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New GT Mixer Shower Range!

While the sun was thinking about whether to come out or not for summer, we were busy working on expanding our portfolio of products, and now, just in time for the sunshine, we’ve just launched our brand new GT mixer shower range!

Comprising of 5 new thermostatic mixer showers, ranging from bar showers to dual headed showers, our GT range starts at just £99.99 for the entry level GT250. All of these mixer showers are universal, meaning they can be used in any water system – gravity-fed, combi boiler or high-pressure.

We’ll now take you through each model and explain the features and benefits…

GT250 – Entry level bar shower: £99.99

The GT250 bar mixer shower is a fantastic option for everyday showering – combining modern looks with precision thermostatic performance. A quality brass-bodied bar valve finished in stylish chrome means that the GT250 would complement all different types of bathroom decor. Handy features include an adjustable height shower head to enable the whole family to shower in comfort, rub clean nozzles on the shower head, and a maximum temperature override button to provide extra peace of mind when selecting higher temperatures. The models is an ideal replacement bar shower for any bar valves with standard ¾” connectors at 150mm centres.

GT250 Bar Mixer Shower: £99.99

GT250 Bar Mixer Shower: £99.99

GT350 – Luxury bar shower: £129.99

Upgrade to the GT350 luxury bar shower and you’ll have a whole host of additional features. The valve itself is much sleeker and stylish, the shower hose is deluxe easy-clean chrome and the three spray shower head enables each user to choose a spray pattern to suit them. The shower rail is much longer, at 600mm and the adjustable fixing brackets make replacing a bar shower much easier as the rail fixing can be adjusted to cover exisitng holes.

GT350 Bar Mixer Shower: £129.99

GT350 Bar Mixer Shower: £129.99

GT450 – Dual head bar shower: £199.99

Our top of the range bar mixer shower, the GT450 bar mixer shower has two shower heads an 180mm drencher head and an adjustable head, and an integrated diverter – allowing you to switch between the two heads with ease. The prolong the life of the deluxe chrome shower hose, there’s a handy anti-swivel hose connector. Plus, a temperature override button provides extra peace of mind when selecting higher temperatures.

GT450 Dual Head Bar Mixer Shower: £199.99

GT450 Dual Head Bar Mixer Shower: £199.99

GT550 – Exposed chrome shower & GT650 – Concealed chrome shower

There are two other new mixer showers in the GT range – the GT550 exposed valve and the GT650 concealed valve – for customers who prefer a concentric valve over a bar valve. The GT550 exposed mixer shower is suited to customers who want to quickly and simply replace an older shower, and the GT650 concealed mixer shower which would be a great choice for bathroom refurbishments and any customers with smaller showering enclosures.

GT550 Exposed Mixer Shower: £199.99

GT550 Exposed Mixer Shower: £199.99

GT650 Concealed Mixer Shower: £199.99

GT650 Concealed Mixer Shower: £199.99

All five new mixer showers are available on our website now!


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13 for 2013 [Part Two]

Welcome to Part 2 of our 13 for 2013 posts. In this post, we’ll go through the last few features of our website, starting with…

8.) New Showers

In our opinion, this is the most exciting part of our website. It’s where we list all of our latest shower models. Currently, our new GSX electric showers are featured, but later this year we’ll be adding lots more new models and we can’t wait! Our product team are currently busy planning the new releases, and as soon as they’re launched you’ll find them on the New Showers pages. We always link through to the individual product pages from this page to allow our customers to find out more information and buy if they wish.

9.) Next Working Day Delivery

We deliver all of our showers and spare parts to UK customers completely free of charge. Small spare parts are sent via Royal Mail First Class service, while large parts (such as engines) and showers are delivered by courier on the next working day (when ordered before 2pm).

10.) Register Your Guarantee

For complete peace of mind, customers who buy a Gainsborough shower can register their guarantee online quickly and easily. There’s a handy button on our homepage, and there’s also a link within the Advice Centre.

11.) Shower Articles

To provide our customers with interesting and informative we’ve added several shower articles on our site. These articles are designed to help our customer in their search to buy a new shower, and they range from explaining the differences between electric and mixer showers to the pros and cons of different shower types.

12.) Installation Guides

Our showers are all supplied with an Installation Guide, but in case the hard copy gets misplaced, we’ve added downloadable PDFs onto our website. These shower installation guides can all be found within the Advice Centre

13.) About Us – History

Did you know that Gainsborough Showers has been established for over forty years? The About Our History section explains the varied heritage of the company from its humble beginnings back in 1972. It makes interesting reading for anyone curious about how Gainsborough Showers has evolved over the years.

So, that concludes our 13 helpful website features for 2013. We hope you enjoyed our 2-part series.

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Would You Buy A Shower Online?

Choosing the best shower for your home is an important choice to make, and one that shouldn’t be rushed. By selecting the most suitable shower, it can save you money as well as possibly make your home more eco friendly. It is estimated that taking a five minute shower can save up to fifty litres compared to taking a bath.

At Gainsborough Showers, it’s possible to buy any of our products on our website, whether you need a complete shower or a spare part. We think buying online is a great way to buy a shower, so we’ve compiled the main benefits for you here:

Buying a shower online is convenient
You can browse and buy in your own home, at a time that’s convenient to you, even in your pyjamas if you want to! There’s no rush to buy, you can take your time, and the website is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So, if at 2am you wake up to realise you forgot to buy that replacement shower, you can get it quickly online, no problem.

Online purchases are usually cheaper
Buying products online tends to be cheaper, as the associated costs are lower. There is no shopfront display to manage, and no rent to pay on an expensive high street. That means that we can we pass on our lower costs to our customers.

You can do research in your own time
When you buy online, you can spend your time researching to make sure you but the best product for you. Search engines like Google make it easy for us to find exactly what we’re looking for. Plus, there’s no rush to get round a lot of showrooms, you can visit them all in one afternoon without even moving from the sofa. And after you’ve found the right shower and ordered it, you can reward yourself with a cup of tea and a biscuit.

You Can Make Informed Choices
Websites usually contain a lot of information, and all that information is available to you to look at for as long as you like. When buying a shower or a spare part, you will have access to photos and technical information – in fact everything you need in order to make a purchase. You’re able to print the details, email them to a partner or friend, and compare different showers to pick the best one. If you’re not sure about water systems or other technical queries, there are many websites out there with information to help, as well as forums where you can post questions and get answers.

Free Delivery
Many websites offer free delivery to encourage online sales. For example, we offer free next working day delivery to UK mainland customers. 

Replacing a shower is easy online
If you need to replace an old shower, we list all of our old models on our website, and suggest which new models are suitable for replacements – easy!

So there you have it. Buying a shower online is quick, hassle free, usually cheaper, and there’ll be no pushy sales people! What do you think, would you buy a shower online?

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