FAQ


At Designs for Life we have a team of professionals with over a century of experience between them in the bathroom industry.

We can offer guidance on bathroom Installation, bathroom design and the full range of bathroom products. Our wealth of experience in installation ensures that we only offer to our customers products we beleive in in terms of high quality and durability.

How do I know what water system I have?

Low pressure Gravity system - typified by a cold water tank in your loft and hot water cylinder in your airing cupboard.

High pressure - mains pressure combination boiler - typified by a boiler the size of a kitchen cupboard but with no hot and cold storage tanks.

High pressure - mains pressure unvented - typified by having a hot water cylinder in your airing cupboard but no cold water tank in your loft.

Cold mains supply - typified by no stored hot water - or not wanting to use stored hot water for showering

What showers will work with my water system?

 The showers we provide suit pretty much every water system, sometimes you might need a pump to make it an extra special experience - an initial guide as follows.

 

Low pressure Gravity system - Choose from - Mixer showers (optional pump), Digital showers, Power showers or Electric showers.

High pressure - mains pressure combination boiler  - Choose from mixer showers, digital showers, Energy saving eco shower

High pressure - mains pressure unvented chooses from mixer showers, digital showers, Energy saving eco shower.

Cold mans supply - Choose either an electric or a pumped electric shower.

What is a thermostatic shower ?

The thermostat maintains an exact water temperature during your shower, even when water is used elsewhere in your home. It works by mixing the hot and cold water together and instantly reacts to any changes in the water supply, ensuring that the water temperature is maintained. The benefits of a thermostatic shower are that the pre-set temperature is reached within a fraction of a second and is maintained  so there is no risk of scalding and there is no need to re-adjust the temperature.