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I own the house bought it 5 month ago, none of this was picked up on the home report though. The water looks clean and tastes fine and no illnesses etc from drinking it.
Home reports are surveys you pay for but which are only to make sure the lolly you borrowed from whomever is recoverable if you fall down on the payments. They do not give an accurate survey of your property ...its called...' let the buyer beware'
you have more comeback on a pack of crisps than on your home purchase bluntly
centralheatking
 
Home reports are surveys you pay for but which are only to make sure the lolly you borrowed from whomever is recoverable if you fall down on the payments. They do not give an accurate survey of your property ...its called...' let the buyer beware'
you have more comeback on a pack of crisps than on your home purchase bluntly
centralheatking
I believe the bathroom is directly mains fed and is adjacent to the kitchen so hopefully getting this fixed should be a big issue.
 

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the lead pipe is supplying my kitchen tap, and the lead pipe comes from upstairs, wether it is still connected to the tank I don’t know but the pressure of the kitchen tap is low compared to the others and I believe the tank is still connected to the mains as the overflow regularly spills
There's one easy test you can do to prove whether your kitchen cold tap is supplied by mains or by tank. Use the palm of your hand to cover the tap outlet and open the cold tap. If you can hold back the water using your hand it'll be tank fed. If the water cannot be held back inside that tap it'll be mains fed.

Would you be able to do that test and report back as it would be nice to know?
 
There's one easy test you can do to prove whether your kitchen cold tap is supplied by mains or by tank. Use the palm of your hand to cover the tap outlet and open the cold tap. If you can hold back the water using your hand it'll be tank fed. If the water cannot be held back inside that tap it'll be mains fed.

Would you be able to do that test and report back as it would be nice to know?
I done this the other day and was able to hold it back, couldn’t hold any other taps back only the cold in kitchen
 
I done this the other day and was able to hold it back, couldn’t hold any other taps back only the cold in kitchen
so your main water drinking and cooking tap in your kitchen of all places appears to be tank fed from a source which you have little control over, that really is the worst place to have a tank fed supply...get a decent plumber in asap. centralheatking
 

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