We've hand-picked these items because they are a great choice alongside the Vado Victoriana Freestanding Bath Shower Mixer With Shower Kit
Internally the body features divided hot and cold cartridges that keep flows divided until they meet and release through the spout. Easy turn crosshead handles which are included with hot and cold indicators for confident, quick glance use, are easy to control. To switch between bathing and showering simply turn the front lever left or right to divert the water flow. If you're splashing out on the Victoriana floor mount then you may want to consider including Vado's low cost and highly effective H2Eco flow regulator.
This optional extra regulates and controls water flow to your tap without hindering water pressure performance. The H2Eco flow regulator has the potential to save you £360 on your utility bills in one year and reduces your carbon footprint without you having to lift a finger. The shower head has an ornate design with a white finish handle that's connected to the hose outlet. When the shower kit isn't in use the handset simply places in a top holding bracket, this presents a classic compositional look that will turn heads and lift spirits.
- Floor standing bath and shower mixer tap with shower kit included
- Ceramic disc cartridge
- Crosshead handles
- Chrome plated finish
- Comes with 3/4" threaded connections
- H2Eco flow regulator (optional extra)
- 0.2 Bar minimum pressure required
- 10 year manufacturer's guarantee (subject to online registration - please click here)
- Height: 990mm
- Width: 215mm
- Depth: 175mm
|Global Trade Item Number||5052120150955|
|Type||Bath Shower Mixers, Floorstanding Bath Shower Mixers|
|Brand Range||Vado Victoriana|
|GuaranteeMore information||10 Years|
Please note that these guarantees are provided by the manufacturer, and will be subject to individual terms and conditions, for example avoiding abrasive bleach-based cleaning products.
If you need further info about a specific manufacturer's guarantee, please contact our team.
|Cartridge TypeMore information||Ceramic Disc|
|Number of OutletsMore information||2 Outlets|
Taps use either a ceramic disc cartridge or a rubber compression washer to control flow. Rubber washers will naturally wear down with use, and the tap handle will require more and more rotations to turn on or off. On the plus side, it's very easy to replace a rubber washer and they're available everywhere.
Ceramic disc cartridges need only a 90-degree rotation to fully open or close, and the 2 ceramic plates are incredibly hard-wearing and resilient. They're more expensive to make, but they allow for a huge range of designs, easy operation and simple maintenance if needed.
Whilst it is rare for a ceramic cartridge to need replacing, you may very occasionally need to remove and rinse the cartridge if grit or debris within the water system is preventing the 2 plates from closing properly. Much like replacing a rubber washer, this is a quick and easy job, and will ensure many years of use.
This indicates how many water outlets you can pair with your shower valves. Choosing valves with more outlets will give you flexibility over the number of products you can add to your shower.
Each outlet from your shower valve will divert water to the section of your shower that needs it, so each extra outlet allows you to add another product. For example: with 1 outlet you could have just a fixed shower head. 2 outlets will allow you to have a fixed shower head and shower handset. 3 will allow both of these with the addition of a body jet.
|Tap Holes||2 Holes|
|Handle Type||Crosshead, Lever, Triple Control|
|Spout TypeMore information||Curved Spout|
Tap spouts are available in a variety of different styles which have an effect on both the look and function of your tap. Different spout types will have different heights and projections, so it’s important to choose one which will complement your basin or bath.
|Minimum Water PressureMore information||0.2|
Your water pressure depends on your home's water system. It’s important to consider water pressure when buying a new tap or shower. Buying a product with a minimum water pressure that’s too high for your home will result in poor performance.
- With a combi boiler you can usually expect between 1 and 2 bar
- With a gravity system (cold water tank in attic) you may have as little as 0.1 or 0.2 bar upstairs, and perhaps 0.5 bar downstairs
- With a high pressure unvented system (hot water cylinder, no cold water tank) you will generally have between 1 and 3 bar
You can install an item with a low minimum pressure rating on a high pressure system, but avoid installing an item with a high minimum rating on a low pressure system! Read our guide to water pressure to learn more.
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