DIY Doctor

Main navigation

Best Shower system for the loft

Postby Saima786 » Thu Jul 08, 2010 2:50 pm

Pls can anyone advise me on the following. Have just had a Vailant Combi installed and realised the pressure is not as good as old Loft tank system. But its OK. Now here is the issue. I am having a loft Conversion with an Toliet/Shower and Hand Basin. We have one shower/bathroon in 1st floor.

I don’t want any water pressure issues if both showers are run. Should I installed a Ekectric shower in loft instead of connection to Combi Bolier. Any other suggestions

Many thanks
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu Jul 08, 2010 2:43 pm


Simply Build It

Postby htg engineer » Sat Jul 10, 2010 6:40 pm

As the combi runs off mains cold water, if the hot water flow/pressure is poor unless there's a problem with the boiler then the cold water wont be much better.

Electric or thermostatic mixer - if the flow rate or pressure on hot and cold is poor - you'll have very poor shower.

htg engineer
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 3256
Joined: Tue May 22, 2007 5:22 pm

Postby TheDoctor4 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:32 pm

If you would like to find a reliable, insured and vetted tradesman in your area why not click through to the Find a Tradesman area of DIY Doctor: , complete the form and receive up to 5 FREE quotes
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 16777215
Joined: Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:12 am
Location: Somerset in the UK in Shepton mallet

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!

  • Related Topics