Ways to Remove the Flow Restrictor in a Shower
Some of the Hardware manufacturing companies have made the water saving products amazingly which do not have chances of getting rejected by the customers. While buying the water saving shower head one might think that after buying and setting such low flow shower once he / she will not be able to enjoy the full flow shower ever. But these smart companies have not left any kind of error in making the water saving showers.
The low flow shower contains a shower flow restrictor in the head of the shower. These flow restrictors for showers are also called flow controller. The flow restrictor for showers reduces the flow of the water in order to reduce the consumption of the water. The shower head flow restrictors are fitted in the shower in such a way that one can easily remove it and have a full flow shower.
Sometimes when people do not have time they are willing the high flow of the showers so that they can take a bath in small duration of the time. In such cases they can remove the shower flow restrictors. In order to take out the shower head flow restrictor one should remove the shower head from the water supply pipe which is almost attached to the wall where it is fixed. If you are not able to take out the shower you can use rug and twist so that it do not harm the surface of the shower head.
In some type of shower you may also need to remove the gasket which is a small piece of rubber in the shower. The flow restrictor for showers is a portion of plastic which is installed in the inlet of the shower. The color of the shower flow restrictor may vary company to company. One can remove the shower head flow restrictor with the help of some thin tool like needle or screwdriver. You can remove the flow restrictor for showers by twisting it in the anti clock direction. The restrictor will automatically come out by twisting it with the aid of needle of screwdriver.
But one thing you should keep in mind while removing the restrictor for the shower head flow that it will not work when the pressure of the water is low. One might not find any difference in the flow of water even after removing the restrictor if the pressure of the water is low.
The consumption of water may increase by removing the shower head flow restrictor.
Kathrin Palme Dietrich - About Author:
Author – Kathrin Palme-Dietrich:-
This article is written by Kathrin Palme-Dietrich owner of Aquaflux the worldwide online water saving products store. For more information on kitchen faucet aerators and water saving shower head products please visit http://www.aguaflux.eu/ today.
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