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Understanding the workings of your water pressure system.

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Understanding the workings of your water pressure system.

In order to generate pressure, water pressure systems are composed of a boiler and water storage tanks, which operate in tandem to accomplish this. System types that include gravity fed, combi boiler, and unvented boilers are the three most common types of systems in use. If you have a low-pressure water supply, you'll need to choose faucets that function at lower water pressures in order to prevent burning your fingers. It is normal to expect pressures between one and two bar on a regular basis. One of the advantages of high-pressure water systems is that they are compatible with a broad variety of faucets.

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What to do if your pipes burst.

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What to do if your pipes burst.

Ensure you have basic tools and know what to do in an emergency. A flexible hose connection or a push-fit pipe repair kit may fix a broken pipe. If not, a new pipe is required. Then empty the pipe completely before attempting to repair it. Fix a leaking pipe junction: Turn off the water, let it drain, then fix with putty.

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