How Do You Clean A Heavily Clogged Up Shower Head?
• Mineral deposits collect in the fine mesh and holes of your Shower Head’s screening material and disk, disrupting water flow. In order to clean the hardened lime and particulate matter unscrew the swivel ball nut that holds the Shower Head to the mounting collar and remove it. The internal parts will come apart easily, but getting the Shower Head off the pipe may require a wrench. • Before you disassemble the Shower Head, make a note of how it went together so you can reassemble it once the parts have been cleaned. The washer will seat with a specific orientation, so be sure to note which way it was turned. • Completely immerse the disassembled parts in white vinegar or a lime cleaning solution. If you see a large buildup of lime, heat the vinegar in the microwave beforehand until it’s hot to the touch. The cleaning process will probably take five or six hours, so plan on performing the repair when the shower won’t be needed. Most of the lime will dissolve, although there may be resi