The amount of different types of taps means getting the handle off can be quite a problem before you even get to renew the tap washer or disc. This video covers quite a few of the different types that are out there
If you have a Combi boiler then it is just a case of turn the main stopcock off and everything is off, but what about the rest of us with all those extra valves in the airing cupboard. Turned off the main stopcock, but the cold is still running in the bathroom? A common question I keep getting. Don`t fear Al is here, to explain all
When buying new taps be very careful unless you have a Combi boiler. For those of you with roof tanks and cylinders be extra careful what taps you buy. If you already have new taps giving low pressure (usually the hot one) here is a guide for improving the flow
Changing a set of mixer taps. Kitchen taps shown but the same for basin or bath. A real job carried out in situ with all the problems of working under a sink
If you have the old fashion style taps that leak water down onto your sink / bath or wash hand basin every time you turn them on, then here is how to fix it. The video shown is basin taps but it is the same for bath and sink taps
How to repair a dripping tap, changing the washer and using the tap re-seating tool to re-seat your tap. Just changing the tap washer is sometimes not enough, the tap will still leak, this is especially the case if you live in a hard water area
A real life in situ change of taps with all the problems of lyng half under a bath with a wash hand basin jamming you in. Not some out of situ easy bath tap change but the real thing with all the problems that come with it
Are your taps on the move every time you go to turn them? If you leave them they will start to leak eventually. Whether it is your sink/basin or bath taps that are lose just follow my easy to fix video
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Oh No!!!! A leak under the sink!!!! Have you ever opened the sink cupboard door to find water running down from your taps. All your detergents etc sitting in water!! How to easily fix this job. This is for those of you who have separate taps in the basin or sink.
A short term fix if you are going to renew leaking taps, and need them to keep going, until that new bathroom arrives. This happens with dropped spout single hole taps that run back towards the sink. My daughters house had this problem and I realised that maybe this could be of use, especially in rented property where the landlord will do nothing or you are awaiting a new bathroom or new kitchen
Fed up with trying to reach stopcocks under cupboards and then finding they are too stiff to turn the water off, or you are elderly, have arthritis and cannot turn the stopcock, well how about having a simple wall mounted easy accessible switch to turn your water off instead. Al shows how easy it is to fit one. Also provided is an Amazon link to buy one from our website.
If you have an airlock, it becomes an awkward job to clear when you have mixer taps fitted through out the house. Here are some tips to get your hot water back. Here is the link for the video on how to fix no water from a tap, if you only have half a turn or so as this is not an airlock