taps


Postby BRIDGY » Thu May 07, 2009 10:06 pm

I bought all new taps for my Bathroom WC 7years ago from XandX now they need to be replaced all cracked and broken causing leaks and hard to clean, can any one advise a make and approx price I would need to pay for good quality?? Thanks :cry:
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Postby htg engineer » Fri May 08, 2009 6:47 pm

Never been to X&X, but don't particularly like B&Q.

It's all down to personal choice - what do you want to spend ?

Screwfix have a good range in varying prices, you could buy the cheapest there and they will probably last a good few years.


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Postby shaunette » Sun May 10, 2009 7:45 am

when I turn my shower on water still runs from the bath tap....enough still comes through the shower.....why is this?....do I need a new set of mixer taps?
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Postby steve the plumber » Sun May 10, 2009 8:07 pm

[quote="shaunette"]when I turn my shower on water still runs from the bath tap....enough still comes through the shower.....why is this?....do I need a new set of mixer taps?[/quote]

When you turn the lever it should shut the water off from the taps, but in your case it doesn't.

A new tap would be the easiest option.
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Postby rosebery » Sun May 10, 2009 8:40 pm

shaunette wrote: "when I turn my shower on water still runs from the bath tap....enough still comes through the shower.....why is this?....do I need a new set of mixer taps?"

The diverter valve internal to the taps is faulty. Its either a washer issue or a new diverter valve needs to be installed (inserted into the tap body). No you don't need a whole new set of taps.

It wold have been better to start a new thread if I might say so rather than adding something completely different to this one. Never mind.

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