Water Temp 'lock' ?

silly_meSeptember 19, 2010

I think this must exist, but I have no idea what it would be called to do a search: I'm looking for a mechanism that would guarantee a consistent water temperature in a shower.

We have bad timing in this house and I'm always starting the washing machine just when my husband gets into the shower. (As a result, he doesn't come out of the shower in a very good mood.)

We're starting a bathroom reno soon and I'm wondering if this is something that can be installed w. the new plumbing.

Thanks for any info.

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asolo

Had one of these on a cruise-ship 13 years ago. (Name of boat was Veendam.) All the cabins had them. Had thermostat inside that you could set and the shower stream started and stayed where set. I was VERY impressed and wanted one. However, never was able to find.

Anyway....I'm just saying that I KNOW they exist. And, if you locate one, c'mon back here and tell me, please!

    Bookmark   September 19, 2010 at 11:13PM
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joeplumb

Any modern shower valve has a built-in compensator that maintains water pressure even when toilets flush or washing machines run.
They do an excellent job of effectively holding the shower water temperature fairly constant.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2010 at 11:37AM
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