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Garden tap attached to heating pipe?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by medway, 27 Apr 2010.

  1. medway

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    Hi there,

    This may sound thick but I have to ask.
    Basically I am about to fit a garden tap kit and the best pipe for me to use to attach cut off tap into would be the pipe going to the radiator in the bathroom on the outside wall.

    Will this work if I do this and what issues would arise if I did?

    Thanks
     
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  3. :eek: seriously, this a wind up.
     
  4. medway

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    lol no.

    What harm would it do?? As you can tell im not a plumber :(
     
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    Don't even think about it.Tee into your cold main supply and not the CH pipework!! This must be a wind up.
     
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    :LOL: :LOL: make sure you put plenty of inhibitor onto your garden too to keep the rust off the grass
     
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    its only water going into the radiator and it will be cold in the summer when i will be using the hose so didn't think there would be a problem :(

    The only other option is using the pipe that goes into the toilet, would there be any problems with that?
     
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    If your loo pipe is mains fed go for it. Someone will be along soon to tell you how to fit according to regs. Under no circumstances use the rad pipe.
     
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    well he's already said it's one of them garden tap kits.
    what else can i say.

    restricted bore hose.
    no internal check valve.
    clamp for joining to mains feed. :rolleyes:
     
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  11. seriously.id get someone in to do this.as you sound as though youv no concept on what is involved.at least it will be piece of mind,when done properly.eg service valve, check valve inside.and not them crappy kits you get from the sheds.
     
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    ok i guess ill have to go with toilet pipe, but just out of interest why shouldn't I use the radiator pipe?
     
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    how much does it normally cost to get someone into do this kind of thing?
     
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    to many reasons to list. ;)
     
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    Medway,
    Cheered me up thanks :LOL:
     
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    You guys are obviously not familiar with the Medway towns'folk :eek: :LOL: ;)
     
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    i knew they where all strange on that side of the water.:cool:
     
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