How to Clean Shower Head?

You probably think of your bathroom as an all-purpose space, but your shower head is an overlooked area that can really benefit from a little maintenance. Water collects around the tiny spray holes in your shower head over time, causing them to get clogged and reducing water pressure.

To remove the buildup of minerals like calcium and magnesium, you need to deep clean your shower head on a regular basis. This will help your shower head function at its best and keep it free from health-threatening bacteria.

Fortunately, it's easy to take care of this job and you may already have some cleaning supplies in your house. The first step is to identify the areas where water holes seem clogged and empty those out.
Next, fill a plastic bag about half full with white vinegar. This is a good cleaner for both faucets and shower heads, but if you have a large fixture, you may need to use a gallon-sized bag.

Seal the end of the bag with a rubber band or a piece of electrical tape, and then place it over your shower head until the entire fixture is submerged in the vinegar.

If you have a chrome or nickel-coated shower head, don't soak it for more than 30 minutes as acidic vinegar can damage the finish.

Once you've soaked the head, rinse it and dry it with a towel to get rid of any residue. If you notice any mineral deposits, give it a final scrub with an old toothbrush and vinegar to loosen the gunk.

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