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Paint over this rust?

Think of all the rust that'll be inside the fan. Unless you are prepared to take this apart and clean everything before painting and reassembly I'd just get a new fan. If you insist on salvaging this ...
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Alternatives to raising a mains-fed shower?

If you want to keep this installation, you could cut the metal tubing above the top wall support and affix the riser arm to the ceiling. There are compact cutters for tight spaces. If the tubing is ...
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Alternatives to raising a mains-fed shower?

Here is my Solution that's worked great for me for 2+ years. It's a bit hacky (or perhaps Retro?) I was tired of swivel type connectors failing and the heavy shower head falling down and also wanted ...
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Alternatives to raising a mains-fed shower?

This is admittedly a bit hacky, but probably the lowest effort and DIYable solution: Needed supplies: chromed pipe with same diameter as existing pipe copper pipe that fits snuggly within the pipe ...
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Alternatives to raising a mains-fed shower?

The solution that I think achieves the best balance of cost while remaining attractive and not requiring custom pars is to replace the entire shower system, valve and all, with one that works better ...
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Alternatives to raising a mains-fed shower?

I doubt you could weld, solder or braze the pipe together. They're usually quite thin and it would take a fair bit of skill to do it and maintain the nice chromed finish. I'd be very shocked to find ...
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