Plumbers NZ is New Zealand's largest online plumbing, gas and drainage resource. Plumbing exam help, plumbing news, directory and free quotes.

Author Topic: Two shower heads in one shower  (Read 3557 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline gaz1

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
  • Karma: +0/-0
Two shower heads in one shower
« on: May 09, 2010, 08:56:11 PM »
Hi we are looking to install a larger shower with 2 shower heads, the bathroom company's we have had round have mentioned we would need to upgrade our water pressure tank
We currently have a tank labelled -180l low pressure tank with working height of 7.6metres. our water pressure cause's us no problems at the moment
What are our options/costs on achieving the 2 heads?
Would changing to gas be a better option?



Offline GMcT

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 14
  • Karma: +0/-0
Re: Two shower heads in one shower
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2010, 03:59:15 PM »
Problem is, because you've got low pressure, if you open both shower heads, chances are, it'll reduce the quality of your shower. To get an idea, put your current shower on, after which, open up a few other taps in the house. You'll have pressure and temperature fluctuations in the shower.

Offline spud

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 111
  • Karma: +13/-10
Re: Two shower heads in one shower
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2010, 07:26:51 PM »
This will never work adequately with a low pressure cylinder. You will need to upgrade to a mains pressure cylinder and also probably increase the capacity of it too.

Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via twitter

Similar Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies / Views Last post
how do I use an ice age shower?

Started by sam187

2 Replies
Last post February 06, 2017, 12:24:24 PM
by integrated
Delta Shower

Started by newguy

3 Replies
Last post June 22, 2011, 10:58:33 AM
by newguy
Shower problem

Started by boltlass

2 Replies
Last post February 24, 2017, 01:15:22 PM
by Plumber
Low shower flow

Started by meadsy

6 Replies
Last post November 11, 2011, 10:31:26 AM
by Shoreside
Share this topic...
In a forum
In a site/blog