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Casa Quickie: Troubleshooting a Showerhead

Has your power shower turned into a dismal dribble? The showerhead could be clogged with mineral deposits. To remedy this problem, gently unscrew the shower head from the pipe and soak it overnight in vinegar. To reattach the showerhead, wrap it with Teflon tape around the pipe threads and turn the head back into place.


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Pixie462 Pixie462 8 years
Thank you. Thank you for this advice!
plasticapple plasticapple 8 years
Our shower is so weak lately, it maddens me to use it. lol I've been taking baths for weeks. I'll try this tonight and see what happens. Thanks!
BoomBoom22 BoomBoom22 8 years
Thanks for the tip! Ours isn't too bad yet, but now i'll know what to do if it gets to slackin on me, :)
davisdavis davisdavis 8 years
If you don't want to unscrew and subsequently re-tape it, you can just put the vinegar in a large plastic bag, dunk the showerhead into it, and tape it there overnight.
iaudrey iaudrey 8 years
oh, we definitely need to try this, thanks for the tip!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
Oooh, nice tip! Thanks casa!
nancita nancita 8 years
Great tip. I will definitely remember this next time I have a showerhead problem. Vinegar is quite the multitasker, isn't it?
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Thanks :)
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Sweet! Great tip :D
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