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recommendations for showers please!

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Kentcounty, 20 Mar 2015.

  1. Kentcounty

    Kentcounty

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    Ok, so 2 years ago I bought a victoria plumb shower on ebay.
    Looks great and has worked well until now.
    Now I need to get hold of a new cartridge, VP have been next to useless, and the only one I managed to find the price was eye watering!

    I have decided its time for a new shower mixer,
    It needs to be well made, but more importantly if I need spares they need to be available, and reasonably priced.

    Does anyone have any recommendations?
    Thanks
     
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    Can't go far wrong with a Grohe thermostatic mixer
     
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    All cartridges are pricey but if you can actually get them its a huge bonus.....Grohe, Mira, Aqualisa for me.
    John :)
     
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    Grohe showers are Carp.
    Best thing you can do is fit a cheap bar mixer. When it fails swap it for a new one. Dirt cheap and no big ugly plumbers needed.
    Jeff
     
  6. It doesn't seem to make a lot of difference these days as it appears that everything is cr@p whatever the price. It will still scale up/ go stiff/ leak etc. I can only go by my Aqualisa shower which has been in for around 10 years without problems.

    Avoid anything Plumbsure from B&Queue
     
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    Aqualisa Visage Digital - Tradingdepot are the place to go to buy them
     
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