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Water in the vent

Small radiator has a vent that consistently has excessive condensation/water and it won’t work, I have to empty it constantly I’ve tried small, big and adjustable vents on it and it seems like they get wet no matter what vent. Need to solve this one. The room is a cold room as it is all windows, there’s two rads this small one is on one of the mains, and there is a large rad on the second main. The large one works fairly well but this little one not so much


  • John_141
    John_141 Member Posts: 54

  • kflory
    kflory Member Posts: 36
    Get a level and make sure the rad is tilted toward the entry valve. After that, check the steam pipe going to that radiator for sagging or high spots that could trap water. After that, check the condensate returns and make sure they aren't clogged up. If the radiator is very cold due to the location, make sure that your mains are vented quickly, and the radiator is venting slowly to reduce fast condensate build-up.