With a total of 22 body and back jets, the Stamina shower is a "plug-and-play" system that requires only a water hookup to install. The system includes a 3/4-inch thermostatic valve, eight body jets, ten back jets, and handheld and overhead showerheads. The multi-piece acrylic surrounds come in 48- and 60-inch models. Options include full roof cap, steam unit, and door, and are offered in standard and non-standard colors. Suggested list price for a fully equipped 60-inch model is $6,848 — add $240 for color upgrades. Maax, 800/463-6229, www.maax.com.
With adjustable body jets incorporated into the valve trim, the Monitor Jetted Shower XO series makes a remodeling upgrade nearly as convenient as new construction. The valve also features a third outlet for an additional showerhead, hand-spray, or body jet, which does require some rough plumbing behind the surround. A three-way diverter...
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