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  1. oldbuffer replied to the thread Water leaking into toilet / hissing noise.

    1. There are two possibilities for water running into the pan: 1a. The float operated inlet valve is letting water past. This then...

    18 Jun 2021 at 3:55 PM
  2. oldbuffer replied to the thread connecting 28mm service valves to 22mm pipes.

    1. Have a look at https://www.pumph.co.uk/ 2. Its not clear whether the 22 mm pipes are to be terminated below the proposed joints, or a...

    18 Jun 2021 at 1:02 PM
  3. oldbuffer replied to the thread Need to fit a new sink, tap and isolation valves.

    Nothing intrinsically wrong with them, but they have a restricted bore, like many isolation valves. Doesn't matter much if you have...

    17 Jun 2021 at 4:20 PM
  4. oldbuffer replied to the thread Need to fit a new sink, tap and isolation valves.

    1. You shouldn't need PTFE tape anywhere in your installation, including the copper to flexi joints. 2. Once you have fitted those...

    17 Jun 2021 at 1:59 PM
  5. oldbuffer replied to the thread Help installing an outdoor shower with pushfit plumbing.

    1. I'm not aware of any mixer showers with push fit connections, and I'd be surprised if any exist. 2. Even using push fit, and assuming...

    17 Jun 2021 at 1:48 PM
  6. oldbuffer replied to the thread plumbers mate vs silicone basin waste install.

    1. Someone has to say it. Plumber's Mait. 2. I use it: 2a. Because it doesn't set, which means the waste can be removed in future...

    17 Jun 2021 at 1:38 PM
  7. oldbuffer replied to the thread Shower plumbing question.

    An initial thought: 1. The pump turning on depends on the flow volume. 2. The flow volume depends on pressure at source and resistance...

    15 Jun 2021 at 7:32 PM