Installing Clawfoot Tub Shower Curtain Rod
Cawfoot tub shower curtain rod – For the most part, people ignore the shower curtain rod. He does his work quietly and effectively, supporting the shower curtain with effortless grace. Occasionally, however, the curtain rod will need attention. Maybe it has grown grubby or damaged, in which case it will have to be replaced, or if you need to change a buttonhole style bathroom curtain. Either way, you need to know how to remove a shower curtain rod.
Determine the type of clawfoot tub shower curtain rod you have. Are the visible screws holding it in, or is it a pressure rod mounted? If you cannot see the screws, but the bar does not move with gentle pressure, your bar is attached with hidden mounting brackets. Raise the step stool so you can reach easily the shower rod. Remove the shower curtain and hooks.
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Press gently on the curtain rod to break the tension, if you have a pressure bar mounted. If that does not work, try to screw the narrowest part of the rod back into the larger part, which should take it away from the wall. If the flanges with exposed screws have their clawfoot tub shower curtain rod to the wall. Unscrew with the screwdriver and then take the rod down. If decorative flanges hide the mounting brackets, find the hidden screw that holds the decorative flanges in place. This screw is likely to be on the top or on the side of the shower rod, so it is not visible from the bathroom.