Plumbing Question

My flat has storage heating which also supplys the hot water. the hot water works fine for the kitchen sink and bathroom wash hand basin however the water in the bath is cold?

2 Answers

Hi, as you have storage heaters I take it you have Economy 7 with 2 immersion heaters in the Hot water storage tank, 1 at the bottom and one half way. It sounds as though the one at the bottom (Economy 7) may not be working leaving the half way one (booster) to heat the water, this only gives you half a tank of water. It will be enough to last in the sink, basin for washing but will only fill not even quarter of the bath before running cold.

I hope this helps.

unless you have two cold feeds to your bath taps.


Answered 7th Jul 2011

Chamberlain Maintenance

Member since 3 Oct 2008

One of your immersion heaters is faulty, you will need either a new thermostat or a new element.

A qualified plumber is your next call

Answered 4th Sep 2011

HD Design and Build

Member since 13 Jul 2011

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