How do you fix a leaking shower head

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  • Rembatb Rembatb on Nov 20, 2017
    Use a hug wrench and a wrench. Take a hand towel cover shower head area and take the the two wrenches and clamp down. Turn in opposite directions until tightened. The towel is to prevent scratching.

  • Rembatb Rembatb on Nov 20, 2017
    Not hug wrench lug wrench. Lol

  • Dianacirce70 Dianacirce70 on Nov 20, 2017
    You can take it apart and see if the seal that nestles between the shower head and pipe is bad, or take it apart and put pipe tape on the threads and reattach. It should be a fairly simple fix.

  • Ken Ken on Nov 20, 2017
    Shower head should be installed on the shower arm using a few wraps of Teflon tape. This will keep the shower head from leaking. Did you intend to ask that question or are you asking how to fix a leaking faucet?

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Nov 21, 2017
    1. Step 1: Turn Off Water. Shut off the water main to the whole house. ...
    2. Step 2: Remove and Inspect. Remove the showerhead by unscrewing it from the pipe with your hands. ...
    3. Step 3: Clean the Showerhead. ...
    4. Step 4: Tape It Up. ...
    5. Step 5: Reattach the Showerhead. ...
    Step 6: Turn On the Water.

  • Ken Ken on Nov 21, 2017
    I am still not understanding. Do you mean that the tub spout is dripping when the diverter is set to "shower"? If that is correct, is the diverter control on the tub spout or in the wall plate?