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The valve turns ok but the water keeps coming. Up next Emergency Plumbing - stopcock repair in situ - Duration: 12:18. GardenFork 237,177 views 8:03 How to Replace a Gate Valve with a Ball Valve for Main Line Shut-Off - Duration: 15:49. Loading... http://homeshareware.com/how-to/malware-removal-free.html

Leave it like that so that the $aniflo you just fitted pumps piss and shit into the room everyone is using to store the cable and fittings etc for 2nd fix. keystone 10,782Posts 5,874Thanks keystone By keystone 19th Oct 10, 8:29 AM 10,782 Posts 5,874 Thanks What's this? Sign in 13 Loading... Just tie up the ballcock in the loft tank, then turn on bath taps to drain down the tank.

How To Free A Seized Stopcock

There are currently no thanks for this post. dereton33 109,845 views 4:54 How to drain your radiators and boiler when you have no drain cock,or it does not work. - Duration: 13:16. If turning the outside mains stopcock you may need an outside stopcock key. as i say, they checked and i've just spoken to them again on the phone and they say its faulty but they won't fix it.

There are currently no thanks for this post. We don't AS a general policy investigate the solvency of companies mentioned (how likely they are to go bust), but there is a risk any company can struggle and it's rarely Glad you like it! Stuck Stopcock I think the local water authority is supposed to do it (in case you knacker the valve) ...

With a high pressure system or gravity system you'll have to turn it off at the hot water tank. Always remember anyone can post on the MSE forums, so it can be very different from our opinion. Share this page: Finding and using the outside stop valve Need a plumber? This Old House 143,843 views 3:51 Fixing a tap when the stop tap will not turn off - Duration: 2:49.

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We often link to other websites, but we can't be responsible for their content. http://www.homeownershub.com/uk-diy/stopcock-not-working-can-t-turn-water-off-in-street-what-t-134814-.htm If the stopcock had worked it'd be fixed by now but as it isn't that's what they've been called for. How To Free A Seized Stopcock Using the outside stop valve You or your plumber can turn off the water supply entering your home by turning the valve clockwise to close. How Much To Replace A Stopcock David Bookmark Print Add pictures here ✖ <% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %> <% } %> <%-name%> Add image file Upload Bold Italic Underline Upload Image Add reply Notify me about

You could try freezing the pipe and installing a ball valve which will allow you to sort out the toilet. I wanna buy-it or do-it Discount Codes 'n Vouchers Code Not Found Ebay, Auctions, Car Boot & Jumble Sales Freebies (no spend required) Freebies gone but not forgotten Freebies Login & Quick Reply Multi-Quote Added Quote Multi-quote Added to Spam Report Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sorry! Quoted Text Here Almost sure the answer to that is yes, but its more likely to be sticking than faulty. Stiff Stopcock

Is your stopcock jammed solid and you cannot move it? hope this helps need to have a lightbulb moment Glad you like it! Always be aware that the stop tap should never be mixed up with the gate valve or the Isolation valve as these valve are completely for different uses. Sign in to make your opinion count.

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After a time the stop tap looses it's grease due to age. Your neighbours perhaps? So at the moment I have no way of turning the water off? Water Stopcock Types Connect house pipework to outlet of new valve.

Posted 5 years ago # spooky_b329 - Member So is there a cold water storage tank in the loft? Login & Quick Reply Multi-Quote Added Quote Multi-quote Added to Spam Report Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sorry! But here's the interesting bit - it was done by the local water company. Well worth having done as it was a tricky job.

as a tip i always use vqlves with brass tails so you dont get any cross threading with plastic fittings. Alternatively you could find a main stop cock in the street outside your house. Working... Posted 5 years ago # Advertisement Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies.

But it's my downstairs retreat with a year of back issues for perusal, so it needs to be back in action asap. Its stance of putting consumers first is protected and enshrined in the legally-binding MSE Editorial Code. This is actually the property of the your water board. Simplified diagram showing shut off points for water You should have a main stop cock somewhere in your house which you'll need to find.

Posted 5 years ago # totalshell - Member be careful if you try to get an extra 1/32 of a turn.. It might be regional/age of house variation. Loading...

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