Monthly Archives: October 2016

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 need 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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Part 1 and Part 2 ball valves: what’s the difference?

What is the difference between a Part 1 and a Part 2 ball valve? These brass fittings are some of the most common types of ball valves found in British homes. They are typically found in loft cisterns, such as the cold water storage … Continue reading

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Tank bung

A tank bung is a bung used for blocking a cistern outlet, such as the outlets on a cold water storage cistern. Typically available in 15 mm, 22 mm, and 28 mm sizes, a tank bung consists of a plug made out … Continue reading

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