I’m not big on showers. Baths are my daily therapy. (However, according to my poll, only 22% of you agree with me.)
But I’ll admit that my husband’s rainfall-type showerhead makes for an extremely satisfying experience.
And it occurred to me while reading an article about rainfall showerheads in the Chicago Tribune that standing under one of these is one of the great luxuries of an otherwise modest life.
They range from 6 to 24 inches in diameter, while a typical showerhead is from 2 to 4 inches. And you don’t need to hang them from the center of the shower ceiling during a remodel or new construction. Retrofit models, like ours, could not be easier to install. Just screw it on like a typical showerhead.
Here are some affordable models:
Top: Waterpik AquaScape Spa Shower Head, 8-inch diameter, nickel, choose between five spray settings — pulsating rain, drenching rain, water saver, center spray, pulsating massage, Bed Bath and Beyond, clearance sale, $69
Middle: Conair large Rainshower dual showerhead, hand-held and wall-mounted, chrome and white, Target.com, $69
Bottom: 100 Sprays square showerhead, 100 small anti-clog nozzles, 10-inch arm, Overstock.com, $30