam Radiator:
– screwdriver, used to remove handle from valve
– adjustable wrench, used to remove packing nut from valve

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