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New kitchen tap - no hot water

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Charlotte Amelie, 13 Jan 2021.

  1. Charlotte Amelie

    Charlotte Amelie

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    Thank you I will try tomorrow
     
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  3. Charlotte Amelie

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    Thanks, I have started to look 0.1bar taps following all the comments but will try to check first if it is a block.

    It's a flat on the first floor, tank is in the corridor next to the kitchen so a few steps away.
     
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    Is the cold water tank ,that supplies the hot water cylinder , immediately above it ?
    The isolation valve that supplies your hot tap should be swapped for a full bore isolation valve,to improve the flow . But the real issue is your lack of pressure .You have a nice looking fancy tap ,just fit a pump.
     
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    yes it is just above the hot water cylinder.

    I actually just did a test and realise that after letting the water run quite a bit, it is indeed hot but as well that the flow is better and decent enough to use if I remove the "head" of the tap. I don't know why I have not thought about removing it before...

    So would a quick and unexpansive solution simply be to change the "head" of the tap which is reducing the flow of the hot water?

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    See if what you have removed can be further disassembled ,there may be a filter within it that can be cleaned or removed. Certainly removing the " spray " part would give better flow.
     
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    now you have hot water coming through - feel the 2 pipes under the sink - if as mentioned before its the LEFT one , the Isolator may be turned to slightly, the screw slot , inline with the pipe - so 12oclock & 6oclock at the moment it looks like its at 11oclock and 5oclock
    but difficult to see
     

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