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Delta 7-Setting Hand Shower 75700

Est. $25
Reviewed
November 2013
by ConsumerSearch
Delta 7-Setting Hand Shower 75700

Best handheld shower head

Pros
  • Seven spray settings
  • Easy to install
  • Inexpensive
Cons
  • Flimsy construction
  • Stiff hose

Bottom line

The Delta 7-Setting Hand Shower 75700 offers a lot for its $25 price tag. It has seven spray settings, an extra-long hose, a choice of three finishes and easy installation. Most users are also pleased with the feel of the shower, but some complain that the flow is too weak. Also, like most inexpensive shower heads, the Delta is made mostly of plastic, and many users say the parts don't hold up well.

Performance

Mixed reviews. Most users of the Delta 7-Setting Hand Shower 75700 say that there's at least one setting they love. One owner at Amazon.com calls it "a spa-like experience without the price," and several reviews at HomeDepot.com rave about the massage setting's ability to soothe tired muscles. Most owners say the Delta, with its 2.5-gallon-per-minute (gpm) flow rate, delivers plenty of pressure on every setting. However, a sizable minority complain that the stream is weak. One HomeDepot.com review gripes, "You can't even tell there is a massage spray setting ... My old shower head had five times the pressure."

Ease of use

Easy to install, easy to adjust. Owners universally agree that the Delta 7-Setting Hand Shower 75700 is very easy to install. We found several reviews at HomeDepot.com saying that the process takes only a few minutes, even for someone with no plumbing experience or tools. Most reviewers also say the shower head is easy to use once installed. One owner at Amazon.com praises the anti-slip handle and the easy-turn dial, saying they're both easy to manipulate with wet, soapy hands. Users also find the extra-long hose handy for washing pets and cleaning the tub, but several reviews say that it's very stiff and cumbersome.

Design

Flimsy plastic. The biggest problem with the Delta 7-Setting Hand Shower 75700 is its plastic construction, say users. One owner at Amazon.com complains that it even has a strong plastic odor when hot water runs through it, but most are more concerned about its durability. Tightening the shower head to stop a leak can cause it to crack, and some report that it can also break regardless of whether or not it's in use. However, Delta backs the shower head with a limited lifetime warranty, and many reviewers say that the company is very good about honoring it.

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Our Sources

1. Amazon.com

The Delta 75700 is the top-rated handheld shower head at Amazon.com, with 4.3 stars overall from nearly 600 owners. User-reviewers love the shower head's strong pressure, multiple settings and easy installation, as well as its low price tag. However, a few complain that the plastic parts are flimsy.

Review: Delta 75700WH Seven-Spray Hand Shower, White, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of December 2013

2. HomeDepot.com

Although the Delta 75700 is no longer sold at HomeDepot.com, there are still over 60 reviews for it here, with ratings averaging 4.5 stars out of 5. Most owners say it has strong water pressure and is easy to install, but many complain that the hose is too stiff.

Review: 7-Spray Handshower in Chrome, Contributors to HomeDepot.com, As of December 2013

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