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Methven UK becomes preferred supplier to Wainhomes

* METHVEN-Wainhomes.jpgGlobal designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, Methven UK, has become the preferred supplier of bathroom brassware and showering solutions to housebuilder, Wainhomes.

Wainhomes, which has developments across the north and south west of England, was looking to upgrade the specification of its new build bathrooms and installed basin and bath taps from Deva by Methven's Insignia range of brassware. Following a successful trial, Insignia has now become the standard specification for all Wainhomes' future sites.

As part of Wainhomes' commitment to accessibility and the Code for Sustainable Homes, the company also conducted a trial of Methven's Maku 'cool to touch' thermostatic bar shower.

Methven's most affordable Satinjet shower to date, Maku includes a safety temperature hot stop at 38° with an override button for those who want a warmer shower and an eco flow control for reduced water consumption. The shower uses cool touch technology to keep the bar safe to touch and suitable for all the family.

Methven's unique Satinjet technology uses twin-jets of water that collide, producing thousands of tiny droplets that feel soft enough for the face, yet invigorating enough for the entire body. A Satinjet shower is optimised at just nine litres per minute allowing users to shower at lower water flow rates while still providing a wonderful sensory and luxurious experience.

The Maku will now feature in 350 new Wainhomes properties across the North West.

Managing Director of Wainhomes, Steve Toghill, says: "Quality is not only a byword at Wainhomes, but also the foundation stone on which we've built our reputation. We guarantee our buyers a quality finish, so partnering with manufacturers such as Methven is a key part of our strategy. The bathroom plays an important role in the sale of any new property, and improving the specification of our brassware and shower systems will make our new properties an extremely attractive prospect to house hunters."

A pioneer in bathroom and kitchen plumbing for more than 125 years, Methven is New Zealand's oldest and largest designer of shower and tapware to builders, plumbers and consumers. Today, Methven is a world-class international business with proprietary technology, shower systems and tapware ranges earning a reputation for innovation, high quality, and water and energy efficiency and offices in New Zealand, Australia, the UK, the UAE and the Far East.

The company has won prestigious design awards worldwide for the innovative functionality and water and energy saving aspects of its products including the prestigious Red Dot and previous Good Design Awards.

In the UK, Methven acquired Deva in July 2007 and has since set about introducing some of its award-winning Satinjet range of water and energy saving showers to the UK and Irish markets, with great success. Since their launch, Satinjet designs have won a total of four British awards for their water and energy saving credentials, design and innovation.

Methven UK delivers next day - nationwide. For advice or technical support it provides a specially trained Customer Care Team and runs the Approved Plumbers Scheme to offer specialist on site support.


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