Just for the Health of It

Improve Your Shower With a Stuart Turner Pump

If the cold water storage tank is above the shower head a Stuart Turner Standard positive head pump will meet your needs. For the situation where your cold water storage tank is below the shower head a Stuart Turner Universal negative head shower pump is the one to choose.

When fitting a shower pump to your shower it is very important to install in the correct way to insure you have a great showering experience. The water feeds to the pump should have a dedicated supply complete with isolating valves to allow for maintenance. An independent cold water feed pipe should be taken from the cold water storage tank. The hot water cylinder usually has one outlet at the top, to overcome the difficulty of adding an independent hot supply to the pump a fitting such as a Surrey flange Essex flange or Warwick flange should be used. All Stuart Turner shower pumps come complete with full installation instructions backed up with a free technical advice service. mua ban kho lanh

It is important to buy the correct pump to meet your requirements. Stuart Turner have a wide range including:

pressure range from 1.5 bar to 4.5 bar

single impeller pumps

twin impeller pumps

positive head pump

universal negative or positive head pump

whole house pump to increase pressure to all water outlets in property.

Shower pumps will require an electrical connection, this should be carried out by a qualified electrician as electric and water is not a good mix and can be dangerous. In the UK it is illegal carry out electrical work if unqualified and any electrical work requires a certificate.

A single impeller pump is ideal to boost the hot water to a shower or tap that has a cold water high pressure mains supply, combined with a low pressure tank fed hot water supply. with this type of installation the high pressure cold water will try to stop the hot water and can be difficult to stabilize. Fitting a single impeller Stuart Turner pump to the hot supply will help balance pressures.

High capacity Stuart turner pumps, from 3 bar to 4.5 bar, are able to supply multiple showers or showers with body jets. These pumps can even be used to boost the pressure to the whole house.

It is important to check that the shower control valve and shower fittings are in good working order and are capable of working with the extra pressure. If the existing shower is old or leaking now would be a good time to upgrade for the perfect shower experience.

This shower pump guide was submitted by George Smith, a qualified Plumbing Engineer and owner of Bathrooms – Kitchens. Bathrooms – Kitchens is a showroom, established since 1980, plus an online business.

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