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    Why is my hot water cutting out on waterfall tap mixer shower?

    Hey. Thanks in advance for any help. We have a set of waterfall mixer taps on our bath with a shower connection. Occasionally the boiler would cut out when we were showering. Now, of we have just hot water on, the shower is fine. If we add the slightest amount of cold water, the boiler cuts off...
  2. B

    Electric shower circuit breaker query

    Hi I have a thermostat shower which replaced the previous electric shower. I was checking my fuse box in the cupboard and the electric shower circuit breaker is down (off), does that mean it is safely turned off. Just wanted clarity that if a circuit breaker is in the down position that means...
  3. M

    Shower waste trap help

    Hi all, Am a sparks and a member on what i think is the partner site to this (Electriciansforum?) No too clued up on plumbing, first post and of course its a problem! For whatever reason, the threaded bush part of my shower trap has cracked. There is no access from below, and to get full...
  4. E

    How to seal shower dog legs

    How to seal shower dog legs?
  5. D

    Triton bar valve shower installation advice

    We have a Triton Westbourne Bar Valve Mixer shower with diverter. The instructions clearly show all the components which include Push Fit Wall Brackets to attach to the pipes. The instructions also detail the installation of the wall brackets and reference that the supplied brackets come with...
  6. J

    Power shower pump issue

    HI I have a triton as2000xt power shower thats been a pain from installation. I had to call the plumper back because the water was not coming through properly and pump was running dry for about 20-30 seconds. It took a while to get the plumber back in to find he fitted the flange pipes the wrong...
  7. P

    Combi boiler issue or Shower?

    Hi Yesterday my shower in the bathroom started to run cold. It started fine but then ran cold...then got warm again before running cold again. This continued and then just ran cold. Other taps ran hot as usual so thought it could be the shower/cartridge. Instead of fiddling with manufacturers...
  8. T

    Which boiler would be best?

    Hi, I live in a 3 bed end terrace, with one bathroom and no shower. I live with my partner and our 2 children. The boiler is really old (one with water tanks ect) and is on its last legs. Please can someone advise what type of boiler we should go for? also we would like the new boiler to be in...
  9. S

    Positioning hand / grab rail for shower

    So, here's my problem, my shower head is on a stud wall (not being a builder i mean a wall made of plasterboard and wooden batons) the other side of the wall is a bedroom. I now need to have a hand rail to steady when in the shower but cannot accurately locate the up / down batons in the wall...
  10. D

    Converting power shower to electric shower

    Hello, first post here, thanks for having me. I have a power shower in my house, obviously it has both a cold and hot water supply. I want to convert it to a Triton 9kw shower. I am upgrading the cable size to 10sq and also the RCBO size. What I want to know is if it is okay to block off the...
  11. T

    Can anyone identify model of this shower??

    Hi, I wandered if anyone might know the model of this thermostatic shower? It’s got a crosswater/sol carriage i believe. Any help would be massively appreciated!! Thanks, Tim
  12. M

    URGENT Help! En suit hot sink feed terrible.

    Hi all, First time posting but need help urgently. Our en suite bathroom is the room next to the water heater for the house. All the water pipes in the house are run off 10mm pipes. Our en suite shower has incredible water pressure both hot and col but the en suit tap has almost zero...
  13. K

    Fault / No hot water with Bristan Shower

    Hello All I have a Bristan mixer shower. Pressure is excellent and I have replaced all seals on the Thermostatic cartridge. The CD valve is turning easily and 'looks' as if it is ok. Unfortunately the temperature dial does not make any meaningful difference in the temperature which is tepid...
  14. J

    Unfinished shower tray ??

    Hi all 👋 I recently bought a new build house and had a quick question about an installed shower tray. As you can see it the photo, bare tile is visible (just) with a gap to the right of it. I’m worried that water/ condensation will pass here and leak. Should this have been sealed before the...
  15. C

    Shower valve model identification

    We had this shower installed in 2001 and yesterday the flow valve started to go on the blink. The knob has become harder to turn both on and off and the water shuts off. I can access the unit and I know how to isolate it and I am a pretty dab hand at 'stuff' Can anyone identify the model . I...
  16. F

    Shower tray, is it cracked and should I install?

    Good morning all. Im just about to install my new shower tray (Mira Flight low) but I’ve noticed some ‘crunchiness’ at a couple of small points on the tray base. I’ve literally took the tray out of the packaging and set in position for marking out. The soft spots are located at the opposite end...
  17. L

    The age old question, 22mm or 15mm to shower?

    Hi All, Have seen this question banging around in different posts but just thought I would ask for expert advice before I make a potential mistake. Renovating our bathroom, we have the old led main coming into the house, this then goes to 15mm plastic (installed by others) which runs to a...
  18. Q

    No water from shower until i give the sink tap a quick blast.

    Hello, We have a pretty standard gravity fed system. Two cold water and one expansion tank in the loft and vented cylinder in the airing board airing cupboard on 1st floor. Pressure is terrible on both ground and first floor so we have a 4 bar pump that blasts both hot and cold water around...
  19. F

    Changing shower controls to mixer

    Hello. I have a shower with twin (hot and cold) taps which feed pipes hidden in the wall which go up to the shower outlet from where the hose is attached. Now I want to change those taps and replace them with a mixer having just the one control for temperature and water pressure. However...
  20. R

    Pipes too short for shower bar

    I am redoing my bathroom and fitted new tiles that are thicker than the previous ones. Now I have come to refit the shower bar the existing water pipes do not protrude far enough out from the wall to be able to fit the brackets and shower bar. The fitting require minimum 30mm, I have 20mm can...

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