Showerhead Problems

Written by christopher john
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A faulty showerhead can be instantly annoying, especially when you attempt a relaxing shower escape or are in a hurry. A showerhead may leak, provide unstable or weak water flow, or may be difficult for you to adjust.

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Showerhead Leaks

The showerhead may leak from the area where it is attached to the arm that projects from the shower wall. A faulty washer or the need for thread-seal tape at the connection probably causes this.

Weak Pressure

The flow of water from the showerhead may be extremely weak, causing you to spend a longer time in the shower. Alternatively, the spray of water from the showerhead may be erratic and uneven. This weak pressure is usually from mineral build-up clogging the showerhead holes.

Stiff Showerhead

The showerhead may be difficult to move with your hand. When you attempt to adjust the position of the showerhead, it pivots stiffly. A worn washer on the swivel ball inside the showerhead is likely the culprit.

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