Plumbing that Makes a SystemPosted by admin in br2 plumbers boiler repairs, on May 12, 2014
Tap:Taps can be used to help in guessing the age of a domestic system.Should they not stop dripping, with this constant dripping leaving brown stains on the bath or wash basin, then they should be renewed. Lead Piping:Any older lead pipes you find in your domestic system, need to be renewed as soon as you are able. The local council authority where you live can provide a grant that helps with the cost of renewal of these pipes. BR2 Plumbers have tradespeople who will find and replace the old pipework.Water Storage Cylinder:This cylinder is an important piece of equipment and is normally situated up in the loft space. If yours are, lead, galvanized steel or asbestos they should be replaced as a matter of urgency.Ballcock:If you are still in the loft space, take a look at the float valve sitting inside the cold-water storage cylinder. If the ball has dents and a green coating, it is copper. These copper floats are obsolete, so if you have one it probably needs to be renewed. Inside Fitted Pipework:Look at the condition of the pipes in your property, especially the cold water supply. Inspect underneath sink and bath, in cupboards, in the loft, and the garage and anywhere else that you have plumbing. Any green tinges around, they are near the end of their life.Suppliers Stop-cock:Always found outside usually at the front the property. The valve will normally be sat in the pavement by the front gate, or maybe in the garden near the road. It is below ground level, usually with a cast iron hinged lid. BR2 Boiler Repairs plumbers are all skilled tradesmen.Main Inside Stop-cock:Know where the main stopcock is inside your home. It is usually located under the kitchen sink, but could be just about anywhere. Find it and guarantee it works.