How to fit a tap aerator

Posted on

July 5, 2018

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Buildings Homes Tap Aerators

Tap aerators are amazing water saving devices that can reduce your water consumption by more than 50%

They are so easy to fit as well! Here is a handy visual guide to help you but if you need more advice, just call our expert team on 0333 123 5464 or email us.

1: MEASURE

your current flow rate with one of our easy to use flow bags

2: UNSCREW

the end housing of the tap (you might need one of our special tools or a wrench if it’s tight)

3: REMOVE

the housing, discard the old filter if one was installed and clean away any limescale

4: CHECK

the components of your new tap aerator; the housing, the regulator, and a washer

5: ASSEMBLE

the regulator into the housing and loosely place the washer on top

6: SCREW BACK ONTO THE TAP

being careful not to over-tighten, then turn the tap on and check for leaks

7: SEE HOW MUCH YOU’RE SAVING!

Use your flow bag again to measure the new flow rate and see how much water you’re saving

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