There are many things included in a shower system. So a shower system contains shower heads, hand showers, valves, water outlets, body sprays, and volume controls. The good thing about the shower system is that it will give the user a great spa experience.
Keep in mind that the shower system is different based on volume control valves and water flow. Shower faucets and bathtubs are three-piece systems that contain the valve, the bath faucet, and a showerhead. The shower head means the point where the water comes out when you turn on your shower. On the other side, you can also control the temperature and flow of water with shower faucets and showerheads.
1. Types of Shower Heads
There are three types of shower heads:
• Fixed Shower Heads
As the name depicts, these shower heads are permanently fixed to the wall of the shower unit. On the other side, many fixed showerheads can be adjustable to the required height. Fortunately, spray showerheads or rainfall showerheads are fixed from the ceiling to look like a true rain shower.
• Handheld Shower Heads
Handheld showerheads are attached to the flexible hose or tube with which the motion can be changed. Indeed, there is a fixed-mount bracket on which handheld showerheads are hang. These showers are hanged low or high on the wall according to the user‘s needs. These types of showerheads are beneficial in bathing cats, dogs, and children.
• Dual Shower Heads With Hand Showers
The dual showerhead has 2 in 1 unit where the handheld unit is attached to the fixed shower head.
2. Shower Faucets
Most surprisingly, the shower faucets are very helpful in controlling the water temperature and flow. It has different types of handles, such as cross, lever, or knobs. A scald guard or pressure balancer is present to prevent yourself from a sudden drop in cold water or from having a burn hazard. If you have a shower system that consists of a top, you need a faucet with a diverter to control both the shower and the tab.
3. Materials and Finishes
Typically, the showerheads are made up of metal, plastic, or solid brass with a colored finish or chrome.
Keep in mind that handheld showerheads and fixed one comes in various finishes to compliment the other faucets and hardware in your bathroom. However, the most famous finishes and colors include
• Off white
• Polish door antique brass
• Oil rubbed bronze
• Brushed or polished nickel
• Brushed or polished chrome