by Loic Pinseel
Hectic urban life these days leaves little breathing room for the modern city dweller to catch his or her breath and even less privacy where you could get the time to gather your thoughts and be at peace by yourself. The hustle and bustle of life leaves most people exhausted and the constant human interaction, sometimes unwanted, leaves most people at the end of the day with frayed nerves and at the end of their rope. Some people have the luxury of taking yearly vacations or even monthly weekends away for a spa treatment but a lot of people just cannot find the time from their busy lives to get away. Many such city dwellers have realised that the one place they spend time in everyday life and where they have most privacy, peace and quiet is their own bathroom.
People are putting more thought into designing and outfitting their bathrooms in their new houses or remodelling their existing bathrooms. They are spending the money for premium brands like Roper Rhodes of the United Kingdom for fittings that are designer pieces and truly works of art in their own right. But unlike art that you hang on your walls, these fittings can actually be used day in and day out. Some of the more recent additions by companies like Roper Rhodes to their lines are scientifically researched and tested shower systems that promise the kind of relaxing experiences with shower massages and hydrotherapy that in the past were only available in spas.
The difference is that these new fittings are right in your own house and available to you whenever you are in the mood. An early morning shower to prime you for a rough day of urban commutes, slogging through traffic and hard work at the office? No problem. A late night session after you have gotten home after a long hard day to help you unwind and get to sleep? There is a setting for that as well on the latest computer controlled shower cubicles. You don’t need to even choose a setting just select a program and a time and the system decides the best shower experience for you. You don’t need to go all out on a shower system either and a simple massaging shower head can provide an amazing improvement to your bathing experience.
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