Outdoor showers can be quite handy, so that you know you’re going in clean before entering a pool. It’s helpful, especially if you’re having a pool party and you have several guests over. One of the worst things about pools are how so many people go in for a swim unclean. Well, with outdoor showers, there’s no excuse for them!
With outdoor showers, the main things you want to focus on are its material, hot/cold water option and mounting options. Outdoor shower fixtures aren’t too expensive either, most are in the range $150-$200. Here we have compiled a list of the top outdoor showers for 2020:
- HAOXIN Outdoor Shower Fixtures,SUS 304 Stainless Steel Wall Mounted, $ 189.97
This is a stainless steel outdoor shower fixture from Haoxin. It has two options where you can easily switch from hand shower mode to overhead shower mode. It is made from stainless steel (SUS304) with a high brushed nickel finish, which is very durable, corrosion and scratch resistant. It can be used both indoors and outdoors.
It has cUPC certification for the ceramic valve. Ceramic valves are superior to stainless steel ones because they don’t encourage mineral deposits the way steel ones do. Mineral deposits can damage sensitive parts of the shower.
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- Votamuta NEW 8" Rainfall Shower Faucet Single Handle Bathroom Outdoor Shower, $135
This shower system from Votamuta can be used both indoors and outdoors. The shower head size is 8 inches, and the hand shower can be extended 59 inches. It is made from highly durable materials, with a bronze finish and the body made from brass. The shower head is made from ABS Plastic and the valve is ceramic, which is as mentioned earlier, preferable to steel valves.
Like most outdoor showers, it has both an overhead shower and a smaller hand shower you can extend. The handshower hose is made from stainless steel, while the shower head is ABS plastic like the overhead shower head.
One of its standout features is the adjustability of the angle in the showerhead, thanks to the ball joint design. The overhead shower head is adjustable in height between 80cm and 120 cm.
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- Giantex 7.2Ft 9.3 Gallon 2-Section Solar Heated Shower W/Shower Head, $152.64
This outdoor shower head from Giantex deviates from the usual overhead and hand shower design, and uses solar energy to heat water. This is ideal if you live in hot climates where you get sun all year around. You’ll also save up on electricity and water bills.
It holds a maximum of 9.3 gallons of water and can heat water up to 140 degree Fahrenheit. It is constructed from brass and PVC which resists corrosion. Unlike the other outdoor showers, you can mount this to any surface, like a fence, for example.
The only limitation is that this can only be an outdoor shower and you need decent sun to heat the water. So, if you don’t get much sun during the summer, you may not get hot water. With this shower, you also need to buy a 2-way connector and wooden bath mat separately.
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- Southern Enterprises Curtis Outdoor Shower, $299.99
This freestanding outdoor shower from Southern Enterprises is a great addition to any backyard. The pillar and platform is made from Eucalyptus wood sourced from Indonesia and the shower fixture is made with stainless steel.
However, it can only be used outdoors. It is also relatively expensive at almost $300.. This is the cost of the shower itself. You would need to buy a 2-way brass connector and hose separately if you want a ‘handshower’. Get it on Amazon.
- PHASAT outdoor shower, $199.99
This outdoor shower set from PHASAT, like the first few showers, has 3 functions. There is a stationary overhead rainfall showerhead, handheld shower and a tub filler faucet at the bottom. The main body of the shower is made from 304 stainless steel, with an opaque black finish.
It is a little on the pricier side, compared to the other outdoor showers with similar features. However, it has a larger rainfall shower head at 9 inches. The shower height can be adjusted from 35 to 48 inches.
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- Homelody Shower System with 8" Rain Showerhead, 5-Function Hand Shower, $ 119.99
This outdoor shower set from Homelody comes with 5 spray functions in the hand held shower. There is the strong massage water spray, ordinary shower, praying water and water column modes. The praying water function can be used to wash your face as the stream is gentle, while the high impact massage water relieves tension in your body.
The 8 inch overhead shower is plastic and corrosion-resistant, while the rest of the shower is made of stainless steel with brushed nickel finish. There is also a soap bracket.
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Outdoor showers are quite useful when you want to ensure everyone gets in the pool nice and clean. There are several types available, including solar heating outdoor showers. It is cheaper to buy ones that already have a handheld shower, because otherwise you’ll have to buy parts separately.