5 best low water pressure shower heads

Add some power to your shower with our suggestions for the best low water pressure shower heads

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Looking to invest in the best low water pressure shower head? There's nothing worse than stepping into a lifeless, trickling shower that takes an age to rinse anything out of your hair. But there are ways you can work with your low water pressure system to help you boost your shower head’s flow, namely, a low water pressure shower head: we've found five of the best here.

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING A LOW WATER PRESSURE SHOWER HEAD

Whether it’s your plumbing that has low water pressure or it’s down to your shower head getting clogged with limescale, a good low water pressure shower head will be self-cleaning to maximise the flow with as little maintenance as possible. 

Ironically, the type of shower head you need to look out for is a high-pressure one, as this is what will push the water through with a steady stream. Massaging shower heads like the Fire Hydrant Spa Shower Head in our top spot are often versatile and allow you to find your desired pressure. We’ve picked out a range of wall mounted and standalone models to suit your bathroom, check them out below…

The best low water pressure shower heads

Rymerce Ionic Shower Head Handheld

1. Rymerce Ionic Shower Head Handheld

Our pick of the best low water pressure shower head

Specifications
Type: Standalone
Settings: 3
Finish: Chrome
Reasons to buy
+Filters water+Saves water +Easy to install+Affordable
Reasons to avoid
-Beads need replacing every few months

Whether you like your shower to be a powerful jet, a relaxing massage or a calm rainfall, this low water pressure head is said to increase the intensity of your otherwise measly trickle of water you’re currently used to by 200 per cent. It works by pushing water through its purifying ionic filter and mineral balls to deliver more water speed pressure at a reduced water cost. The shower head contains bioactive mineral balls and a negative ion filter; one to help purify the water and remove chlorine and limescale, and the other to reduce the damage on your skin and hair due to impurities. Rated highly for maintaining a consistent high-pressure and being very easy to install, making it more than worthy of our top spot.

Mira Showers Response Shower Head

2. Mira Showers Response Shower Head

An easy to clean, adaptable shower head

Specifications
Type: Standalone
Settings: 4
Finish: Chrome or white
Reasons to buy
+Four spray modes to choose from

If you don’t have a wall mounted shower then this standalone shower head is a popular choice to suit most types of shower. Featuring four different spray modes, you can set the water flow to your desired pressure. The rubber nozzles are designed to be easy to clean, so to keep on top of limescale, simply rub over them to wipe away anything that could be clogging them and you’ll immediately see a difference. It’s also incredibly easy to fit on any type of shower.  

Triton 5 Function Shower Head

3. Triton 5 Function Shower Head

Another versatile shower head with 5 different functions

Specifications
Type: Standalone
Settings: 5
Finish: Chrome
Reasons to buy
+Choose from a range of pressures and spray patterns

If four different settings weren’t enough for you, then this Triton shower head offers a range of pressure variants, including jet, blast, spray, rain or drench. It has a removable spray plate which makes it easy to keep clean and it’s a universal shower fitting so you can expect quick and easy installation. In our opinion, this is one of the best low water pressure shower heads you can buy if you require several functions.

Aqua Elegante Shower Head

4. Aqua Elegante Shower Head

A super high-pressure head with lots of nozzles

Specifications
Type: Wall mounted
Settings: 3
Finish: Polished chrome
Reasons to buy
+Removable flow limiter for all water pressure levels

This powerful shower head boasts a whopping 36 nozzles to help blast your water out at a higher pressure. It features a removable flow limiter, which is recommended to be removed by those who have a low water pressure system to get the best results. It’s also designed to work well in hard water areas as it has a self-cleaning nozzle to prevent calcium build up.  

Yoo.Mee Handheld Shower Head

5. Yoo.Mee Handheld Shower Head

Soothe sore muscles with this massaging shower head

Specifications
Type: Standalone
Settings: 3
Finish: Polished chrome
Reasons to buy
+Handy water pause mode

When you’re done with a hard workout in the gym, a hot high-pressure shower is the best thing to relax muscles and relieve tension. This handheld model has three different settings and a water pause mode that allows you to place impact on those areas that need relief the most. The hose on this shower head is also said to be very neat and compact so it doesn’t take up too much space in your shower cubicle. The best low water pressure shower head to soothe sore muscles, we think.

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