Handheld showers are slowly becoming the norm in most houses and establishments, they help in maintaining a clean bathroom as it allows you to target the four corners of your shower walls. It also makes rinsing easier for it can reach every inch of your body, thus removing the soap thoroughly.
If you have house pets or little children, handheld showers make their bath time easier and more convenient for you. These types of showers have a pressure that is controlled, and it allows you to concentrate on the dirty spots of your pets and it also allows you to wash all the soap away from your kids.
With all of these benefits considered, here are ways on how you can choose the best handheld shower head
1. The on and off switch should be easy to locate and operate – There are handheld showerheads with built-in on and off switch on them, while some handheld showers can be controlled using your standard shower control, either way you have to make sure that you can locate the on and off switch easily and it operates properly so that you won’t be frustrated right after you take a shower and you won’t waste tons of water by the time that you are done taking a bath.
2. The weight of the showerhead should be enough for you – All of us have different hand and arm strength, this is especially true for the elderly and kids, so you have to double check on the weight of the showerhead as to not strain you while you take a shower.
3. Materials and Colors – Since most bathrooms have a certain theme, your showerhead should match the color and the theme of your bathroom in order to make it aesthetically pleasing. There are numerous colors and designs of showerhead so choose the one that will work best for you.
4. Check the water pressure – We all have a certain preference when it comes to the pressure of the water from our shower heads, there are those who prefer strong water pressure and there are those who prefer a soft water pressure, especially the elderly and the children. Before you purchase a showerhead, have the water pressure checked first so that you can estimate if the pressure is the one that you prefer.
5.Easy to clean – Every now and then, you would need to clean your showerhead in order for it to last long and so that there won’t be any molds or other unpleasant organisms that will grow on it. You have to remember that you use it every day and the water that comes out of it is what you use to clean yourself, so you need to consider a showerhead that is easy to clean and a showerhead that is made out of materials that do not accumulate molds and mildew.
Author: Sian Webster is The Water Gurus blog’s editor. Sian Webster is a student by day and a writer by night. She is currently taking up Business Administration and is set to start and operate her own business. A food lover, a travel blogger and is desperate to find love but is oozing with awkwardness. A fan of movies and numerous tv shows such as Black Mirror, The Walking Dead and The 100. Sian loves to read and she takes writing very seriously.