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by Drip-Doctor
Tue Jan 17, 2023 3:53 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Shower controls not working and stiff
Replies: 1
Views: 943

Re: Shower controls not working and stiff

I assume when you took it apart you lubricated all the rubber o rings etc and bearing surfaces in silicone grease and tried to operte the internal workings outside the shower valve case so you could prove it worked before replacing? A photo would help, if not then perhaps a make/model of the shower ...
by Drip-Doctor
Thu Jan 12, 2023 4:09 pm
Forum: Bathrooms, Drainage and Waste Plumbing Forum
Topic: How to descale waste pipe after replacing macerator
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Re: How to descale waste pipe after replacing macerator

Would it be out of the question to replace the pipes? no chemical clean will remove that amount of buildup and I would have thought the likely outcome is what you suggested and a high cost in chemicals repeating the cleaning over and over until it eats enough away to work well again. The 22mm pipe i...
by Drip-Doctor
Thu Jan 12, 2023 3:24 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: garden tap not working
Replies: 7
Views: 895

Re: garden tap not working

If the tap has a plastic check valve inside its probably that which is stopping the tap from working. prise out all the plastic and the little spring and refit. Not strictly legal as it should have the check valve but it will at least work. Worth investing in a tap cover. I like the pyramid ones tha...
by Drip-Doctor
Thu Jan 12, 2023 3:21 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Advice on cylinder & digital shower mixer?
Replies: 1
Views: 664

Re: Advice on cylinder & digital shower mixer?

Hi! The 'tank' you're talking about is an unvented cylinder, this takes in mains pressure water and heats it up and delivers it as hot mains pressure water. A gravity fed tap is designed for lower pressures of water dropping one or 2 floors into the valve. If you used this mixer then it would probab...
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