low flow shower heads

Old 02-16-04, 08:07 AM
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low flow shower heads

Is there a low flow shower head that actually allows some water pressure? I had one in a college apartment a few years ago that more or less shot out a hard mist, didn't like it one bit. Now after buying my first new house, I've found that the water pressure is amazing...but at the same time I'm using one heck of alot of water for a shower.
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All store bought and manufactured shower heads are designed to have flow restrictors in the openings of shower heads to 2.5 GPM.

Naturally, extreme high pressure can cause more flow than this.

I would have your water pressure tested, along with a new showerhead, if the pressure is still strong, buy a flow restrictor that screws into the head of showerhead, or multiple mesh screens for aerators.

These will clog more often when there is more restriction.

Price Pfister makes a great shower head that shoots water out like guitar strings and it feels great!
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Hello, yes there is a shower head that will work well down to even 20 psi.
by mixing air with the water before it leaves the showerhead. they use 1.75 g.p.m instead of 2.5 g.p.m.
and they are garanteed not to clog

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They way they make it sound with skin cell growth, I need to get me one and sit under it for 5 years so I can look 10 years younger!

Away with Olay!

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