Showers are a large part of our life. We utilize them for more than just hygiene. They are great for headache and body ache relief, but also, to escape for a few moments alone. (When you have six children – you take alone time wherever you can find it!)
When my husband and I were newlyweds we built our first home. One of the things we insisted on was a great shower head for the master bath. Our problem, we didn’t know what a great shower head was. Our home was built before review blogs so we had to rely on what we could see for ourselves in the store. Sometimes a shower head may look the part, but fall short. This is exactly what happened to us.
Our shower head was purchased from our favorite home improvement store, in person, with little to no help from an associate. We walked down the plumbing isle and stopped at a shiny sunflower/rain shower head. It was big and beautiful- perfect…. right? No, not really.
During our first shower in our new home we quickly realized that we were clueless. We thought a rain shower head was our dream design – I still remember how disappointed we were after that first shower. Fifteen years later, I don’t believe we picked a bad product, we just chose poorly for our needs.
Tip number one for finding the perfect shower head for your home: Find the perfect shower head for YOUR needs. Sometimes what may work for others may not work for you. Water pressure, size and design of the shower, and what you use your shower for are key factors in determining the best shower head for you. Ask yourself the following:
5 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a New Shower Head
1. Do I have adequate/good water pressure?
2. How high/far is my shower head from where I shower? (are you short/tall? do you sit on a bench?)
3. Do you co-shower with your spouse frequently?
4. Do you share your bathroom with children?
5. What do you use your shower for most? (relaxing/muscle relief/etc.)
After asking ourselves these questions we learned:
1. We have good water pressure so we wouldn’t be limited to specific styles that help with low pressure issues.
2. Shower height was okay, but we do like to sit when we aren’t feeling well. This means a shower head that can be adjusted easily is something we should have considered.
3. Yes, we co-shower, and two shower heads is better than one.
4. Sometimes my children like to bathe in my bathroom instead of theirs. A shower head with height adjustments or a handheld is always a plus when bathing children.
5. For us, other than usual hygiene, we like to shower for muscle pain relief. A shower head with several modes instead of one would work better.
After visiting Best Shower Heads (reviews on the internet), can you guess what type of shower head we should have gone with?
We were missing out on a great shower because we didn’t know how to find the right one for us BUT you can! Answer the five questions and then visit Best Shower Heads to checkout their background information, reviews, and guides. They are a wonderful source of information regarding your shower.
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