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Salamander Pumps HomeBoost HB Booster Mains Water Boosting Pump 1.6 (75286)

Positive head. Boosts the incoming mains pressure to combi boilers, improving the performance of your mixer shower and bath fill rate by increasing the flow rate of the water input. Suitable for mains pressure systems, plumbs directly into the mains pipework. Water fittings regulation compliant. IPX4.

  • Booster
  • Not Suitable for Gravity-Fed Systems
  • Compression Fit Connection
  • Compression
  • Continuous Rating
  • Durable Solid Brass Ends
  • 2 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee
  • Quiet Operation 46dB
  • 2 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee

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£359.99INC VAT

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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 8 reviewers.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by Good pump after a false start First pump installed worked for a few hours and then gave up, but screwfix replaced it with no hassle. Had the second pump installed for just over a week now and all is working as it should, water pressure has been significantly improved and taking a shower is now a pleasure. The noise from the pump is a little louder then I thought but you soon get used to it. Point to note though other reviewers say the fittings are in the box but having had two pumps I can confirm there are no fittings in the box and you need to purchase these before you install. 25 May 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Low water pressure? Over the last few months my water pressure had been dropping more and more. After a neighbour had some underground pipe work done it dropped to the point where my shower would hardly function. Not being in the position of being able to spend a fortune getting new pipes laid by the water-board, I stumbled across this Salamander home boost pump after an internet search. After fitting new pipework from the main to a under the sink cupboard, I fitted the pump. My water pressure shot up when the pump kicked in and although it's not like having Niagara Falls throughout the house it does power the water through the pipes. Having said that it still falls a little short if the downstairs water is running and I'm taking a shower. All in all, it does the job, as long as you're sensible with your water use and don't expect waterfall speed. 13 Apr 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Salamander Pumps HomeBoost HB Fitted 2 days ago. nearly doubled water flow, a little noisy as fitted near stop cock in dining room, but well worth the inconvenience. A bit expensive but having had very poor water flow we can now have an electric shower and actually enjoy it even when another tap is turned on in the house!!! 23 Mar 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by What Cost? These pumps are fine but what cost are they to your neighbours? The water has to come from somewhere and these pumps draw pressure down from immediate properties. 13 Mar 2015
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13 May 2016
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The Home boost pump will allow water to be drawn from the mains into the property up to 12 litres/min. It operates at 1.6bar closed head and will boost the pressure typically by 1.5bar whilst complying with UK water regulations.

However the issue appears to be with the hot water pressure. We aren't entirley sure what kind of system you have (or if hot water systems are different in Bulgaria!) but if it's an unvented system or a combination unit then Homeboost would increase the cold water delivery to this which should improve the efficiency of thehot water too, but this depends on what system and how restrictive the boiler is.

As you have good hot and cold downstairs we aren't really sure this product would help.
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I have and electric shower at home, copper tank in downstairs bathroom the flow is so slow and was thinking to run a new shower heated by the combi wall mounted boiler and thought that this boost pump might have helped.
22 Dec 2015
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The Homeboost is a WRAS approved pump designed specifically for mains pressure operation. Mains water is a little different to stored tank water so we only recommend it is used on the incoming main.

If you have an electric shower and a tank then you have a lot more options available to you !

I would recommend using the ESP55CPV in this system which will deliver 1.5 bar to the shower, make sure the pump installation guide is following as it's really important for the operation of the pump! If you do get stuck then you can always give our technical team a call on 0191 516 2002 where we will be happy to help!
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Specification
Bar Pressure 1.6
Brand Salamander Pumps
Connection Type Compression Fit Connection
Construction Material (Bathrooms) Durable Solid Brass Ends
IP Rating IPX4
Manufacturer Guarantee 2 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee
Manufacturing Standards BS 60335 / EN 55014-1 & 2
Max. Pump Flow Rate 12 Ltr
Model No HomeBoost HB
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Product Height 175 mm
Product Length 195 mm
Product Type Mains Water Boosting Pump
Product Width 110 mm
Pump Head Type Positive Head
Pump Type Booster
Total Product Weight 3.144 kg
Valve Type Compression

IPX4. Closed head pressure: 1.6bar. Min. flow rate: 3Ltr/min. Max. flow rate: 12Ltr/min. L x W x H: 195 x 110 x 175mm. Weight: 3.144kg.

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2 x washers and filters.

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