Posts Tagged ‘taps’

Changing a kitchen tap

Posted in 'How-to' Guides, Kitchens on August 9th, 2010 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

Changing over a kitchen tap is straightforward as long as you have isolation valves fitted below the kitchen sink. Otherwise, you will need to isolate hot and cold taps further down the pipes. Changing a cheap tap for a more stylish or expensive one is a good option for a quick kitchen revamp – especially if you combine the work with maybe repainting the units for example. read more »

Fitting a kitchen sink and taps

Posted in 'How-to' Guides, Kitchens on August 9th, 2010 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

Before fitting a new sink and taps, water supplies must be isolated. If your supply pipes have isolation valves, simply turn these off before making connections. Also, waste pipes will require re-connecting when a new sink is plumbed in. Push-fit fittings and/or universal compression fittings should suffice. Fitting a new sink is normally part of a new kitchen installation project and this is what is shown below. read more »