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 point is lower than the drain-off point Water won’t flow uphill on its own accord … Read more

Drain the cold water tank: how-to guide

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. Turn on the hot taps. And that’s it – when they stop running, the tank … Read more

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