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Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Shower waste pump...

This weekend we did a little more plumbing and set the shower waste pump into the floor ready for when we get the shower tray,
 Below. Shower pump set into the floor. I think if I was doing this again I would probably fit a gulper instead of a sump pump as the lid isn't water tight and will over flow without warning if we ever forget to switch it on, with the gulper I imagine paddling around in water would be enough of a reminder to switch it on quick.
 A bit more of the floor will need to be cut away when we get the final shower tray outlet position.
This is the sump pump we fitted.

4 comments:

  1. thanks for sharing your blog its great, we are at the stage now of doing the shower pump, can you suggest a good gulper pump as i dont know anything about shower pumps and im worried i may get the wrong one Karen

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    1. Hi Karen, Thanks for reading the blog and posting. I'm not confident we know enough to be giving advice on shower waste pumps, but if I was to do our shower again I reckon the one we fitted on the wash basin would easily cope with the job. I wouldn’t be so worried about forgetting to switch the sump pump on and flooding the boat before it was too late. If you need advice I suggest you ask at your local chandlers.

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