Turned the bath tap, went about a quarter of a turn, met some
resistance, then a snapping noise. Water was coming out normally.
Turned the tap off, water stopped. Turned tap back on, nothing, not a
Tried to see if I'd got an airlock by covering up the mixer element
and using hot, but nothing.
Can't get to the taps to remove them as it entails removing *most*
the bathroom, a large plywood box section, and lots of tiling to get
to the tap end. Don't you just love it when that happens? :)
The mixer tap (looks the cheapest of the cheap) is the original one
that was put in when the house was built 19 years ago. We were
planning to gut and re-do the bathroom, but not for another 12 months.
Is it likely that the tap can be repaired from above?
What was the snapping noise likely to be?