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Tap videos


Taps are extremely common with most houses having several different types of tap installed.

 

The videos in this section will show how to install and repair some of the more common types of taps including stop taps and garden taps.

  • 06:08 Popular Disabled tap conversion

    Disabled tap conversion

    by Admin Added 2,326 Views / 0 Likes

    How to convert standard taps to lever taps

  • 03:54 Popular Fitting a wall mounted tap

    Fitting a wall mounted tap

    by Admin Added 2,400 Views / 0 Likes

    Here we fit a wall mounted tap/shower mixer to a wall.

  • 01:33 Popular How a tap works

    How a tap works

    by Admin Added 2,522 Views / 0 Likes

    This video shows how a traditional kitchen tap works.

  • 08:35 Popular How to fit a shower fixing bracket

    How to fit a shower fixing bracket

    by Admin Added 2,741 Views / 3 Likes

    This video shows how to fit a shower mixing bracket. Once the bracket has been fixed the bracket can then be plumbed in, then the shower bar or wall mounted tap can be fixed to it.

  • 06:10 Popular How to fix a leaking stopcock

    How to fix a leaking stopcock

    by Admin Added 3,607 Views / 4 Likes

    A stopcock, stop tap or outside tap can ften leak from the gland nut. This video shows hoe to tighten the gland nut ot even repack the gland nut using PTFE tape.

  • 15:10 Popular How to plumb in a wall mounted tap or shower mixer

    How to plumb in a wall mounted tap or shower mixer

    by Admin Added 2,140 Views / 2 Likes

    This video shows how to plumb in a wall mounted tap or a shower mixer, this includes fitting isolation valves and double check valves.

  • 08:04 Popular How to replace a single hole lever tap

    How to replace a single hole lever tap

    by Admin Added 2,164 Views / 2 Likes

    This video shows how to replace a common lever basin tap. These are often called single hole taps as they are installed into a single hole where as many other taps require two fixing holes. This is normally a very simple job and can easily be accomplished

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  • 02:38 Popular How to replace a stop tap washer

    How to replace a stop tap washer

    by Admin Added 2,577 Views / 0 Likes

    If your stop tap is passing ( the water is not isolated with the tap in the closed position ) you probably need to replace the washer. This can only be done when the incoming water can be isolated at a point before the faulty stop tap.

  • 11:34 Popular How to replace taps

    How to replace taps

    by Admin Added 2,952 Views / 1 Likes

    How to replace bason, sink or bath taps

  • 02:42 Popular Removing a seized tap head gear

    Removing a seized tap head gear

    by Admin Added 3,086 Views / 4 Likes

    How to remove a seized tap head gear

  • 05:48 Popular Replace a tap washer

    Replace a tap washer

    by Admin Added 4,145 Views / 1 Likes

    How to replace a tap washer in a traditional tap

  • 05:09 Popular Reseating a tap seat

    Reseating a tap seat

    by Admin Added 2,172 Views / 2 Likes

    How to reseat a tap using a tap reseating tool

  • 06:14 Popular Tap revivers

    Tap revivers

    by Admin Added 2,211 Views / 0 Likes

    Tap revivers are a quick way to service an old tap

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