How to replace a showerhead
Items you will need:
- Adjustable Wrench
- New Showerhead
the old showerhead
Turn the current showerhead counter-clock wise
with your hand to remove it.
completed, go to step two.
If not, locate your slip-joint pliers and wrap
its lips with electrical tape (or a hand towel around the arm of the shower to protect
the color/finish from damage). This step is to get a better grip.
Grip the arm of the shower with the pliers.
Locate your adjustable wrench and begin to slacken
and unscrew the old showerhead.
Dust off any rust or mineral deposits from prior
Wrap the threads
Wrap Teflon tape around the threads or the arm
of the shower two to three times (for security) in a clockwise direction.
Installing a new showerhead
Screw the replacement showerhead in a clockwise
motion tightly onto the shower arm
Turn on your shower faucet and review your new showerhead
for any inconsistencies or leaks.
If there are any leaks, re-wrap the area with
more Teflon tape and re-tighten with an adjustable wrench until leaks stop.