I`ve got an electric shower fitted that has a small leak coming out of the
copper pipe taking the cold water into the shower. I`ve had a look at
replacement showers (the unit itself is getting on, and it might be nice to
replace it) but I`m not sure how easy it would be to fit a new shower.
Assuming I can find one that has the water in pipe in a similar place (to
make life easier and avoid any plumbing if possible) is it an easy enough
job for a somewhat incompetent amatuer? I can drill holes and mount things
on walls, and can turn the electricity off and change mains plug face plates
safely enough, but anything much more complicated than that is something i`d
rather avoid - mains electricity, water and me are a slightly worrying
Thanks in advance for your help!
It depends what skills are needed, hence the question before I start taking
things apart. As said, I can do some things, I can`t do others - if the job
can be done with the skills I have, then why not do it myself?
Make sure that the wiring is up to the job if you're installing a
higher powered shower. provided the current set-up is ok there's no
reason why a replacement shower shouldn't also be ok. If it's just
the leak that you need to fix then that shouldn't be too big a deal.
one can often revive old showers by descaling them but that might or
might not be beyond your skills.
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