There's nothing better than an invigorating shower. Want to upgrade your showerhead to something a little more versatile, luxurious, or accessible? If you're shopping for a new showerhead as part of a top-to-bottom bathroom renovation or just to refresh your shower and bath, read on to learn about all the factors you need to keep in mind when browsing and shopping for a showerhead.SHOP ALL SHOWERHEADS
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For energy savings, look for a low-flow showerhead, which uses less water than a standard model. According to Canadian government standards, no showerhead can have a water flow rate greater than 2.5 gallons per minute at a standardized pressure of 80psi. Low-flow showerheads use even less than that, which translates to lower energy costs to the consumer.
But not every home has water pressure as high as 80psi, and levels substantially lower than that can make a dramatic difference in the effectiveness of the shower. If it feels like you never can get the shampoo rinsed out of your hair properly, look for a model designed specifically for low water pressure use.
Some showerheads also come with a cut-off valve that allows you to stop the flow of water while shampooing, greatly reducing the amount of water used in every shower.
Different spray patterns and options are available in various models of showerhead.
Now you know it all!
Figure out which showerhead style and function is best for your and those in your home, and start shopping!