Nothing is better than being able to enjoy a nice hot shower, especially after a long or stressful day at work. Speaking of which, wouldn’t it be great to have that perfect showerhead to really enhance your experience? Imagine controlling water pressure and changing settings to see what feels better at the moment… Well, with different types of showerheads, you can truly take your relaxing shower to the next level. There are plenty of options available for you to choose from, but it can be difficult to know which one is best-suited to your bathroom design and personal preference. To help you find the best one for your needs, we have outlined the four major types on the market. We’ll also explore some key benefits from choosing the right showerhead specifically for you and your household.

Showerhead Types

1. Wall-Mounted Showerheads

The most common showerheads of them all are wall-mounted. This is found to be the most cost-effective of all the other options out there, so it may be the perfect choice for those looking for an easy-to-use product at a great price. They’re also surprisingly easy to maintain, adding to that value.

Keep in mind that wall-mounted showerheads are permanently fixed to the wall, making them unsuitable for those who prefer removable heads and more flexible design.

2. Handheld Showerheads

Handheld showerheads are attached to a hose, which allows for easy adjustment to freshen up in a way that works for you. Using one can help with those hard-to-reach places, and it’s also extra handy for when it’s time to scrub down the shower, wash the dog after a muddy run outside or even water plants. Imagine trying to wash dirty paws under a wall-mounted showerhead that’s way too tall for a dog? Plus, both your tall and small family members won’t have to worry about getting clean when taking a shower at your place due to a handheld showerhead’s adjustable design. Another benefit of this flexible design is the ease with which you can help your senior family members with their daily hygiene. If they are not mobile and need a chair in the shower, a handheld showerhead helps you ensure your loved one is clean everywhere or even allows them independence in washing themselves.

3. Body Spray Showerheads

If you don’t like the idea of having to hold your handheld showerhead to get clean, why not try a body spray showerhead. That’s right, it’s a real thing, and it actually works really well! These are showerheads mounted to the wall at different body levels. They create a spa-like feel by spraying in multiple directions, making it easier and less strenuous to scrub those hard-to-reach places clean. In fact, you can clean several parts of your body at the same time this way. You can have a variety of different body spray showerheads installed, making the experience truly customizable to your liking.

4. Rain Showers

Similar in functionality to the body spread head type is the rain shower. Designed to mimic the natural sensation of soothing rainfall, these heads make for a serene and luxurious showering experience. They are mounted directly overhead on the shower ceiling, providing downward water flow and pressure that feels like your own personal aquatic oasis. These showerhead types are ideal for tension therapy and massaging sore parts of the body, especially for those working physically demanding jobs or undergoing rigorous workout regimens.  They are great for calming and relaxing showers and will target your entire body at the same time. Just make sure you have enough room to install one, as these are larger than standard showerheads.

Your Preference Matters

Do you enjoy a deep-scrubbing, harder spray or something softer when showering? Some of us have more sensitive skin, while others use a daily bathing ritual as a means of therapy for tension. Everybody has a preference for how their showerhead works; being comfortable, clean and relaxed plays an important role in starting the day off right. Therefore, every showerhead available is unique not just in terms of appearance but also spray style. There are many different options available, giving you a variety of styles – both in terms of form and function – to suit each member of the family.

Reliable Products You Can Count On

Our selection of high-quality showerheads is carefully inspected to ensure the best possible performance, durability and quality – after all, nobody likes using a shower that’s unreliable. Our goal is to allow you and your family to get the most out of your shower setup regardless of whether it’s new, old or recently upgraded. We also carry products for the kitchen and outdoors to accommodate for any other plumbing-related needs you may have.

Expert Fixture Installation

Speaking of reliability, even if you’ve selected the ideal showerhead type for your needs and preferences, there’s still the question of installation. Turning to a professional can protect against unwanted problems later on such as hose kinks, leaks and repairability issues, especially when installing an all-new shower plumbing setup to accommodate for a different style of head. For expert, quality-focused service, we’re happy to help at Faucet Fix. Our teams have years of practical, hands-on plumbing experience, and we pride ourselves on delivering results you can count on.

Whatever your spray, pressure and height preferences are, there’s a showerhead type ideal for you. A great shower can lead to a great day – the right showerhead can influence everything from your skin condition to your mood in the morning. If you’re still unsure which option is best for your shower, reach out to us at Faucet Fix. We’re happy to help you with expert guidance and knowledge of these high-quality products.

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