Hot Water tap on bathroom basin slowed to a dribble


Postby Kevin8091 » Sat Jun 06, 2015 9:45 am

Over the last week the HW tap on the bathroom hand basin has slowed to a dribble. I took the tap apart and found nothing wrong. Opening the stop valve slowly to max and it still dribbles out so there must be a blockage in the pipe or the stop valve is blocked.
The bath tap is fine so a blockage in the pipe seems unlikely.
Do the rotating ball type stop valves seize up? It opens and closed normally.
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Postby proptech » Sat Jun 06, 2015 1:04 pm

Hi Kevin
I would suggest taking that ball type valve off, and having a look. These valves have a surprisingly small bore, and anything could end up causing a blockage.
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Postby Kevin8091 » Sun Jun 07, 2015 4:42 pm

The valve is perfectly alright.
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