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How do i disassemble this shower head to clean out the mineral deposit?

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Most often the shower head will be threaded together. Use 2 strap wrenches to take it apart. The strap wrenches will not damage the finish. Do not force it if the fixture does not come apart easily. Soak the head in vinegar overnight to loosen the mineral deposits and make it easier to work with. Good Luck

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