Kohler shower water pressure/removing flow restrictor

11 years ago

I posted this in the Bathrooms forum also but then I thought that someone here might also be able to help. We recently completed a full renovation of our master bath, the frameless glass shower doors were installed last week and we were able to take our first showers yesterday. But the joy of finally having a working master bath was diminished by the water pressure from the shower. I have very thick shoulder length hair and the pressure was hardly enough to rinse the shampoo out. We don't have any water pressure issues in the other bathroom or anywhere else in our house, so this is a total surprise to us.

IÂve read online about removing the flow restrictor from shower heads, does anyone have experience with this that they can share? We have a Kohler Kelston showerhead, model number K-T13492-4. I have also read that it could be a restrictor in the Kohler RiteTemp pressure-balancing valve. Does anyone know anything about this and if its possible to remove a restrictor there?


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