Q: We are renovating our home and are looking for hand-held shower heads that are affordable and low flow yet still have decent pressure. First, could you help me understand what is considered low flow? I've seen shower heads with a rate of 2.5 gpm listed as low flow on the packaging, but I had always thought that anything 2 gpm or less was low flow. Second, do any of your readers know of any to recommend?
Sent by Wendi
Editor: As far as we understand, any showerhead with a flow under 2.5 gpm is technically considered "low flow." However, it's obviously preferable to shoot for the lowest number possible that still gives you an enjoyable shower.
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