plumbing in powershowers

Old 08-13-01, 01:06 PM
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how far up an expansion pipe can i tee in my hot supply for apowershower as it would be easier running the supply in the loft
Old 08-13-01, 04:34 PM
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The farther up the expansion pipe you put the tee, the less effective the expansion pipe will be. If this expansion pipe is on a hand controlled valve, like a shower valve, sink, etc., it is pretty much unnecessary. But, if it is on an electrically controlled valve, like a washing machine, it is a good thing to have the expansion pipe. So, if you are tapping into a hand controlled valve, tee in at the top. If you are tapping into an electrically controlled valve, put the tee at the bottom.

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