Process Of Replacing A Shower Head

Replacing your shower head

Changing your shower head

Each one of us would love to have that feel where after a long and tiring day, there is this stress relieving hot shower. Hot water running from our body is anyhow very much invigorating and soothing. It releases our stress and makes our body feel relaxed. When you have this hot water running through shower head, the feeling is ten times more. When all this water comes out of the shower, it would be millions and billions of gallons of water coming out and going to the drain. All this water would be heated first before coming out. Now if you have a leaky shower head or have any other issue with your shower head, then just imagine how much amount of water you would be literally wasting. You must consider replacing a shower head if there is any such issue with it. While replacing a shower head make sure to have the new shower head with less flow.

Replacing a shower head with the one with less flow will save lots of water and also save up on your water bills. If you had a shower head with low flow and it was not at all good as to have to run around for getting your body wet and the flow was restricted very much, then you don’t need to worry about that now. In today’s time the new showerhead which is low flow are designed in such a manner that despite of being low flow, you will not feel restriction in water flow and you will be able to use it comfortably without any issue. One of the added benefits of replacing a shower head of today’s technology is that they are not much expensive. Here are the steps for replacing a shower head.

  • Get rid of old showerhead

The first and the foremost step of replacing a shower head is to get rid of the old one. This step of replacing a shower head is really easy. You just need to unscrew the old shower head which is connected to the water supply. Firstly check out the under part of the shower head. If you find any small screws over there then remove it. Majority of the shower heads can be removed by hand only but it is not moving then you can make use of a wrench or pair of vise grips and remove the screws. Make sure you are turning it very gently and hold on the water supply when you are removing the screws of the shower head. Make sure you are giving sudden jerk and breaking the supply pipe.

  • Attach new shower head

The spot from where you removed the old shower head, new shower heard should be placed at the same spot. Put the new shower head there and then screw it. Make sure to put up some pipe dope or tape for securing it. Place this on the water supply line thread. Ensure that there are no drips on the shower head.

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