Replace a Hand-Held Shower Head

Edited by Grimm, Inukshuk

Hi, you're watching VisiHow. Earlier, we showed you how to change a broken shower hose. Now what we're going to do is change a low-pressure shower head or nozzle. We're going to change it for a new shiny beautiful shower head.

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    The first thing you're going to need to do is get your shoes
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    Rubber bottom shoes! I love my Sketchers. They keep me from falling on my head. I don't want to fall on my head; you don't want me to fall on my head, although it probably would make for a funny video.
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    What we have here is a shower head still in the plastic wrap, let's just pull that out
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    Spend some time popping the bubble-wrap if you want.
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    What we're going to do is take the screw piece off the bottom like the other one before, we are not going to throw it away
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    We should actually be able to pull this on and off
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    Sounds like we could make some music with this one, hopefully that little rattle is not going to be a problem for us
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    What we're going to do now is pull off the old head.
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    I'm just showing you with both hands, because as I've mentioned before, you can hand-tighten this stuff
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    This is not something where it's a scientific necessity or a nuclear power reactor where you to have it exactly right.
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    This one's actually even plastic - you notice the old one is metal - it's probably cheap metal, but it's still metal - but the new one is plastic, so it's just another reason not to tighten it too hard, or else you are going to break it
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    It is nice and clean though, I wish the rest of the bathroom could stay this clean.
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    There we are, now we have the new head in the bracket
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    I do see a problem that it doesn't turn, but that's OK.
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    Let's give the water a try, and see how the pressure is now
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    Not exactly what I would call fantastic, but let's switch it to other settings
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    That seems better than it was before
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    We've at least got a wider range of spray. So this is how you change out your older not-so-awesome shower head, for a shiny new shower head with a switch selector.
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Categories : Home Repair

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