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taps

"Taps" is a bugle call during flag ceremonies and at military funerals by the United States Armed Forces. The official military version is played by a single bugle or trumpet, although other versions of the tune may be played in other contexts (e.g., the U.S. Marine Corps Ceremonial Music site has recordings of two bugle versions and one band version). It is also performed often at Girl Guide, Girl Scout, and Boy Scout meetings and camps. The tune is also sometimes known as "Butterfield's Lullaby", or by the first line of the lyric, "Day Is Done". The duration may vary to some extent.

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  1. Bazza1687

    Shower runs cold when hot taps used

    Hello, I have just installed a new shower which works well, however if you open a hot tap anywhere else in the house the shower runs cold, however if I open a cold taps the temperature does not change. I believe my shower is only a mixer not thermostatic did not do my research when buying the...
  2. D

    Replaced shoer taps, lost a lot of pressure

    Hey all. Replaced the shower taps, and have lost a lot of pressure. Noticed the tap lengths are shorter than the other shower, wondering if i might have used basin taps.....would that have caused a big loss in pressure?
  3. J

    Freestanding bath; standard taps

    I have a freestanding bath to install - modern variety but with standard bath taps rather than floor standing. Has anybody done this and how did you connect the taps? Is there a tool or sequence which allows tightening of the taps?
  4. J

    Insinkerator boiling tap

    Hi looking for some advice. My inlaws have an insinkerator boiling and cold tap (model number HC3300 c). It was leaking from the handle so naturally I didn’t think it would take much to change a washer or cartridge. I should also explain that I have been a pipefitter for last 5 years but I admit...
  5. S

    Tank full but no hot water to taps

    Hi all, We moved into this B&B in August and I dont really understand the old fashioned system. we have one boiler for hot water and one for the heating. The tank is on the landing slightly lower than the first floor, then there is a second floor, four rooms on each floor, seven are ensuite...
  6. L

    Fired Earth Taps driving me mad

    Hi all We have a set of Fired Earth floor mounted taps with shower head attachment on our bath. Unfortunately I don’t know the model as they were installed before we moved in. The issue we are having as that the diverted between bath taps and shower head appears to have seized up and we are...
  7. dilligaf

    Help, hot water from the bathroom taps won't shut off completely!

    I need to do some maintenance on the bath shower mixer tap but I cannot get the hot water to shut off completely. I have fully turned the gate valve off supplying the cylinder from the tank in the loft buy its still flowing slightly from the bathroom taps and doesn't appear to be stopping. Can...
  8. R

    Hot water coming from cold water taps

    Have got hot water coming from upstairs cold water taps. Nothing has been recently changed or adjusted. System boiler connected to Heatrae Sadia CL210 unvented cylinder. Anyone got any ideas as to what could be causing this?
  9. M

    Replacing taps behind the washing machine??

    Hi i am new & useless at DIY i have old bulky plastic taps connected to my washing machine - due to new units being fit i need 3 cm more space at the back so can i replace with smaller taps? also as the washer is 10yrs old can i cap one off ..if so which one,, hot or cold? i appreciate your time...
  10. M

    Can’t remove these sink taps

    Morning all, struggling to get these taps off - no screws that I can see and cap doesn’t seem to want to pop off. Concerned I’m going to damage them if I force them. Any ideas ?
  11. B

    No Hot water in Taps, but central heating working

    Hi, I have a Glowworm Flexicom 18hx condensation boiler. I'm not getting hot water in the taps, but the central heating is working fine. The engineer came from the insurance company and said that I was missing a 'hot water controller'. So he said he can't do anything and left. So, 1) I've got...
  12. N

    No water from hot taps.

    Hi im wondering if anyone could help. The other day I increased the pressure on my boiler and ever since then I have no water at all coming from any hot taps in the house. Heating is working fine just no water from hot taps. There is no error code or anything .. any ideas? The boiler is a...
  13. D

    Boiler drain taps on Worcester 28cdi (old type) not draining

    Hi all, new to the forum, I have an old style Worcester 28cdi that I need to drain down to investigate some vibration noise. (i'll be asking opinions about that once the youtube video has finished uploading), meantime my question is; when you open the boiler drain taps, nothing happens. does...
  14. CowsEatGrass

    Advice for low pressure when multiple taps are used?

    Hi guys, I am looking for options on how to solve the issue of water pressure dropping when more than one tap is open. Ideally want some sort of buffer so that if the shower is in use it doesn't suddenly slow to a trickle when someone flushes a toilet! Currently just have a combi boiler but...
  15. P

    How deep do you have to chase wall for wall mounted bib taps?

    Hi again Second belfast sink related question, but different enough from the first to require a new thread... Our preference is for the sink to be mounted in a corner, and for the pipes to be chased in for wall mounted bib taps. Presumably that means having enough room in the chase for the...
  16. P

    Why no access to bath taps / low bath tap temp

    Hi, recently moved into new house, (the house is four years old), the bath has very low hot water temperature, I'm assuming its an anti scald device? The hot water in the rest of the house is fine, eg kitchen sink, utility sink, bathroom wash hand basins, etc, they all get nice and hot, its just...
  17. L

    Bath Taps - Shower diverter (lever) leak repair?

    Hi there! our Heritage bath taps (see attached image) have a leak from the shower lever when diverted to the shower head. Unfortunately this model is over 15 years old and spare parts are no longer available. As a very amateur DIY-er I am not familiar with the inner workings of these sort of...
  18. M

    Water hammer ceramic disc taps

    Can you get water hammer from ceramic discs on tap valves? Have been to a job where is it sounds like its coming from there. But I know this isn't always the case. Thanks
  19. S

    Sound when closing taps and flushing toilets returns after emptying system

    Hi All, I really need some advice on a home plumbing issue please. We have a sound when closing taps and flushing toilets that started a few months ago. I have tried many times to empty the system by closing off the mains inlet stopcock, opening all the taps, flushing the toilets, etc...
  20. B

    Struggling to remove the tops of these bath taps.

    I'm struggling to remove or even find where to remove the cap off these taps. I've tried prising it off twisting and multiple things to remove the cap to get inside. I'm out of ideas....
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