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How to change tap water flow?

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by adamt11, 14 Jul 2018.

  1. adamt11

    adamt11

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    Hi,
    The water from my hot water tap flows out more quickly and narrower than I would like. I would prefer it to come out with the same flow velocity as the cold water.
    How do I adjust the flow?
    Thanks
     

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    Is it gravity feed?

    Andy
     
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    Looks like a mixer tap.

    The hot runs through the middle of the tap and the cold around the outside. In essence a double walled pipe.

    This is why the hot is thinner and more central.

    It probably coming out faster as the pipe is smaller think thumb over hose pupe
     
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    You could try a diffuser/aerator - screws on the end of the tap and "swirls" the water and mixes it with air. Actually a water saving device but they "slow" the water down and make it frothy. I fitted them when we changed from gravity to mains pressure hot water as I didn't like the way it blasted out of the tap.

    If you Google water saving devices most water companies will give you them free.
     
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