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How to replace a showerhead

10 min | Easy | 8 STEPS

Replacing a showerhead is one of the all-time easiest and most affordable bathroom upgrades. Here's how to make it happen.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

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Start by protecting the bath tub or shower floor with an old towel or sheet

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Unscrew the old showerhead

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Clean the threads

Use your fingers to remove any old plumber's tape - and then use an old toothbrush or soft wire brush to clean the threads.

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Wrap threads with plumber's tape.

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Take your new showerhead out of its packaging

You're more than halfway there!

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Screw on your new showerhead

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Remove the towel or sheet you put on the floor.

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Turn the water on, test the flow and check for leaks.

..and you're done!