(206) 949-5683, Top Rated Plumber, Seattle
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Mulity shower heads

  1. #1

    Default Mulity shower heads

    My husband and I are remodeling our bath and we want to do a shower with two shower heads. We want them to work individually. We purchased two shower heads with one control and a diverter. My question is how do we make it so they can work together and individually?Also do we have to do anything else to make sure we don't lose pressure with the both of them on?

  2. #2
    Retired Defense Industry Engineer jadnashua's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    New England


    A simple diverter is an either or device. You need a more sophisticated diverter to do what you want. Maintaining pressure with both on will be dependent on your supply and whether the shower heads are stock or modified...a stock shower head can't use more than 2.5 gpm. Most shower control valves can supply 5-6 gpm max, so it should handle two. It depends on how the rest of the house is plumbed.
    Jim DeBruycker
    Important note - I'm not a pro
    Retired Defense Industry Engineer; Schluter 2.5-day Workshop Completed 2013, 2014

  3. #3
    Illinois Licensed Plumber SewerRatz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Chicago, IL


    Most people that would like independent control over their shower head also install a second mixing valve just for the second shower.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts