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Old 05-28-2009, 10:04 PM   #1
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multiple shower heads


I am trying to remodel my bathroom and my wife would like to put in another hand held shower wand and I would like a fixed head shower unit. We have a shower/tub diverter and a single knob volume and temperature control valve. I figured that when I am retiling the walls I could re-do some of the plumbing. I thought that I could get a second diverter valve that I could install after the temperature/volume control valve to control the operation of the two different shower heads. Is there any recommendations out there? Most of the diverter valves that I have seen are just a simple lever diverter valve. There are some that I saw that were called two way same time diverer valve. Is it possible to have a diverter valve that would also let me control both heads at the same time? I am afraid of the lack of water pressure that would result. We have great water pressure now.
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Old 05-29-2009, 06:04 AM   #2
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Depends on the size of the pipe feeding the bathroom. There is only so much water you can force thru 1/2" pipe, which is often what is installed in older houses. For multiple shower heads you should have at least 3/4 all the way from the entrance.

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