Outside tap drain

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If installing an outside tap with a hose union backplate so no exposed pipework would you still fit a drain off inside? Do many fit drain offs inside as most customers wouldn't be able to open them to drain it down. Thanks.
 
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Thanks. Just the fact would most customers be OK opening a drain of to stop the tap freezing?
 
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Thanks I know. But do most install an internal drain off too? Just can't see many people being comfortable opening and closing one.
I’ve been fitted quite a few, whether or not people are comfortable doing it, regs require it.
 
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Depends on where the pipework is coming from.

If the supply rises up inside before heading out the wall then ideally you would have a drain at the lowest point. If it doesn't then opening the tap would drain the pipework.

There is a requirement to drain the pipework to stop any water becoming stagnant/bacteria ridden over the winter when isolated.
 

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