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How to isolate a toilet cistern – overflow or maintenance

Need to isolate a toilet cistern? Whether your loo is overflowing and the ball valve won’t shut off, or you turn to isolate the cistern for repair or maintenance, this guide has got you covered. Turn off the isolation valve … Continue reading

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Croydon ball valve

A Croydon ball valve is a ball valve which consists of a piston inside a brass housing, with a float arm secured to the valve via a brass split pin. On the end of the float arm is a plastic … Continue reading

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Part 3 ball valve

Check Part 3 ball valve prices at B&Q Side entry Part 3 ball valve Bottom entry Part 3 ball valve A Part 3 ball valve or diaphragm ball valve is a ball valve made to British Standard specification 1212, Part 3. It consists … Continue reading

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Part 2 ball valve

A Part 2 ball valve or diaphragm ball valve is a ball valve made to British Standard specification 1212, Part 2. It consists of a plunger and a diaphragm washer which are both situated inside a brass housing. The plunger is … Continue reading

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Overflow pipe leaking: why is it leaking & how to fix it

Overflow pipe leaking? In this guide, we’ll tell you how to identify the problem and how it can be fixed. A leaking overflow pipe means that water is entering a cistern when it shouldn’t. This is usually due to a … Continue reading

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Part 1 ball valve

A Part 1 ball valve or Portsmouth ball valve is a ball valve made to British Standard specification 1212, Part 1. It consists of a piston inside a brass housing, with a float arm secured to the valve via a split pin. Inside … Continue reading

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Ball valve

A ball valve or float valve, or less commonly, a ballcock, is a valve which controls the flow of water into a cistern via a plastic or metal float on the surface of the water. When water is drawn out of the cistern, the … Continue reading

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