Help and Advice

Here our experts can offer help, advice and tips on a variety of different shower problems and questions. If you have a shower problem, the answer could be here!

10
Sep
It depends if your boiler is fully-modulating or step-modulating as far as showering is concerned your boiler must be fully-modulated Newer boilers are generally fully modulated, and are suitable for mixer shower's If you are unsure whether your old combination boiler / gas water heater is fully-modulating or step-modulating you should check...
10
Sep
Under no circumstances should an electric shower be sealed to the wall There are feet in each corner of the shower's rear-casing which keep it proud of the wall by a few millimetres and allow ventilation around the side and back of the shower unit Without this ventilation it will be prone to over heating which will subsequently cause failure...
10
Sep
(cycling) Electric showers heat cold water on demand via an integral heater tank. Should the water inside the heater tank become excessively hot, a safety device known as the thermal cut out switch ( t c o ) is activated which isolates the electrical supply to the heater tank and allows the water to cool. Once the water has cooled. to a safe...
8
Sep
The most likely reason why the unit is not heating the water fully is that a heating element has failed. Which would cause the mcb to trip. Note: If an element has failed other parts within the unit may have been affected it is therefore important to check all the electrical circuits in the unit for signs of failure, Depending on the shower type...