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Pressure Equalising Valve question

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by jamie473, 24 Mar 2008.

  1. jamie473

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    I want to fit one of these http://www.plumbworld.co.uk/pressure-equalising-valve-344-230 due to having mains cold and gravity fed hot water with a mixer tap. Is it ok to just saw the copper pipes a few inches below the taps and fit it right there underneath the bath? If so what is the easiest way to make the connections for someone who's not very up-to-speed with plumbing?
     
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    Get some one who is
     
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    Is this definately not a DIY job then?

    Without sounding like i'm answering my own question I thought it might be possible using the often mentioned 'push fit' connection type and some flexible plastic pipe. But I didn't know whether these can be added to cut copper pipe.
     
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    yes use a pipe cutter NOT a saw or you will have more leaks than a welshmans garden

    and dont forget the inserts ;)
     
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    Compression fittings on valve, so push fits not required.

    Inserts not required on copper marra, c'mon you aint been out the game that long :LOL: :LOL:

    ;)
     
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    wasnt me who mentioned copper ;)
     
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    True :oops:

    As repent I shall now go and stand in the garden and beat myself with a used length of soil pipe :LOL:

    :rolleyes: oh how it hurts.

    ;)
     

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