Hey folks, our bedroom radiator needed replacing, it was an older style 'imperial' radiator with a width of 1980mm. Obviously nowadays those sizes are different, so I chose an 1800mm radiator to replace it with, figuring I need to make up 180mm (90 either side) Anyhow, I fitted the brackets, and now, although it sits perfectly level, and equal distance from the wall all the way, I noticed the inlet and outlet pipes that come from the floor each side, one comes out 1" from the wall, the other comes out 1 1/2" from the wall. The 1 1/2" lines up perfectly with the radiator connection, whereas the other side, the radiator is 'sticking out too far' and there is not much movement in the pipe. The brackets are already turned to their thinnest way of mounting, so I am at a loss on what to do - The previous radiator was one of the old thin single styles (this is still a single panel but the newer style) and so I guess 1" was an ok distance from the wall with older ones. The only thing I can immediately think of (short of asking a plumber to add some sort of bend to the copper pipe and then re-sit the valve on top). Given it is only half an inch out, I pull the carpet back a bit, and could see the floorboard cut stops at the end of the pipe, so if I were to cut another small chunk in front of that pipe, then the pipe could possibly be pulled that extra half inch outward - is this a viable option? When I checked under the carpet it looked like black paint or some sort of tar on the floorboards, given it is a 1970's house, that could either be remnants of vinyl tiles or bitumen paint, which both more than likely contain asbestos so I don't fancy cutting into those, especially not in a bedroom, but perhaps such a small cut would be ok given I wear a P3 mask when doing so. Anyone have any better ideas?