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Hose union backplate with tube. For use with outdoor taps.

Hose union backplate with tube. For use with outdoor taps.
Average Customer Rating:
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Rating Snapshot (20 reviews)
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17 of 20(85%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
Review 1 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Garden tap
2 Aug 2014
By Audi
, Bradford
"Very good product does what it says and good price."
Review 2 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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best out door tap fitting
22 Jul 2014
By edinkev
, Edinburgh / penicuik
"I have fitted other garden taps in the past and every time you have a wee bit of extra pipe work outside going to the tap but with this its drill through wall pop through, make your connection screw tap on and neat as , very good product wish I found it last time ."
Review 3 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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You can't go wrong with this
25 Jun 2014
By Brianks
, Bournemouth
"Takes all the hassle out of fitting an outside tap. Would definitely use again"
Review 4 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Great product
17 Jun 2014
By CharlesH
, Berks
"Really easy to install, drill the hole push through, screw to exterior and i added some silicone to seal around it.
Then the outdoor tap simply screws in with some PTFE.
I used push fit on the other side to finish off the job."
Review 5 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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hose union back plate
12 Jun 2014
By fixthelot
, Brighton
"What a great product, allows the mounting of a new outside tap with minimal pipe exposed and very neat.
Tip! If the pipe is to be fed through the cavity wall and the back of a kitchen unit, pre plumb the flexi pipe first otherwise it will not reach.
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Review 6 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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great product
2 Jun 2014
By Georgr
, London
"Being in one piece it saves joints on exterior of property so saves time on installation, saving you the time and the client money on installation costs.
Highly recommend.
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Review 7 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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still in 1 piece
9 May 2014
By Rizo
, Croydon
"used this to plumb a tap for the garden. works very well and made the job very easy. Recommended"
Review 8 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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neat idea
30 Dec 2013
By Tech4tech
, nottingham
"Good product because you can tighten the tap first then mark and fix to the wall. M
any times when you tighten the tap it ends up at a unsuitable angle
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Review 9 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Great product
27 Oct 2013
By Tutty74
, stirling
"I've fitted 20+ of these now and never had a problem, very neat way of fitting an outside tap."
Review 10 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Best fitting for the job
4 Aug 2013
By SCPlumber
, Dorset
"Quite simply the best way to mount an outside tap. Much neater than an elbow/back plate elbow and it also minimises pipework exposed to frost damage."
Review 11 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Brilliant
25 Jul 2013
By LordMcIver
, East Yorkshire
"Was fitting a kitchen and thought i would also fit a tap outside. I already had a cold water tap but wanted an outside hot tap for washing the car etc. This is a great product. As the pipe goes straight into the wall there is no worry about frost. Have had it fitted for a year now with no issues. Don't over-tighten, and fit the tap first before fixing to the wall."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 12 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Works a Treat
3 Jul 2013
By Rockets
, ere,there&everywhere
"I only ever use these now unless the sitution dictates otherwise. Secure it to the wall/bulkhead first, then fit the tap and you won't have any problems. Don't over tighten or use too much ptfe, take your time. By it's design it's not going to be as rigid as a back/wall plate elbow.
It also looks a lot neater than than back plate elbows."
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Smart, quality product
16 Apr 2013
By DripDoctor
, Chesterfield
"This allows the tap to be directly attached to the union leaving less pipework outside and hence vulnerable to frost. It certainly looks better than a wall plate elbow and covers up any chipping of the brick from drilling the hole under the flange!"
Review 14 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Time saving design
11 Oct 2012
By royboywales
, swansea
"Once i an while a great idea comes along. This is one of them. When using a conventional back-plate it is often difficult to line the tap up horizontal. Well this hose union backplate made it so easy. Fit tap to union, push the tube through the wall and connect up, simple as falling off a plank. It goes without saying that the plate should rest squarely against the wall as if it is not then when screwing the plate to the wall it would put a terrific strain on the plate and could cause it to fail. The tap has been in use for about two weeks now and it works without problems. A great product that saves time and money. I would recommend this product to both pros and d.i.y’rs alike. I will never go back to the old way of fitting an outside tap."
Review 15 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Not bad at all
9 Oct 2012
By Henk
, Bedford
"I read the previous review and have had a completely different experience. We've fitted about 20 of these and never had a single problem. They're easy and convenient and avoid the need for external pipework. The key is to make sure it's screwed tight to the wall BEFORE making any connections on either end. And don't overtighten the tap. Use a good quality PTFE thread sealant (eg Loctite) and it will not leak."
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Review 16 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Take Care
1 Jun 2013
By Jimhar
, Rugeley
"Brass union cracked - be careful and dont over-tighten it..."
Review 17 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Hose Union back plate
15 Apr 2013
By NickF
, Reigate
"It is a great idea and certainly makes a tidy job of installing an outside tap but I have had to replace the first one as the brass part of it cracked and started leaking. I'm on my second one now, so far so good!"
Review 18 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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hose union back plate
1 Mar 2013
By leepea1
, morecambe
"bought thinking it would wall save time but it only just went though the wall had to put additional joint and was a farse idea was good but needs to be 150mm longer"
Review 19 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Beware of this product
1 May 2013
By ampad
, N Herts
"Will be taking this union back as it is rubbish. Bought union myself but had plumber fix it. On day of fixing tested ok. Next day water leaking out of brass backplate. Problem is brass casting is not fit for purpose as it had 3 pinholes in it and had two splits where tap screwed in, (tap was not overtightened as still a turn or two to go to reach backplate ), hence water spraying everywhere. Will cost me more in returning and refitting as a result. Think twice about buyting this."
Review 20 for Hose Union Back Plate ½"
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Not all its cracked up to be..
18 Sep 2012
By Shuntfield
, Newport
"Fitted this on outside tap thought job done. Two days later water spraying from brass union. On examination it was cracked.
Got a replacement and a friend who is a plumber fitted it for me.
Two days later the union cracked again. Not enough material in the union. Got one elsewhere now best avoided... :(
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