Kitchen Tap: How to Remove Valve Cover

The indicator on the Alba tap can be taken off using your finger nail. Please note that the picture examples shown here are of the Carron Phoenix Opus Tap but the principle is the same.  There are further images also in the blog link below.

Removing Indicator from Tap Handle to access screw underneath.

Removing Indicator from Tap Handle to access screw underneath.

Then use a flat headed screwdriver to remove the brass screw as in the example shown here in the pictures.

Once indicator removed, loosen screw with a screwdriver.

Once indicator removed, loosen screw with a screwdriver.

This will release the handle from the tap.

Removing Handle from Tap

Removing Handle from Tap

Then use an adjustable spanner to remove the valve.  Put in the new valve and tighten with adjustable spanner.  Replace handle.  Screw back in brass screw and the indicator will pop back on.

Also see our Blog 7 Easy Steps to Remove a Kitchen Valve and our Blog How to remove your Handle on Your Kitchen Tap.

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