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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:39 pm 
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We have two bathrooms: one main and one en-suite. We currently have electric showers in both but the main bathroom is going to be renovated and a mixer valve shower installing.


This is the thread I'm reading Scruff. One bathroom one ensuite with electric shower :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:44 pm 
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I apologise if I'm irritating some of you but its an important purchase and I want to get it right.


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Razor wrote:
Distorted Vision wrote:
We have two bathrooms: one main and one en-suite. We currently have electric showers in both but the main bathroom is going to be renovated and a mixer valve shower installing.


This is the thread I'm reading Scruff. One bathroom one ensuite with electric shower :wink:


Thats two bathrooms, and the electric showers are going.

Your not irritating anyone Distorted Vision, it's how we work :thumbright:


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What will you actually end up with after the work DV. (hot water)

Kitchen/utility.

Bathroom with mixer tap, Basin.

2nd bathroom with :scratch:

How large is the family, are you all lined up in the mornings for example


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Actually, there are only 3 of us living here.

The electric shower is staying in the ensuite.

I'll continue to try and get quotes for system / unvented hot water cylinder. I don't like any of the boilers you've all recommended.
I'd still like to go with a brand I'm familar with. A plumber has recommended Veismann and they are all German engineered but I'm not very familar with them.

With a System Boiler / Unvented Hot Water Cylinder. The DHW is at mains pressure but what flow rate could I expect?
A Worcester Bosch approved installer said he wouldn't recommend WB System Boilers and he used to work for WB.

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This is the shower we want installing:

Mira Discovery Concentric BIR

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If your keeping one of the electric showers, then go for the Vaillant combi that Razor suggested.

How did the Vaillant price compare with the others.


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Changing the subject. What do you think of Honeywell TRVs? I was looking at the VT200E as an alternative to Drayton TRV4.

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Not received Valiant quote yet.

I'm sick of thinking about it all right now.


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Trouble is it's a mine field out there full of unreliable cheap and nasty boilers.

Razor says the Vaillant has improved lately and he's more in the know than I am. :thumbright:

I like all the Honeywell stuff.


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Distorted Vision wrote:
Not received Valiant quote yet.

I'm sick of thinking about it all right now.


I didn't help thinking you were going all combi and not keeping one of the electric showers. :oops:


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thescruff wrote:
If your keeping one of the electric showers, then go for the Vaillant combi that Razor suggested.

How did the Vaillant price compare with the others.


I agree with this and the leccy shower is a good thing to retain, when fitting a combi.

Sorry, but just to stir things up - as is my will!! If you go for the system boiler & unvented cylinder, you have the leccy immersion heaters as a back up for whole house hot water, when & if your boiler goes down.

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Fellas I'd agree that if the mains can deliver the UV is a great system but the property is on the crossover point between systems and the OP would rather have a combi if possible.

You would be suprised how well even the smaller combis perform nowadays :wink:

PS Just don't get talked into the Vaillant 937 - nightmare waiting to happen :wink:

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Guys I've been researching the Viessmann Vitodens 222-F Storage Combi. I was looking at the 35kW with 130 litre heatbank.

Can you please tell me what you think? It might solution to my problem.


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http://www.viessmann.co.uk/en/products/ ... 222-f.html


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