Kohler K-17493

Flipside Multi-Function Hand Shower with Flipstream Technology

Item # BCI963997   |   Model # K-17493   |  Flipside Collection

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  • Can this handshower work with any Kohler wall bracket, what is recommended wall bracket?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 will work the Kohler wall brackets.
  • Made from metal or just a metal looking plastic?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 is made of solid cast brass. There will be some plastic and ceramic parts for the more intricate pieces. But the cast and chassis of the piece is brass.
  • Will this work in a home with a well and pressure tank water system?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 uses very little PSI because it only allows 2.5 GPM.
  • Can I use the Kohler K-17493 or K-17492 to replace my current Moen 8341 hand shower wand? Will it work?

    A. When switching fixtures around in your shower, if you arent concerned about getting exact matches on your finishes, the only thing you need to worry about it matching your handle trim with your valve. If that is all you are replacing then it should work. Feel free to contact me directly with any questions (800) 864-2555 x447.
  • Can the hose connect to a shower arm (and can the handheld shower attach to the arm) or do I have to get a supply elbow and slide bar?

    A. You are going to need a slide bar and a elbow for this to work.
  • Is this a hand held shower?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 is a hand held shower.
  • What slide bar will work with the Kohler flipside handheld?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 hand shower will work with any Kohler slide bar. The K-8524 or K-9069 are two good options.
  • Can I connect the hose of this handheld shower on a Kohler shower arm?

    A. You would typically connect the hose to either a shower arm diverter or a shower arm mount.
  • Can this shower head be deck mounted?

    A. Yes, The Kohler K-17493 can be deck mounted. Please let me know if you have any other questions. I am happy to help. Have a great day!
  • I need the shower head holder ,what is recommended model for this shower head. thanks

    A. The Kohler K-17493 will work with any Kohler shower head holder.
  • what type of valve and diverter do I order with the flipside, slide and elbow?

    A. You can order any pressure balance valve or thermostatic valve depending on your intended shower set up. Please feel free to call customer service to discuss your goals and how to best accieve the bathroom of your dreams.
  • What part do I need to connect K-17493 hand shower to an existing wall mounted shower arm?


    For item number K-17493 you will want to use either item number K-9511 or K-9662 by Kohler. This will both allow for you to use your hand held shower by mounting it to your existing shower arm. 

  • Does this come with wall bracket and hose?


    The Kohler K-17493 only includes the Hand Shower.

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