Our cold water bath tap has been running slower and slower for the last
couple of weeks. Today it was just trickling. Every other tap in the house
I took out the tap and changed the rubber washer, when I reinstalled it the
tap wouldn't run at all. By undoing the head, water would flow at what I
think is a normal rate.
I took the tap off again and had a look at the adjustment on the
jumper/stem. I only managed in breaking an O ring so I though I'd ruined it
completely and I don't have any spares in the house. Lo and behold, I put
the tap back in again and it works perfectly.
My DIY book says that if the O rings are damaged water will bubble up
through the top of the tap. I've had the water running for an hour and it's
Have I just been lucky, or is impending doom on it's way and I'll wake up in
the morning with a flooded bathroom?
Thanks in advance,