We want to fit a shower in our flat but have very low hot water pressure.
Fitting an electric shower could be a problem as getting the electrics there with the new regs etc would prove difficult. We have heard that there is a booster shower that draws the hot water through, but have heard that these can be a problem in hard water area like ours due to limscale. Can anyone please advise on what would be the best type to fit. Thanks. CG
As we undsteand it, the cable has to be fitted directly to the fuse box. There is trunking already there but the cable is very thick (10mm) and wouldnt be enough room to incorporate this into it, plus having to drill through walls with various pipes, lighting in corners etc it would prove difficult. There is a hot water tank in the kitchen along with a boiler, there is no loft etc as we are a ground floor flat, hence the low hot water pressure. Any ideas would be gratefully received. CG
Not much you can do with the boiler, tank and taps all being on the same level, the hot water pressure will always be poor. An electric shower would be best.
Alternatively but alot more expensive, take out boiler and tank and fit a combi boiler (should be easy with old tank and boiler being in kitchen as all pipework will alreasdy be there) then fit a combi shower, will be excellent for pressure and heat. No wires, just hot and cold feed to shower mixer.
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