Will this be ok?

15 Aug 2007
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Hi first post here :eek: , I have a tank fed hot water system and mains cold water to all my taps. I have fitted a mira excel thermostatic mixer shower and it is really poor so I have decided to fit a pump. I am thinking of fitting it in the air-in cupboard next to the HW cylinder. My question is : will I be okay fitting a single head pump which will boost the HW pressure to the WHOLE HW system or will I have to install the pump to only boost the HW to my shower ( install a dedicated line to the HW inlet of shower) The first way being the easiest :)
any advice will be very much appreciated

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Our friends had a central pump although that was a dual pump (hot & cold). It was fine for the shower. However, it was a nusance the rest of the time - it would leap into action every time somebody turned a tap on - probably didn,t do tthe pump any good either. May be worth considering.
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I had a customer with the same problem, slightly worse perhaps, as the 2 mira showers fitted to the en suites fitted by the house builders.
Some other cogis had quoted on combi boilers and ripping out the perfect y plan system with stored hot water.
She was quoted £3000 + for combi conversion.
I recomended she keep with the y plan (only about 10 years old) and fit a main multipoint in the garage to feed just the showers new chrome thermo mixers, (she got two on offer at £180)
The lady now has mains pressure showers, and a perfectly working seperate Y Plan.
She is now happy as larry. I even got a thankyou card.
OP have you checked with manufacturer that this shower can take pumped water? as a lot of twin pipe showers are low pressure!

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