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Review: Moen Velocity S6320 Two Function Rainshower Showerhead

Review: Moen Velocity S6320 Two Function Rainshower Showerhead Richard

Our Rating

Shower Experience
Quality
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Price

Summary:

4.8

One of the best rainfall shower heads on the market.

User Rating: 3.7 (2 votes)

Moen-Velocity-S6320
If you’re looking for a rain shower head for your bathroom renovation, then the Moen Velocity should be number one on your list, for a number of reasons.

Firstly, it is the only rainfall style showerhead that has been recommended by Consumer Reports – which is a glowing endorsement for this product and a strong indicator that this product is the best rain shower head on the market.

Secondly, with its two different modes, you can switch between a more traditional style shower by concentrating the water to have just 30 of the nozzles activated in the center of the shower head which results in a high pressure flow, or expand it out to a full rainfall experience with all 100 nozzles. This is a great feature if you want a rainfall shower head, but your partner doesn’t – or vice versa.

The Advantages

c26-B0013J654C-1-lUnlike some of the other rain shower heads on the market, the Moen Velocity S6320 features two different modes, as mentioned previously, which can be great if not everyone in your household is keen on the spray pattern that is generated by a rainfall shower head.

It has a strong, well built feel to the construction of this shower head, as you would expect from any Moen product, and it is backed by a lifetime warranty against the most common things that can go wrong with a shower head – leaks, drips and finish defects.

The Moen Velocity is available in a range of different colors and finishes, to suit any bathroom – as well as the standard “chrome” finish, you can also get it in a shiny antique bronze finish, brushed bronze, brushed nickel or a really dark “oil rubbed bronze” finish as well. This means that no matter what color scheme you’ve selected for your tapware in your bathroom, the Moen S6320 Velocity will look the part in your home.

Water usage from the Moen Velocity is a low 2.5 gallons per minute, so if you’re upgrading from an older shower head then you’ll probably be able to save some water… or stay in the shower for longer before the hot water runs out.

The Disadvantages

If your house doesn’t have enough water pressure, the rainfall mode can turn into more of a “dribble” than the full rain effect. Some people have had success in rectifying this fault by removing the light green colored flow restrictor, which can also help by increasing the water flow.

The spray head on the Moen Velocity is rather large, with a diameter of 8 inches. If you’ve got a smaller sized shower, then you may find that the Velocity looks oversized in your shower – but its performance is sure to win over any critics.

There are conflicting reports from reviewers on Amazon about whether or not an installation manual is provided with this shower head. Even if you don’t receive one, it’s very easy to install a shower head if you choose to do it yourself – we have a guide on installing a showerhead that should help you, and you should be able to finish the job in 30 minutes or less.

Conclusion

The Moen Velocity S6320 isn’t the cheapest rainfall shower head on the market, but it is a strong candidate for the best on the market – based on its sturdy feel and excellent build quality and backed with Moen’s lifetime warranty, you should be able to enjoy amazing showers for many years to come.

Rather than buying from your local bathroom superstore, you should consider buying it online – at the time of writing this, you can get a 25% discount on the list price buying this online, which means that you can pick up this excellent shower head for less than $170 at Amazon – click here to go buy it now.

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2 Comments

  1. Ilya Levin

    November 27, 2014 at 5:55 am

    how do I get an installation guide for Moen Velocity S6320?

    Reply

    • Richard

      December 2, 2014 at 9:01 pm

      Hi Ilya,
      I have been unable to find one on the Moen site, however it should be relatively straight forward. We have a guide on how to change a shower head that you should find useful and easy to follow.
      Thanks for visiting,
      Richard.

      Reply

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