Model # K-17493-BN

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KOHLER Flipside 4-spray Multifunction 2.5 GPM Multifunction Handshower in Vibrant Brushed Nickel
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Flipside 4-spray Multifunction 2.5 GPM Multifunction Handshower in Vibrant Brushed Nickel

$75.79 /each
Color/Finish: Vibrant Brushed Nickel
  • Oil-Rubbed Bronze
  • Polished Chrome
  • Vibrant Brushed Nickel
  • Vibrant Polished Nickel

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With a fun, innovative design and four different spray types, Flipside delivers a unique and indulgent showering experience. This Flipside multifunction handshower features an elegant, versatile style and advanced ergonomics for easy operation. By flipping the sprayhead on its axis, you can seamlessly switch between four distinct spray types: an enveloping coverage spray, a dense and soft spray, an exhilarating circular spray, or a targeted massage spray.

  • Due to WaterSense regulations in the state of New York, please confirm your shipping zip code is not restricted from use of items which do not meet WaterSense qualifications
  • With innovative flipstream technology, the flipside handshower dedicates a single sprayhead surface to each of the four unique sprays
  • Changing sprays is as easy as turning the head on its axis
  • Ergonomic design is easy to use, even with soapy hands
  • 1-setting delivers full-coverage spray for everyday showering
  • Second setting releases a dense, luxurious downpour of water
  • Third delivers a soothing, circular water pattern
  • 4-setting offers a targeted massage to ease away aches and pains
  • 2.5 GPM (gallons per minute) flow rate
  • Requires K-8593 or K-9514 shower hose (sold separately)
  • KOHLER finishes resist corrosion and tarnishing
  • Bracket or slidebar required for wall-mount installation
  • Deck-mount holder required for deck-mount installation

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Kohler site says this comes with hose and cradle?

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I was directed here from the Kohler site. They said this product comes with a hose and cradle (shown attaching directly to shower arm), but here it says sold separately. How do I get the cradle that attaches directly to the shower arm, making this this only shower head? (I have pdf but the Home Depot site won't let me post it.) Thanks!
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September 26, 2016
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Hello, my name is Sarah with Kohler Co. I am glad to answer your Flipside question. The flipside which includes the handshower cradle and hose is model R17493-BN. The item you have found is model 17493-BN. Thank you for choosing The Bold Look of KOHLER.
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What is the model number of the Deck Mount holder(s) that will work with the Flipside?

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July 21, 2016
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Hello, my name is Jay with KOHLER Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your hand shower question. The 14789-CP, 977-CP and the 424-CP will all work with 17493-CP. Please work with your local Home Depot for pricing and availability on this product. Thank you for choosing the Bold Look of KOHLER.
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Does the Flipside hand held shower head and hose come with a slide bar?

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April 14, 2016
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No, this does not come with a slide bar.
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April 14, 2016
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Hello, my name is Andrea with Kohler Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your flipside question.
The Flipside model number 17493-CP is the hand shower only, it does not come with the hose or the slide bar. The hose model numbers which we would recommend are 8593-CP (72") or 9514-CP (60"). For the slide bar we could recommend the following model numbers 9069-CP (24 3/4") or 8524-CP (30").
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Hello, my name is Andrea with Kohler Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your flipside question.
The Flipside model number 17493-CP is the hand shower only, it does not come with the hose or the slide bar. The hose model numbers which we would recommend are 8593-CP (72") or 9514-CP (60"). For the slide bar we could recommend the following model numbers 9069-CP (24 3/4") or 8524-CP (30"). Recommended to pair with the slide bar is a sidebar trim kit, the model numbers for the kits are 14790-CP, 421-CP, 974-CP OR 349-CP
Please work with your local Home Depot for pricing and availability on this product.
Thank you for choosing the Bold Look of KOHLER.
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I have a hose from my old shower head will the flip side fit this hose?

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February 12, 2016
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to MFG for more information and below is their response.
“ Hello, my name is Aimee with Kohler Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your hand shower question.
Without knowing what type of hose you have, I cannot guarantee that model 17493-BN will fit, however it does fit most standard shower hoses.
For additional assistance on this inquiry,
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to MFG for more information and below is their response.
“ Hello, my name is Aimee with Kohler Customer Service. I am happy to assist you with your hand shower question.
Without knowing what type of hose you have, I cannot guarantee that model 17493-BN will fit, however it does fit most standard shower hoses.
For additional assistance on this inquiry, please contact our Customer Care Center at 1-800-4KOHLER (1-800-456-4537).
Thank you for choosing the Bold Look of KOHLER.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 9 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I'm lovin it!!! I hated my previous shower head. The main spray was so fine you had a difficult time rinsing shampoo out of your hair and it actually made the hot water seem cold. This is a great four type shower. Looks wonderful in my beautiful full glass shower. Shoud have done it much sooner. Thanks Koehler!! February 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Absolutely awesome--a spa in your own home! I love this hand shower!! Unfortunately, I spend twice as long in the shower now. Whoops! Each of the four selectable sprays is great--I honestly use them all at different times, and they're especially therapeutic when using it in handheld mode. The "Koverage" standard spray mode gives me chills it's so good. It's not high pressure but it has 72 jets that drench your body and it feels great. The other full-face spray ("Komotion") has 12 spinning water jets that scatters large droplets like heavy rain. The flat "Kurrant" spray is great for sore muscles, especially at close range when holding the shower in your hand, and the "Kotton" spray is powerful yet soft and super-gentle (even on the face) and it feels really luxurious. I tried the lower-flow (2.0gpm) version of this same hand shower and didn't find it as compelling, so stick with this one if your local laws allow it. This feel of this 2.5gpm model is great, even with the flow restrictor intact. This unit looks great and is nice and solid--it's a very high quality fixture worthy of the Kohler name. Just be sure to order a hose and a mount, as those are not included with this hand shower. January 13, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Returned - did not install Ordered the showerhead and rec'd only the showerhead. So, ordered a hose and received only a hose. Looked briefly at mounting brackets online, but gave up and returned items. October 9, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by The best hand shower I ever had. I read the 2 reviews and I do not agree with them. I had this shower for 6 months and it is still working like new. I like the design. The chrome finish looks expensive and quite solid. Flipping the head gives you 4 different shower patterns. I like the wide rain shower best but the water fall pattern is also very nice. I intend to get the hand shower version as I had the fix one for the over head shower. These days I spend more time in the shower as I enjoy the spa like shower. The Home Depot offer the best value as it comes with free shipping too. May 3, 2012
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Well be returned It does not have a standard fitting so it will not fit with a slider bar, and the included attachment it to sit to low for us. One of the settings has a very large spray pattern and, it is nice but does work when you have a shower bathtub with a curtain, water mess outside the shower. If you have a nice large shower with a door and your shower head is up higher you might really enjoy this shower head, but does not work well for my older, small unit. February 18, 2012
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by looks good breaks easy i first purchased this flipside june not even a month later it clogged up somewhere in the hose... went back to the store exchanged for the same one 6/28 .. been out of the country the whole month of july.. and today , right now ... it stoped working AGAIN... I m writing this review with soap on me.... so please dont be fooled by the look of it like i did...!!!! August 17, 2011
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Really a nice shower head with plenty of options for water flow. This shower head was easy to install and performs well. We were having issues with water preassure through our old shower head. This solved that nicely. December 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Kohler Flipper Simply superb hand held shower head. I didn't know it came in ORB which is a bit more expensive. Had a chrome one for several years. Can't beat this one!!!!! January 14, 2014
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