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Polytank feed and expansion tank (4 gallon/18 litre)

The Polytank feed and expansion tank is a feed and expansion tank produced by Polytank Group Ltd, the British manufacturer of water tanks and cisterns. As the name implies, the tank is designed to be used as a feed and expansion … Continue reading

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Tank connector

A tank connector or tank coupler is a fitting which connects a pipe to a cistern, allowing water to be drawn from the cistern, and in some circumstances, allowing water to enter it. Tank connectors are typically found on cold water storage cisterns and … Continue reading

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Feed and expansion tank

The feed and expansion tank, or feed and expansion cistern as it is technically known, is a cistern which supplies the central heating circuit with water and accommodates the expansion of the water when it is heated by the boiler. … 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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Overflow

An overflow is an important part of a cistern, and serves two purposes in the event of a fault: to take away excess water in order to prevent structural damage to a property, and to indicate to the homeowner that there is … Continue reading

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