Shower Head Sagging

Discussion in 'Plumbers' Talk' started by Iron_Mike, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Iron_Mike

    Iron_Mike Active Member


    The unit that holds the shower head in position, is no longer doing this.

    It is a Aqualisa shower, is my best bet contacting them and getting a replacement part?

    Is there a way to fix it?

    I have attached a picture. But effectively it cannot support the weight of the shower head, meaning my bath taps are continually sprayed with water, rather than myself.

    Any advice appreciated.

  2. just pumps

    just pumps Screwfix Select

    As a stab in the dark................. Is there adjustment screw, possibly under a chrome cover.
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  3. Iron_Mike

    Iron_Mike Active Member

    Will try to expose it and see if there is a screw that I can tighten.
  4. WillyEckerslike

    WillyEckerslike Screwfix Select

    Put the plug in the bath first....
  5. KIAB

    KIAB Super Member

    Is that the pinch grip shower holder?
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  6. The Teach

    The Teach Screwfix Select

    could just be the ratchet mechanism loose or broken.For some reason they made that showerhead holder over complicated they are a regular failure :(

    There around £15 to buy,some pipe dismantling will be required but depends on the model of the shower

  7. Iron_Mike

    Iron_Mike Active Member

    Yes that is causing the problem. Not pinching tight enough.
  8. Severntrent

    Severntrent Screwfix Select

    Not the best solution but possibley wrapping some electricians tape around the head may restore the pinching action
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  9. Iron_Mike

    Iron_Mike Active Member

    Yes I was thinking that might work.
  10. Severntrent

    Severntrent Screwfix Select

    I had similar problem once and drilled hole through head and tightened it up with small nut and bolt. Use stainless if you can. Screenshot (192).png
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  11. Iron_Mike

    Iron_Mike Active Member

    Thanks fella

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