Shower Replacements - Midlands

Cubicles - England & Wales

Phased Shut Down Showers - What are they and why 

What is it ?

There are two types of hardness, temporary and permanent. It is the temporary kind we’re interested in as it is this form which causes the thick crusty limescale we’re used to. Temporary hardness is made up of bicarbonate forms of minerals. These forms precipitate from the water easily especially at higher temperatures leading to limescale formation blocking venturis within the shower heating canister also blocking the hose and showerhead.

Phased shut down showers will run on for a few seconds after the off switch has been pressed. This allows the shower to flush through with cold water pushing out the hot water. This function alone will prolong your shower for MANY YEARS over a cheap shower. 

Birmingham has soft water  - The Black Country, Worcestershire, Shropshire are known for Medium/hard.  Gloucestershire is Hard water region

Water is graded parts per million of minerals

0 -100ppm = Soft water ~ 100 - 200ppm = Medium to hard ~ 200ppm & Over = Hard

Live in these counties ?

Gloucestershire = Hard  

Worcestershire = Medium/Hard

Leicestershire = Medium/Hard  

Warwickshire = Medium/Hard

Northamptonshire = Medium/Hard

Nottinghamshire = Medium/Hard

Staffordshire = Medium/Hard

Birmingham = Soft

We would highly recommend MIRA SPORT phased shut down showers - They will genuinely last far longer !

We stock all variants of Mira Sport that will replace any other brand shower.

Buy a cheaper NON phase shutdown if you want but don't expect more than 2 - 6 years service out of them.

To get prolonged life from electric showers follow the duty cycle to avoid burning out the shower terminal, overheating the wiring/ ceiling isolation switch - follow the rules set out below.

  1. Fit a phased shut down shower- Flushes out hot water from the heating can/ element after use.
  2. Duty cycle - 15 minutes on maximum - 45 minutes off to cool down the wiring and terminal block.
  3. Do not throw the kids in the shower one after the other - 15 minutes maximum shower length remember !

That electric cable draws a lot of power equal to 3 - 4 kettles turned on at the same time - notice the light flicker when you first turn the shower on ? Electricity draws heat that passes through the cable, terminals and pull cord switch hence the meltdown and ultimate failure when not adhering to the duty cycle.

Our highly rated

Mira Sport MF - Multi Fit

Our 9Kw Mira Sport MF can replace any 7.5 & 8.5kw electric showers if you have a 40 amp fuse -  6mm wiring. 

Our 9.8Kw Mira Sport MF can replace any 9.5kw and above electric showers 40 amp fuse - 10mm wiring 

Quality look and feel to this desirable shower. Built in reliability - Premium materials. Mira Sport out perform other brands and last longer due to quality parts FACT.

9Kw Supplied & Fitted £459**

9.8Kw Supplied & Fitted £479

This Mira Sport Multi Fit meets all the criteria for a great lasting shower.

  • Mid priced shower - Not too expensive
  • Phased shutdown  
  • Modern desirable look
  • Covers over previous shower footprint/ fixings
  • Replaces all other brand showers***
  • Premium handset with soap dish 
  • Delivers a best flow rate 4ltr/min@38* Celsius 9Kw
  • Delivers a best flow rate 5ltr/min@38* Celsius 9.8Kw

* Summertime setting ** Limited time reduced price promotional offer.*** Wiring or water pipe may need alteration inside shower footprint which is included in our price.

We have been fitting these for the last 10 years and no requests for a replacement yet !

Limescale/ calcium build up

Typical example of limescale build up around an heating element. This will increase pressure and resistance inside the heating can also particles will block venturis. Limescale build up around the heating element will lower the temperature and over time the maximum temperature setting will only return warm water or burn out the heating element or trip the mcb.

Mira Showers have premium quality heating elements and many models feature Phased Shut Down. They may cost a little more but the phased shut down feature alone really do prolong the life of the shower also maintains good water flow at the shower head. We would recommend Mira Sport - Mira Azora - Mira Galena - Mira Escape.

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We have been supplying and fitting replacement showers professionally for over 8 years with over 240 genuine google reviews. We have more experience than you can shake a stick at. Best prices - Best service - Best reliability record... we always turn up ! We have and still do supply and fit other brands, in our unbiased opinion... Mira showers are superior !

All our electric showers have a 2 year guarantee (Unless stated otherwise)

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