Iam just about to install a new power shower at home I understand how it has
to be done and most of the leg work I have done already ( new piping to
shower from pump) but I understand that I have to take a separate feed from
the cold water tank is this just a case of drilling the correct size hole
and putting a flange e thing on it (sorry don't know the correct word).
any help appreciated
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Tank connector. Yes.
P.S. My previous system worked fine, which was a single impellor pump on the
hot side only, using cold mains pressure. Depending on your existing
pipework, this solution might be more or less trouble than what you propose.
I should mention that the outlet for the cold should be slightly lower than
the outlet for the hot water cylinder. This way, the hot water runs out
before the cold, which your epidermis will thank you for.
Yes, but since the connection is very close to the bottom of the tank, it
would be wise <g> to drain the tank first!
Ideally, the cold feed should be taken at a *lower* level than that of the
existing cold feed to the hot tank. This ensures that if you empty the
header while showering, the hot water gives up before the cold. If it were
the other way round, you may get scalded.
Incidentally, the flange thing to which you require is called a Tank
Connector. If you have a Screwfix catalogue, have a look at D18109 (15mm) or
Thanks everyone for your advise I have found the tank connector in the
screwfix catalogue, and will bear in mind the extra washers,
"wonder why the original post didn't show up - oh well"
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