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i need a new shower head. I want something low flow but high pressure, if possible. I'm sure someone out there has one they like....

asked Jan 17 '12 at 07:27

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Consider the Speakman, which is a showerhead that you will often find in hotels and athletic clubs. I expect that this is so because, although it's not cheap, it will be unlikely to need replacing for decades, and it adjusts to make just about anyone happy with the stream. We absolutely love ours. It works exactly as it did when we put it in over a year ago.

We got ours online at Ace Hardware Outlet for about $45 delivered but I see that it's more expensive now. What I like about it is that 1) it's solid. Not much to go wrong. 2) It has a very simple control lever on the side, which again, is very solid, and quickly adjusts through an infinite range of continuously variable settings, from almost a solid, smooth stream of water, to numerous pin-prick streams that almost feel like they could take paint off.


answered Jan 23 '12 at 12:29

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The shower heads from takeashower.com are by far the best for low water pressure. I have used them for many years now, we have one in each bathroom. The customer service is superb, the pricing is totally reasonable and the performance speaks for itself - highly recommend!


answered Sep 24 '13 at 16:27

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It is possible! Some shower heads use adjustable spray patterns or a pressure chamber to increase shower pressure without using more water. We've got heaps of reviews of different shower heads from Rainfall to L.E.D ones at www.agreatshower.com you can check out the reviews here.


answered Feb 04 '14 at 19:56

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What do you get for someone that has everything? A shower head! My father has been suffering for years in southern Florida with low water pressure. I have listened to the complaining and experienced his low water pressure shower head myself. All he wanted was to increase the velocity and power of the water that he had without breaking the bank. This last birthday I was struggling on what to get him and my search began. I came across www.take-a-shower.com and their videos of their products working on youtube. I decided to send him the 6 jet in brushed nickel. Here is a video of it working. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqnRLhYVIso . I got the best son award this year! Dad is finally happy and telling everyone in his complex what a great son I am and how happy he is with my purchase.


answered Jul 07 '14 at 07:44

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www.take-a-shower.com shower head was the best shower head for my low water pressure in my home in Ct. We are on well water and this new equipment specifically designed for my situation worked very well. I highly recommend this company!!

6 months, 3 weeks ago
JamesHillJim's gravatar image JamesHillJim

My Falmouth home has very low water pressure. I have very long black hair and my new shower head from www.take-a-shower.com worked very well to rinse the soap out. As you know, Afra Sheen is hard to rinse out but this shower head works very well.

6 months, 3 weeks ago
AnitaJones's gravatar image AnitaJones

I had low water pressure in my home in Naples, Fl. It was always hard to remove the soap from my body. I purchased a shower head from www.take-a-shower.com. This newly designed shower head especially designed for low water pressure worked very well.Now I don't have to scrub that hard. Signed, Dick Hurts.

6 months, 3 weeks ago
RichardHurts's gravatar image RichardHurts

The most important thing is to get a shower head that has a cutoff, or buy a separate cutoff valve like this: http://www.amazon.com/Danco-89171-Shut-Off-Shower-Chrome/dp/B000JFNPJE It lets you turn the water off and on without having to fiddle with the temperature.

Get yourself wet, then cut off the water, lather up, switch the water back on and rinse. Saves a ton of water (and soap!) over standing under the spray the whole time.


answered Jul 09 '14 at 21:10

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