Bathroom Guide-Wall Mixer vs. Diverter- What To Buy?

Bathroom Guide-Wall Mixer vs. Diverter- What To Buy?


Updated on 2018-11-24

In Bathroom


The contemporary bathroom designs would be never complete without the Installation of a few main elements such the wall mixer or the diverter! It not only allows one to switch between different components such as the handheld shower and the standard shower head but also comes up with various other add-ons like the temperature control. To avoid double fitting attachments and to have the best of both worlds make sure to utilize these faucets.

Wall Mixer: It is a single unit fitted on the wall, with a common spout attached to the hot and cold water supplying knobs together, which allows to draw water from both the hot and cold sources and combine it into a single flow, to come out of a single spout.

Wall Diverter: Whereas the diverter units functional parts gets concealed inside the wall and only the lever, spout and overhead shower would be visible. The spout and the knob are different parts, unlike the wall mixer, hence look more compact and space efficient. Since all the functional parts get concealed in the wall, there’s only an aluminum sheet with a lever and depending upon the types of diverter and feature requirements, water flow from sources can be controlled. And while planning modern bathroom these fixtures are very much part of the bathroom design.

Wall Mixer

The  Two Types Of Wall Mixers:

●     2 in 1 wall mixer

●     3 in 1 wall mixer

2 in 1 wall mixer  consists of 2 features

➢    an overhead shower

➢    hot and cold water knobs.

3 in 1 wall mixer consists of 3 features

➢    an overhead shower

➢    hot and cold water knobs

➢     a hand shower

The Four Types Of Diverters With Its Features:

●     One way:  controls one component like the overhead shower.

●     Two Way: controls two components like the overhead shower and the hand shower

●     Three Way: Its three-way design allows to control of up to three separate components

●     Feature: Thermostatic Mixers: It maintains an exact water temperature throughout the duration of the shower and protects from any sudden changes in the water temperature.

Advantages Of Using A Wall Mixer

●     Wall mixers are the best replacement for traditional full turn taps.  Here the ‘’full turn’’ on and off taps have been replaced by quarter turn knobs which are more durable.

●     It allows to switch flow between the taps and a shower attachment or between the overhead and the hand shower and is particularly useful where there isn’t room for a separate bath and shower enclosure.

●     Wall mixer is installed on the wall therefore, the unit can easily be changed or repaired when needed.

Advantages Of Using A Diverter

●     A diverter is installed inside the wall and hence, best suits the minimalist bathroom interior style or the spa-like bathroom.

●     Even the diverter allows switching flow between the taps and a shower attachment or between the overhead and the hand shower so can be considered a good replacement for traditional full turn taps.

No matter what home dwellers buy, be it wall mixer or diverter, we suggest you to buy a branded unit which is available in various designs and style and looks quite trendy and stylish. Just make sure to choose the style that matches the bathroom interior style and budget.

Lastly, take a read of the most important Bathtub vs. Shower, Which is Perfect for Your Bathroom?

And an example of one such video uploaded on our Youtube channel



Tags

Wall mixer Diverter 2 in 1 wall mixer 3 in 1 wall mixer wall mixer diverter diverter valve bathroom designing bathrooms bathroom designs thermostatic mixers bathroom interior style wall mixer or diverter - what to buy for your bathroom?

Article Category Bathroom

If this post inspired you, share it with others so that they can be inspired too!!

Deepa Raj

written on Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:59

(Click to Expand)

Relevant Articles

How to Get a Luxurious Bathroom That is Fuss Free

In Bathroom

How to Get a Luxurious Bathroom That is Fuss Free

ar.gargaditi_77368

Bathrooms are very intimate yet statement-making spaces. Luxury and…

Read more

Types of Bathtubs and How to Choose the Right One for your Bathroom

In Bathroom

Types of Bathtubs and How to Choose the Right One for your Bathroom

simarpreet308_78855

Bathtubs are the element that adds up a tinge of luxury to your…

Read more

Perfect Basin for your Bathroom

In Bathroom

Bathroom Guide- How to Choose the Perfect Sink Basin for your Bathroom?

Deepa Raj

Bathroom designing would be just considered incomplete without a ‘’…

Read more

Bathroom Guide: How to choose the right faucet with the right basin

In Bathroom

Bathroom Guide: How to Choose the Right Faucet with the Right Basin

simarpreet308_78855

A stylish bathroom basin with a complementary set of the faucet is…

Read more

Bathroom Mirror Ideas

In Bathroom

Bathroom Styling: How to Choose a Perfect Bathroom Mirror

simarpreet308_78855

There are a lot of ways to decorate the bathroom, either do it from…

Read more

Bathroom Storage Ideas

In Bathroom

7 Ways to Boost your Bathroom Storage

simarpreet308_78855

The most common issue gaining attention these days is that of the…

Read more


Most viewed articles

Book Review: Barry The Construction Of Buildings
Book Review: Barry The Construction Of Buildings

As the name of the book suggests, it is the whole and a sorted guide…

Brilliant Kitchen Space Savers - Useful Tips For Kitchen
Brilliant Kitchen Space Savers - Useful Tips For Kitchen

The kitchen is an essential space in a house. It houses all the…

6 Ways to Enhance Interiors With Indirect Lighting Techniques
6 Ways to Enhance Interiors With Indirect Lighting Techniques

Illumination is just a factor to light up the home, interiors, and…

8 Tips to Get a Good Raise in an Architect's Salary
8 Tips to Get a Good Raise in an Architect's Salary

Talking about the construction field, the profession of architecture…

What Kitchen layout mistakes should be avoided
What Kitchen layout mistakes should be avoided

The kitchen is the most wonderful and amazing space of every house.…

The importance of Autocad knowledge and beyond
The importance of Autocad knowledge and beyond

Introduction For any software developed by the IT industry,…