A broken shower head cradle can be removed in just a couple of minutes of your time. Remove a broken shower head cradle with help from a licensed plumber in this free video clip.
I'm Terry with Towers Murray Plumbing, here to show you how to remove a shower head cradle. Now when replacing a broken shower head cradle this portion the cradle if it no longer holds your shower head in place and you need to replace it step one is remove the hose. Get it out of your way. It will be a lot easier to work on. Set that aside. Now the cradle itself each one has a little bit different personality to them. But most of them are all going to remove from the shower arm by simply unscrewing it. Now on some of these there are two piece. You can actually remove just the cradle itself. Trying to replace one portion of it sometimes is hard because you can't match it. If you can't find the same brand you'll have to replace both portions. So take that down and just get a new one. Make sure you get one that fits your hose. A few things that you are going to need, a little bit of Teflon tape. You'll need new hose washers. One for in the cradle itself and one for when you reconnect your hose. Now once you've got your new one you'll one a little bit of Teflon tape put back on that shower arm. And install the first half of the cradle. And go ahead and tighten it up. Once you have it in place you'll reinstall the second half of the cradle. Now to get that so it's on straight and you are ready to reinstall your hose. Don't forget you'll need a hose washer inside of there. That screws on there. And now you've got a new hose cradle. And again, I'm Terry with Towers Murray Plumbing. We've showed you how to remove a shower head cradle.