Thoughts on shower hardware/heads

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by slinkywebo, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. slinkywebo

    slinkywebo New Member

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    I am looking for a good combination hand held shower and shower head for a contemporary bathroom. This may be out of my price range so if anyone has suggestions about a bar system I would greatly appreciate it.

    I have looked at the Metris S with the thermobalance III from Hansgrohe, but before I spend coin of the realm, I thought I'd ask people in the know. ;)

    Thanks

    ET

    P.S. Is there such a thing as a water saving shower head? If there is a good one, I would be VERY interested in knowing about it. Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2009
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    As soon as you say "comtemporary" you can start adding $$$.

    If you are looking at a complete valve try the Delta 1700 pressure balanced or 17T thermostatic models. There are a lot of trim options available, the price is moderate, and your plumber will be lot happier.
     
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    shower head

    Most modern shower heads are "water saving", but their performances as far as the shower is concerned varies greatly.
     
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