Had a call from a customer on the way home tonight, town house converted to
flats, water pouring through ceiling.
When I arrived, he had turned off the water & ripped down what was left of
the ceiling where the leak was.
Horizontal 22mm Hep 2 O pipe with an unequal tee (demountable type)
connected to a 15mm copper pipe going upwards. Installation is about 9
years old apparently.
Fitting had completely come off the copper pipe. Retaining cap, grab wedge
& O ring still on the copper pipe. Copper pipe was cut square, looked like
a proper cutter had been used.
Put everything back together, tightened up retaining cap, water back on -
not a drip. Firm as you like.
Can't help wondering how it happened? I'm guessing it was never tightened
up in the first place? Only clue is that a pipe clip on the 22mm had come
Anyone had this happen?
Dave - The Medway Handyman
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