How to Clean Out a Showerhead

It's hard to wash away your troubles when your showerhead is jam-packed with mineral deposits and lime.

You will need

  • A bucket or large bowl
  • A bottle of white vinegar
  • An old toothbrush
  • A toothpick

Step 1 Unscrew showerhead Gently unscrew the showerhead and remove it.

Step 2 Disassemble showerhead If your showerhead is made of more than one piece, take it apart.

Step 3 Put pieces in bucket Place the pieces in the bucket or large bowl.

Step 4 Cover in vinegar Pour the white vinegar over the parts until they are completely covered.

Step 5 Soak Let the bucket or bowl sit for a few hours.

Step 6 Scrub Scrub the pieces with an old toothbrush.

Step 7 Clean holes Clean the holes of the showerhead with a toothpick.

Step 8 Reassemble and reattach Put the pieces back together, reattach the showerhead, and run the shower to flush it clear. Soon you’ll be clean too!