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Open a drain cock: guide & tips

Need to open a drain cock? Whether you’re draining a hot water cylinder or a radiator, here are a few handy tips which may make the process a little bit easier. How to open a drain cock Ensure the discharge … Continue reading

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Drain the hot water cylinder: how-to guide

Need to drain the hot water cylinder? Whether you need to fit a new immersion heater or replace the cylinder altogether, it’s not a difficult task. However, unlike draining a cold water storage cistern, it cannot be done as easily … Continue reading

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How to drain the cold water tank

Need to drain the cold water tank? It’s not a difficult task, and in most cases you shouldn’t need to go into the loft. Simply do the following: Turn off the mains stopcock, either on the rising main or outside the property. … Continue reading

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