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Tap Repairs Sydney

Water tap leaking in Sydney? Need solution for dripping tap in Sydney?

Leaving your taps unrepaired may result in unnecessarily expensive water bills, a high chance of your bathroom or kitchen being flooded, and sleepless nights caused by strange noises from the tap piping. If your tap is leaking, producing strange sounds, or has become difficult to turn on and off, it likely needs repairing. We also provide water meter repairs service in Sydney.

How we can help?

From replacing washer to fixing tap handles, our licensed plumbers in Sydney are proficient enough to carry out any job related to water leaking taps with perfection. We can repair, replace or even upgrade your existing taps, saving you from unnecessary stress and expenditure!

Dripping Tap Repairs Sydney

The many taps throughout our home conveniently control the flow of hot and cold water, but when one is leaking or broken, it immediately goes from an asset to a real problem. Higher water bills due to wasted water, the possibility of flooding and the sheer annoyance of an incessantly dripping tap are all potential issues caused by a malfunctioning tap. Dial Up Plumbing is experienced in all types of tap repairs, for all kinds and models of taps. Our water tap repair services address tap issues including:

  •             Dripping taps
  •             Tap leaks at the handle
  •             Tap leaks at the base or joints
  •             Taps that don’t close or open completely
  •             Broken tap handles
  •             Noisy taps
  •             Low Pressure
  •             Compromised water output (e.g. ‘spraying’ or ‘misting’)
  •             and many more.

For dripping tap repairs, leaking tap repair and solutions to all other tap issues, Dial Up Plumbing has Sydney covered.

What Causes The Most Common Tap Issues?

The key to efficiently and properly performing leaking tap repair is understanding the makeup of different taps and which malfunctioning parts can cause which problems. Some of the most common problems and their causes include:

Dripping taps – When it comes to dripping tap repair, inexperienced plumbers often run into problems because they do not know the different approaches to the different tap styles. There are four main types:

Compression Taps – These tend to be either older or more inexpensive taps. A dripping compression tap will likely require the replacement of a washer or corroded valve seat. Thanks to decades of experience, we can perform older sink tap repairs without you having to buy a new set.

Disc Taps – Ceramic disc taps are known for their reliability, and are often used in high-end fittings. The fire-hardened ceramic discs are extremely hard to damage and generally cause a perfect seal – so if one of these taps begins dripping, there is likely some sediment in between the discs. We will carefully disassemble the tap and clean it out, protecting your investment.

Cartridge Taps – Most two-handle tap sets today are cartridge type taps. When one of these taps drips, it is likely the cartridge needs replacing. Our plumbers will source the right model of cartridge and expertly install a new one.

Ball Taps – These are the ‘mixer’ type taps that control both hot and cold water with one handle. Because of the more complex design that allows them to do this, mixer tap repair can often require the replacement of a few parts. A dripping ball tap usually means you need a new inlet seal, spring or ball.

Leaking Tap Handles

Each different type of tap will need its own specific approach when the handle starts leaking.

Compression Taps – A leaking compression tap handle points to worn ‘packing’ around the compression stem. This packing may be a washer, an O-ring, or twine.

Disc Taps – If your disc-type tap is leaking, the culprit is most likely either worn out seals or sediment build-up. We will carefully open the tap assembly and diagnose the problem. In either case, we will ensure the tap is free of sediment, and where necessary we will install the correct replacement seals, ensuring they are properly aligned for years of continued service.

Cartridge Taps – Leaking cartridge tap repair most likely requires the replacement of an O-ring. This is the ring that cushions the cartridge stem, and it can easily wear out or break. After being replaced, your tap should be as good as new!

Ball Taps – A leaking ball tap is most likely caused by a worn or broken O-ring as well. Occasionally, the cap itself may be damaged. Dial Up Plumbing is experienced in kitchen mixer tap repair and repair of any other ball-type tap around the house.

Other Tap Issues

Taps leaking at the base – These are usually due to worn seals which need replacing

Taps not opening or closing – The main assembly of the tap (e.g. ball or cartridge) may be damaged, rusting may have occurred, or sediment may be preventing movement

Low pressure/’Spraying’ taps – Build up, such as mineral congestion caused by ‘hard’ water, can obstruct the water flow out of your taps. We will professionally clean your entire tap assembly to regain full water flow.

We will also repair where possible, or else replace broken tap handles.

Sydney’s Tap Repairs and replacement Experts

With decades of combined experience, our team is able to expertly perform leaking tap repairs, dripping tap repairs, quarter turn tap installations, and address all tap issues you may experience. It is always important when repairing taps to use precisely correct replacements to avoid problems reoccurring. We use only high-quality parts to ensure that our repairs last. If you are experiencing tap issues, or are interested in replacing your taps in Syndey, contact us today.

Why do taps leak?

Taps leak due to damaged seals, worn tap assemblies or sediment that has gotten into the tap’s insides. By replacing these parts and professionally cleaning your taps, we return them to perfect working order.

How to fix leaking taps in Sydney?

Do you have one of the following queries;

  • How to fix a broken tap handle?
  • How to fix a leaking bathroom tap?
  • How to fix a leaking laundry tap?
  • How to fix a shower tap?

Our team of licensed plumbers are best at repairing tap sin Sydney. Also, Replacing tap is a part of a plumber’s training is the installation and repair of taps. Getting plumbing installation and tap repairs job done by a plumber ensures a permanent solution which saves you money in the long term. Our experienced team is familiar with all tap types and brands, and is equipped to handle tap repairs in the right way.

Why Choose Dial Up Plumbing?

Ben Dial Up Plumbing

"Hi All,

If you are located in Sydney and a plumbing problem finds you, we are the best plumbing company to call at any time of the day. With over 10 years of experience, our team of licensed plumbers are considered Sydney’s best in solving all kinds of plumbing problems.

Our philosophy is to form solid long term relationships with all our clients by providing the highest quality plumbing services in Sydney.”

Ben Harb

Business Owner

Felix Wang
Felix Wang
I was very happy was my recent call to Dial Up Plumbing. I had the pleasure of getting Chris as my plumber who was very professional and arrived on time to my property. Chris answered all my questions regarding my plumbing issue on my sink. He provided great customer service and helped me fix my sink. Absolute legend!
SGH Design & Constructions
SGH Design & Constructions
Darby and Marc did a very good job cleaning my storm water line and locating all the pipe for me thank you so much guys can’t recommend enough
Ullash Bhandari
Ullash Bhandari
I had a fantastic experience with Dial Up Plumbing! Darby and Mark came to our apartment to fix a sink that had been blocked for about 2 weeks. Not only did they clear the blockage efficiently, but they also tightened up the sink tap with precision, ensuring no possible leakage or issues in the future. Their expertise and professionalism were truly impressive. I highly recommend Dial Up Plumbing for all your plumbing needs. Thanks, Darby and Mark!
Hong Marshall
Hong Marshall
Darby and Mark did a wonderful job for me. They relining both sides of stormwater pipes, install a new pit and make a new connection to the street(due to my neighbour’s used my old connection and left me with no connection). They do take every detail very seriously and replace all the old joins. Now every thing is 5 stars. They keep telling me that I can call them any time If anything happens. They are wonderful people. They came on time and clean everything before they go on each time. I ask , they answer and make me so comfortable. Thanks Charlie and Claire for organise this job and make it happen so smooth. Thanks 🙏
Kate Ermacora
Kate Ermacora
Darby and Mark came within a few hours of calling Dial Up Plumbing. Did a good job of connecting my washing machine to the outlet drain wirh new pipes and replacing the old leaky taps. Nice clean finished work. Also helped fix another plumbing problem at no extra charge. Happy to have everthing fixed up so quickly! Thank you!
Kate Moylan
Kate Moylan
Fantastic service and super responsive.Charlie and Chris were so easy to deal with and explained everything clearly
Jaydikus Hutt
Jaydikus Hutt
Ben and Chris came in got to the job straight away! Very professional and left the areas clean and brand new toilets and taps look amazing. Thank you
Maria Bozikis
Maria Bozikis
Our plumber , Charlie, was punctual, helpful and efficient. Job completed in less than 20 mins. Provided maintenance advice to avoid similar problems. I would recommend.

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