Is Low pressure or flow the cause of slow kitchen tap


Postby Grahamggg » Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:25 pm

Suffering from low pressure and poor flow rate, currently get 4.5l/min from the kitchen tap. Water company has checked the boundary and that is fine. Could the attached picture be the problem? We have a combi boiler, could this be a pressure valve from old tank system? Thanks.
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Postby lets have a look » Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:27 pm

take it out,think you have identified the problem
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Postby Grahamggg » Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:59 pm

lets have a look wrote:take it out,think you have identified the problem


Is it a pressure valve? Not seen anything like these and doesn't have a screw to alter pressure?
Should be fairly easy for a plumber to remove?
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Postby lets have a look » Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:40 am

I haven't seen one either but suspect it is, the one below is a non return valve,
if the water switches off ok it would take about 20 mins to remove
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Postby Grahamggg » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:41 am

Great, I'll get it taken out and hopefully we'll get some pressure on our taps.
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