Why is my Quooker tap sticking?

This problem is probably due to dirt that has accumulated in the tap. When too much water and/or detergents are used to clean the Quooker tap, this could cause the mechanism inside the push-and-turn button to rust. As a result, the push-and-turn button will be more difficult to operate and feel like being stuck.

What is the lifespan of a Quooker tap?

A Quooker is easy to maintain which increases its longevity; their taps typically last between fifteen and twenty years! Less plastic waste – With a Quooker CUBE, you will get filtered chilled and sparkling as well as 100 degrees boiling, hot and cold water. This means no more plastic bottles.

Does a Quooker tap need servicing?

A Quooker system does not require preventive maintenance. However, if you live in an area with hard water, the Quooker system will require some attention during its lifetime.

Why is my Quooker tap spluttering?

We recommend that you descale the aerator at the tip of the spout regularly, depending on the hardness of water in your area. To descale the aerator, unscrew the tap nozzle, remove the aerator and soak it in a vinegar-water solution for a while. This prevents blockage and irregular spraying from the tap.

Why is my Quooker tap not working properly?

Troubleshooting. Please try resetting the Quooker by switching it off at the Q-shaped button on top of the tank and unplugging it from the electrical supply. (With older systems, the switch may also be located at the back of the tank cover).

Why is my Quooker leaking?

It is normal for the inlet combination valve to release drips of water while the tank is heating water. This is expansion water released from the tank to regulate the pressure inside the tank.

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Why is my Quooker tap sticking?

This problem is probably due to dirt that has accumulated in the tap. When too much water and/or detergents are used to clean the Quooker tap, this could cause the mechanism inside the push-and-turn button to rust. As a result, the push-and-turn button will be more difficult to operate and feel like being stuck.

How long does a Quooker last?

Maintenance. The previous lifespan of a cold water filter cartridge was 6 months. The product has recently been improved and the lifespan has now been extended to 12 months and the price of the cartridge will remain the same. Unfortunately the in-built timer will still sound after 6 months.

What is a HiTAC filter?

The HiTAC® filter inside the boiling water tank improves the taste of the water. This carbon water filter removes contaminants and impurities from your water. The carbon absorbs chlorine, certain pesticides and organic pollutants, improves taste and eliminates odours and discolouration.

How long does a Quooker filter last?

CUBE. For hygienic reasons, the filters should be replaced every 12 months, regardless of the amount of water used. After 12 months, the CUBE will start beeping and the light on the CUBE tank will flash to indicate that the filters need to be replaced.

How do you clean a black Quooker tap?

Black. Use only warm water and a soft cloth. Do not use (alcohol-based) cleaning products, because they damage the finish. Dry the tap immediately after use.

How do you bleed a Quooker tap?

Place a container under the valve and turn the large red cap (10 bar valve) or large grey cap (8 bar valve) anti-clockwise until you hear a click. Water will be released from the valve in a quick gush. Repeat this several times before switching the Quooker back on.

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How long does a Quooker water filter last?

CUBE. For hygienic reasons, the filters should be replaced every 12 months, regardless of the amount of water used. After 12 months, the CUBE will start beeping and the light on the CUBE tank will flash to indicate that the filters need to be replaced.

How do you replace a Quooker?

Replacement instructions

Step 1: Order your new filter cartridges in our webshop. Step 2: Unscrew the old CUBE cartridges (counter clockwise). Step 3: Screw in the new CUBE cartridges firmly until it cannot be tightened any further (clockwise). Step 4: Place the cartridge holder back in the CUBE.

Should I turn my Quooker tap off when I go away?

The standby consumption of the Quooker is only about three pence a day. Nevertheless you may switch off the tank if you are away from home for a period of time. To do this, press the Q-shaped on/off switch at the top of the tank. Then open the tap and run the water until it goes cold.

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