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changing a shower unit advice needed

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lighteningmcmama Thu 09-Jul-15 15:56:27

We have a Gainsborough 9.5e (9.5kw) shower. Can this be directly replaced with a 10.5kw without rewiring? Online suggests if going from 8.5 then need rewiring but little info going from 9.5.

TIA

megabelle Thu 09-Jul-15 19:26:25

We've just changed our shower, had a 10.5kw and new one is a 9.5kw. Our electrican advised that to step down is ok but to step up needs a higher or thicker cable, not being a professional though I would have thought that you would need it to be rewired. Hope that helps!

lighteningmcmama Thu 09-Jul-15 21:22:19

Thanks, that's helpful!

lighteningmcmama Fri 10-Jul-15 12:52:42

Bumping to see if anyone else has done thissmile

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