Cold Water Tank Inlet Valve - Should I add Isolating Valve?


Postby Nofydd » Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:39 pm

I need to drain my cold water tank in the loft to install a tank connector. To do this I will need to turn off the stop cock as there is no separate isolating valve at the tank inlet.

Can anyone advise if it is good practice to use the opportunity to add a valve at the inlet pipe or should I not bother? And if so what sort of valve: gate valve, isolating valve...? It will obviously be at mains pressure.
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Postby proptech » Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:34 am

Hi Nofydd

Yes, Put in a valve. I would use a stopcock on the supply.
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Postby Nofydd » Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:30 pm

Many thanks Proptech. I will get a stop cock and install it.
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