Installation: FAQs

Can joints and water fittings which have specific operational functions be concealed?

Joints on concealed pipework are likely to lose their integrity over time and therefore should only be considered where unavoidable.

To prevent waste there needs to be provision to access any joints or water fittings which require maintenance, such as backflow prevention devices, valves which control the flow and any other operational fitting.





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