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best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by fin » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:19 pm

alright fellas,

ive been to check out a job for a friend of mine. both the bath and basin waterfall taps are knackered.

ive priced them up at wickes..... nigh on £300

and screwfix.

are any online suppliers worth checking out? screwfix want £132.96

the flat these taps are to go in is rented out by my mate but he would rather replace like for like than go with a contract tap or whatever. so waterfall would be going back in

i normally stick to joinery but i fit a canny few bathroom suites but im not up on online suppliers etc

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Re: best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by fin » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:33 pm

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CASCADE-WATER ... IUmYQCZeGQ

would there be any issue using these taps? or are ebay taps best avoided for any reason?
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Re: best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by wine~o » Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:22 pm

:dunno: Quite where to start..

Those sorta taps are only suitable for high pressure (combi boiler or another HP system)

Soooo if this is a gravity system they're no good.

Even so assuming high pressure then E-bay isn't the best place to buy.
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Re: best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by fin » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:18 pm

its in a upstairs flat off a combi. the existing taps are also waterfall taps. its just that theyre knackered.
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Re: best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by fin » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:23 pm

and he wanted to basically replace like for like so it still looks same
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Re: best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by wine~o » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:59 pm

fin wrote:and he wanted to basically replace like for like so it still looks same
I tend to use local independants for that sorta stuff. Having said that the E-bay price does look attractive... Think I'd be looking at £200 ish for that ...
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Re: best suppliers for replacement taps

Post by fin » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:34 pm

checked up and the screwfix taps got a 10 year guarantee. i suppose it means if they knack up hes not gonna be on my case too much. id be saving only like £20 on em
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