Plumbing Question

Overflow

I live in a flat 1 up. The overflow pipe is running outside my neighbours. My bathroom isn't on an outside wall it's all internal. I don't think it's my cistern that's causing the problem although I have had a letter to say it's someone on the first floor that's causing the overflow. I've checked my cistern and it doesn't look as though it's overflowing. I suspect it's my neighbour as the overflow pipe is outside her bathroom. Is there anything else it could be if it's me that's causing the overflow pipe to run.

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Best Answer

If you have a hot water tank it could be that, other than that you should turn off the water supply to your flat and leave for about 5 mins. If the overflow stops it will be your flat, if not then it is a neighbour.

Answered 5th Dec 2012

Chamberlain Maintenance

Member since 3 Oct 2008

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