Shower Island https://showerisland.com Thu, 05 Nov 2020 14:07:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 https://i2.wp.com/showerisland.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/cropped-showerislandlogo-8.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Shower Island https://showerisland.com 32 32 169884980 6 Best Shower Caddies For Your Bathroom https://showerisland.com/6-best-shower-caddies-for-your-bathroom/​ Sun, 11 Oct 2020 20:18:15 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2672 Your morning shower is a multistep event. Without even realizing it, most of us have a created a successful shower routine that requires very little thinking. Keeping your shower items organized and within reach with a shower caddy makes your time in the shower efficient and effortless. We’ve rounded up the 10 best shower caddies for your bathroom to keep your shower tidy and organized with a solution for every style of shower and bathroom. We love the hanging shower […]

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Your morning shower is a multistep event. Without even realizing it, most of us have a created a successful shower routine that requires very little thinking. Keeping your shower items organized and within reach with a shower caddy makes your time in the shower efficient and effortless. We’ve rounded up the 10 best shower caddies for your bathroom to keep your shower tidy and organized with a solution for every style of shower and bathroom. We love the hanging shower head organizer by Simple Housewares the best.

Simple Houseware Bathroom Hanging Shower Head Caddy Organizer

Best Value

  • No installation required

  • Two wire shelves and two hooks allow for lots of storage

  • Suction cups prevent the caddy from swinging

KINCMAXZ Shower Caddy Basket Shelf

Best contemporary look

  • Easy to install directly to yo ur shower wall with a powerful adhesive strip

  • Movable hooks

  • Large storage capacity (great for shared shower space)

Trustlife Bathrom Shower Corner Caddy

Best use of space

  • Adhesive stickers are guaranteed to last for five years, and two additional stickers are included

  • Bath products stay clean and dry with maximum ventilation and drainage

SONGMICS Constant Tension Shower Caddy

Best for multiple users

  • Four trays, three hooks, and a towel hanging bar

  • Tray heights are adjustable

FANHAO Shower Caddy Basket with Hooks

Best versatility

  • Unique staircase design

  • Moveable hooks

  • Holds up to 15 lbs

Zenna Home Expandable Over-The-Shower Caddy

Best adjustability

  • Designed specifically for handheld shower hoses

  • Four baskets slide outwards and allow for tall bottles

  • Built in razor holders and hooks for storage

How to choose the best shower caddy?

First things first. What kind of shower do you have? An over the shower head caddy works best for a small shower space. If you have a shower within a bathtub, we recommend a corner unit either with suction cups for easy installation. The best option for a shared shower space with multiple family members is a unit with four shelves that are adjustable in height.

Aren’t all shower caddies the same?

It’s important to consider who is using this caddy. Adults will have no problem reaching items in a unit that goes over the shower head, or a shelf attached to the wall. Children will need a unit that has shelves at a suitable height like the SONGMICS Constant Tension Shower Caddy or their own shelf attached to the wall at the appropriate height.

Do I really need a shower caddy?

If the product line-up in your shower exceeds four items, then yes, you need a shower caddy. Water can accumulate under your bottles. A shower caddy allows for drainage and ventilation. Many offer hooks for bath accessories and holder for razors which helps extend the lifespan of your blade.

Does a shower caddy interfere with cleaning?

Most of the shower caddies we reviewed are removable. Over the shower head caddies allow for the easiest removal for cleaning.

What is the lifespan of a shower caddy?

With proper care and cleaning, a shower caddy should last for several years. Many of the units we reviewed, like the Trustlife Bathroom Shower Corner Caddy, come with adhesive or suction cups with a five year guarantee and include additional adhesive or suction cups for extended use.

Do I need to worry about rust?

We’ve taken careful consideration to highlight shower caddies for your bathroom designed with materials that will not rust. Always look for a unit made with chrome, stainless-steel, or satin nickel.

How do I know where to place my shower caddy?

Corner units and over the shower head caddies are designed to be placed out of the direct spray of the shower. When placing a shelf with suction cups or an adhesive sticker, it’s important to consider where your showerhead is pointing. Avoid placement in the direct stream of water. This will also ensure the unit stays attached to the wall.

Will my shower hose get in the way?

Shower caddy design has evolved to enhance contemporary shower head design. This includes units that work with a shower hose, like the Zenna Home Expandable Over-The-Shower Caddy. The baskets extend to accommodate any size of shower hose.

The Winner Is

The simplicity and value of the Simple Houseware Bathroom Hanging Shower Head Caddy Organizer makes it a clear winner.

 

The ease of removal to clean the shower and the ample storage space, including hooks and razor holders, satisfies all of our shower caddy needs. If the storage capacity of this unit does not feel like enough, our second choice is the SONGMICS Constant Tension Shower Caddy which provides shelving for multiple products and users.

 

The bathroom should be a place of calm and keeping your bath products organized is the easiest way to create a peaceful space.

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Proof That a Rain Shower System is Right For You https://showerisland.com/proof-that-a-rain-shower-system-is-right-for-you/​ Sun, 11 Oct 2020 19:34:25 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2659 It’s time to elevate your shower set up by taking a cue from nature. A rain shower system is the easiest and most affordable solution providing the indisputable calmness of soft rain each and every day. The warm gentle rain has an incredible calming effect on your mind and body. We’ve rounded up the top ten rain shower systems. With simple installation on some of the units we reviewed, your shower can feel like a spa. PULSE ShowerSpas Shower System […]

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It’s time to elevate your shower set up by taking a cue from nature. A rain shower system is the easiest and most affordable solution providing the indisputable calmness of soft rain each and every day. The warm gentle rain has an incredible calming effect on your mind and body. We’ve rounded up the top ten rain shower systems. With simple installation on some of the units we reviewed, your shower can feel like a spa.

PULSE ShowerSpas Shower System

Best Overall

  • Includes a rain shower head and hand-held shower hose

  • Retrofit your shower without an expensive remodel

  • Available in many finishes including brushed nickel, matte black, and polished chrome

KES Shower System with 12 Inch Square Rain Shower Head

Best Oversized

  • 12” ultrathin adds a luxurious feel to your shower

  • Advanced pressure balanced ceramic disc cartridge maintains a constant water temperature

  • Simultaneous flow out design provides smooth and easy function switching from the rain shower to the handheld unit

HOMELODY Shower System with Valve Shower Faucet Set 10" Roud Rain Shower head

Best Looking

  • Ultrathin design gives this rain shower head a modern and sleek feel

  • Easily switch shower modes while maintaining water temperature

  • Simple installation transforms your shower space in less than 30 minutes

SunCleanse Brushed Nickel Shower Faucet Set with Adjustable Extension Arm

Best Versatility

  • Adjustable extension arm makes this unit work for everyone

  • 180 degree height adjustable rain shower head

  • One of the only systems made of solid brass and stainless steel

Sarlai Double Rain Hotel Spa Brushed Nickel Bathroom Combo

Best Value

  • Easy to install without remodelling your bathroom

  • Affordable unit that completely transform your showering experience

  • Handheld shower head has five different modes

You’ve decided to turn your bathroom into a spa with a Rain Shower System. Where to begin?

Retrofit vs Renovation

Simply replacing your current shower head is straightforward especially when you invest in a unit like the PULSE ShowerSpas Shower System which connects to your water supply at the current shower head height. A renovated bathroom opens up the option for a sleek and contemporary looking system like the KES Shower System with 12 Inch Square Rain Shower Head.

My showerhead is too low.

We found the perfect solution for an existing shower head that requires the user to crouch down. The SunCleanse Brushed Nickel Shower Faucet Set with Adjustable Extension Arm with its 180 degree height adjustable rain shower accommodates even the tallest users.

Temperature Adjustment and Control

Each of the rain shower systems we reviewed include a handheld unit which allows for a diverse shower experience. You have the option of using the rain shower or handheld unit exclusively, or simultaneously. When adjusting the water from either unit, both the water temperature and water pressure are controlled to avoid scalding the user.

Variety of Finishes

We love the PULSE ShowerSpas Shower System for its offering of finishes, including matte black which modernizes any shower space. This unit can also be purchased in brushed gold, brushed nickel, matte black, oil rubbed bronze, and polished chrome.

Calm Your Body and Mind

Warm water is both therapeutic and stress relieving. A rain shower system has the ability to calm your body and mind. Simply stand beneath the gentle soft rain and let your stresses wash away. The oversized 12” rain shower head by KES Shower System with 12 Inch Square Rain Shower Head offers the most authentic indoor rainfall.

Let it Rain

Your shower space should feel like a retreat. An escape from the stresses of everyday life. The addition of a rain shower system to your bathroom is guaranteed to transform your experience. Allow the warm gentle rain to release the tension in your mind and body. The PULSE ShowerSpas Shower System is the only system that earned 5 stars from us with it’s easy installation into your existing shower and for its variety of finishes. A close runner up is the SunCleanse Brushed Nickel Shower Faucet Set with Adjustable Extension Arm. While it requires a new or remodelled shower, the adjustable extension arm made this unit the most versatile and accommodating for all users.

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The Pros and Cons of an Exposed Shower System https://showerisland.com/the-pros-and-cons-of-an-exposed-shower-system/​ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:16:46 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2636 Are you looking to refurbish the look and feel of your bathroom without doing extensive renovation work? Or maybe you are in search of an ergonomic, modern shower system to create the bathroom of your dreams? Whether yours is a shower or a bathtub, you can quickly and affordably transform your bathroom with an exposed shower system.  Exposed shower systems are a recent interior design trend that is transforming bathrooms. There is a wide range of modern, high tech exposed […]

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Are you looking to refurbish the look and feel of your bathroom without doing extensive renovation work? Or maybe you are in search of an ergonomic, modern shower system to create the bathroom of your dreams?

Whether yours is a shower or a bathtub, you can quickly and affordably transform your bathroom with an exposed shower system.  Exposed shower systems are a recent interior design trend that is transforming bathrooms. There is a wide range of modern, high tech exposed shower systems to choose from for your bathroom.

What is an Exposed Shower System?

An exposed shower system has wiring, valves, and main fittings installed on top of the tiles/wall. The most straightforward exposed shower set consists of a showerhead, pipping to the showerhead, and a shower knob. However, it can have a handheld showerhead instead of the overhead showerhead or both.

Exposed shower systems utilize a mixing mechanism to regulate the temperature of the water. While some exposed shower systems have a mixer, others have a two-lever mixer, while others have a thermostat mixer.

An exposed single lever shower mixer allows you to set your desired water temperature with a simple lever adjustment.

On the other hand, an exposed two handle mixer has two taps/levers. One tap regulates the flow of hot water while the other tap/lever regulates cold water flow. You adjust each tap’s flow to ensure the water leaving the spout is at your desired temperature.

While an exposed thermostat mixer has a technically sophisticated design that works to regulate the water temperature. One of the top benefits of a thermostat mixer is that you don’t have to worry about sudden fluctuation of the water temperature, or having to reset the water temperature at every shower.

Pros of Exposed Shower Systems

Easy to Install

The top benefit of exposed shower systems is how easy they are to install. Since the shower system is installed on top of the wall, the installation process is less complicated hence cheaper and quicker.

 

Cheaper to Install

Generally, the cost of installing an exposed shower system is significantly lower compared to the cost of installing a concealed shower set.

 

Ease of Applicability

Exposed shower systems can be installed on a wide range of walls, including bricks and tiles. The wall’s depth does matter, unlike in the case of concealed shower sets whereby the wall needs to be deep to allow for wiring and pipping.

 

Easy to Fix

If an exposed shower set has an electrical or a plumbing issue, it is easier and cheaper to fix as the entire wiring and piping are exposed above the wall. Besides, exposed shower system faults are less destructive. For instance, if there is a leak, it will pour into the tub or floor instead of sipping through the walls.

 

Cons

Limited Design Options

If not well thought through, the exposed piping and fittings may not fit well with the existing bathroom style/feel.

 

May Compromise on Neatness

The exposed shower pipes may look clumsy if not correctly installed or if the pipes are too many.

 

May Take Up Too Much Space

Exposed shower systems may not be ideal for small bathrooms as the pipping may take up too much space.

When Are Exposed Shower Systems Most Ideal?

Exposed shower systems are a good fit if:

 

  • You are looking for a quick and affordable way to upgrade your bathroom without ripping off your walls.

 

  • Your current concealed shower system has been having consistent plumbing issues that result in your walls being constantly ripped off, and you want to replace it.

 

  • You are looking for an easy to install yet beautiful shower systems to create a bathroom of your dreams.

 

All you have to do is find an exposed shower system that fits the feel you aspire for and your budget. Then, contract the services of a professional and reputable plumber to have it installed.

Tips for Styling Your Bathroom with an Exposed Shower System

Exposed shower systems work well as accentuating elements for various bathroom interior designs. You can go for diverse looks ranging from traditional, modern, contemporary, and minimalist, among others. Here are some styling tips:

  • Bring out a traditional feel with a brass exposed shower set
  • Install silver-colored shower sets on white or grey tiles for a clean contemporary style
  • If you are into parallelism, install an exposed shower system with paired pipes
  • Copper exposed shower sets bring out an elaborate industrial feel
  • A simplistic shower set is ideal for a minimalistic look

Tips for Buying an Exposed Shower System

  1. Consider the size of your bathroom. If your bathroom is small, you will need a short and simplistic exposed shower system. While with a big bathroom, you can go all out with features such as big shower heads, paired pipes, long showerhead pipes, and additional shower system fixtures.
  2. Decide on the type of mixer you most prefer and buy a shower system that incorporates it.
  3. Ensure that the shower set is compatible with your water pressure and flow.
  4. Consider the design of your bathroom and choose a shower system that fits well with it.
  5. Check reviews and ratings for the exposed shower systems in your consideration to ensure that they are of good quality.
  6. Choose an exposed shower system that is within your budget.

Exposed shower systems are not only easy to install and repair, but they also fit well with a wide range of bathroom designs. Whether you are looking for a simple, low budget exposed shower system, or a high-tech, luxurious one that fits well with your sophisticated bathroom interior design, there is a wide range of exposed shower systems to choose from in the market.

Make sure to think through your functionality and style needs to ensure you purchase a shower system that is compatible with your water flow and pressure, as well as the feel of your bathroom.

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The Most Popular Shower Panel Systems https://showerisland.com/the-most-popular-shower-panel-systems/​ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:53:15 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2627 Shower panels are not only functional, but they also add a touch of luxury, comfort, and sophistication to your bathroom. They are available in a wide range of colors, sizes, shapes, and prices. While some shower panels have standard features such as the showerheads and body massage jets, others have advanced functions such as an integrated MP3 player, a steam function, and inbuilt thermostatic control. With so many options to choose from, it can be challenging to narrow down to […]

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Shower panels are not only functional, but they also add a touch of luxury, comfort, and sophistication to your bathroom. They are available in a wide range of colors, sizes, shapes, and prices. While some shower panels have standard features such as the showerheads and body massage jets, others have advanced functions such as an integrated MP3 player, a steam function, and inbuilt thermostatic control.

With so many options to choose from, it can be challenging to narrow down to one shower panel system. This article outlines the factors to consider when choosing a shower panel system, and the top 5 Shower Panel systems on Amazon to help you make a purchase decision quickly.

Factors to Consider When Choosing Shower Panel System

  1. Size.  Consider your bathroom size and think through the size of a shower panel that would be ideal for it.
  2. Feel and style of your bathroom. This comes in mostly when deciding on the color and material of your shower panel. For instance, a brass panel will bring out an industrial feel while a stainless-steel panel will fit well in minimalistic bathroom design.
  3. Budget. There is a wide range of prices to choose from. Choose a panel that meets your needs while being within your budget.
  4. Installation. Some panels require expert plumbing services to install will others are designed to retrofit.
  5. Warranty. Some panels do not indicate any warranty terms while others offer a 1-3 year warranty. Opt for a panel system that comes with a warranty.
  6. Features and functionalities. Determine what are your must-have functionalities in your shower panel system and choose one that has those features.

Our Picks

ELLO&ALLO Stainless Steel Shower Panel Tower System

This particular wall mounted ELLO & ALLO shower tower panel stands out for its elegant design. The panel’s tower is made of stainless steel, while the faucet material is brass. The hand shower is made from engineering grade plastic while the shower hose is made from chrome. The entire panel system has a brushed nickel finish. All the materials are highly durable.

It has multiple LED functions, including a built-in LED temperature display and an LED waterfall showerhead. The rainfall showerhead has a blue light feature that comes on when the water starts flowing, giving the panel system a spa-like feeling.

The LED rainfall showerhead and waterfall shower head also have a handheld showerhead, 2-settings highly powered massage jets, and a tub spout. You can operate two shower settings at a go using the multi-outlet switches.

Besides the high-tech features, the ELLO & ALLO shower panel comes with a limited 2-year parts warranty as long as you buy from an authorized distributor.

Pros
• A wide range of showerheads
• 6 function modes
• Premium LED temperature display
• LED rainfall and waterfall showerheads
• Highly durable

 

Cons
• Requires advanced plumping skills to install
• Limited to only two functions as a time

Stainless Steel Shower Panel Tower System

The ROVOGO 304 shower panel tower is a premium quality panel made of stainless steel. It is made from 304-grade stainless steel that is rust and corrosion-resistant. The brushed stainless-steel finish gives it a distinct decorative feel without it being excessively reflective.


It has three water functions inclosing an 8-inch rainfall waterhead, a 5-function handheld showerhead, and six massage jets. The handheld showerhead has a long hose pipe to allow you to get to the hard-to-reach places with ease.

It is also fitted with an anti-limescale function that, once activated, removes any excess minerals or residues instantly. To start the limescale function, press on the button in the middle of the showerhead.

Pros
• Easy to install
• Highly durable
• Anti-lime scale function
• 6 massage jets
• 5 function handheld showerhead


Cons
• Doesn’t have a waterfall showerhead
• Does not have a temperature display

Blue Ocean 52" Aluminum Shower Panel Tower with Rainfall Shower Head

The Blue Ocean 52″ Aluminum SPA392M shower panel tower frame is made of aluminum alloy. Its lightweight yet sturdy design makes it ideal for flat wall mounting.

The water panel comes with four water outlets, including an overhead showerhead, a handheld showerhead, tub spout, and eight adjustable body massage nozzles. You can control the water temperature and flow using the control valve.

Besides, it has a battery-powered LED temperature display to help you set your desired water temperature.

Pros
• Lightweight
• Easy to install
• Durable
• Multiple functions
• Temperature display


Cons
• It cannot operate two or more outlets simultaneously

Senlesen Stainless Steel Shower Panel Tower System

The Senlesen Stainless steel shower panel tower system is made of brass and has a brushed nickel finish. Its handle is made of Zinc alloy while the handheld showerhead and holder are plastic. It comes with all the necessary accessories for an easy install.

It has five water outlets, including a waterfall showerhead, a handheld shower, a tub spout, a horizontal massage spray, and a rainfall showerhead.  All five water functions can be operated using the adjustable knob. The LED function is powered by water flow rather than electricity. It has a temperature display to assist you in setting your preferred water temperature.

Pros

  • Easy to install
  • Comes with all the installation accessories.
  • 5 different water functions

Cons

  • Noisy water flow

PULSE ShowerSpas Aloha System

The Pulse ShowerSpas Aloha system is built for easy mounting in any shower without extensive plumbing work. The stainless-steel panel is fitted with chrome fixtures, while the handheld shower hose is made of stainless steel.

It has an 8-inch showerhead, two adjustable pulsating body jets, and a three functions handheld showerhead. All shower outlets have soft tips that incorporate the Straight Spray technology for optimal performance.

The panel is fitted with a brass diverter that you use to select a function. You can operate the functions independently or two at a time.

Pros
• Easy to install
• 5-function handheld showerhead.
• Adjustable body jets


Cons
• No temperature display

 

 

A shower panel system will not only transform your bathroom, but it will also offer you a refreshing and relaxing showering experience. Review our top picks above and choose a shower panel system that has the features that you want.

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Is a Barn Door Shower Door Right for You? Our Top Recommendations https://showerisland.com/is-a-barn-door-shower-door-right-for-you-our-top-recommendations/​ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:41:47 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2623 When designing your bathroom, it can be challenging to decide which type of door is best for you. The barn shower door has, over the last decade, become one of the go-to options for bathrooms. It is particularly a great option if you are looking for a way to incorporate a frameless shower door without taking up too much space. Operation Mechanism of Barn Shower Doors The barn shower door incorporates the frameless sliding door system. A barn shower door […]

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When designing your bathroom, it can be challenging to decide which type of door is best for you. The barn shower door has, over the last decade, become one of the go-to options for bathrooms. It is particularly a great option if you are looking for a way to incorporate a frameless shower door without taking up too much space.

Operation Mechanism of Barn Shower Doors

The barn shower door incorporates the frameless sliding door system. A barn shower door comprises two frameless glass panels: a fixed wall glass panel and a sliding door panel. The sliding door panel is attached to a header using rollers that allow it to slide back and forth for opening and closing.

Pros of a Barn Shower Door

 

  • Save space. Unlike swinging doors that need extra space to open and close, barn shower doors slide within their tracts.

 

  • Barn shower doors can fit in with most bathroom interior designs.

 

  • Easy and light to open. Since the tracts and rollers support the sliding door panel’s weight, you need not put too much energy when opening it.

 

  • They add to the aesthetic appeal to your bathroom.

 

Cons of a Barn Shower Door

 

  • If not well installed, they may be noisy when opening and closing.

Who is the Barn Shower Door Right for?

Barn shower doors are right for you if you are looking for a functional yet fun and beautiful shower door that does not take up too much space. A barn door shower door goes well with almost any interior design look. If you have been searching for affordable and durable frames shower door option, then the barn shower doors could be an excellent option for you.

Over the years, glass door manufactures have continued to renovate to ensure that glass doors are strong and durable. Most barn shower doors are made with tempered glass. Some manufactures enforce the tempered glass with safe film to prevent shattering in the event of breakage. Other barn shower doors have chrome finish or colored finish to meet the various styling needs for homeowners. Some barn shower doors allow for reversible installation, which gives you control over which side of the bathroom you would like to open.

Factors to Consider When Buying a Barn Shower Door

  1. Size of your bathroom. There are different sizes of barn shower doors available to suit various bathroom sizes. Measure the dimensions of your bathroom door to determine the right size of the barn shower door to purchase.
  2. Plumbing. Are you doing a total revamp of your bathroom, or do you only want to install a barn door shower door? Consider that some barn shower doors do not allow for out-of-plumb adjustment.
  3. Ease of installation. Consider whether you prefer to DIY or have a professional plumber install your barn shower. While some ban showers are designed with features such as flex sizing technology for easy installation, others do not have such technology, and you may need professional help to install.
  4. Prices. Barn shower doors prices vary depending on the manufacturer and the specifications of the door. Consider whether you want a standard barn shower door whose prices are lower or a luxurious barn shower door on the high-end price range.
  5. Style and feel. Different barn shower door colors and finishes go well with different styles. Think about the feel and style you want for your bathroom and go for a door that fits well with it.

Our Top Recommendations

Woodbridge Frameless Sliding Glass Shower Door

 The Woodbridge frameless sliding glass shower door is a luxurious barn shower door made with tempered glass with a chrome finish.

The tempered glass is bonded with a safety film to ensure shatter retention in case of breakage. It is fitted with large stainless-steel rollers that allow for smooth, quiet, and effortless sliding of the door panel. It also has an anti-splash threshold for preventing spillage.

 

The Woodbridge barn shower door comes with a lifetime warranty on glass components and a 2-year warranty on hardware components. The door panel is reversible; therefore, you can install it to open on either the left or right side.

Pros

  • Easy to clean
  • Reversible
  • Easy to open
  • Shatter retention
  • Lifetime warranty of glass components.

 

Cons

  • You may require extra help with installation as the glass panels are quite heavy.

VIGO Elan Sliding Barn Shower Door

The VIGO Elan sliding barn shower door is bigger than the Woodbridge glass barn door; hence, it is an excellent option for oversized bathrooms. It has a high-end design and is a modern barn shower door made of tempered glass. Its accessories, such as the handles and header are made with 304 stainless steel.

The sliding door is designed for easy installation.  It has a flex sizing technology and roller disc technology that make it easy to slide the door into its tracts. It also has a seal strip to prevent water spillage outside the bathroom.

 

Pros

  • Heavy, sturdy door
  • Elegant look and finish
  • Flex sizing technology
  • Reversible
  • Roller disc technology
  • Easy to install

Cons

  • Low rail
  • Too heavy for one person to install

Dreamline Enigma Barn Shower Door

The luxurious and modern Dreamline Enigma barn shower door is designed for a spacious and open feel. The panels are made with thick tempered glass reinforced with a water and stain-resistant coating, while its hardware components have a brushed stainless-steel finish. It incorporates wide wheels for easy sliding.


Pros
• Supports reversible installation
• Large shower door roller wheels
• Heavy and sturdy
• Anti-splash threshold


Cons
• Does not have room for adjustment for out-of-plumb walls
• Requires at least two people to install

Barn shower doors are the latest entrant in bathroom interior design, and they are here to stay. If you are looking for a stylish yet functional way to upgrade your bathroom, they are a great option to consider, especially in small bathroom spaces.

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How to Properly Install Shower Door Rollers https://showerisland.com/how-to-properly-install-shower-door-rollers/​ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:36:09 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2618 Shower door rollers ensure that your shower door moves seamlessly when opening or closing it. If not correctly installed or worn out, they can cause grinding noises when sliding the door. Different manufacturers provide specific installation instructions for their shower door rollers.  However, the basic procedure for installation or replacement is similar for most shower door rollers with an easy out-of-plumb adjustment. Usually, the process of installing shower door rollers is simple enough for you to do it yourself. First-Time […]

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Shower door rollers ensure that your shower door moves seamlessly when opening or closing it. If not correctly installed or worn out, they can cause grinding noises when sliding the door.

Different manufacturers provide specific installation instructions for their shower door rollers.  However, the basic procedure for installation or replacement is similar for most shower door rollers with an easy out-of-plumb adjustment. Usually, the process of installing shower door rollers is simple enough for you to do it yourself.

First-Time Installation of Shower Door Rollers

For a first-time installation of shower door rollers, you need not worry about whether the rollers are a good match for your door as the shower door is packaged together with the rollers upon delivery. Below are the steps for installing your shower door roller.

What you will need:

 

  • The shower door rollers
  • Screwdriver

1. Identify the panel’s top and bottom side and the front-facing and back-facing side of the panel

The outside panel is the one facing the shower or bathroom. Also, identify designated areas for fitting the rollers. Usually, the shower panels have holes at the bottom and top where the roller will be installed.

 

2. Prep the roller for installation

Remove the screw cover on each roller and unscrew the roller, ensuring you place the screws safely to avoid getting lost. Clean the roller channels to confirm that no debris that could make the sliding of the rollers difficult.

 

3. Install the rollers

The nut-side of the roller is installed against the panel. When installing the rollers, ensure that the outside of the roller faces the outside panel’s room and the shower for the inside panel.

 

Now, fix the roller channel over the panel, ensuring the screw slot aligns with the panel’s roller hole. Hold the roller firmly on the panel and screw the nut securely. Replace the screw cover. Do this for all the rollers on each panel.

 

4. Reposition the shower door panel back into its frame

Most of the rollers have a spring mechanism that allows you to clip the rollers in and out of the door frame. Once all the rollers are well-positioned into the frame, slide the panels back and forth to ensure that it is sliding smoothly. If need be, adjust the fit into the frame by adjusting the screw at the roller’s bottom.

Replacing a Shower Door Roller

If your shower door roller is faulty, you may need to replace it with a new one. Here are some signs that your shower door roller needs replacing:

  • The shower door keeps falling off its tracts
  • The door makes noise when sliding
  • The rollers are too loose
  • One or more rollers are broken
  • If the shower door rollers have obvious signs of tear and wear

Below is the procedure for replacing your shower door rollers.

 

What you will need:

 

  • Replacement rollers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Silicone lubricant (optional)

1. Buy the right replacement shower door rollers

You will need to provide your local home improvement store with your shower door model, dimensions, and edge type to find matching shower door rollers. While some online websites offer free parts matching, you could also determine the right replacement by yourself.

 

Pay attention to the current shower door rollers? Are they single-wheeled or double-wheeled? Do they have a quick-release functionality or not?

 

Stick with the current type of roller unless your door frame is compatible with another or allows for an upgrade. For instance, while your shower door may originally have been fitted with a single wheel roller, some may allow for an upgrade to double-wheeled rollers. However, while upgrading to a doubled wheeled roller would have your door slide more smoothly, if the double-wheeled roller is not compatible with your door, then it won’t work.

 

Measure the size of the current door roller wheel to determine the size of the replacement wheel accurately. In most cases, the size of the shower door roller wheel is in mm. Remove one of the old rollers and measure its diameter to know which size to buy for the replacement. Although the old shower door roller may have noticeable signs of wear, it is unlikely that the abrasion may have significantly changed the wheels’ size.

 

2. Remove the shower door from the frame

Slightly lift the shower door upwards and outwards to take bottom rollers off the frame. Then, remove the entire door from the frame and safely place it down.

 

3. Remove the faulty shower door rollers

Remove the screw covers and unscrew all the rollers then pull them off from the roller.

 

4. Replace the faulty rollers with new ones

Remove the screw covers from the new rollers. Clean the roller channel to get rid of any debris. Then, position the new rollers on the panels and screw them securely.

 

5. Position the shower door back in its frame

Snap the bottom rollers into the frame tract. Once well positioned, slightly but firmly push the panel downwards to allow the top rollers to snap into the top track. Slide the shower door back and forth to ensure it is working correctly. Ensure that the door fits well on both the bottom and top tracts to prevent it from popping out of the frame or falling.

If the roller channel makes a clenching sound against the panel, consider applying some silicone lubricant for smooth sliding. If that doesn’t work, you might have wrongly installed the shower door rollers, and you will need to reinstall. Or, you might have purchased the wrong size or type of replacement rollers.

Since rollers ensure that your shower door slides smoothly, it is paramount to keep them in tip-top condition. Ensure that they are well installed, and in case they become faulty, ensure to replace them promptly. Adhere to any manufacturer’s installation instructions specific to your particular model of shower door rollers. If need be, feel free to contact your local plumber to help you with the installation or replacement of your shower door rollers.

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Frosted Glass Shower Doors – The Best Options and Reviews https://showerisland.com/frosted-glass-shower-doors-the-best-options-and-reviews/​ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:30:35 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2614 Are you considering upgrading your shower door? There are key decisions you have to make before you purchase your shower door. If you settle on a glass shower door, you need to determine whether you want it to be clear or frosted. What is a Frosted Glass Shower Door? A frosted glass shower door is pitted on the glass panels to create a translucent surface. As a result, while the frosted glass door allows light into the bathroom, it blurs […]

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Are you considering upgrading your shower door? There are key decisions you have to make before you purchase your shower door. If you settle on a glass shower door, you need to determine whether you want it to be clear or frosted.

What is a Frosted Glass Shower Door?

A frosted glass shower door is pitted on the glass panels to create a translucent surface. As a result, while the frosted glass door allows light into the bathroom, it blurs images ensuring privacy.

When are Frosted Glass Shower Doors a Great Option?

Frosted glass shower doors are a great option if you are looking for the modern, chic, and luxurious feel of a glass shower door with a touch of privacy. There are numerous styles and finishes to suit your preference. For instance, you can go for a more decorative feel with the patterned or colored frosted glass doors.  Or, you may opt for a crisp feel with a non-patterned frosted glass shower door.

Frosted glass shower doors are also ideal for shared spaces to ensure privacy. For instance, parents who struggle with kids walking in on them when in the bathroom will most definitely feel at home in a shower with a frosted glass door. They are also good if you live with a roommate and want to maintain your privacy when in the bathroom.

Frosted glass shower doors are also a great option if you find your bathroom too big, and you want to create the illusion of a smaller space. Besides, frosted glass showers work well if you don’t have a lot of time for cleaning. For instance, acid-etched or satin glass frosted doors are stain and dirt resistant.

Benefits of Frosted Glass Shower Doors

  • Privacy: Frosted glass shower doors offer obstruction for people outside the bathroom.

 

  • Wide range of styling options: Frosted doors are available in various designs ranging from plain to patterned. You can also choose between textured glass, hammered glass, and etched glass.

 

  • Easy to clean and maintain: Unlike clear tempered glass, frosted glass shower doors hide water droplets and stains, reducing the need to clean often. Even in instances when the frosted glass stains, usually, it is easy to clean. You can also reinforce stain resistance in your frosted glass shower doors using a sealer to keep dirt and stains off.

 

  • Low risk of mold or mildew manifestation: Due to the non-absorbent nature of glass, it does not harbor moisture, therefore, lowering the risk of mold growth.

Disadvantages of Frosted Glass Shower Doors

  • Creates an illusion of a smaller bathroom
  • The bathroom may appear darker. Frosted glass blocks light from entering the bathroom, making it seem darker

Our Recommendations for Frosted Glass Shower Doors

Below are our top recommendations for frosted glass doors.

Aston Cascadia

The Aston Cascadia is a frameless frosted glass shower door with a brush of stainless steel finish. It is available in different sizes with a width adjustability of 30 3/4 – 31 1/4”. The glass door is made of a 10mm thick frosted tempered glass. 

It incorporates the hinged door format that can be installed for a left or right entry as per your preference. Furthermore, the hinged door format allows you to walk through, in or out of the bathroom easily. To prevent leakage, the frameless glass door includes a full-length clear seal.

The Aston Cascadia frameless frosted glass door is a great choice if you are looking for a minimalist yet stylish finish for your bathroom.

Pros

  • Easy to install
  • Opens and closes easily
  • High-quality stainless steel handle
  • Durable premium frosted tempered glass
  • Sturdy hinges

Cons

  • Has a blue-green tint

Aston Belmore frosted shower Door

The Aston Belmore frosted shower door is hinged for a pivoting opening and closing mechanism. It has one fixed panel and a door panel. It allows for reversible installation with the option of a right or left door opening.

The Aston Belmore frosted shower door is hinged for a pivoting opening and closing mechanism. It has one fixed panel and a door panel. It allows for reversible installation with the option of a right or left door opening.

The frosted doors are made with 3/8-inch premium tempered glass with a chrome finish. StarCast is applied on the glass panel to make it stain-resistant and easy to clean. It can be easily cleaned with warm water, a piece of cloth, and some soap or detergent.

Furthermore, the frameless glass door has a seal that allows for up to an inch out-of-plumb adjustment. In addition, the full-length seal prevents water leakage outside the bathroom. It also reinforces the fixed panel on the wall.

Pros
• Out-of-plumb adjustment
• Space-saving
• Stain-resistant
• Full-length leakage seal
• Easy to clean and maintain

 

Cons
• Requires a professional to install

Ashton Langham frameless sliding Door

The Ashton Langham is a frameless sliding door made with frosted tempered glass. It constitutes four-wheel rollers for easy opening and closing of the door. It also has full-length seals to prevent water leakage.

The sliding door allows for reversible installation. You can choose between various glass and hardware finish. The frosted door fits well with different bathroom designs, including modern, luxurious, and minimalist. It is an excellent option for alcove style bathrooms.

Pros

  • Easy to open and close
  • Full length seals to prevent leakage
  • Fits well with different bathroom designs

Cons

  • Requires a professional to install

Sterling Meritor Frameless Sliding Door

The Sterling Meritor frameless sliding door is designed for easy installation and maintenance. The ¼ in. frosted glass door incorporates ComfortTrack technology to ensure the frameless glass panels sit well on the track. It is also designed for out-of-plumb adjustability.

Furthermore, it incorporates the CleanCoat technology that serves as a barrier between the glass panels and water, preventing staining. A bonus feature of the Sterling Meritor frosted glass door is that it includes two towel bars.

Pros

  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • Sliding door mechanism for easy opening and closing
  • Comes with tower bars

 

Cons

  • Requires a professional to install

If you particularly like glass shower doors, but you are also keen about your privacy while in the bathroom, then frosted glass shower doors are your best bet. There are many options to choose from to meet your style, including etched, satin, and patterned.

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Framed vs. Semi Frameless Shower Door – What’s the Better Option https://showerisland.com/framed-vs-semi-frameless-shower-door-whats-the-better-option/​ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:01:30 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2611 Shower doors are an essential part of a bathroom. They improve the appeal of your bathroom as well as the overall value of your property. Additionally, a shower door plays a critical functional purpose of ensuring privacy and preventing water spillage. There are three main types of shower doors; framed, semi frameless, and frameless. Each has distinctive features, pros, and cons. As such, the big question on most homeowners’ minds is whether there is a particular type of shower door […]

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Shower doors are an essential part of a bathroom. They improve the appeal of your bathroom as well as the overall value of your property. Additionally, a shower door plays a critical functional purpose of ensuring privacy and preventing water spillage.

There are three main types of shower doors; framed, semi frameless, and frameless. Each has distinctive features, pros, and cons. As such, the big question on most homeowners’ minds is whether there is a particular type of shower door that is better. Well, it all depends on your preference.

In this article, we evaluate which is better: framed or semi frameless shower doors? We break down the similarities and differences between framed and semi frameless doors, their primary features, and their pros and cons to help you decide which one you prefer.

Framed Shower Door

As the name suggests, a framed shower door has a metallic frame around the glass panels.

Pros

  • Since they have a thick metallic frame all around the glass panel, framed shower doors tend to be sturdy.
  • Lower risk of shattering. Aside from the glass panel being tempered, the thick metallic frame keeps the door’s structure and integrity, preventing shattering.
  • Prevents water spillage outside the bathroom. Frame doors have a layer of caulk that prevents water spillage.
  • A wide variety of frame designs to choose from for your ideal bathroom style and feel. For instance, you can choose between a nickel, brass, copper, and steel frame finish.
  • Affordable. Compared to frameless and semi frameless doors, framed doors tend to be cheaper. However, the price range for framed shower doors varies depending on the finishing, size, and manufacturer.
  • An excellent option for off-square walls. Shower doors specifically modeled for off square walls can be quite expensive. However, a framed shower door that fits the dimensions of the walls is an affordable option.
  • Easily available. There is a wide range of framed shower doors available both in online stores and at your local home improvement stores for you to choose from.

Cons

  • Frame corrosion. Framed shower doors have a metallic track at the bottom and top that holds the door in place. The tracks can collect water, which may eventually lead to corrosion of the frames.

 

  • Risk of mold growth. Like frame corrosion, the water that collects on the tracks of the shower enclosure serves as an ideal breeding ground for mildew and mold.

 

  • Maybe too traditional. The shower door manufacturing industry has grown leaps and bounds in the last decade. As a result, numerous innovations in frameless shower design make the framed shower door seem outdated.

 

  • Thin glass. Generally, framed shower door panels have a thin glass due to the metallic frame’s extra reinforcement. Therefore, if you are particular about a thick shower door panel, a framed glass shower door may not be a great option for you.

 

  • Requires professional expertise to install. Framed doors are heavy and require professionals to install them properly.

Semi Frameless Shower Door

On the other hand, a semi frameless shower door has a metallic frame only on some of the edges and not all. It is an excellent option if you are looking for an in-between framed and frameless shower door.

Pros

  • Offers a clean look. Semi frameless shower doors have a thinner metallic frame, which gives a clean feel together with the frameless edges. The clean look gives the illusion of spaciousness.

 

  • Offers an uninterrupted view of the bathroom walls and fittings. Since semi frameless shower doors have fewer metallic structures, they offer a great view of the bathroom walls.

 

  • Cost-effective. Semi frameless doors are generally more affordable than frameless ones.

 

  • Modern. Semi frameless doors are an upgrade of the framed doors.

 

  • Wide range of styles to choose from.

 

  • Sturdy. While semi frameless shower doors do not have as many metallic frames as the framed shower doors, the metallic frames available help maintain the door’s structural integrity.

Cons

  • Risk of leakage. Water is likely to leak through the frameless edges.
  • Frame corrosion. The metallic frames may hold water leading to corrosion and rusting.
  • Mold and mildew growth due to water accumulation on the metallic frames.
  • Generally, semi frameless shower doors are more expensive than framed ones.

Similarities

  • Both framed and semi frameless shower doors have glass panels
  • Both offer a wide range of styling options
  • Both are available in different shapes and sizes
  • Both require professionals to install
  • Their price range varies depending on the manufacturer and the product specifications
  • Durability depends on the quality of materials used to make the door

Factors To Consider When Choosing Your Shower Door

  1. Budget. Shower doors are available at almost every price point. Decide on your budget and shop around to find a shower door that fits within your budget. Be realistic with your expectations. For instance, you cannot expect a luxurious shower door at the lowest available price
  2. Functionality. How well will the shower door fit with your bathroom size and dimensions?
  3. Preference and style. Think about the door type that would fit well with your bathroom décor
  4. The material used to make the door. For any glass door, always ensure that tempered glass is used to make the panels. As for the frame, you can choose from a wide range of materials, including brass, copper, nickel, and steel
  5. Shower door operation mechanism. Consider whether you prefer a particular shower door opening mechanism such as sliding and pivoting mechanisms. For instance, most framed shower doors utilize the pivoting mechanism; hence it may not be ideal if you prefer sliding doors

A semi frameless shower door is a hybrid of a framed and frameless shower door. While semi frameless doors still have a bit of metallic frame, it gives your bathroom a more modern feel. On the other hand, framed doors are quite sturdy and are less likely to break. With that said, when it comes to choosing between a framed and semi frameless door, it all boils down to your preference, budget, and the size of your bathroom.

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The Best High-Pressure Shower Heads https://showerisland.com/the-best-high-pressure-shower-heads/​ Sun, 02 Aug 2020 19:44:19 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2585 One of the most disappointing things that can happen when it comes to cleaning yourself up is a wimpy shower head. You step into the shower, and yeah, you’re getting wet, but it doesn’t feel like it’s getting the grime off you or helping to massage your shoulders after a long day at work. But which high pressure shower heads are the best? Which have a variety of sprays? Which are eco-friendly? Which ones are easy to install? We’ve taken […]

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One of the most disappointing things that can happen when it comes to cleaning yourself up is a wimpy shower head. You step into the shower, and yeah, you’re getting wet, but it doesn’t feel like it’s getting the grime off you or helping to massage your shoulders after a long day at work.

But which high pressure shower heads are the best? Which have a variety of sprays? Which are eco-friendly? Which ones are easy to install?

We’ve taken a look at what’s out there and reviewed some of the best high-pressure shower heads to help you make your shower more satisfying.


Speakman S-2252 Signature Icon Anystream Adjustable High-Pressure Shower Head

If you do a web search for “high pressure shower heads,” one of the first companies that will pop up is Speakman. The Speakman S-2252 usually follows that.

 

The S-2252 has a decent price point, is available in a few different finishes, and can provide a high-pressure shower due to a patented plunger system that Speakman uses. It can provide up to 48 spray patterns. The S-2252 is also an efficient shower head with it being able to conserve 2.5 gallons per minute flow of water.

There are a few downsides, but they are limited. The S-2252 is pretty average in appearance and in terms of installation, the shower head will feel a bit on the heavier side.

Due to its construction, the shower head is more or less self-cleaning, but if you have heavy water, you may have to periodically clean the shower head with a vinegar/water solution to maintain optimum performance.

But, for the price point and performance, the S-2252 might be the best bang for your buck.


Vida Alegria Spashower Shower Head

Vida Alegria makes several different shower head options for your home, apartment, and even your RV. One of the very best offerings from the company is the Spashower shower head.

 

Featuring five different settings, the Spashower shower head comes in some different finishes and looks. It’s easy to clean, even if you have hard water build-up. Vida Alegria has enough confidence in this shower head that they offer a three-year warranty on it.

The Spashower does come with a flow restrictor for those who may already have high water pressure, but if you feel that you may need a little more “oomph” to your shower, the restrictor is made to be easily removed.

While it may not feature the number of spray patterns that other shower heads do, the easy clean nature of the head as well the three-year warranty and it’s price point make the Vida Alegria Spashower shower head a definite contender.


YOO.MEE High Pressure Multi-Function Handheld Shower Head

YOO.MEE might not be a name that everyone recognizes, but they have built a high-quality product with this model.

 

YOO.MEE has built a high-pressure shower head with incredible high pressure action due to YOO.MEE’s proprietary 2XP turbocharging technology. Even systems with bad water pressure can get solid performance out of this model.

Unlike the previous models we mentioned, YOO.MEE’s shower head is detachable with a 79” stainless steel hose. That makes this shower head one of the best to get to all of your nooks and crannies.

The main drawback to YOO.MEE’s high pressure shower head is its plastic construction. While the hose is stainless steel and the pictures give the shower head a similar look, the shower head is actually made of plastic. A set of slippery hands and a good smack against a solid tub could do damage to the shower head. But, YOO.MEE does provide a one-year warranty.

The YOO.MEE high pressure multi-function handheld shower head is a great fit for people who want a high pressure, removable shower head.


Waterpik Shower Massage Shower Head

Much like the Speakman model we talked about earlier, the Waterpik kind of looks like a standard shower head. However, the Waterpik SM-421 packs a surprising punch in terms of a high-pressure shower head.

 

The SM-421 has four different spray settings, including a pulsating massage setting. With its “optiflow” technology, this little shower head can push out 2.5 gallons per minute.

Compact, solid performance, and easy to install, the SM-421 has a lot going for it, but the biggest positive is the price point. The Waterpik SM-421 can be regularly found for $20.00 US or under.

The drawbacks? The look. The plain plastic construction of the SM-421 can be off-putting to some as it looks like your standard hotel shower head. However, the limited lifetime warranty Waterpik provides may offset that.

The Waterpik SM-421 is a great high-pressure shower head at a great price with a generic look.


Delta Faucet 2-Spray H2Okinetic Shower Head, Chrome

The Delta Faucet 2-Spray H2Okinetic Shower Head, Chrome 75152 doesn’t have much in the way of a variety of sprays but what it does have are power and eco-friendliness.

 

The H2 Okinetic features a chrome look with four large holes to pump out 2.5 gallons per minute or more. But if you don’t need/want that type of pressure, the H2 Okinetic can use its water-sense technology to provide great pressure and reduce the flow to 1.85 gallons per minute.

The simple design with its large spray spout design also allows for easy cleaning, a bonus for anyone with hard water.

The only shortcoming this shower head has is variety. There is only one pattern for this shower head. No massage, no spray differences, the only changes come from changing the flow and efficiency.

If you want a great looking shower head with low frills, the Delta H2 Okinetic is for you.


Conclusion

Hopefully, we’ve helped you search for a high pressure shower head, whether it’d be a simple design, eco-friendly, variety of spray, hopefully, we’ve given you enough information to help you chose the right high pressure shower head for you.

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The Best Adjustable Shower Heads – Our Recommendations https://showerisland.com/the-best-adjustable-shower-heads-our-recommendations/​ Sun, 02 Aug 2020 18:45:27 +0000 https://showerisland.com/?p=2570 Have you wanted to step up your shower game? Or maybe you want a shower that can accommodate the different heights of your family members. If so, then you should consider switching to an adjustable shower head. It’s a more convenient, flexible, and precise option for making your shower experience a lot better. Now you may be considering what brand you should purchase. Or what kind will suit your bathroom interior? But worry no more! This blog will feature some […]

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Have you wanted to step up your shower game? Or maybe you want a shower that can accommodate the different heights of your family members. If so, then you should consider switching to an adjustable shower head. It’s a more convenient, flexible, and precise option for making your shower experience a lot better.

Now you may be considering what brand you should purchase. Or what kind will suit your bathroom interior? But worry no more! This blog will feature some of the most reliable brands of adjustable shower heads.

The Best Adjustable Shower Heads – Our Recommendations

Speakman S-2251 Signature Icon Anystream Adjustable High Pressure Shower Head

This shower head from Speakman is made of corrosion-resistant and durable solid brass with 64 adjustable sprays. Its flow rate is up to 2.5 GPM with spray adjusting technology.

 

If you want something that enhances the modern design and accessories of your bathroom, then this is for you. Its contemporary faucet design also comes in various colors, including polished chrome, matte black, brushed nickel, and many more.

Moreover, this adjustable shower head will help you transition the flow through intense, rain, and flood settings. If your water pressure is low, then consider this shower head. It enables the high-pressure flow of water since this shower head can control the spread of water as it leaves the nozzle, thus intensifying its flow.

Unlike other shower heads on the market right now that are made of plastic, this one has solid brass construction. It is very durable and will surely last you a long time.

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Aqua Elegante 6 Function Adjustable Luxury Shower Head

This shower head offers six different settings that you can choose from. It includes a more traditional and firm spray, a pulsing blast, a low-pressure stream, a water-saving flow, and two mixed modes. It has a thick layer of thermoplastic resin that prevents leakage. It is also corrosion-resistant.

 

You can experience a wide array of shower settings. It is sturdy and durable since it is made from rustproof steel. 

So, it is ideal wherever you want to install it, even in outdoor settings. It also has rubberized self-cleaning nozzles that prevent mineral build-up, so it is easier to maintain. Plus, it is very easy to install!

PROS

CONS


Speakman S-2253 Classic Anystream High-Pressure Adjustable Shower Head

This shower head features a minimalist, sleek and compact design. It has four jets that allow you to choose from intense, full, and drench spray patterns or settings. Engineered with Anystream 360° technology, this allows seamless transition and distribution of water. 

 

It also has a WaterSense Certified 1.5 GPM flow rate. It is made from corrosion-resistant materials and self-cleaning plungers.

It is easier to maintain because of its self-cleaning nozzles. It has 32 individual spray channels that you can adjust through the handle, so it is easier to use. It has outstanding and powerful spray performance even in low water pressure.

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CONS


Speakman S-3010-E2 Neo Anystream Adjustable 2.0 GPM Shower Head

Another adjustable shower head style from Speakman that we love is this S-3010-E2 model. Unlike the other shower heads from the same brand that were mentioned above, this one is made of plastic. When you compare it to other styles, this one is lightweight. It has five jets with 45 individual streams, 12 massage sprays, and three spray patterns.

 

Furthermore, if you want something simple yet sophisticated, then this one will surely match your taste and your bathroom’s interior. However, more than its aesthetic appearance, it also provides a powerful spray performance. If you don’t want to spend much, but you want to experience a premium shower experience, then you can purchase this shower head.

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Speakman S-3015 Retro Anystream Solid Brass High Pressure Adjustable Shower Head

If you are going for that timeless shower head design that makes you reminisce about the classic and more vintage shower head styles, then this one’s for you. With its more antique vibe, it still comes with superior quality and performance.

 

Unlike the different shower heads from the same brand, this has only one finish to choose from, which is the glossy polished chrome. This makes the design more unique and striking. It is made from solid brass, and it has eight jets and 64 sprays. It is also equipped with Anystream 360° technology.

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Conclusion

Above are just some of the good quality and durable shower heads that you can find online. The important thing is that you should always check their features and materials thoroughly so you will get your money’s worth. Also, it is better to invest in something that will surely last you longer.

However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it has to be expensive. Choose something that has a good product review. Always be wise with your purchases, especially if it is an online transaction. We hope that this review will help you decide which one to pick from the endless list!

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