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    Overflow dripping

    Plumbers

    Why is the overflow still dripping constantly after the ball valve has been replaced twice.

    Asked by Violet on 18th Jul 2021
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    Rays Plumbing

    "I take it its the tank in the loft, if so there may be 2 tanks one for the hot water and one for the heating have both been changed"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    K.w and sons

    "Maybe the height of the water needs adjusting. As it is letting to much water in before stopping"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    yes plumber

    "The ball valve is set to high possibly just need to adjust the water level to be below the overflow height or the seal on the overflow has gone and may need replaced hope this helps"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    Hope Plumbing & Heating Ltd

    "Might be that the incorrect type of ball valve as been fitted or as not been adjusted correctly"

    Answered on 21st Jul 2021 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Durand

    "The ball valve is set too high need to bend it down below the overflow outlet"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    LH Plumbing and Heating Services

    "It hasn't been installed correctly. Always use legitimate engineers"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Jamie Parsons

    "Could be a pressure relief pipe from a pressurised system"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
    iPlumb

    "If it's from a tank in the loft then water must be either backing up one of the cold feeds or pumping over through one of the vent pipes. Possible blockage in system, faulty shower valve/mixer tap"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Arc Electrical Cumbria

    "Could be adjusted wrong, or depending on the type, grit in the water supply could stop it closing properly, in which case it will need taking apart, cleaning and put back together again. Could have been caused by the water company doing work locally or work on your own pipe work within your property"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Aug 2017 - report
    Davie the plumber

    "Could be indirect cylinder may have a hole in it and forcing water over the expansion pipe"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Ap Contracts

    "If it’s an older standing waste it could be passing through this at the tank seal"

    Answered on 20th Jul 2021 - Member since Oct 2020 - report

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