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Shower for Two

Posted by David on January 24th, 2003 06:36 PM
In reply to Dual Shower Heads by Michelle on January 24th, 2003 10:13 AM [Go to top of thread]

Michelle, when a valve is called "pressure balanced," it means that it will balance the pressure between hot and cold, so that if for instance your husband flushes the toilet while you are in the shower, the overall pressure will drop as needed to keep from scalding you, and maintain near the same temperature output.

To maintain good pressure running two individually valved showerheads simultaneously, you'll want to make sure the incoming water lines (hot & cold) are a minimum of 3/4", until they divide to feed each shower valve, then they can be 1/2" to the valves themselves.

If you have good incoming pressure, and at least a 3/4" main entering the home, this will cover what you need.

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