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How to open to access valve
Hi folks, I feel like this is a bit of a silly question... how do I get the cover off this ceiling heater?
This kind of hot water heat is super common in my area for apartments and commercial. I'm sure there are pictures or videos on the Internet showing how to open it, but I don't know what it's called. I previously always assumed it was just called a ceiling radiator - 'cause it's on the ceiling and it radiates heat - but as soon as I try to involve the word "ceiling" in my Googling then everything that comes up is totally different stuff.
Anyway, something is wrong with the zone valve. I can hear that's it's not closing fully and the "whatever it's called" keeps dumping heat into the apartment. I just want to turn off the manual valve for now and get my landlord to deal with the zone valve later.
In the gap behind the "whatever it's called", my phone camera can see the valve I want to turn off but my fingers can't reach it! If only I could just figure out how the cover is supposed to open!!!! The little section in the corner of the room is where the valve is. I'm thinking it must be possible to open just that little section... somehow. Argh.