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  1. foolsgold

    foolsgold New Member

    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.


  2. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR

    Is it pumped??
  3. foolsgold

    foolsgold New Member

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

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    has it always been like this ?
    any works gone on?
  5. foolsgold

    foolsgold New Member

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

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    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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