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Archive: Nov 2015

  1. Power showers with combi boilers?

    Can I fit a power shower with a combination boiler?

    Unfortunately not, power showers must be connected to both the hot and cold stored water supplies, if you are unsure of how to identify your plumbing system you can refer to our helpful article entitled “Water system identification guide”. All help is not lost though just because you have a combination boiler does not mean you cannot have a powerful, functional top of the range shower.

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  2. Electric Showers vs Power Showers

    At Showers to You, it’s our job to make sure you walk away happy with your new shower. And, if you’ve ever purchased an item from us before, you’ll know we take pride in making sure you’re buying a product suitable for your needs. The world of showers is complicated, so we would never expect you to buy a product on face value alone.

    One of the most common questions we get asked is the difference between power showers and electric showers. Firstly, all powers showers are electric, but not all electric showers are power showers. Here’s why..

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  3. Are Digital Showers Reliable?

    Are Digital Showers Reliable?

    Digital showers are a relatively new idea, first appearing on the market in 2001 with the revolutionary Aqualisa Quartz digital shower a product that has stood the test of time and after many advancements and improvements is still available today.

    The Aqualisa Quartz digital shower was different in appearance to any other shower of its time by separating the shower valve from the control, Aqualisa achieved something quite spectacular a modern, simple to install shower with fantastic temperature control which offered absolute precision to within 1 degree of your specified temperature.

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  4. Installing an electric shower with low mains pressure

    Installing an electric shower with low mains pressure

    If you have already read our handy guide to identify your plumbing system you will be aware that an electric shower will only work on a cold mains plumbing system, but what if you have low pressure? Can you still us an electric shower? The answer to this question is yes, most modern electric showers are designed to work with a cold mains system with low pressure, however there are some exceptions to the rule, if you have a cold mains plumbing system with very low or fluctuating pressure you may want to consider a pumped electric shower. In principle they are the same shower type however as the name suggests a pumped electric shower features a built in pump for increasing the pressure in your system.

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  5. Prepare Your Bathroom For Winter

    Ok, ok. You probably didn’t want a reminder of the fact that winter is coming, but sorry folks, it’s just around the corner! All is not lost just yet, though. If you’re a regular follower of our blog, you would have noticed our Autumn deals to ease you into the cold nights with a dose of warmth. They’re still available, so have a peek.

    With winter ready to wrap us in all its shivering glory, the team at Showers to You plan to get you prepared for the months ahead. After all, nobody wants to wake and take the long trip to shower in a bathroom that screams chilly!

    Have a read of these tips below.

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