Plumbing Question

Leaking tap


I have a leaking tap in my Kitchen. It is a tap that has both a hot and cold tap which goes into one single output (if that makes sense). Sometimes the tap is leaking and other times it's not leaking. I have noticed that the tap is leaking more when it's cold. Is this possible?

I would also like to know at what point should I get a plumber to visit. At the moment it is just a steady leak (when it is leaking) but it's not exactly un-manageable.

Alternatively, is there any tips you guys could give me on trying to fix it myself before I hassle someone to come and help me? Common causes etc?

Your help is much appreciated :)

2 Answers

change the washer or rising spindle. Lee LB Plumbing

Answered 17th Mar 2012

LB Plumbing

Member since 20 Feb 2012

H, in my opinion not worth trying to fix , buy a new mixer tap not lot of money and quick fix best wishes colin.

Answered 19th May 2012

Rigsby Handyman

Member since 14 Aug 2009

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