Isolation Valves on Bath Taps - Yay or Nay ???

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Jibbs, 8 Jun 2012.

  1. Jibbs

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    Hello all
    I've recently been working on site and noticed some propertys have isolation valves attached to the bath taps and some not? Is this right or wrong?

    Jibbs
     
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    No just something else to leak. If the isolation valves are available outside the bath then fine.
     
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    Nay.

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    Good practice to fit them as long as you use good quality ones. Saves wastage of water when it comes to maintenance. I like yo use the ones with flow restrictors built in so that you can balance the water supplies throughout the property.
     
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    Isn't fitting local isolation valve a water reg requirement now, at least for new build.
     
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    I think that applies to basin taps. Was just wondering about bath taps ....
     
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