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Old January 2nd 08, 06:27 PM posted to uk.d-i-y
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"John" wrote in message

"Grunff" wrote in message
Andy wrote:
hello all and happy new year

When fitting radiator brackets which it the correct way of fitting the
brackets. Is it better to fit them with the wide side against the wall
or is it better to fit them with the narrow side. It would seem to me
the narrow side as to have a bigger gap between the wall and the

The reason they have different side lengths is so you can choose
depending on your situation.


Is it a hang over from finned and non-finned radiators?

I have always used the wider gap for single rads and the narrower one for
double rads, unless there were space considerations that dictated otherwise.

Colin Bignell