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If you wish to control the second head from the original shower control, then come off the head. That way both shower heads can be controlled from one location. Realize that the water pressure will decrease as they have a common source, which is normally a 1/2 inch line.

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Q: How do you install a second opposite shower head in a 3x3 stall Do you run the second head water supply off the top of the first shower head riser or do you run it from the base of the first riser run?
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