What are my options to make a showerhead taller?

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Old 07-23-07, 08:13 AM
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Question What are my options to make a showerhead taller?

Ahhh, the joys of just buying our first house...

I have a shower with a showerhead that is abnormally short. I'm 5'6" and have to partially duck down to use it(!!). It's just a plain showerhead right now - what options do I have to try and raise it? Do they have extensions or something? It's going into the wall near the top of the plastic tub/shower thing that makes up the shower...going back into the pipe in the wall I think would mean tearing out the whole thing, and that's not an option right now. Do they make any sort of "Z" shaped extension things or something? Is there some other way to make it taller? Thanks for any info!
 
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Old 07-23-07, 10:27 AM
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I did a Google search for adjustable shower pipe and this is one of the first hits.

http://neatitems.com/shower_arms.htm

I know there are many other companies that have them. You may even be able to buy one at a local bath shop.
 
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Do they make any sort of "Z" shaped extension things or something? Is there some other way to make it taller?
This place has a lot of options. I am going to get an extension that raises the shower head 6" and extends it out from the wall 24":
http://www.signaturehardware.com/class266
 
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Old 07-29-07, 10:06 AM
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We bought a 6" diameter soaker that comes with an arm that raises the head about 6".

http://www.doityourself.com/invt/7030638
 
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whats behind the shower ?

cut the wall there and raise it from behind .

Might as well get used to patching drywall or put in a access panel
 
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Old 07-29-07, 12:29 PM
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do a google search for slide bar shower head , we have two of them I like them a lot


Im 6'4" wifey is 5'3" works grest for us

heres one on ebay

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Moen-Chrome-Brass-Shower-Head-w-slide-Bar-3877cp_W0QQitemZ330148719395QQcmdZViewItem
 
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