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Mr. Michael 02-27-2007 06:08 PM

Showerhead question
 
I just bought a new showerhead, old one was ugly, wouldn't rotate, etc...
Anyways, the one I bought is one of those 7" "rainshower" types. Looks great, but the water pressure just isn't there like it was with the old one. I believe the reason the old one had the pressure is because it was only 3 holes, with the "massage" feature. The new one is probably 40-50 holes.
So my question is, is there a way to keep this head and add pressure to it, or is the pressure dependent on the showerhead design?
Thanks in advance

Ron The Plumber 02-27-2007 08:04 PM

Look inside the new head, where it would screw onto the shower arm, is there a flow restrictor in it? If so remove it.

Mr. Michael 02-28-2007 06:35 PM

what does a flow restrictor look like? I guess I'll take it down and inspect tonight. thanks.:thumbsup:


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