Moving To England? Watch Out For The Double Tap!

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Moving To England? Watch Out For The Double Tap!

Moving To England - Why Are There Two Taps In The UK?
Moving To The UK? Well here at Moving To Europe, we're here to help you out with small things you should watch out for as you make your transition to the United Kingdom.

The British Double Tap

Among the many interesting things that make living in the UK unique are the use of double taps; that is, the use of two separate taps (or faucets, if you like). One tap is specifically for hot water, the other for cold. This type of arrangement can be seen in the picture above.

So why do many English sinks, baths and showers use two taps?

Well, there are many reasons why, but perhaps the best explanation is given in the Youtube video below:

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