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Help - boring radiator question - any plumbers or dh plumbers out there?

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CountessDracula Mon 17-May-04 15:27:01

OK need quick answer

need to order rads today.

Need one for under windown sill in living room.

Space from floor to sill 760mm

Rad I want is 600mm.

Is 160mm big enough gap at bottom (oak floor)

Janh Mon 17-May-04 15:29:49

I have at least one lower than that, FWIW - raised window sill (not me personally) in order to put existing rad under window and free up useful wall. Floor is carpeted though - dunno if that makes any diff?

Janh Mon 17-May-04 15:32:06

OK - have just measured upstairs. Lowest is 100mm, 2 others are 150mm. 160 should be OK?

CountessDracula Mon 17-May-04 15:34:40

Fantastic, thanks v much. All ours seem to be v high, so was worried that there was some reason for it and that if I ordered rad it would be wrong aaargh

Hate all this building work crap and having to make decisions when I don't have a clue what I'm doing (similar to job really!!)

CountessDracula Mon 17-May-04 15:51:09

Anyone else with wooden floors care to comment?

Momof2 Mon 17-May-04 16:43:46

CD,Sorry - just seen this - have mailed DP but he may not get it in time for today. If he does then I will post it straight away. Fingers crossed,

Momof2 Mon 17-May-04 16:52:06

CD - the man from the plumbers - 'e say yes, this should be fine.

CountessDracula Mon 17-May-04 19:56:11

Fantastic, thanks so much Momof2. I will order tonight

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