Low water pressure can be a huge inconvenience when taking a shower. It could take extra time because there’s not enough water to wash the shampoo out of your hair and soap off of your body. Showering supposed to be a relaxing time as you get to clean up and refresh. Instead, it becomes frustrating because of the water problem!
Increasing water pressure could be as simple as changing your shower head. Finally (and without too much trouble) you will have the shower you have always wanted. you just have to get a shower head designed for low water pressure!
The best shower head for low pressure will use technology to amplify your water pressure.Many people remove the restrictor on their shower heads, but that is a waste of water it is much wiser to buy a shower head that can work with the flow you have and amplify its pressure. Spray models compress water through less holes for more pressure and a chamber model will add air pressure to the shower head forcing out more water.
Speakman S-2252 Icon Anystream High Pressure Adjustable Shower Head, Polished Chrome
The Speakman S-2252 Icon Anystream features patented Anystream® 360° technology. It is has a durable solid brass construction which is a guarantee on quality and longevity. It has 6 adjustable jets producing 48 individual sprays. It has 2.5 gpm flow control and fits any standard U.S. plumbing connections. It has a Limited Lifetime Warranty and is the same quality grade used in hotels.
Even under low water pressure it has a consistent and powerful spray making it the best shower head for low water pressure. It has self cleaning nozzles and a Speakman® plunger system. Installation is easy as it is designed to be installed into your existing shower arm. Twist off your existing shower head and replace it with the Speakman Anystream to enjoy a fantastic full pressure spray shower.
Vida Alegría Spashower 5+ High Pressure Hotel-Type Shower Head
The Vida Alegria Spashower is water saving while it provides you with a range of shower preferences. It is the best shower head to increase pressure and still provide flow patterns like, Drenching Rain, Relaxing Rinse, Pulsating Massage, Two Mix Modes and Drizzle Mode that are easy to dial in.
Its brass fitting and ball joint are durable and strong ensuring no cracks or leaks and can be placed at just the right angle. It is easy to install with step-by-step instructions and comes with free Teflon tape. For even stronger spray power the 2.5 GPM flow restrictor can be easily removed. It has a 3 year Warranty.
Thunderhead – TH2.5 – High Pressure Rain Shower Head
The Thunderhead has a pressure chamber that evenly disperses the spray from ninety spray jets. It has a forceful and stimulating flow that will guarantee a great shower experience. It is the best shower head to increase water pressure if your water pressure is low. It is easy to install and does not need tools. It is not prone to clog up, just gently squeezing the pliable nipples with clear any hard water.
It has a full coverage wide spray coming from its 90 evenly spaced jets. The Acrobat ™ extension arm has four self-locking ratchet joints allowing movement up, down and sideways without adjusting wing nuts. It can also convert a standard wall shower into an overhead shower. This unit can fold into itself to be used in the standard showerhead position.
Delta 75152 Adjustable Water-Amplifying® showerhead with H2Okinetic® Technology, Chrome
The Delta H2OKinetics showerhead operates at 2.5 and 1.85 GPM offering efficiency without sacrificing comfort making it the best shower head for low water pressure. It has a 2 pattern spray, high volume and water saving comfort spray feeling like a full-flow shower. This showerhead meets WaterSense criteria.
Its spray face diameter is 3-7/8 inches. It has four large holes that are engineered to be anti-clog and easy to clean. It requires an arm and flange which is sold separately. It comes with a Lifetime Limited Warranty that covers parts and finishes defects. A convenient volume control lever adjusts the water settings to your personal preference.
Niagara Earth Massage 1.25GPM Low Flow Showerhead
The Niagara Earth Massage has a consistent flow rate regardless of the water pressure. So if your water pressure is low this is an ideal option. It has an adjustable 9-jet turbo massage. It is self-cleaning and produces a non-aerated spray making it maintenance free. It is a hardy item which is corrosion resistant and has a high impact ABS thermoplastic body.
It meets ANSI specifications and is guaranteed for 10 years. The Niagara Earth® showerhead saves money by using 75% less water than traditional “low-flow” showerheads. It has a patented pressure compensating technology which guarantees a powerful consistent flow regardless of low water pressure. It is the best low-pressure shower head.
The best shower heads for low water pressure are the above chosen five showerheads. Enhancing your shower experience from drip to invigorating should be easy with any of the above choices. At number one the Speakman S-2252 Icon Anystream is the perfect choice with its patented Anystream® 360° technology. The second Vida Alegría Spashower is water saving yet provides a pressure enhanced shower.
The third Thunderhead’s pressure chamber evenly disperses the spray from ninety spray jets. The fourth Delta 75152 Adjustable Water-Amplifying® showerhead has H2Okinetic® Technology offering efficiency without sacrificing comfort. The fifth Niagara Earth Massage has a patented pressure compensating technology for a powerful flow. It is now an easy choice for the best shower head for low water pressure.
If you were looking for the best water saving shower heads as opposed to low flow (there is a distinct difference) – we have those too!