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What is a Dual Head Shower Head?

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A dual head shower head is a shower head type that features two shower heads. These bathroom fixtures can provide both convenience and a spa-like atmosphere for owners. Perhaps it is for this reason installing two shower heads is often a standard among luxury hotels and resorts, and a popular shower upgrade option among homeowners and luxury hotels and resorts. Many home improvement and department stores sell a variety of dual shower heads within different price ranges.

As its name suggests, the simplest requirement for a dual head shower head fixture is that it have two shower heads. Beyond that, there are many different style options. Some feature two shower heads positioned close together, horizontally or vertically. Others are designed for one shower head to be statically mounted to the shower wall or even ceiling, while the other is used as a hand-held shower head. Some fixtures marketed as dual shower heads actually have more than two shower heads.

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Many spas and luxury hotels and resorts have showers with dual shower heads. Typically, a dual head shower head is not a standard bathroom feature in most homes and apartments, but they are gaining popularity as bathroom upgrade and remodel options. Dual shower heads are popular for the relaxing, spa-like atmosphere they can help create. At the same time, a dual shower head can also provide convenience for certain people. For example, someone who has to sit during a shower due to age or injury would benefit from a dual head shower head fixture if one of the two shower heads was hand-held.

A person shopping for a dual head shower head should consider his price range, comfort level with plumbing projects, and shower type before making a final selection. Just as there are many different styles and designs for dual shower heads, there are different price ranges and installation types. It can be just as easy to find an affordable and easy-to-install dual head shower head as it can be to find a more expensive one. Most department and home improvement stores that sell bathroom upgrade and remodeling merchandise also sell various styles of dual shower heads. Also, people can broaden their selections by searching for dual shower heads online.

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