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Diverting water between bath and shower made easy
As anyone who frequently stays in hotels knows only too well, working out how the bath shower diverter works can be a real problem. Is it that button in the middle that pulls up? Do you twist the end of the spout? The permutations are endless. Wisp from Crosswater is a genius solution that really couldn't be simpler to operate. Designed for use on any no-tap-hole bath with a minimum rim of 80mm, the diverter can be used to control two outlets for example bath filler and an overhead fixed or hand shower by a simple lever flick.
The discreet, functional and very responsive Wisp diverter control is easy to use. Simply lift the lever up for bath filling and lower it to stop the water. For showering from an overhead or a handset, just press the doorbell style button on the side of the fitting.
"The push button has a super smooth feel is very discreet and much better than a traditional pull out diverter," comments Crosswater's Chairman David Hance. "It is easy for anyone to use - even people with limited hand movement who can find it difficult to grip and pull a diverter knob."
The Wisp bath/shower diverter is specially designed to operate two fittings in a bathroom and is perfect for use with combination bath overflow filler and an overhead or hand shower. The diverter will work efficiently from a balanced pressure water supply system. Another benefit is that designers have more freedom of choice when it comes to specifying bath fillers as Wisp avoids the need to only choose one that has a built in diverter where a bath/shower mixer is required.
"At Crosswater we are great believers in better solutions," says David Hance. "This is one of them and such is our confidence that this style of product and technological advancement is the future for operating a bath filler and shower that two new models will be made available in our best-selling Kai and Water Square ranges."
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29th March 2013