Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Review

Make sure you get much cleaner water for your home with the custom filtration solutions that can handle any water problem you may have.

The Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Shower Head effectively reduces sulfur odor, chlorine, and scale which results to softer, cleaner skin, and hair.

This filter is designed for installation to be easy. No tools or professional help required.

This tool offers a refreshing shower experience by reducing harmful chlorine levels and damaging scale buildup. The filtration system removes the impurities within the water are known for causing damage in hair follicles and in the dry, itchy scalp. 


  • Designed with five spray settings to adjust to your needs.
  • Filters up to 99 percent of chlorine and other contaminants in water.
  • Installation is made quick and easy.
  • Excellent quality for its price.
  • Replacement filters are inexpensive too.


  • Not useful in filtering specific contaminants such as chloramine.
  • Some users have complained that it produces a narrow stream / reduces the flow of water.
  • May not be effective in eliminating hard water and soap scum.

Key Features

  • Item weight – 1.49 lbs
  • Product dimensions - 4.8 x 8.5 x 12.2 inches
  • Color – Chrome finish

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Adjustable to five spray settings

This showerhead offers five spray settings to answer your changing moods and different needs. Your options can range from a full-body spray for maximum water coverage, to a stimulating pulse for a relaxing muscle massage. More specifically, the five spray settings are:

Full body spray – choose this setting if you want to experience maximum water coverage while taking a bath. This setting provides each user with the highest amount possible of water flow.

Soft rain spray – choose this setting if you feel water stream level is very forcible to your body. This setting provides you with smooth water flow.

Invigorating pulse – go for this setting if you need relaxation and new energy. This one gives out an energizing muscles massage. 

Full body spray/rain combo – to reduce the feeling of stress, go for this setting.

Full body spray/pulse combo – go for this setting if you need a full water stream with massage.

Effective filtration

This shower filter from Culligan is capable of reducing harsh chlorine levels as well as damaging scale (a hard, filmy residue created by minerals in water) buildup.

According to Culligan, the filter is capable of removing up to 99 percent of chlorine as well as other impurities that are usually present in bath water. 

Reducing the amount of scale, on the other hand, delivers hydrating nourishment for your scalp and skin.

Patented filter media bacteriostatic

Culligan’s own product developed, the filter media bacteriostatic limits passage and growth of bacteria. This, in effect, leads to a maximum satisfaction for every use.

Easy installation

Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Shower Head with Massage, Chrome Finish

This showered is designed for installation to be straightforward and can be done within minutes. To do this, just wrap the tape around an existing shower arm and subsequently attach the head. There are no tools needed to do this.

Individually, installation can be done by following these steps:

Step 1. Remove existing showerhead from shower arm by turning it counterclockwise.

Step 2. Clean any debris that may be present on the threaded pipe.

Step 3. Wrap the Teflon tape tightly around the shower pipe threads. The Teflon tape is included in the package whenever you buy the product.

Step 4. Place the Culligan showerhead on the shower arm and tighten by hand. Do this by just turning the gear clockwise. 

Step 5. If additional tightening is necessary, use a soft cloth on the nut. Do this to protect the finish. Then, tighten the gear with a wrench. 

Step 6. Lastly, check for leaks and tighten as needed.

Clog-free nozzles

Apart from reducing the amount of scale through your shower-head, this filtration package also allows easy cleaning in case there are clogs in the nozzle. You can even do this by just rubbing your hand over them.

Best suited for dry skin and hair

As this product was designed to eliminate chlorine and other harmful substance, it is best for people with dry skin and dry hair. The filtration of these harmful contaminants will eventually result in healthier skin and hair.

Easy cartridge change

You know that the WSH-C125 is designed with easy installation. One more good thing about this is its original cartridge change equivalent.

You do not need the help of professionals and can easily do this at home. Specifically, follow these steps to change your cartridge:

Step 1. Hold the body of the showerhead firmly in one hand. With the other hand, turn the ribbed ring behind the face counterclockwise to unscrew.

Step 2. Grasp the white filter cartridge and pill cartridge up and to the side to remove.

Step 3. Remove the stickers from both sides of the cartridge before you install it. Placed the new filter cartridge into position by pushing the round down into the cavity until seated. 

Step 4. Lastly, align the threads until the faceplate clock into the cavity. After this, turn the entire faceplate clockwise until you know it is already secured.

Certified by the NSF

The WSH-C125 showerhead filter system tested and certified by NSF International against ANSI Standard 177 to reduce chlorine.


This product comes with a five-year warranty.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Shower Head with Massage, Chrome Finish

The water flow from my filtered shower head has been fine but has suddenly changed. Now, less water seems to be following from the shower head. What do I do?

When the pressure stops suddenly, follow these instructions as per the Filter Cartridge Back Flush Instructions:

Step 1. With the shower head open, remove the filter cartridge, rotate the round 180 degrees and then flip the cartridge front to back.

Step 2. Replace the cartridge in this new orientation and then replace the faceplate and tighten until you are satisfied.

Step 3. Move out of the path of the water and then turn the shower on. You may notice some discolored water coming from the shower head for some time. This is normal, this is the built-up sediment that was clogging the screens in the cartridge and causing the reduction of water flow. 

How do I know when I already have to change filters?

Usually, manufacturers recommend replacing the filters every six (6) months with an average of 10,000 – 12,000 gallons of water consumption.

How many gallons per minute (GPM) does this showerhead have?

From the manual that comes along each purchase, you will see that the product is designed with a water-saving flow restrictor which restricts the flow to a maximum of 2 GPM.

Upon installation of my filtered shower head, the water pressure is not sufficient to provide adequate water flow or comfortable shower experience.

How to solve this?

This problem may be typical to areas of low water pressure.

Based on the Flow Restrictor Removal Instructions, take note of the following:

Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Shower Head with Massage, Chrome Finish

Upon installation of my filtered shower head, the water pressure is not sufficient to provide adequate water flow or comfortable shower experience. How to solve this?

This problem may be typical to areas of low water pressure. Based on the Flow Restrictor Removal Instructions, take note of the following:

As mentioned, this product contains a water-saving flow restrictor. This feature enables the restriction of the flow of water to a maximum of 2 GPM. In cases when the water flow is below 2 GPM, what you can do it to remove the flow restrictor.

This will quickly improve your flow rate. With this easy step, you can now enjoy a better shower experience by coming up to the recommended flow rate.

Things to Remember

The filter cartridge is reversible and may be used in either direction. Once you have completed this procedure, your round will continue to supply precise and clean water for full 10,000 gallons.

This filtration system may not be very advisable for drinking water purposes.

See to it that the filter is protected against freezing. Freezing can cause cracking of the filter and will eventually result in water leakage.

In cleaning the shower head, do not use harsh chemicals or abrasives such as chlorine bleach, cleaning fluids, or abrasive pads.

Do not use the filter with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality the adequate disinfection before and after the unit.

Do not pull on the shower head or shower arm for support. The contaminants and other substances which were removed or reduced by this water treatment device may not necessarily be in your water.

This toll will not be valid on hard water. Just remember, this is not a water softener alternative. Instead, it is a water filter. Because of this, if you have tough water, the Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Shower Head will not find a long-term solution for you. You may have to deal with water softener first.

Wrap Up

Chlorine is an irritant. It causes several harmful effects to your skin and hair. Not only that the Culligan WSH-C125 Wall-Mounted Filtered Shower Head would help you to eliminate this substance, but it also reduces the build-up of scale.

This product will help you prevent dry, itchy skin and scalp. More than that, it will also help avoid chlorine damage to hair texture and helps color-treated hair retain the color longer.

Now you don’t have to worry about having one of these products at home. With each purchase, quick installation, and easy maintenance, clean water will just be with your reach.

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