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    Our mixer shower suffers from poor pressure.

    At times it's fine and at times it's barely dripping. You can sometimes solve the pressure issue by hanging the shower head down near the shower tray for a couple of minutes.

    Sometimes the pressure issues occur when it's colder than usual. Cold water tank in the loft, with a hot cylinder in the airing cupboard on the landing.

    Any advice would be most welcome.

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    Karl

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    Default Re: Shower Pressure Woes

    Is it pumped??
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    Default Re: Shower Pressure Woes

    Don't believe so, think it's pressure fed.

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    Default Re: Shower Pressure Woes

    has it always been like this ?
    any works gone on?
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    Default Re: Shower Pressure Woes

    Not always, however, pressure has never been perfect. No works going on.

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    Default Re: Shower Pressure Woes

    sounds like you could do with a pump fitting, depending on site circumstances

    or maybe switch to an unvented system if your looking long term
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