How to Replace a Shower Head is easy if you have a few household tools to hand. You’ll need a rag to protect the head, an adjustable wrench, and the new shower head. You can also use a tarp to protect the floor. To protect yourself and your new shower head, cover the floor with a towel to prevent scratching. Then, carefully unscrew the old shower neck using the pliers.
You must remove the riser rail
To remove an old shower head, you’ll need to remove the riser rail. Typically, two screws hold the riser rail onto the wall. Use a screwdriver to unscrew them and discard them. Install the new shower head holder on the new riser rail. Screw it to the wall. If it’s not screwed into place, you’ll have to drill new holes to secure it. To get started, watch this video.
Inspect the pipe and for leaks
To replace the shower head, you’ll need to remove the riser rail. Most shower heads come with two screws. Use a screwdriver to unscrew them. Next, you’ll need to screw in the new shower head holder. You might need to drill new holes in the wall for the screws. Check the pipes and look for leaks. If you find any, tighten the shower head further. But you should be careful not to over-tighten it!