Shower faucets are more or less likely to develop problems after a long time of use. At this time, it is important to perform some simple maintenance. Do you know how to disassemble a shower head? How much do you know about the maintenance of shower heads? Today, the editor will tell you about these two issues.
How do you remove a shower faucet?
Method 1: First close the main water valve, then snap the faucet handle on the red and blue mark about 8 mm, with a flat screwdriver counterclockwise to loosen the fixed screws, remove the handle, use a wrench to open the upper part of the gland to take out the ceramic valve core inside.
Method 2: First close the main water valve, you can insert the screwdriver into the faucet under the handle, up and down pry, while prying slowly, evenly, steadily, so that you can take out the valve core.
Method 3: First close the main water valve, unscrew the blue cover on the right handle, use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the screws inside, take off the handle to reveal the valve core, and then use an adjusting wrench to unscrew the valve core.
Shower faucet maintenance methods.
The faucet maintenance technique does not produce water, or too little water.
If the faucet does not produce water, or the amount of water produced is too small, it may be due to some debris or scale clogging the filter. In this case, the repair technique is to remove the faucet for cleaning, clean the filter, and then install the faucet, and you should be good to go.
Repair tips for loose faucet handles.
If the handle of the faucet is loose, it may be because you were too careless in installing the faucet and did not tighten the screws of the handle. If this happens, the repair technique is that you can tighten the screws by hand. If that doesn’t work, you can get a suitable wrench or pliers. Tighten the screws. This method is very simple.
Tips for repairing leaky faucets.
If the faucet does not turn off completely, even after you turn it off, it may be leaking, there may be hard debris sticking to the seal. In this case, the repair technique is to remove the hand wheel and unscrew the valve cover. Take out the debris, clean up the debris around the valve core, and then installed as is, can generally solve the problem. Of course, if you just drop a little water, this is normal, as long as it does not last long, you do not need to repair it.
Repair techniques for noisy faucets.
If the faucet is noisy, it could be because the water pressure is too high, the hot and cold water pipes are not secured properly, or there is an obstruction or scale in the inlet pipe. In this case, the repair technique is: first lower the water pressure, if not, check if there is a connection between the pipes and the water heater, etc., and then install it if there is. If the problem isn’t resolved. That’s because there is an obstruction or scale in the water inlet pipe, and the debris or scale needs to be removed.