One shower is hot and the other is cold

Old 11-11-12, 09:20 AM
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One shower is hot and the other is cold

Hi i have a ao smith promax high efficency water heater but the problem is my master bedroom shower heats up in like 30 seconds but my other shower takes like 5 mins and my tempature on the heater is set to max what is the reason behind this ?
Old 11-11-12, 09:43 AM
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Your master bedroom must be a lot closer to the water heater than the other shower. It doesn't really matter how hot the water heater is set for it still takes time for the hot water to travel thru the pipes and arrive at the shower. Now with low flow shower heads it takes even longer to get there.....less water flow. Is there a way to fix this....yes but not easy nor inexpensive. You would need to get a second hot water pipe to the far side of your house and install a small circulator pump to keep that loop hot.

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