Normally a complete shower room concludes shower screens, a showerhead, shower rails and shower grates. Compliant with the Australian Standards, all of these can be made of a variety of sizes, shapes and materials. Some of them are made of solid brass, and some of them are made of stainless steel or ABS. Shopping for high-quality shower products with MyHomeware. All of them are able to be delivered Australia-wide. If you need help with the custom-made service, please feel free to contact us by Live Chat. MyHomeware professionals have been always here for help.
A shower screen is a necessary part of the bathroom, which will help to prevent water splashing everywhere in the bath and help you with easier bathroom cleaning. As an independent bathing place, the shower room makes your daily bathing more comfortable. A shower screen usually made of glass, so there is no worry about the bathroom space looked smaller after installing a shower screen. Actually, it will make your bathroom look neater for the screens are glass, which will wide the visual space of the bathroom. There are varies types of shower screen,including framed shower screen
, frameless shower screen
and semi-frameless shower screen
, which means that you don’t have to make a compromise for your ideal decoration.
The basic types of shower heads are handheld showers, fixed showers and twin showers. The handheld shower head
can be held by hand to rinse the body, or it can be fixed on the shower bracket. The fixed shower heads are mounted from the wall or the ceiling, a shower head like this can be easily fixed. The fixed shower heads
also include the rain shower heads, which is larger in size and wider in water spray than common shower head. A twin shower head
includes a fixed shower head and a hand held shower head, which is flexible for you to switch two kinds of shower head. Except for these shower heads, more types are also available on Myhomeware.
The shower grate
is used as the drainage channel for the plumbing system to connect the drains in the showers. The two common types of shower grates are trench drains and circular drains. The trench drains are narrow rectangle that is embedded into the floor. The circular drains are round which also embedded in to the floor. In addition to the shape and material you need to consider, the most important thing about a shower grate is that it allows the water to escape without blocking, so you also need to consider the drain hole when choosing a grate.
A shower rail
is of great use for those with limited mobility or children, elder, etc. The rail shower could adjust the height and angle, which is the perfect choice for those people who might need to lower the height of the shower head.
How to Choose a Shower Screen?
While choosing a shower screen, there are some basic things you need to consider:
Know your budget is the most important thing for your choice, this factor will influence the types and the quality of the shower screen. If your budget is inefficient, then you may have to make a compromise between quality and costs. If you are looking for a shower screen with good quality and reasonable price, Myhomeware
is able to meet your needs.
- The space of your bathroom
The space of your bathroom is also a necessary factor that should be taken into consideration. If your bathroom space is small, a frameless shower screen
, a semi-frameless shower screen
or a single panel will be a great option for you, for a frameless shower screen can visually make your bathroom larger. If you are not limited by space, then you can choose whichever you prefer.
- The style of your decoration
The style of the shower screen should match your bathroom decor, otherwise, no matter how expensive your shower screen is, it won’t make your bathroom look aesthetic.
- The glass quality of the shower screen
A good quality shower screen which meets safety standard and long service life will save you lots of maintenance and repair costs. A toughened glass shower screen is highly recommended. Myhomeware provides all kinds of high-quality shower screens that meet Australia safety standard, there is always a shower screen
What’s a Twin Shower(Dual Shower)?
A twin shower comes with two water outlets, providing a shower either through a fixed showerhead or a handheld shower. You can use it for the same time, an overhead shower with full-body washing while a handheld shower with direction adjusting. A good twin shower can give you a wonderful and relaxing experience just like a spa.
Which Shower Head to Choose?
Basically, the shower head can be divided into three types: fixed shower heads, handheld shower heads and twin shower heads.
Fixed shower heads include wall-mounted shower heads and rain shower heads, which are inexpensive and easy to maintain. A rain shower head is a bit more expensive than a wall-mounted shower head. If you are on a budget and just want to take a shower, a wall-mounted shower head will be the best choice for you for its price is lower than other shower heads. If you want more water flows while showering, then a rain shower head is your option.
Handheld shower heads are available to adjust the angles. If you want your shower head to be more flexible so that it can be easily moved and rinse wherever you want, then a handheld shower head won’t let you down.
Twin shower heads have both a fixed shower head and handheld shower heads, which not only allows you to wash the whole body from up to bottom but also provides more flexibility. If you are not on a budget, and both a fixed shower head and a handheld shower head are within your consideration, a twin shower is waiting for you.
Flow rates for showers will be expressed on the water rating label in litres per minute (L/min).
Every 1L/min difference will save a typical family of four nearly 12,000 litres (12kL) of water and $35 each year.
3-star shower that flows at 9L/min will save 70kL and $210 each year on water bills
4-star shower that flows at 6L/min will save 105kL and $315 per year on water bills.
Depending on energy costs, you may save an equivalent amount (or more) each year on energy bills because less water will be heated for showers.
We offer products that meet the WELS requirements and help you to spend less on water bills.