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Your Stopcock

                               YOUR STOP-COCK NEEDS YOU BEFORE ITS TO LATE Your stopcock hidden away, forgotten about never to be seen again till an emergency strikes your household. For so many years behind a kitchen cupboard, washing machine, under the stairs or even under the floor boards, Never seen it couldn't tell you were it is, even never new we had one. And so the hunt is on as water is pouring out from under your kitchen sink in the early hours of Sunday morning. Gradually the water is flooding out your kitchen damaging your units and getting under your laminate flooring. So you try to contain it with towels buckets saucepans and anything else you can get hold of, its your worst nightmare come true. Theres no way of stopping it until you find the one thing that has never mattered in your life up until now, infact you even have no idea what it looks like.So after you have looked every were you could possibly think of, still not knowing what you are looking for its time t

Your Cold water storage tank

                                                                       DOMESTIC COLD WATER STORAGE TANKS Has your household got a cold water storage tank hidden away in your loft space, do you know what condition its in. Do you know what your tank is made from or if it complies with the current water regulations. And most important of all are you drinking or cleaning your teeth with tank water. Cold water storage tanks have been in our lofts for over 100 years and made from various materials like galvanised steel, asbestos cement. But modern tanks are mostly made from polyethylene [ plastic ] this makes them light and flexible to go through loft hatches and resistant to algae growth within the tank.If a tank is fitted correctly and complies with all the relevant water regulations, then it should be quite safe to drink from, For domestic households the average size is 250 litres or approximately 55 gallons. The following criteria is required to drink from your cold water storage tan