How to Fix a Tap?

Tap dripping? Not working? Wondering how to fix it. You've come to the right place.

HOW TO FIX How To Fix Common Plumbing Issues
Disassemble & Reassemble a Tap

Step by step points on how to disassemble & reassemble taps

Leaky Spout?

Water Leaks and drips from the tap spout outlet

Spout still leaking?

Water persistently leaks from the spout outlet, after new tap valve has been fitted

Noisy pipes?

Water pipes make a banging noise when taps are turned on.

Leaky tap bonnet?

Water leaks from the tap bonnet body or spindle (under the flange).

Stiff tap handle?

Tap handle is stiff and hard to turn

How to Fix a Tap - Video Tutorial

How to Fix a Tap - Video Tutorial

How to Replace A Mixer Cartridge

Step by step points on how to replace a mixer cartridge

How to fix common plumbing issues

Welcome to our ‘HOW TO FIX’ resource. We have provided step by step instructions, printable diagrams, video tutorials and a Q&A to get you started on fixing any minor plumbing problems you may have.

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