How To Install A Basin Tap

Updated: Jan 22

To some, it may sound daunting trying to install a new tap, but we promise it is a lot easier with the correct guidelines. The instructions will guide you step by step on how to change your very own bath tap in a matter of minutes.



What will I need?


  • Grips

  • Adjustable spanner

  • Hexagonal bar key (comes with tap)

  • Basin Wench

  • Tap Spanner




Step by step instructions


  1. First, check the new tap for imperfections.

  2. Turn off hot and cold water via boiler or insulation valves.

  3. Once water is off, open tap in mid position to drain excess water.

  4. Undo tap connection but do not lose the washers.

  5. Remove the hexagonal nut from the top.

  6. Remove tap.

  7. Clean area.

  8. Check the new tap (Do this before removing the old one for warranty/returns purposes!)

  9. Place tap in position.

  10. Tighten the new hexagonal nut on to threaded bar.

  11. Reconnect hot and cold water.

  12. Switch on water.

  13. Open the tap to flush water through.

  14. Check operation.

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