Dripping tap problem

Why are my taps dripping for a couple of seconds after I turn them off?

Asked by Greg on 15th Feb 2021
Expert Trade Answers
"They are dripping because the cartridge inside the tap lever you turn is not working anymore. you need to call a plumber to change your tap cartridges."
Answered on 1st Mar 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"Hi Greg, it’s likely the washers need replacing on the taps, I hope this helps.
Thanks Doug"
Answered on 15th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
"Washers are probably on the way out, will need replacing eventually."
Answered on 23rd Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"Sounds like the rubbers inside the tap are worn I replaced a set today with the same problem"
Answered on 24th Mar 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"Main cause can be that the washers are worn out and need replacing"
Answered on 17th Feb 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
"The washers or internal rubber seals are most likely wearing out or perished and need replacing. The seals are not gone completely but will need sorting out in the not too distant future."
Answered on 15th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"Hello my name is gavin

In answer to your question i think this will depend on the tap size, age etc most likely will be the build-up of limescale in the tap itself so takes a second to fully close and seal the valve

solution: I would recommend replacing the tap itself or take apart the tap and replace the washer in side"
Answered on 15th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
"Likely a washer in the tap or the head needs tightening or just a poor quality tap?"
Answered on 15th Feb 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
"Normally because the body of the tap needs changing"
Answered on 2nd Mar 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
"Are you taps pillar taps (or quarter turn) cartridge taps ?"
Answered on 15th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
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