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With high-efficiency showerheads and aerators, water flows more smoothly and it saves you money.

Installing High-Efficiency Showerheads

High-efficiency showerheads can save over 2 gallons per minute. It feels like a regular showerhead. It gets you wet just like a regular showerhead. And no, the water doesn’t come out in little wimpy spurts. It just uses a lot less water than a regular showerhead.

Tools needed:

  • Adjustable wrench
  • Teflon tape or pipe joint compound

Steps to install a Showerhead

Step 1
Using the wrench, unscrew the old showerhead by turning it left.

Step 2 
Clean threads then apply Teflon tape or pipe joint compound for sealing.

Step 3
Screw on the new showerhead by turning it right.

Step 4
Check for leaks.

Installing Aerators

Aerators save water just by adding air to the water. They don’t take away the water pressure, but they do use a lot less water. Install aerators in all of your faucets – the bathrooms, the kitchen, everywhere there’s a faucet. Aerators save you about 2 gallons of water per minute and they’re cheap.

Tools needed:

  • Adjustable wrench

Steps to install the Aerator

Step 1
Turn off water.

Step 2
Unscrew old aerators. Turn left to loosen.
Note: If you have difficulty removing old aerator, you might need to use an adjustable wrench. If so, tape up your wrench before beginning so it won’t damage the chrome. 

Step 3
Clean threads on faucet. If calcium has built up on the threads, use vinegar to clean off the calcium.

Step 4
Install new aerator. 

Step 5
Check for leaks.

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