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New pipes and Shower won't work!

Posted by shakes13t (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 9, 12 at 12:07

First off, I'm in the Bahamas and things here are not done in any particular way. We have three houses and one hot water heater in a shed. I just installed two new showers - the kind with a hot and cold knob and a shower head and a tub faucet. The cold water was working well in both, for the shower and bath, but the hot water wasn't - it just sort of trickled and wasn't very warm. We couldn't find where the hot water pipes from the showers went to, they just sort of disappeared into the yard, so I ran new pipes from the hot water heater to the showers and capped the old pipes. Now the showerheads aren't getting any pressure - hot and cold just barely dribble. The tub faucets are fine, hot water and good pressure. Please help as my boyfriend is going to kill me if he can't take a shower soon.
Thank you so, so, so much for any help!

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RE: New pipes and Shower won't work!

I have had mixers get clogged with debris, like, solder, etc. Do you have mixers or just a cold valve off the cold supply and a hot valve off the hot supply?

hot and cold sink faucets in the bathrooms are ok?

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