Do shower mixer taps have a thermostat?

Do shower mixer taps have a thermostat?

Thermostatic Bath Taps Having a thermostatic bath shower mixer allows you to select a pre-set water temperature, and the thermostatic control will keep the water at that constant temperature, even if someone flushes the toilet or turns on another tap.

What is thermostatic bath shower mixer?

A thermostatic mixer maintains an exact water temperature for the duration of your shower. It protects you from any sudden changes in the water supply to the shower, so even if somebody flushes the toilet or turns on the kitchen tap the temperature of your shower will remain the same.

Can you use a shower mixer for a bath?

If you are adding your shower to a bath tub, then a mixer shower is a perfect addition to your bath taps. Even better you can use an overflow bath filler and control the shower head or heads (if using two) as well as the bath overflow filler all from one shower valve.

How does a combined bath mixer shower tap work?

There are two types of bath mixer tap one simply mixes and lets you play with the tap controls until the water is at the right temperature for you then you switch over to shower and it sends the same water out through the shower head.

Why is my mixer shower too hot?

Thermostatic mixer showers: If the temperature of your thermostatic mixer shower keeps fluctuating wildly (getting boiling hot or freezing cold), the thermostatic cartridge probably needs replacing. If the shower works fine without the head attached, then the head is reducing the flow and needs cleaning.

How much hot water does a mixer shower use?

Mixer showers generally use between 5 to 30 litres per minute, depending on the available water pressure. Flow restrictors supplied with most mixer showers will, if fitted, provide economical flow from the shower on high-pressure water supplies.

Are thermostatic bath taps any good?

A thermostatic bath mixer is great idea,especially you got young kids, will give you a safe shower with out the risk of scalding water when a tap is turned on elsewhere in the house.

Is a mixer shower better than electric?

If you’ve got a plentiful supply of hot water then you may prefer a mixer shower, as it has a powerful flow and will give you more of a boost than an electric shower.

How do shower taps work?

So here’s how the shower valve works: you turn the trim, which pulls water from your water source. Cold water goes straight to the cold pipe, while hot water makes a stop in the water heater first. Water from both pipes meets at the shower valve, which mixes it together and sends it to the shower head or tub spout.

Why does my mixer tap shower go hot and cold?

The most common faults with mixer showers are: Intermittently running hot and cold. From our experience, this occurs mostly on combination boiler setups. The usual suspects for this problem are a blocked shower head, kinked or damaged shower hose, or blocked inlet filters in the shower itself.