Hey guys I'm hoping someone can help me with this. A new property we bought has an old bungalow out the back that hasn't been used for years and I've started cleaning it up hoping to get it back into liveable condition. One problem with it is that the taps leak quite significantly.
I've read all over the internet about changing washers to stop leaking etc but these taps don't seem to conform to anything anyone has mentioned. They basically have a small cap on the end which unscrews, the handle itself, and, underneath all this what appears to be a white tube/stopper.
The big problem is that I can't remove the tap itself, I can unscrew the cap and take it off (pic 1) but I can't take the handle off, it won't budge and I can't unscrew it.
What I can do is turn the tap on full and push the metal backing against it (its usually pushed back by a spring) where I can see the underneath that has what appears to be a hexagonal metal bit going into the wall with a white plastic cap (pic 2)
This is all I can really see at the moment, does anyone have any suggestions how I'd get these taps off? I've never seen anything like them before.
Help much appreciated