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Electric Showers 
Liverpool

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How Electric Showers Liverpool Works At Ideal.

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Electric Shower Installation Liverpool

What Does Our Supply And Fit Service Include?

If you're in Liverpool and need an electric shower installed, we can help! Our Supply and Fit Service is top-notch, and our team of expert local electricians will take care of everything for you, including removing your old shower and installing your brand-new one.

 

We're proud to offer great value for money with no hidden costs. Choose Ideal Electrical Solutions for a hassle-free, reliable electric shower installation in Liverpool. Additionally, you'll receive a full manufacturer's product guarantee for your peace of mind.

Budget Friendly Choice

Supply

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Fit

£240

T80 Easi Fit Plus Electric Shower

The T80 East-Fit+ shower unit is an excellent choice to replace your old shower. This unit has a sleek and high-quality design that will enhance the look of your bathroom wall. The Push-Button Start/Stop feature is handy and will remember your preferred power and temperature settings. This shower has a 1.25m Anti-Twist Hose designed to prevent kinks. The shower head has a five-spray pattern, making it easy to clean yourself. It is easy to install with multiple cable and water entry points on both sides of the unit. Also, it is energy-efficient with an A energy rating.

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High Quality Option

Supply

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Fit

£360

T80Z Fast-Fit DuElec® Electric Shower

The T80Z Fast-Fit DuElec® shower can replace your existing one. It offers a five-spray pattern handheld showerhead and a fixed rainfall showerhead, and you can use both simultaneously. It's easy to install, has a push-button start/stop feature, comes with a 1.5m anti-twist hose and a 0.75m DuElec® connector hose, is energy efficient with an A energy rating, and comes with a 2-year parts guarantee. Check your existing cabling for compatibility before buying the 10.5kW model.

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How Much Do Electric Showers In Liverpool Cost?

Electric Shower Install Prices Liverpool

You already have an electric shower in the property and you supply the new shower

£120

You already have an electric shower in the property and we supply the new shower

£240

 

You don't have an electric shower in the property and you supply the new shower

£700 - £1000

You don't have an electric shower in the property an we supply the new shower

£800 - £1100

 

*The starting price for an electric shower we can supply in Liverpool is £120. Still, it may vary depending on the selected model you choose.

Everything About Electric Showers Liverpool

Best Electric Shower Install Liverpool

Are you interested in installing a new electric shower in Liverpool. Before you proceed, there are a few things you need to be clear about. In most cases, the first and most important question is about the cost of electric showers in Liverpool. The cost of an electric shower includes the price of the shower itself and the cost of hiring an electrician to install it. Let's discuss this in detail and provide all the information you need about installing an electric shower in Liverpool.

Here at Ideal Electrical solutions we offer a complete installation service for electric showers. We use our expert experience to install high performance showers in no time at all. If you do not currently have an electric shower installed, then installing a new one will require a brand new circuit to be installed. This involves putting a cable from the consumer unit to an isolation switch or pull cord, and then another cable from this switch or pull cord to where you want your shower. Additionally, you will need some plumbing work done to provide the shower with a water supply. This means tapping into your cold water supply at a convenient location so that a new pipe can be taken to your shower to supply water. 

 

This scenario is the most expensive situation and can cost between £700 - £1000. This cost includes the plumbing and electrical work required for the job, but does not include the actual shower. However, we do supply electric showers and if you want us to provide one, it will add a minimum of £100 to the total cost. The cost may increase depending on the type of shower you want. We understand that some customers may have already bought the shower they want, so in that case, we only provide the installation costs.

 

Suppose you already have an electric shower, and it's not working correctly, or you want to upgrade to a better one. Usually the cheapest option is to get a same model replacement, causing minimum disruption to your bathroom. If you did want a different model, maybe to upgrade, then consider the configuration and power rating to see if it is compatible with your existing setup. In that case, you can purchase the shower you like and then contact Ideal Electrical Solutions to install it. This process is fast, with minimal materials, so the installation cost is lower. We charge a fee of £120 for this service.

What Type Of Showers Do We Install?

Are Triton Showers The Best?

If you're looking for Triton showers in Liverpool, you can be confident in finding the perfect electric shower to meet your needs with our range. Our selection includes the stylish Amore range and the easy-to-install T80 range, with prices ranging from £100 to £580 for the more luxury models. Triton offers electric showers with built-in pumps for those in low-water pressure areas in Liverpool. At the same time, our thermostatic models regulate temperature, even when others are using the water supply. Our electric showers range from 7.5kW to 10.5kW, giving you the power to heat and push more water through the shower head. We can help you choose and install the perfect model without hassle here in Liverpool. So, look no further than our range of quality electric showers for Triton showers in Liverpool.

What Power Rating Electric Shower Should I Get?

What's The Difference?

When shopping for a new electric shower, it's essential to understand the kW rating before selecting a style or colour. The kW rating indicates the power and pressure of the water in the shower. Electric showers heat cold water before it flows through the shower head, and the kW rating determines how quickly and effectively the water is heated. A higher kW rating means a more powerful shower with greater flow and pressure at higher temperatures. However, a lower kW rating may be more suitable if your home has a smaller water tank or unreliable water supply. 7.5kW and 8.5kW electric showers are gentler, less powerful, less expensive, and more reliable. They are best for households with smaller water tanks or weak water pressure. Electric showers with kW ratings from 9.0kW up to 10.8kW are more powerful and provide a consistent, luxurious shower experience. They are ideal for long, thick hair requiring greater water flow. When selecting an electric shower, ensuring that your household system can support the kW rating is essential. A higher kW rating requires more amps, so you must check that your fuse and cable suit your preferred shower. Having a professional electrician install the shower for you is also vital. For more information on electric showers, call Ideal Electrical Solutions today.

 

Other Factors To Consider For Electric Shower Installs

Does Your Consumer Unit Have An RCD?

When planning to install a new electric shower circuit, the first step is to check for enough space in your consumer unit to add a new circuit. If there isn't enough space, you have two options: upgrade the consumer unit to create space or install a sub-consumer unit. Before beginning the installation process, you must ensure that the consumer unit has RCD (residual current device) protection or can accept an RCBO (residual current circuit breaker with overload protection). Wiring regulations require electrical safety in water zones within the dwelling. Suppose your consumer unit doesn't currently have RCD protection. In that case, you must upgrade it to install the electric shower circuit and further protect all other electrical circuits, ensuring everyone in the house is safe from electrical faults.

 

How Long Does It Take To Install The Electric Shower?

Quick Electric Shower Installs

If you want to replace an existing electric shower, rest assured that the job can be completed swiftly, typically in one to two hours. This is because less work will be involved. Meanwhile, installing a new shower with a new circuit typically takes three to five hours, so you can be confident that the job will be done efficiently and to a high standard.

How Long Do Electric Showers Last?

Whats The Guarantee?

It is crucial to remember that electric showers have a limited lifespan. On average, they last about 4 to 5 years. However, those living in areas with hard water may experience an earlier failure due to limescale buildup and water conditions. Consider replacing your shower if you notice any signs of wear and tear, such as leaks or water pressure issues. The cost of a new electric shower can vary depending on factors like unit type and installation cost. But with a new shower unit installation, you can benefit from a reliable and efficient shower experience in your bathroom. It is worth noting that Triton showers come with a two year warranty. So, monitor the lifespan of your electric shower and consider replacement when the time comes.

Can Install An Electric Shower Myself?

DIY Electric Shower Installs

Installing an electric shower can be complicated and should not be attempted by inexperienced DIY enthusiasts. Furthermore, there are several regulations that you need to comply with, such as obtaining an independent, permanently connected supply from an individual unit to your shower and installing a switch that is readily accessible, clearly identifiable, and out of reach of anyone using a fixed bath or shower. A cord-operated switch is acceptable. Suppose you do decide to install the shower on your own. In that case, you may need the appropriate inspections to ensure your installation meets the regulations. We advise never to install an electric shower alone. Instead, hire knowledgeable professionals from Ideal Electrical Solutions to do the job.

 

Liverpool Electrical Shower Experts

Fit Electric Shower In Liverpool

Showering is an essential daily routine that keeps you refreshed, clean, and hygienic, preparing you for the day's activities. Electric showers are a great addition to households with limited hot water supply, almost instantly providing hot water on demand. They work differently than other showers and are temperature-controlled by adjusting the water flow rate over the heated element. It is crucial to have a Part P-qualified electrician install a new electric shower, which must be supplied on its circuit directly from the metal-clad fuse box, protected by an RCD for safety and compliance.

 

Our team of experienced NICEIC-qualified electricians offers top-notch electrical services, including electric shower installation in Liverpool's city centre and surrounding areas. Rest assured that we can handle any issues you may be experiencing with your shower or help you upgrade it to a better one. Contact us at Ideal Electrical Solutions for expert and reliable electrical work.

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Getting The Right Electric Power Shower

Full Power For a Full Shower

When searching for a power shower, it's essential to consider the specific requirements of your home. Suppose you're looking for electric showers in Liverpool. In that case, you should seek advice from experienced electricians, such as our team at Ideal Electrical Solutions. They can provide recommendations and help you choose the best power shower for your home. It's important to note that power showers come with different electrical power ratings, such as 7.5kw, 8.5kw, 9.5kw, and others. However, it's crucial to understand that this rating affects how quickly the water is heated, not the pressure of the water coming out of the shower. The water pressure is dictated by the water pressure within the home, not by the shower's electrical power rating. Therefore, it's essential to consider the electrical power rating and water pressure within your home when selecting the perfect power shower. Consulting with an experienced electrician can help you make an informed decision. This is crucial to avoid low water pressure or electrical malfunctions. So, take the time to do your research and find the best electric shower for your Liverpool home.

How Can We Help ?

Electric Shower Repairs Liverpool

If you face issues with your electric shower in Liverpool, you can rely on Ideal Electrical Solutions for prompt repairs. Our skilled team can quickly diagnose and fix the problem. If our electricians cannot repair the shower, they can install a new electric shower in your home within a few hours. We offer top-notch installation services in Merseyside, ensuring a dependable service.

Bathroom Sockets Liverpool

Installation Repairs

Using or installing traditional sockets in bathrooms or shower rooms is not allowed unless they can be fitted at least three meters away from the bath or shower, which is not practical in most bathroom spaces. However, if you are looking to install equipment such as a bathroom television, Ideal Electrical Liverpool can help you to add hardwiring outside of the bathroom to allow for the use of bathroom approved appliances. 

Shaving Socket Installation

Electrics In The Bathroom

Low voltage shaving sockets are allowed in bathrooms and are a great way to allow power not just for electric shavers, but to items such as electric toothbrushes, flossers and other low voltage bathroom equipment. Ideal Electrical Solutions can assist you with the installation of safe and effective sockets for your bathroom, taking into account the needs of your family.

Installing a towel rail or heater

Fit Electric Towel Rail Liverpool

Central heating is the safest way in which to keep your bathroom warm. However, this is not practical in all cases, and many homeowners love the aesthetic and practical benefits of having a towel rail or specialist heater in their bathroom. Any electric or gas water heater which is installed in a bathroom must be fixed and permanently wired unless they are powered by a socket which is fitted at least three metres from a bath or shower. Under no circumstances should a portable heater ever be used in your bath or shower room. Talk to us today about options for installations of a towel rail or electric heater for your bathroom.

Can I have a television in my bathroom?

Watch Tv From The Bath

Yes! There are some televisions which are specifically designed to be fitted in bathrooms. However, due to the dangers posed by mixing water and electrics, you are required to choose a TV which is specifically designed for this purpose. The wiring for this type of installation sits outside of the bathroom, and at Ideal our Liverpool Electricians have a wealth of experience in installing bathroom TV’s. 

Extractor fans installation Liverpool

Fan Installations Liverpool

Having a fully functioning extractor fan in your bathroom, shower room and toilets is essential for reasons of hygiene and to ensure that your damp rooms remain free from condensation which can lead to damp and mould. Damp is harmful to both the structure of your property and the health of those who reside within it. If you are a landlord or own a commercial building, ventilation from either a bathroom window or an extractor fan is a legal requirement, and any bathroom  should have a fan which extracts  at a rate of at least 15 litres per minute and continue to run for 15 minutes after the light is switched off. We will work with you to put in place the best extractor fans for your bathroom requirements, connecting it safely to the electricity supply.

Digital wireless shower installation 

Wifi Showers Liverpool

A new innovation in shower technology, digital showers offer many benefits including the ability to control temperature from outside the shower, and in the case of wireless versions, offer more flexibility around the installation.

Fed up of jumping into the shower and waiting for the water to heat up. why not get it flowing to your preferred temperature before you even step foot inside your shower enclosure! 
Thanks to the fact that they have a separate mixer and unit and shower control, the valve can be hidden so less pipework is required. 

Bathroom Electrical Installations Liverpool

Call Ideal Electrical Solutions

It’s a known fact that water and electrics don’t mix. In fact, as water is a conduit for carrying electricity, the combination of the two can be fatal. Therefore is it vital that, if you require an electrical installation within your bathroom, this must be carried out by a certified electrical contractor. 

At Ideal Electricians, we have assisted with the installation of a wide range of electrical elements in bathrooms all across Liverpool city centre and surrounding areas. Our expert electricians work to the highest standards to ensure that any electrics provided in your bathroom are completely safe, while still allowing you to enjoy features such as electric showers, ambient lighting, and even a TV or speaker system.

Bathroom safety  - What are the Electrical zones in a Bathroom ?

Electricity Is Dangerous

In order to ensure the safety of any electrical installations within bathrooms, en-suites, shower rooms and wet rooms, there are wiring regulations in place which provide guidance of the design, installation, testing, and certification of them.

These regulations BS 7671:2018 Requirements for Electrical Installations, section 701 divide the bathroom into different zones based on the electrical risk in each area. This will take into account factors such as how close they are to water, humidity and condensation, plus how likely any electrical items in the area is to get wet. 


Bathroom light fittings and installations are given an IP (Ingress Protection) rating which is matched to the zones for which they are suited. 


Here we explain the zones in more detail.

Bathroom zone 0 

This is the area which is located inside the bath, basin or shower and is defined as ‘any area in the bathroom which can hold water’. Any fitting or appliance installed in this area must be a maximum of 12 volts (SELV) and have an IP rating of minimum IPX7.

Bathroom zone 1

This is the area above Zone 0 extending up to a height of 225cm or the ceiling (whichever is the lower). Zone 1 also extends out to a circumference  of 1.2m meters from the shower head if there is no shower tray or basis, for example in a wet room or similar. This area is considered the ‘splash zone’ where any electrical equipment is likely to get very wet quickly, but would not be likely to be submerged. Any installation in this area must be IPX4 or higher, as well as a maximum of 12 volts (SELV) with the transformer being located outside of zone 2.

Bathroom zone 2 

This area is beyond one, extending up to a height of 3m and horizontally to 60cm. Only SELV devices are allowed in this zone. The minimum IP rating here is IPX4.

Bathroom zone 3/Outside zones

When the size of a bathroom extends beyond zones 0, 1 and 2, portable equipment can be used if it has flex length which does not enable them to be used beyond this ‘safe’ area. Electrical equipment in this area such as light fittings or sockets do not have to have an IP number, however, for your safety, it is strongly recommended that electrical items do have moisture protection. 

Bathroom safety – Ingress protection ratings

Electrics and water Safety 

Ingress Protection Ratings are a system for identifying the level of protection required for specific zones within your bathroom or shower room. Any electrical device which is designed to be used in a bathroom will have an IP rating, including items such as extractor fans, showers, heaters, and lighting. 

IP ratings are always followed by two numbers, the first of which relates to the degree in which the device is protected from solid particles, and the second number denotes the degree to which it is protected from moisture. The higher the number, the better protected it is. 

Which light fittings are safe for my bathroom? 

Bathroom Lights In Liverpool

Ideally, all light fittings in your bathroom should be enclosed, as opposed to a light fitting that hangs down from the ceiling. As set out above, light fittings are given IP ratings to ensure their suitability for the zone in which they are located. 

Bathroom light ideas in Liverpool

Toilet Light In Merseyside

Ideal Electrical Solutions can help you with your bathroom lighting installations. From a single enclosed fitting to creating a truly ambient experience using colours, different lighting tones and downlighters, we help you to ensure that your bathroom or shower room offers a relaxing or invigorating experience every time you step in. 

Which Spotlights for the bathroom ?

Warm Light Or Cool Light

Installing spotlights can be a popular choice for bath and shower rooms, as this offers you a good strength of light, allowing you to easily do everyday things like apply makeup, ensure that you get the closest shave and can see well to keep the room clean. 

Bathroom light switches

Can A Bathroom Light Switch Go Inside My Bathroom ?

Any light fitting which is not enclosed must be out of reach of anyone using or still wet from the bath or shower. The same applies to your light switches, everyday switches pose a danger because of dampness and wet hands. A ceiling mounted wall switch is the safest option.

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