As you know, the type of showerhead that you choose is among the most important aspects when you are planning your shower. The kind of shower head you buy will dictate the performance of shower in terms of how effectively it delivers water, how comfortable and convenient showering is as well as the amount of pressure the water is delivered with. Below we discuss the main types of shower heads and the best product in each category. Enjoy reading.
Rain shower is probably the most sought-after shower in the market today. It simulates natural rain to make you feel like you are actually bathing in rain. By simulating rain, it makes the water that comes out of the faucet to be in large drops instead of streams. In this category, the Moen Rainfall shower obviously stands out.
This 8-inch velocity shower head lets you personalize your showering experience. By a mere flick of a lever, you get to concentrate the flow of water to as little as 30 nozzles or even expand it so that it flows at 100 nozzles to get that calming rain rinse. With a spray head diameter of 8 inches, it is able to deliver optimum water flow of around 2.5 gpm (gallons per minute).
What Makes Moen Different? Moen sets the pace for innovative design, exceptional beauty and reliability. Also, it comes with a Limited Warranty that covers drips, leaks and finish defects.
- Advanced and self-pressurizing technology that channels water in the shower head with thrice the spray power to give you a thorough rinse
- The huge 8-inch diameter rain shower ensures exceptional water coverage
- Limited lifetime warranty
- It serves two functions of giving you rain shower as well as concentrated rinse
While handheld showerheads enjoy remarkable popularity in African and Asian countries, they are not as popular in the West. The reason for this may be that water pressure in Western countries is better which means you don’t necessarily have to hang a shower over you to have your body sufficiently covered with water. But you cannot deny the fact that they offer more flexibility compared to traditional showerheads. Not only is this type of shower head great for kids but also for people who enjoy splashing the water around. Under this category, we recommend Ana Bath.
With Ana Bath Combo Shower System, you have the easiest method of upgrading your shower system without necessarily using any tool. You won’t require any power drills, screwdrivers but just your hands. With this type of shower head, you get a remarkable shower experience complete innovative water saving technology which also reduces your water bill.
Included in the whole package is bubbling spray, massage spray, saturating spray, saturating and massage spray, and saturating and bubble spray. It has a 2.31 gpm flow rate, 80 psi and 8.73 LPM (liter per minute).
- 5-Function, 5” showerhead
- Combo Shower system
- Stainless Steel shower hose of 60 inches
- Huge 3-way Diverter Mount
With this customer-recognized shower, showering in the morning does not have to be a routine but something you look forward to every day.
This type of shower head is a great option especially where it is meant to serve two people. It differs from dual showerheads in that the shower heads are separate and not joined together like in a dual shower head. The benefit of this type of shower head is that it can comfortably serve two people at the same time. In this category, we have found HotelSPA – Rainfall/Hand Held Shower Combo as the best.
While it is a tad bit more expensive compared to the common offerings, its quality is great especially if you consider the amount of money you pay for it. Although it is 90 percent chromed plastic, it is of fairly sturdy built. It has the appearance of expensive and high quality unit. It has a metallic hose and it’s just as flexible as indicated by the manufacturer.
Its hose fitting, fitting on the back as well as the ball joint on main shower head are all metallic. The rest of the fittings, which also include the hub/connector and the handheld piece, are plastic.
Included in the package is Teflon thread tape whose purpose is to attach to main pipe. You won’t therefore have to buy it separately. In the instructions, they mention that you shouldn’t use thread tape on any fittings. They also warn you about using any tool for assembling it.
- 30 full as well as combined patterns of water flow
- Each shower setting include: Pulsating Massage, Power Rain, Hydrating Mist, Rain/Mist, Rain/Massage and finally Economy Rain which saves water
- Lifetime warranty although the warranty is voided where products are not purchased from authorized distributor
- 5’ Super flexible Hose (stainless steel)
- Three-way water diverter
A shower is assumed to be more water-saving method to wash compared to taking a bath. However, this is not always the case. If you want to save on your water bill, you need power saving shower heads.
These shower heads are designed in such a way that they save water for you. You will in turn save a lot of money in your monthly water bills. This is the main advantage with water-saving shower heads. The best product in this category, according to customer reviews, is the High Sierra.
This shower head is the newest as well as the most inventive high efficiency shower heads you can find in the market. The technology used here creates a spray which acts like a higher flowing showerhead while saving you potentially hundreds of bucks every year in energy and water.
It is constructed using solid metal and has a polished chrome finish. Its new crystal clear ABA splash guard leads to a perfect spray diameter. It is available in colors to complement any décor.With High Sierra 1.5 gpm High Efficiency Low Flow Showerhead, you will be able to save 50 dollars per person per year on the cost of heating water. Also, you will save 1700 gallons of per person per, per year as opposed to when you use 2.5 gpm showerheads.
- Will not clog
- Strong and satisfying spray
- Saves up to 40% water or energy
- 100% manufactured in the US
- Has patented nozzle that delivers strong and full sprays of big drops
It is not always that people live in a house or condo with an excellent pump that guarantees high pressure in the taps. You may be living in a place which only has dribbles. Even if the water pressure is ok, you may still want water coming in jets. If that is the case, you may consider investing in high pressure showerheads. Just as the name suggests, these showerheads deliver water at very high pressure. Our pick in this category is Speakman.
This Icon Anystream 6-jet showerhead is basically the last showerhead you will ever need. It features a solid construction of durable solid glass which ensures quality and longevity. Each unit embraces traditional and timeless design with technological updates which will completely change how you view your shower. Infinitely Adjustable showerhead.
Designed to please just about any bathing preference, this Speakman adjustable showerhead features Anystream technology which enables it to be highly versatile. You only need to rotate the lever and be able to adjust it to any direction and seamless transit to any versatile pattern.With the intense spay setting, you can get massaged and even become be immersed in its soaking Drench pattern. Alternatively, you can use Full spray setting to get fully absorbed.
Less Setup Time, which essentially means more shower time. It is very easy to install your Icon Anystream. The manner in which it was designed was to facilitate easy installation into your showerhead in just a matter of minutes. You just have to twist off the existing showerhead, roll on included plumber’s tape, twist the Icon showerhead on and you are good to go. However, flange and shower arm are not part of the deal.
- Durable construction using solid brass
- Limited lifetime warranty
- Equipped with patented self-cleaning nozzles and plunger from Speakman
- Consistently powerful spray performance that is seen even under low water pressures
- 2.5 gallons per minute flow control
- Patented Anystream technology
You may have already realized that not all showerheads can be used by kids. Kid’s showerheads are designed for use by children and there are a huge variety of them available in the market. Some have funniest and cutest shower hoses as well as shower heads and can be very apt for your kids.
Among the bestselling showerheads in the category of kid’s showerheads is Rinse Ace. It features a cute head and hose and is just the perfect gadget to make your young ones like their bathroom sessions.
Designed with the kids in mind, this Rinse Ace My Own Shower Children’s showerhead makes shower time not only safe but also complete fun. It is meant to cater for both safety and comfort of your child.Snap on its 3-foot hose, place the showerhead and water flows gently at your child’s height. After use, you can disconnect it.
- Easy connection to your showerhead
- Has a detachable hose which allows it to be kept until the next time of shower
- Adjustable height
- Makes shower safe and fun too
- Detachable hose feature allows parents to feel comfortable that there is no hose hanging permanently in the shower
These types of shower heads basically convert your bathroom into a discotheque. It is especially a great idea for someone who wants to bamboozle their ladies. The best thing about this type of showerhead is that, unlike traditional lights, it does not generate heat. Also, they are very durable and will last years before you change the globe. The Editor’s pick in this category is DreamSpa® Shower Head and is hugely recognized by customers.
This is a luxurious hand light emitting diode (LED) shower that automatically changes color according to the temperature of water and is powered the by running water. It features a high-power three-zone dial, chrome face and five settings.Make your showering experience bright with the top-of-the-range LED light hand shower. Apart from the 3-color-altering water sensors, it comes with 5 pressure settings to guarantee maximum comfort.
- It is the most advanced showerhead in the world
- No batteries required since it runs on running water
- Adjustable shower head
- LED lights have very long life of over 10 years when under heavy use
- A limited warranty of 1 year
- 3 color-altering water temperature sensor
Do you think that you have best shower system? You need to think again. I bet you haven’t seen this shower head that has a speaker to let you enjoy your favorite song even as you bathe. With these types of speakers, you no longer have to rely on your phone for music as you bathe. They have AM/FM radio as well as full-blown Bluetooth connectivity. There are even some others that come with Wi-Fi to enable you connect and even play music right from your laptop.
Next time you go shopping for a Bluetooth showerhead speaker, make sure you pay attention to Bluetooth Shower Speaker by iFox Creations. It is a compact speaker with quite an amazing sound.
The rugged, water-resistant speaker will go with you wherever you go and it’s just as tough as it is powerful. It features an in-built microphone to allow for hands-free phone calls as well as a technology that enables it to float in water. Simply put, this showerhead is perfect for use not only indoors but also outdoor pools and showers.
- A built-to-last and amazing sounding speaker that delivers premium quality music
- Completely waterproof even if submerged in water fully
- It features versatile connection
- Very incredible battery life
- 100 percent money-back guarantee for a whole year, which is simply incredible