shower mixer bath tap

Postby muttley » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:52 pm

Does a medium pressure bath shower mixer ,mean it can use mains cold water with low pressure hot. thank you
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Postby rosebery » Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:27 pm

Whether it does or not it won't work properly with unbalanced pressures between hot and cold.

You either need a separate cold feed from the CW storage tank so that hot and cold are at the same pressure OR fit a pressure reducing valve in the existing cold mains feed.

Alternatively you may have a combi boiler in which case both hot and cold will be at mains pressure anyway.

Hope that helps.

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