You might think that electricity and showers are a terrible combination, but if you lived in Ireland you would definitely want an electric shower in your house. The reason has to do with things we talked about in our recent post about home heating. Basically, heating systems here, including hot water, are not constant. There are only a couple of times each day when we have hot water readily available. That’s where an electric shower comes in – it heats the water instantly, so you don’t have to worry about how much hot water is in the tank. When we first heard about electric showers, we were a bit shocked, but thankfully the shock has never been literal. In fact, we’re quite thankful for our electric shower.