How To: Install a radiator thermostat with This Old House

Install a radiator thermostat with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a radiator thermostat.
Steps:

1 Close the valve at base of radiator.
2 Turn off the room's thermostat.
3 Carefully unscrew the existing air vent from side of radiator.
4 Put Teflon tape on threads of new thermostatic steam valve.
5 Thread new steam valve into radiator; tighten with adjustable wrench.
6 Apply Teflon tape to threads of old air vent.
7 Thread old air vent into top of new steam valve.
8 Open valve at base of radiator.
9 Turn on the room's thermostat.

Install a radiator thermostat with This Old House

Install a radiator thermostat with This Old House Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com

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hi can you pls tell me if you have to have a plumber install a 3/4 valve on the radiator or can it be the super

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