Culligan WSH-C125 Shower Filter Review


The Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Showerhead is not like your ordinary bathroom fixture. You may mistake it as a normal showerhead. It has a built-in shower filter that makes your bathroom experience even healthier and exciting.





A good bath after a long day is a comfort everyone deserves. But with the wrong shower head, you might end up more stressed than before. In this Culligan WSH C125 review, we will look at how this shower will change the way you take a bath forever.

Culligan WSH-C125 Overview

Culligan is well-known for being among the top producers of high-quality water treatment products in the country. Their shower filters are also proven to reduce the minerals that make up hard water.

Let’s take a look at the key features of this shower filter.

Key Features

Easy to Install

The Culligan WSH C125 can be easily installed on most standard ½ inch pipes without any tools or paying for a handyman.

The package includes a Teflon tape which helps stop leaks when installing new fixtures for pipes.

As it resembles a regular shower head, anyone who rents an apartment can install this. This way, you don’t need to replace the whole shower system to get a great shower. 

Filter Quality

The Culligan WSH C125 showerhead effectively removes chlorine, scale, and rust, which are among the causes of hard water problems. You will know that the filter is effective once you notice the disappearance of the sulfuric smell, and scale on the bathtub.

The filter media has bacteriostatic, a patented system that reduces the number of bacteria that may live in the showerhead. These foreign bacteria and minerals can cause itchy skin, dandruff, and even some skin infection.

Also, it will keep your hair from being dry and hard to comb after each shower because it filtered out the minerals that cause that, chlorine. You will feel a difference in the texture of your hair when using this shower regularly. 

Varied Spray Settings

Not only will you be able to have clean shower water, but you will also have a custom shower experience. The showerhead allows for five different settings that you can easily access with a simple turn. 

The five spray settings include full-body, soft rain spray, invigorating pulse, full-body spray with rain combination, and full-body spray with pulse combination. Find your favorite or pick the one depending on how you feel. A good massage has a lot of benefits, especially for the elderly.

Certification & Warranty

This shower is certified by IAPMO, a regulating body that sets the standard for plumbing equipment. It has ANSI Standard 177 which means it can reduce chlorine. You will also get a limited 5-year warranty.

Annual Maintenance

This showerhead has a replaceable filter. It is recommended to change it every 6 months. On average it would have filtered about 10,000 liters of water during that time.

Culligan recommends the WHR-140 for this model which costs $15.13. It will also fit other Culligan shower filter products as specified in the spec sheet. This is the heart of the shower filter as it is effective in cleaning the water of contaminants.

Annual Maintenance Cost: $30 – $60

Wall-Mounted Filtered Showerhead with Massage

Consideration Factors

There are some other factors that you may need to consider before buying the Culligan WSH-C125 so that you don’t have any regret.

Check The Contaminants

While it does a good job removing chlorine, scale, and rust, it may not be as effective as other minerals that are present in water. Check the water composition of your area first to see if there are other minerals in the water that may affect your hair and skin.

1.8 GPM Output

This shower’s output is 1.8 gallons per minute. This is great if you want to conserve water. But if you want a stronger output like 2.5 GPM, there are other showerheads that can provide that flow rate. 

The 1.8 GPM flow rate is ideal for homes with family members using the shower.

Hard to Adjust

As with other showerheads, changing out the shower setting may be a little difficult because these are designed to be durable as well. But it is not impossible to change. Being a filter as well, the spray setting feature has been set so that it can be changed with a little effort.

The rubber gasket inside the showerhead may also be worn out due to daily and heavy usage.

Only Designed for Wall Showers

You can’t put this on handheld shower units. It has a different configuration which will only match wall showers. It is bulky and comes only in chrome color.

+ Filters out chlorine, scale, and rust
+ Ready and easy to install
+ Clog-free nozzles
+ Many spray settings
Cannot be used for hand-held shower units
Comes in just one color and looks bulky

Technical Specs

  • Culligan WSH-C125
  • Weight: 1.45 pounds
  • Dimensions: 4.75 x 8.50 x 12.25 inches
  • Flow Rate: 1.8 gallons per minute
  • Color: Chrome
  • Inlet Thread Size: 1/2 inch
  • Outlet Thread Size: 1/2 inch
  • Cartridge: 1 included (replaceable)
  • Compatible Cartridges: WHR 140

Our Verdict: Recommended

In summary, we recommend the Culligan WSH-C125 as among the top choice for shower filters. The easy-to-install shower head unit and replaceable shower filter are one of the quickest solutions to giving back your hair’s natural softness.

You will feel the difference it makes on your skin and hair as it filters out chlorine and softens the water. This is great for people with skin issues and those who get straw-like and dry hair.

Lastly, it is more affordable because you get two functions in one showerhead unit. Changing the filter will not take a lot of effort, and you can do it every six months. Filters do not cost a lot as well. 

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Culligan WSH-C125

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