Being a home owner, you may find there are many small issues that can make a nuisance of themselves around your house. A leaking tap is sometimes one of those issues. Fortunately, this is an annoyance that you can take care of – just take a look at our tips below to find out how to fix a dripping tap.
The first thing to always remember is to make sure you turn of the mains water tap or the penny valve to avoid potential flooding risks and to avoid wasting water.When working on the tap, make sure you put the plug into the plug hole to avoid small personal items or tap parts from falling down the sink.
There are a handful of ways a tap can become faulty and one main way to see how, is to look for leaking water. Water can leak from the base of the tap, the spout or any other movable joints.