5 Reasons to Repair or Replace Your Taps | Plumber Auckland

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There are a number of things that can go wrong with the taps in your house. Some things you can fix yourself and other issues may require the help of a professional plumber Auckland. It’s important to investigate any issues you notice. As they may be a sign that there is something unusual happening with your plumbing. The earlier you get on to it, the cheaper the fix will be.
Here are the top 5 most common reasons your taps may need repairing or replacing:

What Causes a Leaking Tap? | Sumich Plumbing & Drainage

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Leaking taps are both frustrating and fascinating. If you’ve ever been disturbed by a tap that won’t stop dripping no matter how hard to try to shut it off. You’ll know how infuriating it can be. Apparently, in the early 1900s, dripping water was used as a form of torture. But it’s also been a source of theatrical inspiration.

In 1969, movie directors Joyce Wieland and Michael Snow made a short film called “Dripping Water”. Click here if you want to see a clip from the 10-minute-long film that features nothing but water leaking onto a plate from a tap. Possibly a bit more entertaining is the scene from the 1992 comedy movie “My Cousin Vinny.” Where Marisa Tomei explains to Joe Pesci the torque needed to shut the faucet in their bathroom.

Whether it disturbs you or not, a leaking tap should always be tended to. Leaving a tap leaking can cause water damage. As well as can waste hundreds of litres of water a month if left without fixing. If you live in an area where you pay for your water use (most areas of Auckland, for example). A leaking tap is literally money down the drain.