What is a thermostatic shower and how do they work?

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If you are in the process of designing a bathroom and choosing new products you may well be asking 'what is a thermostatic shower?' Understanding how to choose a shower that will be right for you and the needs of your household, as well as one that will suit your heating system, can be confusing. 

However, once you have got to grips with the type of shower that will be best for you and your home, you can start shopping around with confidence, knowing which products will result in a powerful and efficient shower than meets all your requirements.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.