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Prevents freezing when temperature drops below zero. Tight-sealing foam neck. Easy fit and release.

Prevents freezing when temperature drops below zero. Tight-sealing foam neck. Easy fit and release.
Average Customer Rating:
2.9 out of 5
2.9
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Rating Breakdown 10 reviews
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6 of 10(60%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Outside Tap Insulation
Review 1 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Great product
26 Sep 2013
By xBobthebuilderx
, newark
"Easy to fit and use, we give one to customers when we fit an outside tap"
Review 2 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good fit tap protection
3 Mar 2012
By Hearing
, Huntingdon
"Fitting is very quick and easy. I wonder how long the internal strap will last. My initial impression is very good."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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simple tap insulator
3 Feb 2013
By jimbog
, Bristol
"This was a very simple to fix outside tap frost shield.
It took seconds to fit and so far seems to be doing its job perfectly during the cold weather.
"
Review 4 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Great - if you tap's suitable
18 Jan 2013
By sevenracer
, Bradford
"It takes seconds to fit to the tap, with a nice seal against the wall. Time will tell as to how well it lasts, and just how much protection it offers.
As others have pointed out though, it isn't big enough to fit over anything other than a bare tap. I've had to unscrew the hose pipe adaptor.
Also, my tap is fitted to a Hose Union Back Plate, (Screwfix code 56415), rather than a wall plate elbow. If the tap is fed by a pipe running up the wall, the insulator won't seal against the wall."
Review 5 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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A winter winner
30 Oct 2012
By blenheimnev
, Oxford
"After buying and fitting the tap insulation I had a plumber in to do some work. The plumber had not seen the insulator before and was very impressed by its design and ease of fitment. He said that he had numerous customers asking about tap insulation and intended to supply and fit them. Could sell like hot cakes if Screwfit publicise it."
Review 6 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Stormguard tap insulation
5 Feb 2013
By Highlandcow
, Cheshire
"A very novel product with potential but would only work if the tap emerged from a flat surface eg. a wall If the feed pipe runs on the outside of the wall, the design is such that there would not be a seal as the rim of the device would be prevented from sealing by the pipe. A notch could be cut but I don't know whether that would destroy the weatherproofing of the device."
Review 7 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Too Small!
30 Nov 2012
By Anonymous
, North Devon
"Unfortunately this product is simply too small for the average outside tap. The idea is great, but needs to be about double the size. I will be returning to old rags this year until something else comes on the market"
Review 8 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Unsuitable
17 Nov 2011
By sanddancer
, Tring
"I`d purchased and fitted a new bib-tap with non-return valve for approved garden tap usage so this Stormguard insulation cover seemed an obvious next step. Trouble was it didn`t fit my tap for two reasons - (1) mine was screwed into a wall plate outlet and cover was not deep enough front to rear, and (2) the valve aspect made the tap too long for the cover, top to bottom... .
There was no suggestion of any size limit in the catalogue description nor on the product box. Unfortunately I bought it just before a month away and hadn`t time to seek a refund so it remains in it`s box - unsuitable for purpose.
(Nonsensical that one has to rate each category when - as in this case - I couldn`t fit it)
"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? No
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No use at all
4 Nov 2011
By DIYNo1Johnny
, Crewe
"I have seen these in other stores and they do not fit any outside tap I know of. They are too small to completely cover the tap and do not reach the wall. A piece of rag would be better."
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for Outside Tap Insulation
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Would you recommend this product? No
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poor value tap insulation
30 Oct 2011
By bootleg
, north wales
"Disappointed - does not sit comfortably over taps and needs a wall not a post behind to benefit. The polystyrene is not very durable and if you need to use the tap it can easily be damaged."