Picking The Best Shower Head For You

April 26, 2018


No one wants to start, or end, their day with a lack luster shower. Replacing your shower head can help you get off to a clean and relaxing start every morning. But, before you head to your local hardware store or start your bathroom remodel, you need to decide which shower head is best for you. With so many options on the market now, there are a few things you need to know before you decide. The team at Eastern Plumbing is here to help you decide what type of shower head will be the best option for your bathroom remodel. Once you decide, were here to help you install it too!

Types of Shower Heads:

There are five main types of shower heads available on the market these days.

A single spray shower head is the most common and has been used for a long time. It provides you with a single spray pattern of good pressure. This type of shower head is the simplest and most budget-friendly. This is great for small to medium sized showers.


Rain system shower heads have become increasing popular in many households. It provides a steady, light pressure flow of water from directly above. This shower head can give your bathroom a spa-like feel. They vary widely in price.

If you hate moving around during a shower to rinse off, then a handheld shower head is the best choice for you. With this option, you can stay in one spot and bring the flow of water to you. This type of shower head is handy for kids, pets and elderly people.

A sliding bar shower head is the perfect option for families. You will have the ability to easily adjust the height of the shower head by sliding it up and down. Set it to the perfect height for your children to make bath time easier.


A ceiling mount shower head is a luxurious option for people who want to feel pampered. This shower head will instantly give your bathroom a modern, trendy feeling. It is fixed to the ceiling and can provide you an even flow of water – like standing in the rain. Keep in mind though, this option is more expensive and requires special plumbing and installation.

Now that you know the function of different types of shower heads, you can make a better decision about which one is right for you. You also need to keep in mind the following: your budget, your bathroom size, and who will be using the shower.

Still need help deciding? Or need help installing your new shower head? Contact the bathroom experts at Eastern Plumbing in Greenville and New Bern today.