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Water pressure below 1bar. How do I raise the pressure to

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Water pressure below 1bar. How do I raise the pressure to operating level?
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Customer: Hopefully yes
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Customer: There is a loop with 2 taps which turn
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Plumbing
Expert:  Chamberlain Maintenance replied 1 year ago.

Hi, Where you say you have a loop with two taps on. If you open these taps one at a time you will see the gauge start to move, you need to get it to 1.5 bar then shut off the taps. You may also need to bleed the radiators just in case you have air in the system. You will need a radiator key £1 from most diy shops. open the little square bleed nipple at the top of the radiators (have a cloth handy to catch any water), vent the radiators until water comes out, close the vent and check the pressure on the boiler and top up as directed above.