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Brian, Plumber
Category: UK Plumbing
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Experience:  16 yrs. experience as plumber, including full bathroom and kitchen installations.
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Customer: I have a glowworm bolier which is dropping pressure quite fast now over the last couple of days. I repressurise the system to get it up to above 1.0 bar when the system is off and it loses pressure by the evening of the following day. Recently I have allowd only a small amount of water into the system and the pressure has increased much more than it would have done normally.
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Customer: The boiler is probably 4 years old
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Plumbing
Expert:  Brian replied 1 year ago.
Hi loss of pressure means you are losing water somewhere.can you firstly check the copper pipe that is outside the property on the other side of the boiler to make sure that its not dripping. You could tape a plastic bag over the end and leave it to see if any water collects in it over a day.If you have over pressurised the boiler just bleed a radiator and allow the water to drip into a bowl until you reach the desired pressure.