Showers with the Modern Touch

Showers don’t just have to be a boring hot water / cold water affair. With today’s technology, many manufacturers are creating showers that completely transform your bathroom experience. One of the hottest products being snapped up luxury-loving homeowners are the all-in-one showers, with steam and sauna options, and in some cases, digital entertainment too! These are just some of the incredible facilities that can be incorporated into modern showers:

Showers with Hydro Acupressure Massage

If your shoulders are tense but you just don’t have time in your schedule to visit a spa, then it might be worth investing in one of the new showers with an acupressure massage function. These use strategically positioned spray nozzles that are pinpointed around the body to ease aches and pains. Benefits include increasing your circulation, invigorating your body cells, preventing chronic disease and awakening your senses.

Showers with Steam Spa

Steam baths are the norm in Northern European bathrooms, where the benefits of sweating out toxins have been recognized for centuries. Steam Spa showers produce high-temperature steam in seconds, helping to increase blood circulation, relax your body, eliminate fatigue and have a curative effect on rheumatism, arthritis, back pain, asthma, bronchitis and obesity.

Showers with Foot and Leg Massage Functions

Nothing beats a foot and calf massage after a hard day’s shopping, but if you can’t convince your partner to give you one, you can simply hop into the shower instead. The latest models feature a removable foot massage function that combines magnetic force, mechanical force and hydro acupressure to give your tootsies a blissful treat.

?Showers with Radio and CD Players

If you love singing in the shower but a normal radio just doesn’t cut it, there are now showers with high quality speaker systems integrated with radio, CD and a telephone. So you can rehearse for the X-Factor auditions while you wash.

Showers with Hands-Free Telephones

For the busiest executives or most sought-after socialites, there’s the option of fitting a built-in microphone and telephone keypad on a computer control panel in your shower. A central speaker provides the audio, and you can answer calls with the push of a button on remote control. So you’ll never miss that call asking you on a hot date again!

Showers with Ozone Sterilization

Fans of TV show How Clean is your House? will love these high-tech showers with ozone sterilization function, which kills bacteria and viruses allowing your next shower to be germ free.

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Mixer Showers: A Buyers Guide

Mixer showers can transform your bathroom by providing reliable, even-temperature showers that save you from endlessly twiddling separate hot and cold dials to get the temperature right. But rather than rushing out to buy any old mixer shower, take some time to do your research, and get the correct product for your home.

Choosing Mixer Showers

The best place to start when you decide to buy a new mixer shower is at your local bathroom showroom. Find out what type of shower you already have, and where the water currently comes from. The customer service staff should be able to advise you as to which makes and models will best suit your system, so you don’t end up with a product that you can’t use. If in doubt, consult your plumber and ask for their advice.

Different Styles of Mixer Showers

Mixer showers come in a wide range of different styles, from traditional to modern, and can be fitted into a standing or walk-in shower, or as a shower attachment onto a bath. Take your bathroom’s existing style into accClick and Clean. The lower wheels and panels can be released to expose the for thorough cleaning. Panel then easily clicks back into position to ensure a water tight seal.ount before you buy – there’s no point fitting your shower out with an ultra-modern looking mixer if the rest of it is decorated in twee country cottage style. You’d be better off with something a little more conventional. Likewise, it you have a minimalist bathroom, go for a sleek space-age style rather than anything too bulky or traditional.

Advanced Mixer Showers

If you want to go for a more advanced model of mixer shower, opt for a thermostatic Thermostatic products deliver accClick and Clean. The lower wheels and panels can be released to expose the for thorough cleaning. Panel then easily clicks back into position to ensure a water tight seal.urate thermostatic control ensuring the water temperature you select is maintained even if the pressure varies within your home. This means you and your children are safe regardless of any changes in water usage elsewhere in the home.type. These automatically adjust the temperature of the water so hot and cold are always evenly balanced, eliminating any danger of accClick and Clean. The lower wheels and panels can be released to expose the for thorough cleaning. Panel then easily clicks back into position to ensure a water tight seal.idental scalding, or getting an unwelcome blast of icy water. Again, these vary in style and function so consider your needs before whipping out your credit card. If you have a family, it’s a good idea to go for one of the models that include a safety button so your kids can’t turn the shower up too hot.

Where to Buy Mixer Showers

As these are now a popular item for bathrooms, mixer showers are easy to find both on the high street and online. Mainstream bathroom brands will have a wide range on display in their showrooms, or you can browse their website and catalogues. Alternatively, you could find an independent dealer who will stock mixers from a number of different brands, or go online and get one delivered to your home. If you choose the latter option, make sure you’ve done your research on the right type for you before buying.

Ideal Standard is Europe’s leading bathroom design brand, using award-winning designers to create bathrooms that blend style and luxury with functionality. We also provide mixer showers, bathroom suites, accClick and Clean. The lower wheels and panels can be released to expose the for thorough cleaning. Panel then easily clicks back into position to ensure a water tight seal.essories, taps and furniture. To find out more, choose a design, or find your nearest showroom, just browse our website. Click CLICK technology. The single lever basin mixer and bidet mixerincorporate a CLICK feature that encourageswater saving – the user lifts the handle until theyfeel a slight resistance. This resistance informs theuser that the fitting is delivering only 50% of itsmaximum flow potential. Lifting the handlefurther enables the fitting to deliver maximumflow. CLICK technology is available on Idyll Two,Ceramix, Ceraplan and Melange.on the Contact Us page for our hotline numbers to order a brochure, or do email us with any enquiry you might have.

For more information on Ideal Standard products click here