A Luxurious Experience
You can be assured of a luxury showering experience every single time you step into a power shower thanks to the inbuilt pump which increases the pressure and flow of water. This turns the average low pressure dull shower into a memorable experience that will freshen you up every morning ready for the day ahead or relax you after a long day at work. The luxurious experience is only made better by the stunning looks of the power showers which are now becoming even more suitably styled for the bathroom. No need to compromise on looks in order to get a top quality shower, now you can get the best of both worlds in a single package.
Eco Features & Settings
A lot of power showers offered by Plumbworld incorporate eco-settings in order to get the best out of your shower. Whilst it does use more water than an electric shower; the power shower does in fact pull back some points with a variety of eco functions which allow the user to decrease power if required. There are also features built into a lot of shower heads which provide further water saving settings; especially useful if you want to save money without sacrificing a quality showering experience.
In comparison to a regular mixer shower, a power shower gives the user much more control over the temperature, water pressure and individual settings to ensure an invigorating shower. From the moment you step in until the moment you step out, you’re in full control of everything; this gives you full control of your own shower. Whether you want to have a gentle cold shower or a full-force hot shower – it’s up to you!
The thermostatic option in power showers is just another benefit which makes it one of the most suitable showers for the bathroom. Not only does it offer the ability to keep to a specific temperature, but it also provides a much more efficient and safer experience for everyone who uses it. Any fluctuations in temperature or pressure are dealt with immediately by altering the mix of hot and cold water to ensure you don’t feel or notice any changes to the temperature. This means that even if people flush the toilet or run the taps whilst you’re showering, you won’t even know! As well as this, safety is a huge factor when it comes to showering. Thermostatic models offer an automatic shut off feature in case your cold water feed fails and only hot water comes through. However, before the hot water makes it through the head, the shower will turn off completely ensuring you and your family don’t run the risk of getting burnt. This is just one of the benefits of opting for a thermostatic model over a manual shower.
Power Showers Explained Further...
Power showers work in much the same way as mixer showers, they combine water from the cold and hot supplies. The difference is that power showers have a built-in pump. This strengthens the flow - great if your home has low water pressure.
Power showers are designed to work with gravity-fed or low-pressure water systems, instantly boosting the flow and resulting in a more invigorating shower.
Installing a power shower is less fiddly than buying a separate pump to boost a standard mixer shower, but you are limited to the power of the in-built pump. If you want the most powerful shower possible and you have low water pressure then a more heavy duty, stand-alone pump will give you a better result.
Many people use the term “Power Shower” when what they actually want is a powerful shower! This can often be achieved more effectively with a mixer system fitted to a high pressure domestic water system or a mixer system with a stand alone shower pump for low pressure systems.
Pros of power showers:
- Higher flow rate gives powerful showering experience on low pressure systems
- Thermostatic power showers give you added safety and stop you being scalded
- Cheaper than buying a mixer shower and separate shower pump
Cons of power showers:
- Need to ensure that you get the correct type for your water system
- Require hot and cold water supply so if replacing an electric shower will need more plumbing work
- Use more water than electric showers