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Best Buying Guide for Shower Systems

When you want a functional and modern bathroom, it's important to choose a shower system that suits you. There are many types of shower systems in Bostingner. In order to make it easy and quick for everyone to choose a shower set that best suits you in Bostingner, we will introduce Bostingner rain shower systems from different aspects, including installation style, color, shape, function and shower valves, etc. to ensure you choose the perfect rain shower sets for you.

1. Installation Method of Shower Systems

Shower systems can be divided into wall-mounted shower systems and ceiling-mounted shower systems according to the installation method.

Wall-mounted Shower Systems

Wall-mounted shower systems are the most common and versatile. They are easy to install and suitable for most bathrooms. These wall mount shower systems typically include a rain shower head, handheld shower, and shower body jets. Wall-mounted shower systems are known for their flexibility in adjusting shower head height and are often more affordable.

Bostingner Shower Body Sprays Systems Wall Mounted Brushed Nickel 10 Inch

SKU: NER19008LS
Installation Method: wall mounted
Features:

  • Multi-Function: Three function shower system with rain shower head, handheld shower head and shower body jets, cannot be used at the same time.
  • Durable Construction: 304 stainless steel and brass components for longevity.
  • Enhanced Water Pressure: Air Energy Pressurized Technology.
  • Anti-Clogging: Silicone jets prevent lime and hard water deposits.
  • Corrosion Resistance: Ten-layer electroplating for durability.
  • Pressure Control: Pressure Balance Cartridge.
  • Easy Installation: 1/2" NPT tapered threads for leak-proof installation.
  • Innovative Design: Ultra-thin concealed design for a minimalist shower area.

Ceiling-mounted Shower Systems

Ceiling-mounted shower systems are a stylish and elegant choice. They create a rainfall effect when water falls directly from above. These ceiling mount shower systems provide a spa-like experience and add a touch of luxury to your bathroom. However, they can require more complex installation and are often more expensive.

Bostingner Shower System with Body Spray Jets Ceiling Mounted

Bostingner Shower System with Body Spray Jets Ceiling Mounted Matte Black 10 Inch
SKU: NER19008DH-C
Installation Method: ceiling mounted
Features:

  • Premium Materials: Stainless steel and brass components for durability.
  • Enhanced Water Pressure: Air Energy Pressurized Technology.
  • Anti-Clogging: Silicone jets prevent deposits.
  • Corrosion-Resistant: Ten-layer electroplating.
  • Pressure Control: Pressure Balance Cartridge.
  • Easy Installation: 1/2" NPT threads for leak-proof install.
  • Versatile Functions: Overhead shower head, handheld shower head, and body jets (not simultaneous).
  • Innovative Design: Ultra-thin concealed for a minimalist bathroom.

2. Color Selection for Shower Systems

The aesthetics of your rain shower system play an important role in the overall look and feel of your bathroom. You can choose from a variety of finishes to match your bathroom decor and personal style. Common color options include:

Chrome Shower Systems

Chrome finishes are stylish, shiny and timeless. Chrome shower systems are easy to clean and perfect for both modern and traditional bathroom environments.

Bostingner Shower Faucet Set Wall Mounted Shower System 10 Inch Polished Chrome
SKU:BST2202DL
Color: Chrome
Features:

  • Simultaneous Use: Allows both rainfall and handheld spray simultaneously for generous coverage and high pressure.
  • User-Friendly: Easy switch settings with a push-button design suitable for all ages.
  • Safety First: Anti-Scald valve maintains water pressure balance to prevent scalds and cold water shock.
  • Durable Build: All-metal construction with high-quality brass, stainless steel, and ten-layer electroplating.
  • Easy Maintenance: Soft silicone nozzles for effortless cleaning, ideal for hard water areas.
  • Air Energy Technology: Provides a gentle, consistent, and powerful shower massage experience.
  • DIY Installation: Comes with detailed instructions and universal 1/2" connectors for easy installation.

Brushed Nickel Shower System

Brushed nickel provides a warm, soft surface that resists fingerprints and water stains. The brushed nickel shower system is a popular choice for those looking for a classic and elegant look.

Bostingner Shower Faucet Set Wall Mounted Shower System Brushed Nickel


Bostingner Shower Faucet Set Wall Mounted Shower System Brushed Nickel
SKU:BST2202LS
Color:Brushed Nickel
Features:

  • Simultaneous Use: Allows both rainfall and handheld spray for generous coverage and high pressure.
  • Safety Assurance: Anti-Scald valve prevents scalding and cold water shock.
  • Durable All-Metal Build: Brass, stainless steel, and ten-layer electroplating for longevity.
  • Easy Maintenance: Soft silicone nozzles for effortless cleaning, ideal for hard water areas.
  • Air Energy Technology: Provides a gentle and powerful shower massage.
  • DIY Installation: Comes with detailed instructions and universal connectors for the USA and Canada.
  • Lifetime Support: Backed by Bostingner's lifetime support, including a 5-year replacement warranty.

Matte Black Shower Systems

Matte black finishes are on-trend and can create a dramatic contrast in your bathroom. Matte Black shower systems are particularly suitable for contemporary and industrial designs.

Bostingner Shower System with Tub Spout Matte Black
SKU:B1003DH
Color: Matte Black
Features:

  • Convenient Controls: Easily switch between 3 spray functions with ergonomic buttons.
  • Safety Assurance: Valve body with solid brass construction prevents scalding and water shock.
  • Durability: All-metal build using brass and stainless steel with a ten-layer electroplating process.
  • Wide Spout Design: Provides gentle laminar flow and doubles as a convenient platform.
  • Inclusive Package: Detailed instructions and universal connectors for the USA and Canada.
  • Lifetime Warranty: Covers both parts and finish, with 5-year replacement for quality issues.

Gold Shower Systems

Gold finishes exude luxury and opulence. Gold shower systems are perfect for upscale bathrooms and can make a stunning focal point.


Bostingner 3 Function Shower System Push Button Gold 12 Inch
SKU:B1203DJ-4
Color: Gold
Features:

  • Spa-Like Luxury: Three invigorating spray functions for ultimate relaxation.
  • Durability: All-metal build using brass and stainless steel with a ten-layer electroplating process.
  • Safety Assurance: The valve body prevents scalding and water shock.
  • Inclusive Package: Detailed instructions and universal connectors for the USA and Canada.

3. Shape of Shower Systems

The shape of your shower system affects the aesthetics and functionality of your bathroom. The two most common shapes are round and square.

Round Shower Systems

Round shower heads and fixtures create a soft and timeless look. They are suitable for bathrooms with a classic or transitional design.

Bostingner Thermostatic Shower System Round 12 Inch Brushed Nickel
SKU:BST2212LS-R
Shape: round
Features:

  • Classic Design: Suits both modern and traditional decor, offers a spa-like experience.
  • Thermostatic Technology: Maintains consistent water temperature regardless of pressure changes.
  • Multi-Function: Choose between handheld shower, body jets, and rainfall showerhead individually or together.
  • Safety Lock: Fixes water temperature at 100°F (38°C) to prevent scalding.
  • Water-Efficient: Ultra-thin design with Air-in technology saves up to 30% water without sacrificing comfort.
  • Easy Installation: Comes with instructions, universal connectors, and backed by lifetime support.
  • Durable Construction: Full metal and premium brass build with a seven-layer electroplating process.

Square Shower Systems

Square fixtures offer a more modern look. They are perfect for bathrooms with clean lines and geometric designs.


Bostingner Shower System Thermostatic with 6 Pcs Body Jets Wall Mounted Brushed Nickel 12 Inch
SKU: BST2212LS-6
Shape: square
Features:

  • Classic Design: Complements modern or traditional decor and offers a luxurious spa-like experience.
  • Thermostatic Technology: Keeps water at a comfortable temperature, regardless of water pressure changes.
  • Three-Function: Choose between handheld shower, body spray jets, and rainfall showerhead separately or simultaneously.
  • Safety Lock: Fixes water temperature at 100°F (38°C) to prevent scalding.
  • Water-Efficient: Ultra-thin design with Air-in technology saves up to 30% water without sacrificing comfort.
  • Easy Installation: Includes detailed instructions, universal 1/2" connectors, and comes with lifetime support.

4. Functions of Shower Systems

Bostingner Shower systems can be divided into single-function shower systems, dual-function shower systems, three-function shower systems and four-function shower systems according to their functions.

Single-function Shower Systems

The single function shower systems offer a single spray pattern, usually a standard shower head.

Bostingner Shower Faucet Set 8 Inch Round Shower Head With Valve Brushed Nickel
SKU:BSTSF2208LS
Function: Single function
Features:

  • Durable Construction: Made from high-quality stainless steel and solid brass for longevity.
  • Universal Compatibility: Standard 1/2" NPT connectors fit most shower systems.
  • Stylish Finish: Ten-layer plating process for a corrosion-resistant and stylish appearance.
  • Pressure Balance Valve: Water pressure control, durable brass body, and noise prevention.
  • Easy Installation: Wall mount rainfall shower head with rough-in valve, installation kit included.
  • Anti-Clogging Nozzles: Easily clean away calcium and lime deposits.
  • Elegant Design: Adjustable angle and brushed nickel finish for a modern bathroom.

Dual-function Shower Systems

Dual-function shower systems offer standard showerheads and handheld showerheads for greater versatility.

Bostingner Shower Faucet Set Wall Mounted Gold
SKU:B1002DJ
Function: two functions
Features:

  • Complete Set: Includes a 12-inch or 10-inch square rain shower head, handheld spray, 16-inch shower arm, shower holder, 60-inch shower hose, and pressure balance valve.
  • Family-Friendly: Ergonomic controls for easy switching between 2 invigorating spray functions.
  • Safety Assurance: Pressure balance valve cartridge maintains water pressure balance, preventing sudden temperature surges. Built-in check valve prevents noise and backflow.

Three-function Shower Systems

In addition to a shower head and hand shower, a three-function shower system also comes with a body spray or bathtub spout.

Bostingner Thermostatic Shower System Round 12 Inch Black
SKU:BST2212DH-R
Function: three functions
Features:

  • Versatile Design: Complements modern or traditional decor and provides a spa-like experience.
  • Thermostatic Technology: Maintains consistent water temperature regardless of pressure changes.
  • Multi-Function: Choose between handheld shower, massage body spray jets, and rainfall showerhead individually or simultaneously.
  • Safety Lock: Fixes water temperature at 100°F (38°C) to prevent scalding.
  • Water-Efficient: Ultra-thin design with Air-in technology saves up to 30% water without sacrificing comfort.
  • Easy Installation: Comes with detailed instructions, universal connectors, and lifetime support.

Four-function Shower Systems

Bostingner's four-function shower system generally consists of a rain shower head, hand held shower head, body spray and bath tub spout.

Bostingner Shower Body Sprays Systems with Tub Spout Wall Mount Brushed Nickel 12 Inch
SKU:ATF18003
Function: four functions
Features:

  • Enhanced Water Pressure: Utilizes Air Energy Technology for increased water pressure.
  • Lime Prevention: Anti-Clogging Silicone Jets prevent lime and hard water deposits.
  • Corrosion Resistance: Features a Ten Layer Electroplating Process for a sleek look and durability.
  • Easy Installation: Pressure Balance Cartridge ensures smooth installation and prevents scalding.
  • Multi-Function: Offers four functions, including overhead shower, handheld spray, shower body jets, and tub spout (not for simultaneous use).
  • Rapid Tub Filling: Waterfall tub spout with a large water flow fills the tub quickly.
  • Innovative Design: Ultra-thin concealed design creates an elegant minimalist shower area in your bathroom.

5. Types of Shower Valve

The type of shower valve in your rain shower system affects water temperature and flow control. There are two main categories of shower valves: thermostatic shower valve and pressure balanced shower system.

Thermostatic Shower System

A thermostatic shower valve maintains a constant water temperature even when someone in the home is using water. They are safer, more precise and prevent sudden temperature fluctuations.

Bostingner Rain Shower System with Body Spray Jets Thermostatic Wall Mount Matte Black 12 Inch
SKU:BST2212DH
Valve: Thermostatic shower valve
Features:

  • Versatile Design: Complements both modern and traditional decor with a spa-like experience.
  • Thermostatic Technology: Maintains consistent water temperature, regardless of water pressure changes.
  • Multi-Function: Easily switch between handheld shower, body spray jets, and rainfall showerhead individually or simultaneously.
  • Safety Lock: Fixes water temperature at 100°F (38°C) to prevent burns.
  • Water-Efficient: Slim design with Air-in technology saves up to 30% water without sacrificing comfort.
  • Easy Installation: Includes detailed instructions, universal connectors, and comes with lifetime support.
  • Durable Construction: Provides a full body rainfall shower system, a flexible hand shower, and upgraded large spa body jets.

Pressure Balanced Shower System

Pressure balanced shower systems are designed to provide a stable, safe water temperature for showering. It does this by balancing the pressure of hot and cold water inputs, ensuring that sudden fluctuations in water temperature, such as scalding or freezing, are prevented when water pressure changes in the pipe system.

Bostingner 3 Function Shower System Push Button Black 12 Inch
SKU:B1203DH-4
Valve: Pressure balanced shower valve
Features:

  • Spa-Like Luxury: Offers three invigorating spray functions for a relaxing experience.
  • Professional Installation: Requires removing existing fixtures and piping system; consult a plumber.
  • Durability: Built with all-metal components, including high-quality brass and stainless steel.
  • Safety Assurance: The valve body prevents scalding and water shock.
  • Easy Cleaning: Features soft silicone nozzles for easy cleaning in hard water areas.

6. DIY Shower System

We provide customized services. If you can't find the shower set you want from our website, you can tell us the type of shower system you want and we will DIY your own rain shower system according to your needs. If you have any needs, please contact us via email sale@bostingner.com.

Summarize

It’s crucial to choose best spa shower system that not only fits your bathroom design, but also meets your actual needs and personal preferences. You can choose the perfect shower system for you based on the installation style, color, shape, function and shower valve of the shower set. If you don't find the shower set you want, you can even DIY a rain shower set in your own style. Hopefully this shower buying guide will help you quickly choose the shower set you want.

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FAQ about Best Buying Gudie for Shower Systems

Q: What factors should be considered when choosing the best full body shower system?
A: The following common factors need to be considered:

  • bathroom size
  • Home water pressure and water flow conditions
  • Shower head type (rain shower head, handheld shower head or combination shower head)
  • Materials and finishes
  • Easy to install
  • Budget

You can refer to the article "How to buy shower system?"

Q: What are the advantages of the thermostatic shower system?
A:The main advantages of the thermostatic shower system are:

  • Keep the water temperature constant.
  • Reduce risk of burns.
  • Ideal for households with multiple users.

If you want to know more about the advantages of thermostatic rain shower system, I recommend you read the article “Choose a thermostatic shower or a hot and cold shower?

Q: Are there environmentally friendly options for shower systems?
A: Use a low-flow shower head to reduce water use or look for WaterSense or other eco-certifications.

Q: How to install a new shower system?
A: Please refer to the manufacturer's instructions or installation video. If your shower system is complex, consider having a professional plumber install it.

Q: What is the significance of surface treatment on shower fixtures?
The surface of the shower system is treated to make it more aesthetically pleasing and compatible with the bathroom decor. It also enhances the durability and corrosion resistance of your shower system. Common finishes include chrome, brushed nickel, black, gold, and oil-rubbed bronze.

Q: Can I upgrade my existing shower system without a complete renovation?
A: Yes, if the pipeline allows it. Please consider retrofitting with a new shower head, faucet, or trim kit.

Q: What is the average lifespan of a shower system?
A: Lifespan varies based on quality and usage. Higher quality shower systems can last 10-20 years or more if properly maintained.

Q: Do I need to hire professionals to install a shower system?
A: Simple installation is DIY, but complex shower systems may require a professional. Hiring a plumber ensures proper installation and reduces the risk of leaks.

Q: Can I mix and match shower system components from different brands?
A: Component compatibility may vary between different brands of shower systems and it is recommended to stick with the same brand of components or check compatibility information.

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