Combi Boiler - How not to get scolded in shower / Pump?

Postby iandb » Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:17 pm

In the last couple of months we have moved into a new house which has a combi boiler and have the issue of being burnt alive when some one fills up the kettle for a cup of tea in the kitchen.

Is there any way to get around this?

Also can a shower pump be added into the system as quite low pressure compared to our last house and set up.

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Postby plumbbob » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:52 pm

Well firstly, the combi will have a temperature control knob for the hot water. Depending what model of boiler it is, the hot water temperature may be displayed in a digital display. The control knob will have the logo of a tap next to it.

You cannot fit a shower pump to a combi or other pressurised system.
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Postby Waqass » Sun May 04, 2014 7:36 pm

the first thing I would try is how bad it is should someone use a cold tap while your showering, and if thats not a problem, carry on as is!

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