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The Comparison of Ceiling Mounted Shower and Wall Mounted Shower

The Comparison of Ceiling Mounted Shower and Wall Mounted Shower

People have vastly different bathroom styles, some may prefer ceiling mounted shower while others prefer wall mounted shower. Today, let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of these two different mounted showers.

The Ceiling Mounted Shower

What Are Ceiling Mounted Showers?

Ceiling-mounted showers, also known as rain showers or overhead showers, are fixtures designed to be affixed to the ceiling rather than the wall. These showers are characterized by their unique installation, creating a rainfall-like experience for a luxurious and immersive showering sensation.

Pros:

The ceiling mounted shower head has an adjustable spout that provides the soothing sensation of a natural rain shower. In addition, its large water output area can increase the temperature of the bathroom quickly. In the cold winter, once turning on the hot water, you can immediately feel a wave of warmth fill the entire bathroom, bringing you a soothing bathing experience.

Cons:

When using a ceiling mounted shower, your hair will get wet and you will need to wash your hair every time you take a shower, which is fine for summer, but may be more troublesome in winter. In addition, the flexibility of the top spray shower is not as good as the wall-mounted shower. It will be inconvenient to wash the private parts of the body and your feet.

The Wall Mounted Shower

What Are Wall Mounted Showers?

Wall-mounted showers are fixtures attached to the bathroom wall, delivering a traditional and versatile showering experience. These showers typically feature an adjustable handheld showerhead attached to a bracket on the wall, allowing users to control water direction and flow for a customizable and convenient bathing experience. Wall-mounted showers are a common and practical choice for a variety of bathroom styles, offering ease of installation and functionality.

Pros:

Because the water pipe is inserted in the wall, only the shower head and switch is outside, so the bathroom looks more simple and elegant. The Wall Mounted Shower is more suitable for small bathroom because this mounting method saves part of the space. Besides the wall mounted shower is easy for you to wash the private parts of the body and your feet.

Cons:

The external leakage of the water pipe of the in-wall shower will take up some space, while it needs to be wiped down frequently to maintain its shiny appearance. In addition, in-wall shower heads can be more difficult to repair if a leak occurs because the water pipe is in the wall.

The Comparison Between Ceiling Mounted Shower and Wall Mounted Shower

Water Distribution and Coverage:

  • Ceiling Mounted Shower Head:

    • Offers a broad and immersive water distribution from overhead, providing a rainfall-like experience.
    • Ensures consistent coverage over a larger area, allowing for a full-body shower experience.
  • Wall Mounted Shower Head:

    • Provides adjustable water distribution based on the showerhead design and positioning on the wall.
    • Coverage may be more localized compared to ceiling-mounted options, requiring user movement for complete coverage.

Design and Aesthetic Appeal:

  • Ceiling Mounted Shower Head:

    • Presents a sleek and modern design, contributing to an upscale and contemporary bathroom aesthetic.
    • Creates a visually striking focal point with its overhead placement, adding a touch of sophistication.
  • Wall Mounted Shower Head:

    • Offers versatility in design, suitable for various bathroom styles, from classic to modern.
    • Allows for customization through different wall-mounted showerhead styles, providing flexibility in aesthetic choices.

Installation Requirements and Challenges:

  • Ceiling Mounted Shower Head:

    • Requires proper ceiling height to accommodate the showerhead and ensure an optimal shower experience.
    • Professional installation may be necessary due to plumbing work and ensuring a secure ceiling-mounted fixture.
  • Wall Mounted Shower Head:

    • Typically easier to install, with a variety of options compatible with standard plumbing connections.
    • Provides flexibility in placement but may have limitations based on existing plumbing and wall structure.

Maintenance and Cleaning:

  • Ceiling Mounted Shower Head:

    • May require more attention to cleaning due to the exposed overhead placement.
    • Cleaning can be straightforward, but occasional maintenance to prevent mineral deposits is advisable.
  • Wall Mounted Shower Head:

    • Generally easier to clean as it is more accessible and visible.
    • Regular cleaning is essential, and maintenance may involve addressing mineral deposits depending on water quality.

After seeing the comparison of ceiling mounted shower and wall mounted shower, let’s take a look at STARBATH best-selling products of these two kinds of showers.

1.STARBATH Shower Jet System Ceiling Mounted Chrome 10 Inch/12 Inch

The STARBATH shower system is certified for safety and ultimate comfort. It features an advanced pressure balance ceramic disc cartridge with a CUPC certification, ensuring consistent water temperature and protection from scalding. It's adjustable 3 functions shower jets system provides powerful showers in low water pressure. 10''/12" rain shower head, handheld sprayer, and body jets of this rainfall shower system are upgraded with the angle-adjustable feature, which can provide you the ideal shower angle. 6pcs shower body jets help you relax your muscle and enjoy a Full-Body Shower. This shower faucet system is designed with American standard NPT 1/2 threaded connectors, making it compatible with any type of pipe for easy installation.

STARBATH Shower Jet System Ceiling Mounted Chrome 10 Inch/12 Inch

2.STARBATH Ceiling Mounted Shower System with 6 Body Jet Push Button Matte Black

STARBATH ceiling mounted shower system with 6 body jet push button matte black replaces the traditional controller with a push-button diverter which allows you to switch effortlessly from rain shower head to body jets or handheld spray just one click. Even in low water pressure, shower spray jets can also provide a powerful shower, and you can also use all functions together. The 12'' rain shower head, handheld sprayer, and body jets of our shower system are upgraded with the angle-adjustable feature, which allows you to find the perfect shower angle. The 6pcs shower body jets help you relax your muscles and enjoy a full body shower. The large water flow rate is enough for rain shower and 6 body massage jets and handheld shower using at the same time.

 

STARBATH Ceiling Mounted Shower System with 6 Body Jet Push Button Matte Black

 

3.STARBATH Round Shower System Shower Faucet Set Knob Button 8 Inch Brushed Nickel

Featuring upgraded water flow technology that offers multiple spray modes combined with a rich water output, this shower system will pamper you with pearl-like water droplets that will moisturize your skin. With the combination of a 6-function rainfall shower head and 9-function handheld spray, you can experience 15 showering modes - from strong to soothing - for a luxurious shower. Brass pressure balance valve and cartridge also help to protect from scalding due to sudden pressure changes. Besides, it can powerfully clean the hard-to-reach corners of your bathroom in seconds. This dual head shower system comes with 6"/15" shower arms to meet more needs. The luxurious brushed nickel finish can create a modern and elegant bathroom space for you.

 

STARBATH Round Shower System Shower Faucet Set Knob Button 8 Inch Brushed Nickel

4.STARBATH Round Shower System Shower Faucet Set Knob Button 8 Inch Oil Rubbed Bronze

STARBATH 8 inch round rain shower system oil rubbed bronze adopts upgraded water flow technology, multiple spray modes combined with rich water output, Indulge in a luxurious shower. The pearl-like water droplets are dense and delicate, moisturizing every cell of your body. This 8 inch round shower faucets set complete offers 6-function rainfall shower head and 9-function handheld spray. All shower heads of this shower faucet set can be used at the same time. Up to 15 modes can be combined at will, or strong, or soothing, giving you top-down hearty. Brass pressure balance valve's cartridge monitor water pressure balance, helping to protect you from being scalded by sudden changes in hot or cold water pressure(no embedded box). This dual head shower system comes with 6"/15" shower arms to meet more needs. Luxurious Oil Rubbed Bronze finish creates a modern and elegant bathroom space for you.

STARBATH Round Shower System Shower Faucet Set Knob Button 8 Inch Oil Rubbed Bronze

 

To sum up, the choice between a wall-mounted and a ceiling-mounted shower head will come down to your preferences, your financial situation, the size of your bathroom, and your aesthetic tastes. You can choose the one that suits you best after taking those factors together.

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