I think you’ll agree with me that bathing is more enjoyable when the temperature of your water is just right. Not too warm or cold.
Well, it turns out that you can have a shower that mixes both temperatures of water.
With a top-quality and durable mixer shower in your home, you will enjoy your baths more for many years to come.
This review will set you on your path to having the best mixer shower money can buy.
Top Mixer Showers
The following products are the best in the market when it comes to mixer showers.
1. Zing Cool Touch Bar by Bristan (single mode kit & standard connection)
Here’s a top-quality thermostatic shower mixer made of chrome. This mixer boasts of a finish made of steel.
The shower valve is well-protected and safe to touch because of its cool touch technology.
Moreover, when you buy this product, you can expect a shower gear with one function handset.
This mixer has an attractive modern look and is very easy to use. It also has separate controls for temperature and flow
The Zing comes in a standard size and is compatible with low pressure and high-pressure plumbing systems.
There’s also a 5-year warranty to give you peace of mind and assurance over the quality of this product.
Your purchase also comes in a box fully-packaged with an Instructional manual, shower, wall mounting kit, and adjustable riser shower kit. With these, you’ll have a smooth and easy installation.
For complaint purposes, there’s an award-winning customer service ready to respond to your inquiries ASAP.
2. Wall-Mounted Circular Chrome by Solepearl (rainfall shower head, wall rail, water-saving)
What we have here is a round-shaped shower mixer made of brass.
Going by your pre-selected temperature, this mixer uses a thermostatic valve that fuses both hot and cold water.
There are no fluctuations whatsoever while you’re having a shower so you don’t have to worry about sudden changes in water temperature that can lead to skin burns or cold shocks.
Since the system is made of brass, it won’t rust or wear out. It can also withstand prolonged contact with water owing to its chrome surface.
The product uses an 8-inch shower head with wide coverage that will give you a fascinating shower experience owing to its 72 nozzles. Hence why it’s called a rainfall showerhead.
You also get to enjoy a 10-year warranty to assure you that you’re buying a top product.
3. Square Thermostatic Shower Mixer with Shower Head by Solepearl
This mixer has a safety button that keeps the water from going hotter than 38 degrees, in case the supply of cold water fails. Even kids won’t have a hard time using it since there’s no fear of skin burn.
Since the mixer has a brass composition with a chrome finish, it can withstand the test of time. It can also withstand high pressures and temperatures. I never had to worry about leakages or drips when I used the product.
Also, the bar is made of steel so it won’t rust when it comes in contact with water. You can adjust the bar over a specific range (910 mm-1320 mm) to suit different heights, thanks to its rotational structure.
If you wish to enjoy the full capacity of this system, a 1-bar working pressure would be ideal. This is possible if you have combi boilers or gravity fed systems. An 0.5 bar would also work but would limit its performance.
Moreover, there’s a 10-year warranty benefit and a refund option that lasts for 30 days.
4. Bar Round Wall Mounted by Hanstore (intelligent constant temperature, thermostatic)
Here’s another interesting option if you’re looking to get quality at a bargain price.
This mixer has an intelligent temperature system that swiftly stabilizes the water temperature. It makes it extremely easy to control the water flow.
Constructed with solid brass and a chrome finish to match, you have nothing to worry about concerning durability. The mixer should last long without rust or corrosion.
What’s more, it uses an advanced ceramic technology that saves water and prevents leakages or drips.
The water temperature runs between 20 to 50 degrees and it has a safety lock that prevents the water from going hotter than 38 degrees. That way you and your kids can have a safe bath without worrying about skin burn if the cold water fails to flow in.
Moreover, it’s cost-efficient and doesn’t cost as much as others. You get to enjoy quality benefits at minimum cost.
5. Modern Chrome Square by Co-Z ( 20cm, 8 Inch, mixer shower head kit)
This particular mixer is a thermostatic device that ensures your water remains at the temperature you want. There are no interruptions from cold or hot water during a shower.
You also get to utilize the safety lock feature that keeps your water temperature at 38 degrees. This means you won’t have to worry about your kids getting cold shocks or skin burns while having a shower.
Made from brass with a chrome finish, this mixer can withstand the test of time. It will not rust nor go through corrosion. Having gone through multiple series of tests, the product won’t leak.
The mixer has a simple structural design, making it easy to assemble and install.
The shower bar is flexible and can be adjusted from 91cm to 132cm. Hence, it’s accessible for persons of different heights.
6.1901.002 Honesty Dual Outlet Square Bar Valve by Mira
If quality is your concern, you can’t go wrong with Mira considering they’ve been in the business for over 80 years.
This square-shaped mixer shower is compatible with any type of plumbing system. You could use it for low pressure systems without a glitch.
As usual, safety comes first, so the mixer uses a standard temperature control that keeps its users safe during showers.
Moreover, it is made of brass and has gone through cycles of on and off testing that proves it will last up to a lifetime. Not even constant water contact will make it rust or wear out.
You get to enjoy your morning and evening showers by having to choose between the overhead or handheld shower system.
Your purchase should come along with an overhead shower vent that’s 250mm and a handheld shower that’s 110mm. It should also come with neat vents that make cleaning easy.
7. Shower Column with Thermostat by Elbe (stainless steel, brass, large shower heads)
Here’s our final pick. Another square-shaped mixer shower made of brass and stainless steel.
First off, this mixer has a wide shower head that’s 25x25cm in measurements. It also has a wide coverage and it evenly distributes water through its vents made of ABS.
The thermostat regulates the water flow and temperature by keeping it at a safe range of 20 to 60 degrees. The safety lock is set at 38 degrees to prevent scalding in the event of a water supply failure.
Since its shower head is made of steel and the thermostat of brass, the system can withstand the constant touch of water without rusting.
Moreover, it’s user friendly and won’t give you installation problems. The bar is adjustable by 80 to 122.5 cm so it is suitable for people of different heights.
What Are The Factors To Consider When Buying The Best Mixer Shower?
Mixer shower design
Mixer showers come in varying designs. Some feature exposed design where the whole unit is visible, and concealed design. Also, some mixer showers feature a single lever handle while others have dual controls or two handles. You could consider the design that excites you if every other thing works well.
Your household’s pressure system
The best mixer shower works with a wide array of pressure systems such as a gravity-fed system to give you an ideal water temperature. Also, these mixer showers work within a specific water pressure range. As such, assess your household pressure range and your pressure system before buying any mixer shower.
Ease of installation and use
When buying a mixer shower, choose the mixer shower that is easy to install and use. Ease of installation will ensure that you install this unit by yourself during a weekend DIY project. Also, ease of usage will enable you and other family members to enjoy a nice warm bath without any problem.
The material of body construct
The material that is used to make your mixer shower affects its quality and durability. As such, going for the best quality mixer shower is very important. You could choose a mixer shower that features premium quality brass that is chrome-plated if you want to have the best unit for your bathroom.
This material will make your mixer shower elegant and modern-looking besides resisting rust, corrosion and tarnishes.
Pricing dictates a product’s quality. Cheap products are of low quality. As such, be on the lookout for very cheap mixer showers because they might be of low quality. The best mixer shower is affordable and high-quality because of the material of body construction.
Having the best quality mixer shower might seem like a stretch to some people. However, if you prioritize comfort in the bathroom as much as I do, then it’s necessary.
The above review should help you select which mixer shower would fit perfectly with the systems you have in your bathroom.