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Burlington Birkenhead 3 or 5 Inch Basin Pillar Taps

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What's great about it?

  • Traditionally designed basin pillar taps with stylish 8 spoke crosshead tap heads
  • Available in a standard or 3cm taller Regent size
  • Also available with a 3 inch spout or 5 inch spout
  • Ceramic disc and Neoperl technology
  • 10 year manufacturer's guarantee

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Burlington Birkenhead 3" or 5" Basin Taps


The Birkenhead Basin Taps by Burlington - a perfect and authentically traditional finishing touch for your new Burlington basin. Featuring a beautifully designed, six spoke tap head, these taps offer an elegant and regal look whilst the Chrome plating and ceramic Burlington branded decorative heads, bring them back into the 21st century.Traditionally designed but packed full of modern features, these basin taps are sure to impress for years to come. Pair with the Birkenhead range of bath and shower mixer taps to create a cohesive look across your beautiful new bathroom.

Hidden within the tap, Burlington have included a ceramic disc cartridge that will make your tap smoother and easier to use, whilst only needing a quarter turn to operate as well as making your tap drip free for longer. You'll also receive a Neoperl Aerator to install if you have high water pressure and a Neoperl Flow Straightener to install if you have a low water pressures. Now, no matter your water pressure, by using the Aerator or Flow Straightener, you can will get a consistent, steady flow of water, minimising splash back whilst also saving water.

Available with a 3" or 5" spout,you can choose which style would best suit your basin configuration. The 3" option would be well suited to the cloakroom and smaller basin sizes whilst the 5" options would suit a larger basin size. These basin taps are also available in a Regent option which is 3cm taller than the standard tap. The Regent option creates an opulent feel and will ensure compliance with older building regulations.

Features:
• Suitable for both high and low pressure water systems
• Supplied with Neoperl Aerator for high pressure water flow, a Neoperl Flow Straightener for low pressure water flow and a Neoperl Key for installation
• Comes with Ceramic Disc quarter turn technology
• Made from Brass and Chrome Plated
• 10 year manufacturers guarantee

Standard 3" Dimensions:
Height: 139mm
Width: 65mm
Projection: 87.3mm

Regent 3" Dimensions:
Height: 166mm
Width: 65mm
Projection: 87.3mm

Standard 5" Dimensions:
Height: 139mm
Width: 65mm
Projection: 126mm

Regent 5" Dimensions:
Height: 166mm
Width: 64mm
Projection: 126mm
Product Code BI1-PV
Type Basin Mixer Taps, Basin Pillar Taps
Brand Burlington
Brand Range Burlington Birkenhead
Minimum Water PressureMore information 0.2
Finish Chrome
Material Brass
Shape Curved
Tap Holes 2 Holes
Mounting Type Deck Mounted
Cartridge TypeMore information Ceramic Disc
Popular Features Waste Included
Width (mm) 65
Projection (mm) 126
GuaranteeMore information 10 Years

Your water pressure depends on your home's water system. It’s important to consider water pressure when buying a new tap or shower. Buying a product with a minimum water pressure that’s too high for your home will result in poor performance.

- With a combi boiler you can usually expect between 1 and 2 bar

- With a gravity system (cold water tank in attic) you may have as little as 0.1 or 0.2 bar upstairs, and perhaps 0.5 bar downstairs

- With a high pressure unvented system (hot water cylinder, no cold water tank) you will generally have between 1 and 3 bar

You can install an item with a low minimum pressure rating on a high pressure system, but avoid installing an item with a high minimum rating on a low pressure system! Read our guide to water pressure to learn more.

Taps use either a ceramic disc cartridge or a rubber compression washer to control flow. Rubber washers will naturally wear down with use, and the tap handle will require more and more rotations to turn on or off. On the plus side, it's very easy to replace a rubber washer and they're available everywhere.

Ceramic disc cartridges need only a 90-degree rotation to fully open or close, and the 2 ceramic plates are incredibly hard-wearing and resilient. They're more expensive to make, but they allow for a huge range of designs, easy operation and simple maintenance if needed.

Whilst it is rare for a ceramic cartridge to need replacing, you may very occasionally need to remove and rinse the cartridge if grit or debris within the water system is preventing the 2 plates from closing properly. Much like replacing a rubber washer, this is a quick and easy job, and will ensure many years of use.

Guarantee

Please note that these guarantees are provided by the manufacturer, and will be subject to individual terms and conditions, for example avoiding abrasive bleach-based cleaning products.

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