Limescale


Postby gesm40 » Mon Jul 30, 2007 2:55 pm

Hello,

I need to replace the hose on my shower but am unable to unscrew it from the shower unit as it is jammed with limescale. It has probably never been removed since it was installed in the mid nineties. I am afraid of damaging the connector on the shower unit if I force it and ending up with a very expensive repair. Is there any safe way to release it.
Any ideas welcome

Thank you
gesm40
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
0%
Posts: 1
Joined: Mon Jul 30, 2007 2:48 pm

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby htg engineer » Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:10 pm

Not really as the shower and the hose will probably be plastic.
Should come off fairly easy. Try using some sort of grips, like waterpump pliers. See if these will turn it, but don't apply too much pressure.
htg engineer
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 3224
Joined: Tue May 22, 2007 5:22 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by



  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!



 


  • Related Topics