Different types of shower heads their individual benefits

When renovating your bathroom or designing a new one, the shower is an important part of the whole process. It really doesn’t end with the type of shower you decide to have, buy you must also consider the type of shower head you want in it. There are many different kinds of shower heads to pick from and as result many home owners are not sure of which one to pick. When picking a showerhead, the best advice anyone can provide is to place the most priority on the features available as well as the cost. Hence, below are some of the most common showerheads and their features in use today.

Rain Shower Head

Wall mounted shower heads

Wall mounted shower heads, like the name suggests are fixed on the shower/bathroom walls. Over the years, a lot of R&D has been carried out to ensure they have the best features and functionality. To name a few features; the heads is designed to be adjustable to a variety of angles depending how you wish, they also include hard water countering technology which helps in preventing corrosion and defilement of the skin. In addition to this, the shower head offers a variety of modes which you can interchange at will. The modes vary in number for different shower heads but the most common modes are misty and massage.

Top mount shower heads

Some people prefer their shower water raining from above as opposed to walls, hence the go for the top mount option. It has relatively the same features as the wall mounted shower head including the shower effects. The only difference as observed in the names is the position the head is installed.

Sliding bar shower heads

If the shower serves multiple people with different height, for example a family, a sliding bar head is the best option for you. The head is attached to a permanently fixed stand to the wall; however, the head itself is vertically adjustable to an individual’s preferred height. This means even the young get to enjoy the full experience of a shower just like an adult.

Dual Shower Heads

One of the best inventions to ever hit the bathroom remodeling market is that of the dual shower head and the double shower head. A really good double shower head can really make a difference to your shower experience and one that I highly recommend is a handheld shower head along with a rain shower head together they make having a shower seem like your on a tropical island.

Hand held shower head

This type of shower head is dismountable from its holder. The head is attached to a hose which makes it easier to maneuver the movements especially with slippery hands. Such a head is very efficient especially when washing something or someone else. For instance when you wash your kids or dog, you can use this head to make the washing much easier as opposed to using a fixed head. It is also very good for concentrating hot water pressure on specific parts of the body that may require the soothing effect.

Shower section systems

These systems have customized shower heads which provide an array of shower effects to the stream of water. Some homeowners who are current making use of these systems highly recommend it as it is almost like a Jacuzzi despite the standing part. The system provides control options for the head in terms of temperature, volume and pressure. You also have the freedom to decide how you want the effects and where you want them to concentrate the effect. This is because they system is characterized by multiple shower heads including ceiling and wall mounted shower heads which cover the body from the chest and back all the down to the feet.

Aerating and lighted shower heads

Nowadays, showerheads have amazing features such as LED lighting which comes in a variety of colors for setting the mood during a shower. Others have incorporated aerating mechanisms which mix water with air to create the feeling of enhanced pressure. This is advantages as you get to enjoy great pressure without using up a lot of water.

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Picking a Coffee Table

A coffee table is put to a lot of work. It holds magazines, drinks, food, books and even games at times. You also use it to put your feet up on it, it also serves as a place for coloring for your kids and, to top it, it is placed right in the middle of the room where it is impossible to be missed therefore it is quite necessary for the coffee table to look elegant and well placed.

There are several things to bear in mind when you’re choosing a coffee table. First and foremost, analyze the use of the table, then choose a proper location where it can be placed, think a bit about how you would want to decorate the table and then choose a table that suits best to your requirements.

Decide on the size of the table by marking (possibly using a painter’s tape) it on the floor. Make a clear estimate of how this piece of furniture will affect its surroundings. If it is a huge room, you can place a big table surrounded by sofa’s or chairs so as to make a comfortable sitting place for your guests. A big dining room with a big coffee table serves as a good party spot where the sofa’s or chairs so used can be moved into positions to accommodate the gathering, and using the  coffee table to serve food and drinks. If the gathering is bigger, then a couple more chairs or ottomans can be placed around the table in accordance to accommodate the groups. You can also try to set a smaller matching coffee table with your bigger table to divert the focus from your bigger table.

A lip borders or tray top with a coffee table is always a smart selection if you have kids that’ll be using the coffee table for foods and drinks.

When selecting a coffee table with a lip, the lip should not be higher than the adjacent seating arrangements, or you’ll end up hitting your drink with the lip when you make an effort to set it down.

Choosing an elegant coffee table

If you don’t want to highlight the coffee table in the room, you should keep it simple with a glass top and sides blending with the rest of the décor of the room. This will not make the coffee table center of attraction of the room and allow the eyes to move around the room equally.

Metal bases together with glass tops make another good choice. They allow the room to look bigger and more open and are best if you have a special rug to flaunt and don’t want to block its view. All you need to give an elegant look to the room is to keep your glass spic and span.

Round coffee tables allow flow, especially where there are several available seats. If in case the coffee table is not in the reach of all the seats, make sure to place another table to allow the guests, ease of placement.

If you believe in a more traditional environment, try using some vintage object style coffee table (For example: A table in the shape of a vintage chart). The object can portray a story, history or anything of historical significance. The piece should be well placed and substantially stable.

Other important information to be kept in mind is the setting of the table. If the table is placed on the floor, it should not have splintered legs or rusty bases so that it doesn’t scratch or stain the floor.

The ideal way of choosing a coffee table is to make sure the table suits your room and fits well in accordance to your specifications and aesthetics. It is not necessary that the table should be of standard height or width. What is necessary is that it should go look good when placed in the room.

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It’s really hard to learn Thai

I can speak several languages now but the toughest by far was the Thai Language. I tried to learn Thai by myself just reading text listing to tapes and stuff online but really it didn’t work very well because i had the most trouble with pronunciation. I think that’ s were most people just like me had trouble with. Trying to learn and build up a big vocabulary is pointless if you don’t know how to say the words.

Thai is made up of many different sounds some of which I and most people will have difficulty trying to learn. The best place to start that I always tell people is the Thai alphabet. The reason the alphabet is so important because if you keep trying to say the letter, like seriously make them perfect. If you can say the alphabet completely and very clearly than you can say any Thai word something throws at you. Whether you know the word or not if it’s easier for you to say learning it will be a breeze.

Have you ever asked someone what something is in Thai. Like pointed to a chair and asked them what it’s called. This is the best way to learn Thai and like i said previously if you already know the alphabet then when it comes time for you to repeat the word they said you won’t be fumbling. Like I meant to ask is have you ever had a situation learning Thai where someone has told you how to say it in Thai but you waste like 20 minutes just figuring out how to say it. Yeah, that’s why I tell people you need to know the alphabet first.

Do you really need to know how to write Thai? Simple answer is no! People don’t write letters these day they Type them and learning how to Thai type is just as important as learning how to speak Thai. When you have mastered how to Type in Thai you’ll be able to assimilate into Thai society.

Fitting in is very important in Thailand but unless you look Asian you’re always going to stick out. This is not your homeland. In the outskirts and country areas of Thailand it’s funny those people will treat you less like an outsider, more than likely because the people travelling to Thailand are more likely to be there so it’s more understandable yet harder for us to understand since we live in a very ethnically diverse country like the USA, Australia, or England.

So really it all boils down to your strategy for learning the language. This is the method I used and it might work for you, i might not either but seriously give it a try because now I’m living in Thailand and most days i don’t even speak English, although I do have to work all day using English so basically i’m writing in English but talking in Thai.

It’s really a great life once you know how to speak Thai, it’s opened up so many opportunities in my life I hope that someone reads this post and they too can live the dream in South East Asia just like I and tens of thousands of others are doing the same.

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