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How the right boiler can boost your shower pressure

Poor water pressure is most noticeable in the shower. If yours is producing a dribble rather than a deluge, the usual solution is to fit a pump in order to boost the flow, but can the type of boiler you have make a difference too?

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Combi boilers

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The vast majority of homes in the UK are heated by gas boilers, and the most common type is the combi – or combination – boiler that generates hot water on demand rather than storing it in a cylinder.

Because of the way combi boilers work, the hot water is delivered at mains pressure, so if you have decent water pressure in your home already, you may find that a combi boiler will give you a good shower without the need for an additional pump.

If you are installing a new combi boiler or getting a specialist company …