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I recently bought a home where the plumber installed the shower head way too high up on the wall. Is there any hand held shower faucet that I can get installed without ripping out and moving the existing shower arm?

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    plumber installed cord going bottom to top and it's tough to use

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Or add a 1/2 coulping and a peice of brass nipple and lower it where you want

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Most handheld showers use a hose to connect from the existing shower arm down to the hand held option.  Some units come with attachment points on the shower arm, but I believe that you are looking for a unit that has a hook that you can mount where ever is comfortable for you.

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Hi rbyerly,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

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remodeled bathroom,installed new moen valve and hardware. Now water is coming from both the shower head and the faucet when the diverter is in the down postion. Question; Is this a single handle or three handle diverter? Assuming it's a three handle, it should just be a mater of adjusting the center handle. If single, the diverter is in the spout not the valve. I don't know how to direct you further without specifics. Feel free contact me again!
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