Introduction

Collage of Rainfall showerheads

When it comes to choosing the perfect electric shower with rain head for your home, there are many different factors to consider. Things like installation, benefits, and price can all vary depending on the model you choose. This article will outline six of the best electric showers with rain heads on the market today. We will also compare and contrast a few key features to help you make the best decision for your needs.

Did you know?

Did you know that the average person spends 13 minutes showering each time? Men tend to shower seven times a week, and women six times. That’s less than two hours per week or about 100 minutes per month.

Showering is a quick and easy way to get clean, but it can also be a great way to relax and unwind after a long day.

Choosing the right shower with rain head for your home

Let’s get this out of the way straight away. Most rainfall showers are designed to be hot water-fed power showers i.e. from the hot water tank or combi boiler. There are nowhere near as many options to choose from for an electric shower with rain head, but we have found seven which work brilliantly, and each one serves a purpose or solves a problem. You don’t have to have a power shower to have a rainfall showerhead!

The benefits of a rain shower head

A rainfall shower head can provide various benefits for the average person. Some of these benefits include:

  • Increased relaxation A rainfall shower head can provide a relaxing experience that can help you unwind after a long day. The gentle flow of water can help soothe your senses and leave you feeling refreshed.
  • Improved circulation The pressure from a rainfall shower head can help improve circulation throughout your body. This can be beneficial if you suffer from conditions like arthritis or sore muscles.
  • Generally, more water flow Most rainfall shower heads have a higher flow rate than traditional shower heads. This means that you can get clean quicker and use less water overall.
  • Enough water flow for two people You might have company

The best options for electric showers with rain heads

Our Pick
711Al+I0t L. AC SL1500

Mira Azora Dual shower

5.0

The Mira Azora Dual heads shower is a top-of-the-line electric shower. It features a striking design, thermostatic temperature control, frosted glass fascia, and Mira Clearscale technology. It’s perfect for anyone who wants an Electric Shower with Rain Head.

The Mira Azora Dual shower has a sleek and modern design that will turn heads. Chrome features complement the frosted glass fascia, and the overall look is one of luxury. The thermostatic temperature control maintains a safe temperature whilst showering, even when there is a decline in water pressure. This great safety feature ensures you won’t be scalded if the water pressure drops while you’re showering. The Mira Clearscale technology makes showers last at least 50% longer, so you can enjoy your shower without worry. And, if you need to restart the shower after turning it off, the phased shutdown means that the water will not be scalding hot.

The Mira Azora Dual shower is a high-end electric shower that offers everything you could want or need. If you’re looking for an Electric Shower with Rain Head, this is the ideal choice.

  • Thermostatic temperature control maintains a safe temperature whilst showering, even when there is a decline in water pressure
  • Frosted glass fascia complemented by chrome features
  • Mira Clearscale technology makes showers last at least 50% longer
  • Striking design
  • Phased shutdown means that if the shower is restarted straight away, the water will not be scalding hot

What customers are saying…

  • Sleek and modern looking
  • Great refit for old Mira shower
  • Works perfectly
  • Easy to fit
  • Great value
  • Very good all around
  • Fits bathroom decor and easy to use
  • Easy to install
  • Easy to switch between big and small shower head, temperature is easy to adjust
  • Great shower, good-looking, and easy to use
  • Good looks and good quality, simple button settings
  • Fab quality, but difficult to install
  • Good flow to get warm, but flow needs to be slowed for hot shower
  • Lovely looking electric shower, but not very powerful
  • Thermostat for constant temperature, but water feed only on left side, difficult to fit as replacement in some showers
  • Expensive compared to other electric showers
Best For Low Pressure
71i3Gf0n4qL. AC SL1500

Mira Elite SE Dual Shower

4.5

The Mira Elite SE Dual Shower is a high-end electric shower that offers everything you could want or need. This is the perfect option if you’re looking for an Electric Shower with Rain Head.

The Mira Elite SE Dual Shower has a sleek and modern design that will complement any bathroom. The integrated pump means that this shower will work with very low water pressure, and the ultra-quiet pump takes cold water supply on low pressure, gravity-fed systems and silently delivers a strong and consistent performance. The Mira Clean-flo™ filter is designed to be easily accessible, enabling self-cleaning and maintaining shower performance. The hassle-free replacement of older models makes this shower the perfect choice for anyone looking to upgrade their shower.

If you’re looking for an Electric Shower with Rain Head for a property with low water pressure, this is the perfect option.

Pros:
  • An integrated pump means this shower will work with very low water pressure
  • This shower can be tank fed
  • Ultra-quiet pump
  • Takes cold water feed on low pressure, gravity-fed systems and silently delivers a strong and consistent performance
  • The Mira Clean-flo™ filter is designed to be easily accessible, to enable self-cleaning to maintain shower performance
  • Hassle-free replacement of older models: Uses the same footprint and screw holes as Mira Elite QT and Mira Elite ST

What customers are saying…

  • Mira showers are the best
  • Much quieter than old Mira Elite2 model, rain setting is softer but adequate, price and delivery were competitive, easy installation
  • Great for low pressure water
  • One of the best showers ever, great pressure and eco setting, rarely goes cool, very pleased and recommend highly
  • Excellent, works perfectly
  • Uses same mounting points and connections as older models
  • Easy to install, works well on low pressure water system, very quiet, great purchase
  • Another Mira was the best solution, all previous mounting points and connections were the same as original
  • Good pressure and eco setting is great for summer, installation was easy and lots of fitting options
  • Replaced old Mira, delivers good power even with high temperature, pump noise not too loud, easy installation
  • SE model is quieter but not as powerful as QT model, temperature not adjustable enough on ECO setting
  • Installation was easy, but shower not as powerful as old one and claim that it is quieter than water flow is incorrect
  • Disappointed in pump power, medium setting is too hot, good quality unit, quiet compared to old one
  • Pump not powerful, even with tank 2 meters above appliance
  • Water leaked from bottom of unit, replacement does the same
Highest Power Rating
712h5rK5TjL. AC SL1500

Mira Jump Dual
Electric Shower

4.0

Mira Jump Dual Electric Shower has a 16-cable and water entry combination giving an almost universal replacement to your existing shower. This Electric Shower with Rain Head features 10.8 kW, making it the most powerful on our list and giving the unit more power to heat the hot water. It also includes a pressure stabilizer that helps extend your electric shower’s life. With Mira Clearscale technology, there is up to a 50% reduction in limescale.

The Electric Shower with Rain Head is easily diverted between the generous 200 mm overhead and the 90 mm handset. The push button on/off lets you leave the power and temperature controls at your preferred setting. You also can position the deluge overhead where it suits in the bathroom, thanks to the adjustable arm.

Pros:
  • 16 different cable and water entry combinations giving an almost universal replacement to your existing shower
  • The 10.8 kW option makes this the most powerful shower on our list
  • Pressure stabilised
  • Easily divert between the generous 200 mm overhead and the 90 mm handset
  • Push-button on/off so you can leave the power and temperature controls at your preferred setting
  • Ability to position the deluge overhead where it suits in the bathroom, thanks to the adjustable arm

What customers are saying…

  • Good quality shower with both overhead and handheld options
  • It is easy to use and navigate
  • It heats up quickly and has a good flow of water
  • The customer service is excellent
  • It is a good replacement for an existing Mira shower
  • It is compact and has a range of installation options
  • Some people have experienced low flow and a failed solenoid coil
  • A better range of rear entries would have helped with installation
  • The screws for the cover are on top and are difficult to access
  • The pressure from the showerhead may not be sufficient for those who prefer a strong spray
  • The temperature control may not be as precise as desired
  • Some people have had issues with the temperature fluctuating or not maintaining a consistent temperature
  • It may be too basic for those who want more advanced features.
Best upgrade to existing Shower
51dYutKjFwL. AC SL1001
61sDLyeJAuL. AC SL1001

10 Inch Rainfall Shower Head with Shower Arm

5.0

Transform your shower into a luxurious rain experience with the GRIFEMA 10 Inch Rainfall Shower Head! This elegant and ultra-thin design provides an effective, powerful rainfall sensation even under low water pressure. Plus, its 196 soft silicone nozzles prevent limescale build-up and are clog-resistant for effortless maintenance – just use the touch-to-clean feature to make any dirt or debris disappear! Now your bathroom will be truly complete with this amazing rainfall shower head upgrade.

Get the complete showerhead set and make your bathroom experience even more enjoyable! This includes a 10-inch showerhead, an adjustable extension arm, and a universal G1/2″ hose that is compatible with many bath systems like electric showers, pumped electric showers, mixer taps and diverter valves. Moreover, what makes this product unique are its 360° rotation angle capabilities thanks to its swivel ball connector, which allows you to tilt it up to 15 degrees in order to easily customize your rainfall sensation according to your preferences.

Not only is GRIFEMA’s showerhead incredibly effective, but also extremely resilient. Crafted from 304 stainless steel, which is both rust-resistant and corrosion-proof, it guarantees a long life with its stunning chrome finish intact! Its universal fit makes for simple installation into any bathroom to instantly upgrade the look and feel of your space. With this purchase, you can rest assured that your showerhead will remain in great condition for years to come!

Consider adding an angle diverter valve which would enable you to keep your existing handheld showerhead for maximum flexibility

Pros:
  • Large 10 inch size provides a wide and powerful rain shower experience
  • Ultra-thin design ensures consistent performance even under low water pressure
  • Touch-to-clean nozzles prevent lime scale build-up and are easy to clean
  • Comes as a complete set including a showerhead, extension arm, and shower hose
  • Universial G1/2″ hose is compatible with most bath systems
  • Adjustable angles allow for customization of the rainfall experience
  • Made of rust-resistant and corrosion-proof 304 stainless steel
  • High-shine chrome finish enhances the look and feel of any bathroom
  • Universal fit makes it easy to install
  • Durable and long-lasting

What customers are saying…

  • The water flow is excellent and the shower head has a wide spread
  • It looks good and is easy to clean
  • It provides a luxurious shower experience
  • The product is of good quality and value
  • Some people had issues with the bracket getting in the way of the screw heads, causing it not to fit flush to the wall
  • Some people would like a slightly longer arm or the option of one
  • It is easy to install, though some people suggest using longer fixing screws due to the weight of the arm and head
Best Retrofit
71Jsv13yjfL. AC SL1059
61iGyGt65PL. AC SL1200
61d+yDvllcL. AC SL1421

Rainfall Showerhead Replacement

4.0

This showerhead is perfect for those who want to experience the feeling of a rainfall while in the shower. It has 90 spray jets that provide a powerful and consistent spray, creating a truly immersive shower experience. The soft silicone nozzles are clog-resistant, making them easy to maintain and ensuring that you have a strong and steady flow of water.

The sleek and round design of this showerhead is both visually appealing and functional. The 8 inch diameter provides full water coverage, ensuring that every inch of your body is thoroughly cleansed. The showerhead is made of durable stainless steel with a glossy chrome finish that adds a touch of elegance to your bathroom.

Installing this showerhead is quick and easy, thanks to the standard G1/2 thread connector. You can easily secure it in place without any tools, and the swivel adapter allows you to adjust the angle of the showerhead to your liking. Whether you want a relaxing rain shower or a more invigorating experience, this showerhead has you covered.

Pros:
  • Replaces existing showerhead
  • Provides amazing spray power with its 90 spray jets, creating a rainfall experience
  • Clog-resistant silicone nozzles require little maintenance
  • Sleek and round design measures 8 inches on all sides and provides full water coverage
  • Made of durable stainless steel with a glossy chrome finish
  • Quick and easy to install with a standard G1/2 thread connector and adjustable swivel adapter

What customers are saying…

  • Customers generally like the shower head and find it easy to install
  • Many customers are pleased with the overall quality and stylish appearance of the shower head
  • Some customers appreciated the improved water pressure and flow
  • Many customers are happy with their purchase and would recommend it to others
  • Some customers experienced clogging, but found it easy to clean
  • Some customers experienced issues with leaks, but were able to fix them with additional materials or adjustments
Optional Upgrade
51m9knUPOJL. AC SL1500
61duaw2DOIL. AC SL1500
71VjwU3q5 L. AC SL1500

Angle Diverter Valve

5.0

This G1/2″ Bathroom Angle Valve is a versatile and convenient addition to your shower setup. It allows you to easily switch between a hand shower and a fixed shower head with just a quarter turn of the handle.

The one-piece brass body and solid metal handle are durable and will last for years to come.

The valve is finished in chrome for a sleek and modern look. It is easy to install with a G1/2″ female inlet and male outlet and can be hung on a shower arm.

The valve is designed to handle water pressures ranging from 0.6 to 1.5MPA. It comes with G1/2″ washers for a secure installation.

This angle valve is made by Ciencia and comes with a 30-day money back guarantee.

Pros:
  • Allows for switching between hand shower and fixed shower head with ease
  • One-piece brass body with solid metal handle for durability
  • 1/2-turn valve operation for easy use
  • Made from high quality brass for longevity
  • Comes with G1/2″ washers for installation
  • Chrome finish adds a stylish touch to any bathroom
  • Suitable for use with water pressure between 0.6-1.5MPA
  • 30-day money back guarantee for customer satisfaction

What customers are saying…

  • Well made and sturdy construction
  • Easy to install, but the valve needs to be hand tightened
  • Can be used to divert water between two outputs, such as a fixed shower and a hand shower
  • Can be used to deliver warm water to a cold-water bidet
  • The lever allows for easy switching between the two outputs
  • Works well with power showers, but not as well with gravity showers
  • May leak a little, but not a significant issue
  • Hoses may need to be attached in a backwards way to fit properly
  • Some customers report a loss of water pressure due to the small size of the water passage in the valve

If you decide you simply want to update your shower head, we have seven great recommendations

We have also found five fantastic non-rainfall showers to recommend

Showers produce lots of steam, so make sure you have a the best bathroom extractor fan running

FAQ

Can you use a rainfall shower head with electric shower?

Yes, you can use a rainfall shower head with electric shower. Electric showers come with a variety of different features, including the ability to divert between an overhead and handheld shower head. This means that you can customize your shower to suit your needs. The Electric Shower with Rain Head is powerful and easy to use.

Can you get electric rainfall showers?

Yes, you can get electric rainfall showers. Electric showers come with a variety of different features, including the ability to divert between an overhead and handheld shower head. This means that you can customize your experience to suit your needs. Check out our list of the 7 best electric rainfall showers

Are waterfall shower heads worth it?

Yes, waterfall showerheads are worth it! They provide a luxurious showering experience that is sure to leave you feeling refreshed and invigorated. With a variety of different settings to choose from, you can customize your experience to suit your needs. Plus, the rainfall effect ensures that you get wet from head to toe. If you’re looking for a truly indulgent shower, a waterfall shower head is the way to go.

What is the point of a rain shower head?

A rain shower head is a great way to enjoy a luxurious and relaxing shower. With a rainfall effect that wets you from head to toe, it’s the perfect way to invigorate your senses and refresh your body and mind. Plus, with a variety of different settings to choose from, you can customize your experience to suit your needs. If you’re looking for a truly indulgent shower, a rain shower head is the way to go.

What is the most powerful electric shower?

10.8 kW is the most power allowed for an electric shower. Check out our list of best electric showers

Is an electric shower a good idea?

Yes, electric showers are a good idea. They only require a cold water supply and electricity, so they are very easy to install. Electric showers also come with a variety of different features, so you can customize them to suit your needs. Plus, electric showers are very efficient and can save you money on your energy bills.

What is a fixed shower head?

Fixed shower heads are shower heads that don’t move. A fixed shower head is a stationary option usually near the ceiling and favoured by over 80% of people in the UK. They work well as a main showering option or as a secondary one.

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