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Had new mixer taps fitted on sink and bath (water pressure was fine hot and cold before) but now have very low pressure on hot water. can anyone please help, as its taking 35 mins to run a bath.??????

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  • sabr Jun 27, 2008

    yes pressure downstairs in kichen is fine. seems strange that it is in both sink and bath taps. could it be an air lock? if so do you know how to fix it?

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Can you check some other source of hot water? if the pressure there is ok?..if it is, then the problem is on the new tap that you fitted.

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  • francis rivero Jun 28, 2008

    open the hot water line going to the sink. see if the pressure is low . then check also the hot water line going to the tub, see if the pressure is low too , if both pressure are low, then check the pipes that separated the line that goes to the kitchen and the one that goes to the bathroom. there is probably a valve there or a part that could have lessen the pressure going to the bath tub.



    i hope i was able to help. please rate me..tnx.

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