How to Install a Shower Head

Written by: Brent Holland

Replacing an old shower head with a new fixture is incredibly easy, and can be done in a few minutes.

Tools / Materials:

- New Shower Head

- Adjustable Wrench

- Teflon Tape

Products:

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Step by Step Instructions

How to Install a Shower Head: Step 1

Step 1:

Remove the old shower head.

How to Install a Shower Head: Step 2

Step 2:

Clean the threads. Use a scrub brush and/or a rag to clean any residue off the threads to ensure a clean connection with the new shower head.

How to Install a Shower Head: Step 3

Step 3:

Apply a 4- to 5-inch strip of Teflon tape to the threads to ensure a watertight seal.

NOTE: If the shower has an extension arm, attach it then repeat Step 3 before attaching the new shower head.

How to Install a Shower Head: Step 4

Step 4:

Attach the new shower head.

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