Solution to Hold Shower Caddy on Top of Shower Head?

CassandraJanuary 18, 2009

I've got a pretty standard nickel shower caddy hanging over the shower head, but it won't stay up on the high end of the shower head once it gets wet--keeps slipping down to the low part, tilting the whole thing, and dropping things like razors off. The suction cups don't work--never have. I've tried squeezing the top part with pliers a bit in order to have it grasp the shower head better, but it doesn't have that much "give" to work. The top, flat part of the shower head, where it is supposed to sit, has just a bit of a downward curve to let the whole thing keep slipping down. There must be a simple solution for this without having to toss it out and look for something else. Any thoughts? I hope this makes sense. Thanks!

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brendalyntc

What about something else on the shower head to keep it from slipping? Like a chunky rubber band, or something along those lines. I'm picturing a round donut looking thing. . . .

I can totally envision your issue and feel your pain!

    Bookmark   January 18, 2009 at 6:59AM
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graywings123

I agree with Brenda. Wrap some tape around the shower head just below the caddy - electrical tape, duct tape. Maybe the white adhesive tape you buy in drug stores to hold a gauze pad to the skin.

    Bookmark   January 18, 2009 at 8:02AM
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wantoretire_did

I use a couple of broccoli rubber bands (thick).

    Bookmark   January 18, 2009 at 10:15AM
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Cassandra

Thanks for your suggestions. I took a big rubber band and doubled and tripled it over the shower head to make the bump. It works just fine! Can't believe I didn't think of this before...

    Bookmark   January 18, 2009 at 10:16AM
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donnawb

Mine came with a little rubber thing and a fat rubber band should work the same way.

    Bookmark   January 18, 2009 at 5:39PM
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talley_sue_nyc

I decided I didn't want the thing to hang on the shower head, bcs the soap melted away too fast, etc.

I put up a self-adhesive hook on the OTHER end of the shower, and hung it there.

    Bookmark   January 19, 2009 at 11:20PM
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Cynic

On similar situations I used a cable tie-wrap clamped around the pipe. Worked well. Also wouldn't, well, shouldn't have much of an issue with mold or mildew.

    Bookmark   February 15, 2009 at 3:42PM
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