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Guidelines for re-plumbing a house (bathroom in particular)?

Specifically, what sort or techniques or hardware will eliminate that age-old flaw where flushing the toilet leads to 3rd degree burns to the person taking a shower. Is it simply oversizing the pipes, some sort of pressure bladder, or how you stick your tongue out when sweating the joints. It can be as technical or involved as you like. The bathroom work will be a total gut-job.

Asked By: Trid - 1/27/2009
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The main thing to prevent burning oneself in a shower is to install a pressure balanced or anti-scald shower valve... More
Answered By: peanutbrain - 1/28/2009
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I don't know for sure if this will solve your problem or not. I've seen homes that have a manifold at the hot water tank with seperate lines running to each plumbing fixture from the manifold. It is supposed to equalize the water pressure.
Answered By: habs0330 - 1/27/2009
 
Who is using the toilet while you shower... More
Answered By: ya472 - 1/27/2009
 
You start by checking the incoming pressure and sizing the piping - main & branches. You look at demand in the entire house (not just the one bathroom). If the incoming pressure is much under 40 psi, you see if there's something you can do about it... More
Answered By: Steve G - 1/27/2009
 
nothing just time your showering with using the toilet
Answered By: John B - 1/28/2009
 
in the US plumbing needs to be done by a licensed plumber and inspected. if you are not in the US then you need to check your local building codes...
Answered By: Jedi Master <S I T H>< - 1/28/2009
 
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