The leading brand is called Insinkerator. Prices range from £99 upwards. The more expensive units can take tougher food waste such as bones.
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There are a few different filters on the market that look similar to this:
These are relatively cheap and usually means drilling a hole into a stainless steel sink or in through a kitchen work top.
Alternatively, if you wanted to spend a bit more money you can get a 3 way kitchen mixer tap which will look similar to this:
with this underneath your sink
Booster pumps can be used to increase your water pressure for your whole house or just your shower. The 2 main leading brands are SALAMANDER and STUART TURNER. Care must be taken when choosing the right pump for your water system. This link from the Stuart Turner website gives a description on which pump would be suitable to boost your shower.
If you do not have a cold water tank then your only option would be the pump in this youtube clip.
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You also need to be aware not all showers are designed for high water pressure, therefore your shower may also need replacing if you install a high pressure booster pump.
You can also by power showers where the pump is in the shower unit, which means you have what looks like a large electric shower like the picture below. Installing this type of power shower on a stud wall is not advised due to the noise created when the pump is running.
What is a mixer shower
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Choosing a mixer shower
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What is a Thermostatic shower
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If you want a bath with the taps in the centre to the bath as shown here, then you need Bath Mixer Fixing Kit.
Sooner or late the tap will need maintaining, if this fixing kit is not installed the plumber will have no choice other that moving the whole bath out of position which usually means disturbing the tiles.
When choosing a radiator for a room it is important to make sure the heat output is enough to heat the room. The heat output on each radiator will be shown as BTU. To find out how many BTUs a specific room needs to heat up measure the length, width and the height of the room and then go to this link.