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Copper fin steam radiators- can I make the heat last longer?
I have a one pipe steam system. All black pipe up to the radiators (partially recessed in the wall) where the builder installed copper fin for the actual radiators.
Heats nice when on but it doesn't retain heat like my grandmas free standing radiators!
I was wondering if there was a way to retain the heat like my good old grandmas radiators used to.
Are there cast iron "plates" or something to that effect that I could lay on top of the copper fins that would retain the heat like the old free standing radiators like my grandmothers?
Don't get me wrong, when my boiler is running and the rads are giving off heat it's wonderful ,but they lose their heat quite quickly after the boiler shuts off. I would like to be able to keep the warmness that the old style radiators give off after the boiler shuts off