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amother




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Post  Tue, Aug 27 2019, 11:41 pm
I’m fed up with my shower head that drips. I bought an expensive one and it still didnt help. I was told that this is a problem across New York since they don’t allow shower head that use too much water energy to be sold. Anybody know about this?
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Flip Flops




 
 
 


Post  Tue, Aug 27 2019, 11:47 pm
I don't know so much about this, but their is a piece in the pipe before you attach the shower head that can be removed and a lot more water will come out.
I know of a few people who took that piece out.
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amother




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Post  Wed, Aug 28 2019, 1:07 am
You want to add if you don’t have one, or replace the aerator, provided that you have a good quality shower head. Explanation here: https://www.qualitybath.com/di.....rates
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amother




Jade


Post  Wed, Aug 28 2019, 1:35 am
Going anonymous for this because I’ve recommended this shower head to all of my friends and family.

I had this exact problem, and ordered the shower head below on Amazon for $20.00. It was so simple to install, and my showering experience has changed completely. I used to have shampoo left in my hair because the water pressure wasn’t strong enough to get it out. This shower head created pressure where there was none. I love showering since buying it.


WASSA High Pressure Shower Head - 3 Inch Anti-leak Fixed Chrome Showerhead - Adjustable Metal Swivel Ball Joint https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C.....XRFM7
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HonesttoGod




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Aug 28 2019, 2:44 am
It’s not got much to do with the shower head. It has to do with the water pressure.
There are things you can do to fix it - call a plumber.
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greengrapes




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Aug 28 2019, 8:03 am
I was told the same thing at the hardware store, that nyc doesnt allow high pressure shower heads. We kept the old ugly shower head for that reason
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thepickled




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Aug 28 2019, 8:19 am
Try this shower head. I have it and it works wonders. We were getting trickles out of the shower head before we installed it. https://www.amazon.com/Faucet-.....V7W4K

I got the recommendation from thewirecutter.com. It seems they have an updated budget pick now, maybe look into that too.
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Amarante




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Aug 28 2019, 9:12 am
Speakman shower heads are the best - I have a low flow one as required by law and the flow is great.

Don't forget that flow is also impacted by water pressure that has nothing to do with a shower head especially if the rest of the plumbing lines are elderly.
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West End Tova




 
 
 


Post  Thu, Aug 29 2019, 12:27 pm
Yes, Speakman is very good. Also recommend California Faucets.
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