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markbillingham

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 8:34 pm Reply with quote

i have a dripping tap in the bathroom which is a mixer tap. there is no screw to undo to remove the tap,it is just in one piece. how do i take off the tap to change the washer?
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tincup

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:15 pm Reply with quote

Hi

This maybe a pull off type. They can be tricky to remove.

A rubber washing up glove can be helpful or a thick elastic band wrapped round the tap head could help.

Pulling up and rocking normally does the trick.

Hope this helps.
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