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  1. J

    Shower waste into WC waste branch

    Hi Guys, Can anyone advise if there are any regulations against running a shower waste into a WC waste branch before entering the soil stack? I have checked BS 6700 and cannot find anything relating directly to this. The client wants to put a shower cubicle in the cupboard located next to the...
  2. S

    Help needed finding 1000x1800 shower tray

    Hi Guys I’m in the need of some serious help. Just been let down on a shower install and we need to find a supplier who sells a 1000x1800 shower tray at a decent honest price. Needs to be slate effect /grey and none slip etc. Seen 2 online for sale all at over £700 each! Does anybody have a link...
  3. M

    Installing a Universal Shower Pump

    I have an open vent CH system with two cold water tanks in the attic. The hot water cylinder from the first-floor feeds the hot water to the bathroom (currently no shower is fitted in the bathroom) and a shower in en-suite all on the first floor. The hot feed from the hot water cylinder to the...
  4. C

    Shower screen not resting on tray

    Hello. I'm hoping for some advice, please. I am having a new bathroom installed with a walk-in shower, using a strong resin shower tray. The glass shower screen (2m high, 1.1m wide, 8mm thick) was attached to the wall yesterday but the wall and tray were not square. At the wall end, the screen...
  5. SMB

    Shower waste connection to soil pipe.

    Hi, I have to connect the 40mm shower waste to the soil pipe. The soil pipe is running under the floor horizontally (well with a fall obliviously). Is it ok to put a boss strap connector on the top of the soil pipe? The connection would be on the lower side of a toilet. Or is this likely to...
  6. N

    Shower Tray on sloping floor

    Hi, need some advice please. Getting new bathroom fitted. Plumber has fitted my new stone resin shower tray. Floor sloping quite badly so he has levelled it using whatever white coloured adhesive or tile cement or something (not sure) in big dollops. It just looks like it will not be solid once...
  7. M

    Aquas AquaMax shower unit issue

    Hi folks, recently fitted a Aquas Aquqmax shower unit. Problem I have is shower only runs hot. If the diL is turned to cold and then powered on it will run cold , then after about 15 seconds start to get hot and stay hot. If I turn the dial up it gradually gets very hot.i It is mains fed and I...
  8. D

    Victoria Plumb Milan triple shower valve

    Hello guys, have any of you fitted a Victoria plumb triple concealed shower valve with a fixed shower head and shower hose at lower level. Trying to do a first fix in a stud wall and valve is ok it can be set between 75mm and 90mm from finished surface. However the fixed head and hose part...
  9. L

    Mixer shower supply ( plastic pipes)

    I am in the process of changing my bath and installing a mixer shower aswell. Currently, there is a copper pipe that goes to the sink and then from the sink to the bath taps its plastic pipe. Would it be best to t-off from the bath tap supply using plastic pipe up to the mixer shower? If the...
  10. T

    Disconnecting shower pipes.

    Hi Guys, I have just removed an unused shower from my house and have exposed the water pipe as can be seen in the attached photos. My question is "do I have to drain the whole house to then be able to cut the pipes where they are" or is there now a way of cutting the pipes and sealing them where...
  11. M

    Shower drain cover replacement help

    I need some help please. I am looking for a shower drain cover for this drain. I dont know what make it is. This is in a wet room shower.
  12. M

    Shower running cold

    Hi I have an oil fired AGA which is only used for cooking on, it is not linked to heating system or hot water - both of which is provided by an oil boiler. Every year when we fire up the AGA the shower runs cold after a few minutes. Water from taps is still piping hot. Have fitted a new...
  13. M

    chrome shower cover

    Hi I'm trying to buy a new chrome shower waste cover due to it being corroded. Does anyone have any ideas where I can look for one or identify the one I have? I've tried my local plumbers merchant but they couldn't help. I've also tried to unscrew the base but it's too firmly fixed. Does anyone...
  14. Nickem09

    Leaking shower pipes

    Evening all, I have had a leak in my shower, which after an investigation looks like it's may coming from the pipes behind. I decided to cut hole in the drywall behind the pipes to look for issues, however on drilling through 20mm of drywall I came across a secondary wall/insulation directly...
  15. SMB

    Shower pump

    Hi again, Daughter's bathroom keeps on growing! She would like one shower pump ( hot and cold) to service the whole bathroom. ( shower, bath & basin hot). No problem in that I hope. However the shower mixer valve has a max temp requirement. ( As the hot water tank is heated by solar, with it set...
  16. SMB

    Shower waste pipe

    Hi, I am fitting a new shower cubiclfor my daughter. The flat shower tray has a 90mm trap going to a 50mm pipe. She wants a shower pump to give a good water flow rate. I need to break into the soil stack. No problem there. Question, With a 50mm waste pipe what is the minimum rate of fall per...
  17. T

    Plumbing advice for a a shower URGENT

    Hi everyone I have the following shower to fit. It has a three way valve. The diagram shows that the top valve is for 2 of the shower accessories, the middle temperature control the lower 1 for 1 shower accessory...
  18. B

    Mixer shower flow cartridge

    Evening all, hope this is in the right forum. I’ve got a triton bar mixer shower which is about 4 years old. Recently it has started to drip when turned off. I noticed yesterday if I push in on the end of the flow cartridge, the dripping stops completely. However it starts again once I let...
  19. S

    Best Pump for gravity fed shower shower?

    Hi - I have bought a Grohe thermostatic shower to fit to my main bathroom. I have a gravity fed heating system, therefore I'm looking for a pump to give me decent pressure to the shower. I really like it to be powerful, therefore what would you suggest? I have been looking at this...
  20. T

    Shower options

    Hi hope somebody can help. We have 2 showers at home that run from a cold water storage tank and immersion tank for the hot water. We’re happy enough with the water flow/pressure coming from the showers when run individually. However the minute both showers run together the flow is obviously...
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