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Uneven flow of water in kitchen taps

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by adamt11, 6 Nov 2020.

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    The left image shows hot water the right image shows cold water.
    In both images the handles are turned the same amount but the hot water comes out in a narrower stream that splashes water outside the sink and it stays narrow even when fully opened.
    I would like to adjust the hot so that it flows more evenly like the cold water. How can I do this?
    Thanks.
     
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    That's how all kitchen taps are designed - they have a pipe running up the middle of the spout which delivers the hot water, and the cold flows round the outside. An aerator may help
     
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    That's what's called a dual flow tap, as suggested the hot and cold flows are kept separate until the end of the spout.

    With other sink monobloc taps the water mixes in the body of the tap (single flow) and the flow at the end of the spout is then relatively constant.

    It makes a difference if you have mains cold water and gravity hot water.
     
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