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Fix A Broken Shower Head in Minutes

Sals Plumbing, with its new location in Redondo Beach has been servicing the South Bay for 30 years wants to share how we fix, a common problems that we see every day on the job – Broken Showerheads.

Shower heads can have several problems. Leaks can occur most commonly where the head connects to the shower arm, which makes for a pretty intimidating problem for a person that is not familiar with plumbing.  Follow these simple plumbing steps and you will have the shower head fixed in no time!

For fixing a shower head leak at the arm connection, You will need only two materials:  Adjustable wrenches or strap wrenches and Plumbers’ joint compound or tape. To stop the showerhead leak, first unscrew the shower arm from pipe with strap wrenches. If you use different wrench, tape pipe to avoid scratching it.  Secondly, clean arm threads and coat them with plumbers joint compound or wrap plumbers joint tape around them. Lastly, screw the head back on and hand-tighten it. Remove any excess compound or tape.

For More tips from the South Bay’s Best Plumber visit  Sals Plumbing on the web, or give us a call for an estimate on your plumbing needs at (310) 618-8476.

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