What you need
Protect your fixture
Lay a tarp in the bathtub or shower.
Remove the showerhead
- First turn off the taps fully.
- Holding the shower pipe, remove the showerhead by turning it counterclockwise.
- If you can’t do it by hand, use adjustable pliers. Wrap a rag around the pipe first so as not to damage it.
Clean the threads
Wipe off the pipe threads with a wet rag to remove any debris, rust and old Teflon tape.
Wrap the pipe with Teflon tape
Wrap Teflon tape around of the pipe threads three times to provide a good seal for your new showerhead.
Install the new showerhead
Place a new rubber washer inside the showerhead connector and tighten it by hand, turning clockwise.