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Turn off the mains fast: how-to guide

Need to know how to turn off the mains? While it’s easy to take the plumbing in your home for granted, it pays to know how to shut off the water. It’s good practice if you are leaving your home … Continue reading

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Surestop stopcock

A Surestop stopcock is a stopcock produced by Surestop Ltd, a UK company which specialises in making easy to use stopcocks that are designed to prevent water damage to properties. Unlike traditional brass-handle stopcocks which may leak or jam, Surestop … Continue reading

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Stopcock

A stopcock, or stop valve or stop tap, is an inline valve which controls the water supply to a property. It is usually located on or near the rising main, and usually under the kitchen sink, although in some homes … Continue reading

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