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How to Cure Ballvalve Float Problems

CURING FLOAT PROBLEMS ♦ If the float develops a leak, the valve won’t shut off at the correct point. Unscrew the float, empty out the water, and patch the hole with epoxy putty or tie a plastic bag over it. … Continue reading

25. May 2011 by admin
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How to Replace a Ballvalve

REPLACING A BALLVALVE New ballvalves aren’t expensive, so if you can’t get the parts to repair the old one (or it isn’t worth repairing) then buy a matching replacement. Replacing the entire valve is likely to cause problems, so aim … Continue reading

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How to Service Ballvalves

  SERVICING BALLVALVES Most ballvalves can be dismantled for cleaning and servicing, leaving the tail and supply pipe connection undisturbed. This is always preferable, especially if the supply pipe is lead, but it’s not worth trying to service a very … Continue reading

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Repairing Ballvalves

REPAIRING BALLVALVES Float-operated valves — ballvalves — are the simple devices that control the flow of water into cold storage tanks, central heating feed and expansion tanks, and toilet cisterns. Like taps, they are in more or less constant use, … Continue reading

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