Is It Time to Change My Shower Head? | Plumbing & A/C Medic

Is It Time to Change My Shower Head?

There are lots of reasons you might want to upgrade your shower head. And the great thing is it’s fairly easy to do! Below, we take a look at some common reasons homeowners change their showerheads and offer a quick tutorial on how to do so.

1. You’re renovating your bathroom

No bathroom remodel is complete without a new shower head. Today, you have so many options to choose from, including:

  • Rainfall showerheads
  • Shower wall panel
  • Multifunctional shower heads
  • Handheld showerheads

2. You’d like to save water

Modern showerheads are also more water-efficient than older models. If you’re looking to save on your water bill, look for a low-flow variety. The water pressure might not be as high, but you’ll be doing the environment a favor.

3. You want to limit chemical exposure

Keep your family safe from chemicals that may be added to your municipal water supply by installing a filtered unit. This type of showerhead can also be used to soften water for an improved bathing experience.

4. You have a leak

It may seem obvious, but a leaky shower head should be replaced as soon as possible. “A showerhead leaking at 10 drips per minute wastes more than 500 gallons per year,” advises the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Ready to learn how to change your shower head? Watch Plumbing Medic’s quick how-to video below:

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