Turn off the mains fast: how-to guide

To turn off the mains, look for the stopcock or stop tap under the sink. It looks like a brass tap and is connected at both sides. Turn it clockwise, as if you were turning off any other kind of tap. This will stop the flow of water to all outlets in the home. If … Read more

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 stopcocks are operated via a simple rocker switch, similar to a light switch. Not only … Read more

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