The only method you need to clean your shower head

If you've noticed weaker water flow during your showers and water spraying in various directions, it's time to check for water pressure issues and examine your shower head for limescale build-up. Limescale, a chalky deposit often found on shower heads, can diminish your bathroom's appearance and affect water pressure. Although not always visible, it can accumulate within the shower head, blocking ducts and leading to irregular spray patterns.

What you will need:

  1. Baking Soda
  2. Water
  3. Medium Sized Bowl
  4. Old Toothbrush or Cleaning Brush
  5. Sponge
  6. Soft Cloth

To clean a shower head, follow these steps:

1 Remove the shower head by unscrewing it from the hose connector. Remember to keep the small rubber washer safe.

2 In a bowl mix a 5 tablespoons of baking soda and water to create a creamy paste. Apply this mixture to the shower head and let it sit for 30 minutes to break down limescale deposits.

3 Use a cleaning brush or toothbrush to scrub away any dirt, then rinse thoroughly in warm water. Spray water inside the handset to dislodge internal limescale, and scrub with a clean sponge to remove any minor blockages.

4 Rinse the shower head thoroughly with warm water.

5 Polish the shower head with a soft cloth before reattaching it. Run the shower for 30 seconds before use to flush out residual vinegar and limescale particles.

Written by Natasha Amy

Natasha is an artist and textiles designer who enjoys writing Interior Design Inspiration blogs and shares helpful advice on how to care for your products.

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