How do you find the right shower valve for vintage handles?
Measures the diameter of the valve and try and match up the size in your local plumbing store.
If it is truly a vintage valve and not a new one made to give the effect you can also try building material recovery (recycling) companies. The difficulty is identifying the thread used.
That is the handles, screws, face plate and everything except the rough in valve. The rough in is the main body of the valve that is installed in the wall before drywalling or putting the tub/shower in. The trim is put on after the walls are finished. Read More
If you mean shower valve, screws are for shower valve coverplate. Read More
Standard height for ADA (handicap) is 42 " center of valve to shower floor. Read More
On the back of the valve/diverter there are either four or three openings. One on either side for hot and cold water coming into the valve and one on top going up to the shower arm. If it is there the fourth opening is on the bottom and would go to the tub spout. Depending on the design you may have to solder adapters for the cpvc fittings into the openings of the valve. Read More
Cut out the drywall in the wall behind the shower. Replace the valve. Patch the drywall. Read More
On single handle shower valves, designed to let cold water first and turn handle farther to mix hot water to desired setting. If hot water turned on first, possibility of getting scalded. If seperate hot/cold handles for shower, shower valve needs work. Read More
Not always, there is a standard shower valve that most handles will work for. it depends on what your set up is. As far as the shower head is concerned you should be able to put anything on. As I'm standing at Home Depot looking at all the different shower valves on the display I wonder which one is the "standard" that all handles and trim fit on. The fact is unless you are replacing… Read More
Shower may have an anti-scald shower valve installed. If so, shower valve can be adjusted to desired temperature. Read More
changing a shower valve can be sometimes impossible with out cutting a hole in the wall behind it. If you have a shower valve that is leaking through the valve and out of the shower head when shut off then I recommend trying to find new cartridges or replacement seals for the valve. If you need to replace the shower valve then I would cut a hole in the sheet rock behind the shower valve… Read More
How can you determine if you need a new valve or just a trim kit to change a tub and shower faucet when staying with the same set up?
A trim kit is just the outside parts that you see. This will make you faucet look better, but it wont affect the function of your old valve. If your shower valve doesn't work right, replace it. Read More
The valve is not be diverting all the water. This valve may need to be replaced. Read More
Typically, a two-way valve that controls whether water is diverted to the tub spout or the shower head depending on the chosen position, usually of either a push-pull type with a notched rod serving as the 'handle' or the rotating type with a handle that matches existing handles but is usually slightly smaller. Read More
Though not a plumber, I can say that shower valves are usually made of brass(a very good material). Therefore they are also expensive to replace (50 dollars for the valve, 150 dollars per shower valve if done by a competent plumber). Therefore, when you notice a leak coming from your shower, try to replace the seat washer (usually the hot water side needs to be replaced first). If you still have a leak, it's time… Read More
If the bathroom shower water is not usually warm but all other faucets are fine what is wrong with this shower?
Shower valve is bad. ANS 2 - OR possibly the orifice in the shower valve is plugged with sediment or rust, -A very common problem. Can be cleaned out quite easily in most cases. Read More
Some shower valves have integral stops which can be accessed by removing the trim plate. Most shower valves don't have these and the water is shut off by turning off the main valve to the house or apartment. Read More
The same height as the normal western shower valves, this is why they are yellow, they can't show because they can't reach the valve. Read More
How do you get hot water as opposed to only lukewarm in a shower when there is no problem with the water heater?
Replace the shower valve. Read More
The valve in the shower control needs to be renewed. Read More
On older models Behind the valve stem sleeve and escutcheon there is usually a packing gland nut which can be tightened with a valve stem socket wrench designed for the make and model of shower control your asking about.. Read More
Why does your shower temperature change when someone flushes the toilet or uses another sink in your home?
Your water pressure is low. Consequently, when cold water is diverted to another application such as a toilet or a sink, the amount of cold water available at the shower mixing valve decreases as the low pressure is unable to keep up with the shower's demand. This causes a hotter mixture at the shower head. The solution is to either improve the cold water supply to the shower or to replace the shower control valve… Read More
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Seats in the main valve body are leaking by, allowing water to go to the shower head. Read More
Most probably lime or other mineral deposits inside the valve stem. Remove the shower head and clean off the deposits. Read More
To remove a valve stem you have to do the following 1- shut off the water supply 2- remove the handle 3- remove the escutcheon if applicable 4- open the valve to the half open position so it does not bind 5- use a shower socket for the size valve bonnet for the type of valve you have, Gerber, Savoy, Sterling, etc Read More
A shower rough-in usually refers to the distance from the wall to the center of the shower drain , measured out away from both walls in a shower to the center of the drain. It also maybe referring to the height and the center line of the placement of the shower valve. Read More
45'' to 48'' in india Read More
cold connection Read More
Is there anything you can do to correct the problem of shower water changeing when kitchen water is turned on?
Yes, remove your old shower valve and fit a new Moen anti-scald valve. This will not change when other items are turned on. Read More
Install a new pressure balancing valve in shower which helps with problem. Read More
If everything else has plenty of hot water, shower valve may need adjusted or replaced. Read More
Another name for the right atrioventricular valve is the tricuspid valve. (3 -tri- on the right; 2 on the left/mitral valve) Read More
What causes water to continue to flow through the shower head when you have the diverter to only flow through the spout?
depending on your spout diverter if its a valve or is it on the spout it self, if the diverter is on the spout then your diverter is not letting full flow of water out of the spout and its putting enough pressure to allow the water out of the shower head, I had this problem before and if you change the spout it should fix the problem. If you have a 3 way valve… Read More
The valve between the right atrium and right ventricle is the tricuspid valve. Read More
Aerator in shower head is plugged up. Unscrew head, clean it out, and replace. Make sure you have teflon tape on hand for the treads on the shower arm when putting the head back on. Read More
pressure regulator valve gone bad . stem problem or seats in faucet Read More
The right atrioventricular valve, also known as the tricuspid valve, allows blood to flow from the right atrium to the right ventricle. The similar valve on the left side of the heart is the bicuspid or mitral valve. Read More
tricuspid/ right atrioventricular valve. Read More
the right atrioventricular valve Read More
The tricupsid valve Read More
The right atrioventricular valve is also known as the tricuspid valve. It is located between the right atrium and ventricle. Read More
The tricuspid valve is on the right side of the heart, connecting the right atrium and the right ventricle. The analogous valve on the left side of the heart is the mitral or bicuspid valve. Read More