411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

How to Handle Leaks Underneath the Foundation of Your House

Whether you are familiar with plumbing or not, there is a chance that if you are a homeowner one day, you will have a pipe leak. It would be a good...

on Jun 29, 2020

How to Make Your Own Re-usable Disinfectant Wipes

Cleaning wipes are still a pretty rare find in the stores because of the pandemic. Here is a way you can make your own and create less waste while...

on Jun 25, 2020

How Students Can Save Money for First Apartment Rental

Getting all you need when you move to your first apartment can be costly, especially when you are on a line budget as a student. The fact that...

on Jun 22, 2020

Fresh DIY Ideas for Easy Home Décor

When it comes to home décor, there are a few options available to home owners. The readymade ones from the market might come at higher...

on Jun 21, 2020

Reasons to Hire End of Lease Cleaning Services

You love your apartment, and you have made many great memories there. However, now you must consider what to do as you near the end of your lease....

on Jun 21, 2020

Shower Heads – A Brief Guide

by Fehed Nicass on Dec 17, 2013

If you had told me at the start of the year that I would finish the calendar putting up notes on different of various bathroom items, then I’d have probably chucked a bucket of cold water over you. Thing is, when you take on any job, you end up being immersed in your market, and find yourself taking extremely stubborn positions on almost anything.  It’s not healthy, no.

One of the areas I have taken to heart is the shower head and its multitudinous design options. I know, I didn’t think something as straightforward as a showerhead could present the consumer with any degree of complication but that is the case now.

To help you out then, I have put together a short guide to the main shower head designs and concerns. It’ll seem mildly patronizing to some, but not all of us know that much about this kind of thing and probably welcome the plainness. So there.

Materials

Plastic or metal seems to be the go-t0 materials for showerheads, presumably as marzipan would be no good to anyone. If you go plastic, ensure the polymer is formed using an advanced mold of technology, something like Rapid Heat Cycle or similar. These are about the same price but are much stronger and wear damage better. If I had to pick a metal, I’d go for brass, as it is practically impervious to corrosion and is strong and yet not massively heavy.

Shapes

The world’s your oyster here! Ok, the same, timeworn round and square models will proliferate, but a simple Google search will cough you up shower heads shapes from moose heads to bananas. I am as at a loss as you as to why you’d want to seemingly have an elk vomit hot water all over your head, but different strokes and all that. Essentially, this one comes down to taste more than any of the others, but be aware the range is vast.

Flow

Nozzles that form one coherent spray are the baseline from which showerheads are designed. Thing is now, there are also exciting new ways for the water to be delivered. I know, I can’t believe I wrote that sentence either, but when you see rainfall or waterfall shower heads, you can see just how unique and just plain cool they are. Rainfall gives you a relaxing plod of a shower, while waterfall heads are just as they sound, with one, an unbroken tide of water.

Lights!

This is my personal favorite, though I am biased as I do have one myself: LED showerheads. These great little units have lights studded into the head, which when the water pressure reaches the right pitch, will activate. My particular LED shower head shows three different hues: blue for cold, green for warm, red for hot. I explained away the general frivolity of having a disco-light shower head to my significant other by saying it’s a safety thing, as you can tell the temperature from a glance, which you actually can! You can use that if you want.

This is my personal favorite, though I am biased as I do have one myself: LED showerheads. These great little units have lights studded into the head, which when the water pressure reaches the right pitch, will activate. My particular LED shower head shows three different hues: blue for cold, green for warm, red for hot. I explained away the general frivolity of having a disco-light shower head to my significant other by saying it’s a safety thing, as you can tell the temperature from a glance, which you actually can! You can use that if you want.

Kitchen / Bathrooms 2023 Views

Author

Most Recent Articles

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

Shopping for Furniture and Homewares Online

The way in which we shop has changed considerably in recent years. The internet is now where many of us shop for groceries right through to larger...

Bedroom / Furnishings

Use Heated Flooring to Lower Your Heating Costs

Heated flooring is not just a luxury but requirement in areas, which are very cold. Just like walls and roofs, floors have a major effect on the...

Floors / Tile / Hardwood

Citrus Canker Disease

Citrus canker is a serious disease affecting most citrus plants. It has been spread throughout the world, most likely originating in Asia. The...

Garden / Landscaping / Patio

Pennsylvania Local Builders Associations

Find a local builder or council, please contact the home builders' association (HBA) in your area.

Builders Associations

How to Buy the Best Vacuum Cleaner? A Few DIY Steps to Follow

How should you choose the best vacuum cleaner? With literally hundreds of brands to choose from, finding the best vacuum can be difficult. Price...

Cleaning / Maintenance

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | 411homerepair © 2020