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How do I install a flow restrictor for my hand shower?

Looking to save water without sacrificing your shower experience? Follow these steps to add a flow restrictor to your hand-held shower in the shower hose.

You can purchase a 2.5 gpm flow restrictor here: https://artos.us.com/products/xp-12353 

Step 1: Remove the Hand Shower

Start by carefully removing the hand-held shower from the shower hose. This will provide you with better access to install the flow restrictor in the hose.

Step 2: Insert the Flow Restrictor

Examine the flow restrictor closely. On one side of the flow restrictor, you'll notice a black O-ring. Place this side facing downwards into the shower hose. Gently insert the flow restrictor into the hose, ensuring a snug fit. The O-ring should help secure it in place.

Step 3: Reinstall the Hand Shower

With the flow restrictor now securely positioned inside the hose, reattach the hand-held shower to the other end of the hose. Make sure to connect it tightly to create a secure seal against the flow restrictor.

Step 4: Visualize the Process

If you're more of a visual learner, watch the video below to see the installation process in action. This step-by-step demonstration will help you understand the process better and ensure you're on the right track.

Flow Restrictor Install Video

Achieve water efficiency with this simple adjustment, ensuring both performance and conservation. For more assistance, contact us at customerservice@artos.us.com or (402) 397-3344.

Updated on 25 Aug 2023