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How do I remove my existing shower head?

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Once you've purchased your new shower head the first step in replacing the head is to make sure your shower faucets are firmly turned off and then remove the old shower head. If you look at the existing shower head, you'll notice flat spots on what's called a pipe nipple at the base of the shower head where the head screws into the goose-neck pipe that sticks out of the wall. * Take an adjustable wrench and tighten the wrench onto the base of the shower head flat spots. * Turning counter-clockwise, loosen and remove the old shower head. * Clean the threads on the goose-neck of any debris such as old pipe compound or Teflon tape.

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I would make an access panel on the back side of the shower, this way if I ever need to access the shower lines/fixture in the future I can do so, Hope this helped Tim, here is a website that may help:

http://www.ehow.com/how_6071986_install-price_pfister-shower.html

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