How to clean a ceramic disc cartridge

Posted by: Phil, 03rd April 2019

If you’re looking for some advice on cleaning a ceramic disc cartridge, you’ve landed at a pretty handy spot. Well done you.

What will I need?

  1. - Flat head Screwdriver
  2. - Cross head Screwdriver
  3. - Adjustable Spanner

Step by step instructions

  1. 1. Turn off hot and cold water via boiler or isolation valves.
  2. 2. Open tap to drain excess water.
  3. 3. Remove tap head and cartridge retaining nut.
  4. 4. Remove the tap cartridge.
  5. 5. Clean filters and orifices to remove limescale build up.
  6. 6. Check washers and ring seals.
  7. 7. Place cartridge back in to tap body.
  8. 8. Ensure everything is tight and in place.
  9. 9. Turn on water and check for leaks.
  10. 10. Operate the tap and check operation.

Perfect! We’ve got some squeaky clean toilets and basins to go with your squeaky clean cartridge if you fancy a change. Go on, have a look…