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PIPE TO SHOWER HEAD IS SEIZED ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR GETTING IT OUT

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Good Afternoon, GWBreish:

If the 'seize' is from hard water (white or green deposits on the fixture) a towel or sponge soaked in vinegar or CLR van be tied or velcro bagged onto the fixture for 15 to 30 minutes, then the residue attacked with a scrubber or steel wool pad. If the seize in inside the fixture, you will have unscrew the face plats and paint or swab CLR or vinegar to the meshed parts of the handle.

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Posted on Jun 13, 2011

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