Electric showers

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Electric showers take water from your mains cold water supply and warm it by passing it safely over heating elements contained within the unit.  Electric showers have advantages and disadvantages:

Advantages

  • No need to heat up tank of hot water as mains water is heated up instantaneously
  • Cost effective as you are only heating water when you have a shower
  • You don’t need to have a pump fitted as the water is supplied by the mains

Disadvantages

  • You need to install a cable to power the shower unless you already have one
  • The shower pressure is not as good because its restricted by the element
  • Electric shower elements are prone to scaling up in hard water areas

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