How to install a shower head in 5 easy steps

Anytime you mention anything about plumbing – people freak. They believe that installing a shower head will result in that old movie-type cliche where a pipe bursts and water sprays all over the place.

But it just isn’t true. Installing a shower head is a simple, painless process that can be achieved within minutes of removing the fixture from its box. Check out these simple steps below to achieve handiwork glory.

1. What you’ll need

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2. Apply plumber’s tape to the shower arm

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3. Twist shower head clockwise onto shower arm

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4. Tighten with adjustable wrench

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Note: use a hand towel over the shower head to avoid getting scratches on finish

5. Turn water on to check for leaks

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